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 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    August 15, 2019

Terry Neese Is No Stranger To Government

Pottawatomie and Seminole counties are "just as important as Oklahoma County" to the Fifth Congressi...

 

Brand New Valve, Brand New Lease On Life

Doctor with stethoscope around neck: “Did you know you had a heart murmur?’ Which doctor? All...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    July 25, 2019

Sharp Still Questions Charter School Oversight

Sometimes perseverance pays off. Ron Sharp, the Republican state senator from Shawnee, has endured...

 

Letter To Daddy Still Rings True Today

(Editor’s Note: This column first appeared here in Nov. 2000, almost 20 years ago. It seemed...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    May 30, 2019

Weather Forecasting Center Located In Tecumseh

Tecumseh weather forecasting is in the big time now, with two highly trained and experienced...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    May 2, 2019

Hot Topics, Heated Discussion During Luncheon

Two local legislators bounced the ball around last Friday at a Shawnee Forward legislative...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Columns    May 2, 2019

She'll See If Her Sisters Are Falling Apart Too

I get that as you get older, your body parts start deteriorating. Joints ache, feet hurt, eyeballs...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 25, 2019

It's A Calm Legislative Session According To County Legislators

Pottawatomie County legislators proclaimed the current legislative session "calm" and said they...

 

Holy Week: Message Of Unconditional Love

Holy Week is the most joyous time of the year. It is also the saddest time of the year. On this...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 4, 2019

Tough Issues Discussed At Legislative Luncheon

A tough issue with cost of living increases in pensions, a brewing fight with the Attorney General...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 28, 2019

Inhofe Continues Work With Union Pacific

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe has been in Congress since 1987 - more than three decades away from home. E...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 21, 2019

School Report Card Throws A Bell Curve

The latest version of the school report cards got a close look from Tecumseh school board members...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 14, 2019

A Feast Of Information Served At Legislative Luncheon

Veteran state senator Ron Sharp was down in his back and pretty much down on state government as he...

 

Talk Of OKC Sit-In Elicits Somber Reactions From Students

Joyce Henderson wanted to get arrested that day, but she went to the bathroom and missed the chance....

 

Maybe There's Something To Biorhythm

(Editor's Note: This column was first published in December of 1994. I figure that's so long ago...

 

Legislatures Discuss Challenges At State Capitol

Freshman legislator Danny Sterling has been most surprised by how little time he has to review...

 

Williams Found Guilty

Why did the jury decide Brooklyn Williams was guilty of second degree murder and deserves to spend...

 

Tecumseh Police Department Has New Surveillance Drone

Plans for a pavilion at Tecumseh Cemetery were back on the agenda at the February meeting of the...

 

Jury Trial Begins In Murder Case Of Officer Justin Terney

"It seemed like an eternity." That's how long it took to get medical help to fallen Tecumseh Police...

 

Senator Sharp Targeted In Opposition Research

A career teacher turned state senator is apparently being targeted for his concerns about charter...

 

Looking Back Over Dr. King's Legacy

(Editor's Note: This column was written in 1988 but is still timely today, especially as we honor...

 

Middle School Student Defies Robber, Alerts Police

A Tecumseh Middle School student spent the day in the spotlight Monday after defying an armed...

 

Board Selects Eight Teachers For Special Recognition

Tecumseh school board members Monday night picked eight teachers for special recognition with the...

 

Northcott Pleads Guilty To Felony Embezzlement

A former Tecumseh Chamber of Commerce executive director pleaded guilty to a felony count of...

 

2019 Brings Changes To City Council Meeting

Things were a bit topsy-turvy at the Tecumseh City Council's first meeting of 2019 Monday night....

 

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