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 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    August 6, 2020 

Tale Of Two Cities

Some readers may feel that this editorial is a little out of date given recent and largely welcomed...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 30, 2020

A Life Well Lived

When one of 10 children was born to a sharecropper family in 1940, Frank M. Dixon was governor of...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 30, 2020

Go For It, Senator!

We can say one thing about James Lankford, Oklahoma's junior senator and before that, the congressma...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 23, 2020

A New Start

Some pretty strange things are going on the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave right now......

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 16, 2020

What A Mess

Thank you, Supreme Court, we suppose. Thank you for waiting 113 years to conclude that after...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 16, 2020

Thank You All

Meanwhile back in Shawnee, some changes in city government were made official with or without permis...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    July 16, 2020

Maybe You'll Never Know The Answer

Your friendly editorial and occasional column writer spent the better part of two decades trying to...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 9, 2020

Defund To Refund

A lot of strange things happened in the country most of us know and love over the Fourth of July...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 2, 2020

This 'N That

This and that about that and this ... in an era of COVID-19, shutdowns, shutoffs and people who...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 25, 2020

Help The 'Kids'

"The Supreme Court has now ruled that every future president has to abide by any previous president'...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 18, 2020

Bad Idea

Anyone who believes that defunding police departments would automatically result in kinder,...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    June 11, 2020

Our Tragedy

Regular followers of The Countywide & Sun may recall that the major editorial topic last week...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 4, 2020

An American Tragedy

Summer isn't officially here yet - (for the record, the sizzling season will arrive in the Northern...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 28, 2020

This 'N That

This and that about that and this ... in no particular order: At last! An Oklahoma Legislature that...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 21, 2020

To Tell The Truth

The first newspaper we helped produce was "printed" on a hectograph back in the fourth or fifth...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 14, 2020

That Rumble

These days it’s hard to tell whether Oklahoma’s solidly Republican governor is throwing monkey...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 14, 2020

A Big Thank You

It’s wasn’t easy to be sure about this, but Tuesday Past really was the end of the 2019-20...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 7, 2020

Wait For It

There are occasional moments in America’s relentless pursuit of a truly equal democracy when the...

 

A Good Idea

An eight-page proposed law approved 76-20 by the Oklahoma House of Representatives not too long...

 

The Perils Of The Plague, COVID-19 Style

Where did Sunday go? Do we have one anymore? For that matter, where did Monday, Tues-day,...

 

Cheer Up!

Cheer up, America! And that especially means you, Oklahoma! We know you’ve been through a number...

 

Many Due Praise

It makes very little difference whether you like or dislike Donald J. Trump, you almost have to ackn...

 

Never Forget

Twenty-five years ago this coming Sunday, an event occurred in Oklahoma City that sadly is part of O...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    April 9, 2020

RIP, Dr. Tom

You don’t have to be in the news business long before you begin to encounter politicians. In the...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    April 2, 2020

The Best Of Times

These clearly are not the best of times. But if there is a brighter side, it has to be that so far...

 

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