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 By Suzie Campbell    News    December 6, 2018 

NRC To Add A Safe Room To Campus

North Rock Creek Schools is adding a 5,000 square foot safe room to their campus. The Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners approved the use of education sales tax monies for the project...

 

What's Your Favorite Christmas Tree?

What is your favorite Christmas tree? Do you have a favorite? Is it one of the big city trees like in Times Square or something smaller or simpler? Is it a themed tree or a hodge-podge? Is it full and perfect or scrawny and weak like a Charlie Brown...

 

County Okays Buses For Tecumseh Schools

Pottawatomie Board of County Commissioners approved the lease purchase of six new buses for Tecumseh schools during the regular meeting held Monday, Nov. 26. After a week to review the bus bids received from Summit Bus, Tecumseh Superintendent Tom...

 

Locals Design, Patent, Develop New Product

In 2012, there were 16 fatal mass shootings in the United States with the most horrific of these being the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. According to FBI statistics, 95 law enforcement of...

 

Bethel Approves $1,000 Bus Driver Compensation Increase

The Bethel school board approved a $1,000 per year increase in compensation for drivers of six bus routes at their monthly meeting Monday. "I'm tired of looking for bus drivers," said Superintendent...

 

County Deeds Two Acres To Clear Land Title

The Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners entered into executive session during their meeting Tuesday, Nov 13, but this time it wasn’t to discuss the South Annex. Instead they were discussing land located in the southern part of the...

 

PCDA Has Lengthy Discussion Over New Service Line

The main topic of discussion at the Pottawatomie County Development Authority meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8, was whether or not to install water lines to service a new housing development near Drummond Road and Gober Lane. “We’ve not been...

 

Grubb, Kerb And McDaniel Win Elections

Allan Grubb will be the new District Attorney for Pottawatomie and Lincoln counties. Grubb defeated First Assistant District Attorney Adam Panter 10,824 (52.12 percent of the votes) to 9,945 (47.88...

 

County Will Purchase Truck For Environmental Officer

The Pottawatomie Board of County Commissioners revisited a couple of items from last week’s agenda during their weekly meeting Monday. The first item involved a portion of bid #18-19-2 for one or more 2015 or newer route buses and activity buses...

 

Congressman Steve Russell Discusses National Issues

The progression of the migrant caravan has flooded national news media and social media recently. The Countywide & Sun visited with Congressman Steve Russell last week over this topic and a couple more. “You already see the government of Mexico doi...

 

Tecumseh Moves Forward With Middle School Remodel

Tecumseh Schools were approved to utilize sales tax monies to pay portions of the Tecumseh Middle School gym remodel and cafeteria expansion at the weekly Pottawatomie County Board meeting. Assistant Superintendent Robert Kinsey said the district is...

 

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