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DHS Senior Wins State Banjo Champion Title

Seventeen-year-old Dale High School senior Mason Woodward stopped taking violin lessons about two...

 

School Board Approves Medical Marijuana Policy

Shawnee Board of Education members Monday night unanimously approved a detailed board policy on medi...

 

Could Shawnee's Egyptian Mummy Be A Man?

Could Tutu, Shawnee's rare Egyptian mummy since 1921 and the planet's since 100 to 150 years before...

 

Trevor Storie Conquers Cancer Diagnoses

"It was a life-changing experience, that's for sure," Zona Storie, of Shawnee, said Monday in recoun...

 

Computer Opens A Whole New World For Gabe

Gabriel Rosamond, 21, grew up in the Tecumseh area and everyone knows him as "Gabe," his mother,...

 

Medication Lock Boxes In Every Shawnee Class

Shawnee Board of Education members were told at their September meeting Monday night that Shawnee...

 

Stevens Is Excited To See The Greener Grass of Shawnee

By VIRGINIA BRADSHAW Erin Stevens, who became general manager of the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Ce...

 

Gilbert Has Been Active In Free Fair For 46 Years

The Pottawatomie County Free Fair will be 81 years old this September, and Tecumseh...

 

Shawneestock Offers Peace And Music, Friday, Aug. 16

Woodstock 50th anniversary planners failed to find a city in upstate New York willing to host an...

 

Shawnee ECC Team Of Teachers Will Receive Award

Shawnee school board members at their August meeting Monday night were informed that four Shawnee...

 

Thompson Always Knew She Wanted To Teach

As a young girl growing up in Sapulpa, Katie Thompson, Shawnee Public Schools Teacher of the Year...

 

New Additions To Horse In The City Herd

Shawnee's distinctive Horse in the City herd is growing! With the recent addition of two more new...

 

Mayor Proclaims July 14 Ann Davis Day

Shawnee Mayor Richard Finley proclaimed Sunday, July 14, Ann Davis Day in Shawnee. The official...

 

Wild Tails In Rehab

Pottawatomie County has long had an eagle aviary where injured eagles are lovingly cared for by a... Full story

 

Another Kind Of Freedom: A RIPCHAIR For Jeff Rodgers

It's about 9:30 p.m., May 10, 1999. A young patrolman, approaching his 10th anniversary with the...

 

Crows Open New Farmers Market

"As a farmer, you can decide to do everything right, but if Mother Nature decides she doesn't want...

 

Shawnee Trails Art, Wine & Brewers Festival Saturday

The first annual Shawnee Trails Art, Wine & Brewers Festival, successor to Shawnee Trail Days, w...

 

Forward Progress Continues At Shawnee High School

Shawnee Board of Education members completed plans for the new fiscal year, approved funding for...

 

Neighboring 101 Confronts Poverty

One fourth of Shawnee's approximate 32,000 population, or at a minimum, 22 percent of that number,...

 
 By VIRGINIA BRADSHAW    News    June 6, 2019

Shawnee Receives $5,000 Donation From OBU Graduates

As Shawnee Board of Education members settled in their seats Monday night to begin June meeting prep...

 

Cycle To Commission For A Cause

If you should happen to notice lots of bicycles at Shawnee City Hall around 5:30 pm Monday, June 3,...

 

She's Served 29 Years On The Earlsboro School Board

"I'm an English Okie," is how Phyllis Crosswell describes herself. "I'm happy. I love Oklahoma....

 
 By VIRGINIA BRADSHAW    News    May 9, 2019

Kim Paxson Named Sequoyah Principal

Shawnee Board of Education members elevated one of the school district's own administrators and its...

 
 By VIRGINIA BRADSHAW    News    May 2, 2019

Shawnee Bond Issue Extends Property Tax One Year

On May 14, not quite two weeks from today, Shawnee school district voters will be asked to consider...

 

Shawnee Artist Named Manager Of Education and Outreach

A 26-year-old Shawnee artist, Amber DuBoise-Shepherd, who has exhibited her own Native American...

 

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