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 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    April 2, 2020 

Women Dust Off Sewing Machines And Get To Work

Nothing to do during quarantine? Make some masks! That's what a bunch of Pottawatomie County women...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 2, 2020 

Candidate Filing Begins Next Week

It’s an election year — amidst a pandemic. Pottawatomie County Election Board Secretary...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    March 26, 2020

Schools Provide Meals, Despite Closings

Local schools have meal delivery systems well underway across the county. Here is recap of how it's... Full story

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    March 26, 2020

Legislators Sent Home

Here we are smack-dab in the middle of a legislative session and our legislators are sent home. The... Full story

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    March 26, 2020

How Do You Say Final Goodbyes During A Pandemic?

What happens when you lose a loved one during a pandemic? Everybody can’t stay home and shelter... Full story

 

Some Of Us Aren't Minding Very Well

Okay, folks: this is indeed serious. But this column is not to scare you about the Corona virus. We...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 19, 2020

Tecumseh Holds Possibly Last Legislative Luncheon Of This Session

By GLORIA TROTTER In what will apparently be one of the last public gatherings in this area, local...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 12, 2020

Shawnee Bond To Fix Cracks, Stop Leaks

Shawnee school district voters will have a chance to redeem themselves April 7 with another shot at...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 12, 2020

Local Tribal Leaders Focus On Economic Impact Of Tribes

More than 100 people in the Sky Lab at Gordon Cooper Technology Center last Friday who expected...

 

First Building Of COJC Project Near Completion

Lots of dirt has been moved around and some concrete has been poured at Central Oklahoma Juvenile...

 

Legislators Respond To Citizen Questions At Luncheon

Dealing with an overload of new legislation in the first weeks of a legislative session is "like a...

 

Tensions Rise With Sale Of Mustangs

The sale last weekend of five classic Mustangs - or clones of them - has brought simmering tension...

 

A Pioneer in Women's Journalism

It won’t be the same around here without Virginia. You probably read Virginia Bradshaw’s story...

 

Politics This Week: Oklahoma's 5th District

It’s a new year, and time for a major political battle to unfold in Oklahoma’s Fifth District. Y...

 

District 28 State Senate Seat Vacated As Session Begins

Residents of State Senate District 28 — which includes Tecumseh and other parts of Pottawatomie...

 

Shawnee Voters Currently Have One Candidate For Mayor

At the moment, Ed stands alone in the Shawnee mayor’s race. That’s Ed Bolt, the city...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    January 9, 2020

Local, State Leaders Discuss Eight-Year Road Plan

An exit to Interstate 40 from Bryan Avenue in Shawnee is included in the state's eight-year road...

 

Shepard Receives Death Penalty

The mood was somber in Courtroom No. 1 at the Pottawatomie County courthouse last Friday. After...

 

Thank You

Thank you, God, for these among many other things that our make our world wondrous … … Animals...

 

Will Shepard Receive The Death Penalty?

Will the man convicted of killing a young Tecumseh police officer be the first in more than 20...

 

Jury Selection Finished; Murder Trial Begins

Jury selection in the trial of Byron Shepard, accused of first degree murder in the death of...

 

Trial Begins In Death Of Officer Terney

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of Byron Shepard, accused of first degree murder in the...

 

Shawnee Board Receives Good News About Grants

Shawnee Board of Education members were happy to hear some good news about grants Monday night, but...

 

When Little River Was Not A River

When is a river not a river? When the government won't call it one, apparently. At least that...

 

Allison Explains City Budget Crisis

Shawnee's budget crisis and "missing" money were bluntly explained to the public last Thursday at a...

 

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