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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...

 

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...

 

Fund Drive Kicks Into High Gear

A fund drive will get in high gear on Good Friday to finance a needed child development center for...

 

After Four Decades Of Caring, Dr. Merle Davis Will Retire

Dr. Merle Davis plans to close out a nearly 43-year medical career - spent entirely in Shawnee - on...

 

Avedis Donates $200,000 In Training Equipment To Shawnee

Shawnee Board of Education members concluded their April board meeting Monday night with a trip to S...

 

Robo Pack, Two Levels From First Place Win

Shawnee High School's 12-student robotics team, the Robo Pack, in collaboration with a Gordon...

 

Clean Up Continues On Illegal Dump Sites

Pottawatomie County country roads are considerably more beautiful since almost 200 tons - yes, tons...

 

The First Female President Of Junior Beta, Blakeley Sanchez

Imagine being a pre-teenage Tecumseh Middle School student speaking before more than 20,000 people...

 

Shawnee Hires Wilkerson As Assistant Superintendent

Shawnee Board of Education members Monday night voted to hire Mustang High School Principal Dr. Tere...

 

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