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 By Jennifer Pitts    Columns    July 22, 2021 

Time For Another One Of Those Changes

Change. A former boss once told me I don't do well with change. I hadn't known that before he inform...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    July 15, 2021

Masks Optional For TPS

Tecumseh students and staff will return to classes on Aug. 12 with masks encouraged, but optional...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    July 15, 2021

Tecumseh Prepares For New Year Under New Leadership

With an eye on classes resuming in less than four weeks, the Tecumseh Board of Education approved...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    July 8, 2021

Tecumseh Sets Goal To Get Back To Normal

Getting back to "normal," or as close to pre-COVID-19 as possible, was one goal mentioned during...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    July 1, 2021

Wilsie Hands Over School Keys To Kinsey

COVID-19 protocols for the 2021-2022 school year and a parent planning to file suit against the dist...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    July 1, 2021

Tecumseh Schools Begins Preparations For Next School Year

Most of Monday's Tecumseh Board of Education meeting focused on routine items in preparation for...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    June 17, 2021

City of Tecumseh Gets Glowing Audit Review

The city of Tecumseh received a glowing report on its annual financial audit last Monday. CPA Casey...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    June 17, 2021

Wilsie Recognized, Jonker Hired As New Principal

It's not every day a state legislator attends a local school board meeting, but having spent 40...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    June 10, 2021

Mystery Plagues Sewer Treatment Plant

A mystifying substance plaguing Tecumseh's sewer treatment plant, a disabled veteran in need, and a...

 

A Promise To Grandpa Kept - At Last!

One day while visiting my grandpa, Charlie Frances Pitts, he asked if I had a copy of his family...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    June 10, 2021

Frontier Days 2021 Coming In September

Tecumseh Frontier Days 2021 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25, in Slick Humphrey Park following a p...

 

Persistent Prayer Brings Pastor Peak Home

He blacked out on Nov. 24, 2020, two days before thanksgiving. When the ambulance arrived at his...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    June 3, 2021

Tecumseh Revises Stipend Qualification Requirements

The Tecumseh Board of Education approved a revision to the district's recent stipend plan during a...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    May 20, 2021

Online Horrors And Crimes Hit Home

Extortion. Child pornography. Suicide videos. Murder. At Tecumseh Middle School, even the most...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    May 13, 2021

Burks Named Assistant Superintendent

A new assistant superintendent was hired, several middle school parents voiced concerns, employee...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    May 6, 2021

Tecumseh Discusses Supply And Demand Concerns

Several issues were discussed during a relatively short, regular meeting of the Tecumseh City Counci...

 

Can You Guess The Morel Of This Story?

Yesterday, I walked three miles through the woods. I was on the hunt for a small, elusive treasure...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    April 15, 2021

Board Approves New Band Trailer And 21-22 Employees

The purchase of a new band trailer was approved and more than 200 employee positions were filled for...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    April 8, 2021

Tecumseh City Council Discusses March Water Bills

Significant reductions for some resident's March water bills were among items approved Monday...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    April 1, 2021

Tecumseh Board Narrows Candidate Pool

After 25 years as superintendent, Tom Wilsie's resignation was accepted during the regular meeting...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    March 11, 2021

Tecumseh Approves 2021-2022 Technology Plan

After an hour-long executive session that included discussion of candidates for a new...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    March 11, 2021

Tecumseh PD Continues To Battle Drugs, Non-Stop

In a year-end report for 2020, the Tecumseh Police Department detailed 1,081 citations and 1,134...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    March 11, 2021

Fire Chief Banks Provides Quarterly Update

The rescue of a local resident from a burning building was among information provided recently in...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    March 4, 2021

Tecumseh Approves Disaster Proclamation, Praises Staff

Tecumseh city officials approved a disaster proclamation for Tecumseh, praised city employees for...

 

What Is In A Name?

Webster defines "savages" as "not domesticated or under human control," "untamed," "lacking the...

 

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