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 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    June 20, 2019 

Sales Tax Collections Up For Seven Municipalities

Seven up, four down ... and if you include the county itself you can make that eight up, four down a...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 20, 2019 

Hidden Virtues

“In this administration, we are committed to working together to be a Top Ten state. It starts by...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 13, 2019

Not Happening

“I believe in being passionate. I do. But when it gets passionate and I say that now it’s...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 6, 2019

Our Weather

Some people might think it doesn’t make a lot of sense for Tecumseh to have its own weather...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    May 30, 2019

Two Communities Show Big Gains In Sales Tax Revenue

April is a month most people moan, groan and deal with their own federal and state taxes, but the...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 30, 2019

At Last

Anyone and everyone who follows the doings and undoings of the Oklahoma Legislature is familiar...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 23, 2019

By The Numbers

Numbers tell the story of why Mary Fallin, perhaps Tecumseh’s best-known daughter, was not held...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 16, 2019

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All right. Are you prepared for another round of investigations into Russia, Russia, Russia and...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 16, 2019

Thanks, Franklin

This and that about that and this: Franklin Talley has served the people of Tecumseh in a lot of way...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    May 16, 2019

Like They Say: The More Things Change …

After a lifetime of covering local governments in places as large as Memphis (Tennessee, not Texas)...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 9, 2019

Hypocrisy, Anyone?

Don’t look at Congress now, good friends and neighbors, because you’d be in danger of watching...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Productive Meet

Judging from what we saw on the tube Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy “We have to pass the bill so...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Looking Better

Here’s some good news for Oklahoma: Remember the pay raises that were approved for teachers last...

 

Conclusions

“No Collusion, No Obstruction, Complete and Total EXONORATION. KEEP AMERICA GREAT!” From a Twitt...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    April 18, 2019

Sales Tax Revenues Drop In County's Small Communities

Pottawatomie County came out fine on sales tax collections last month and so did Shawnee, but most...

 

A Cathedral For All

"Notre Dame is our history, our literature, part of our psyche, the place of all of our great... Full story

 

Identity Politics

We wasted a little time this week studying the meaning of "identity politics." If there's a working...

 

Encouraging But Complicated News Out Of Washington, D.C.

There is some encouraging news out of Washington but even it is complicated enough to confuse your...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Quit Acting Out

As of April 4, 2019 — the official publication date of this edition of The Countywide & Sun ...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    March 28, 2019

Elementary Report Card Breakdown

Elementary, my dear Watson? Well, when "elementary" refers to a range of public school grades, Sir...

 

Surprise!

Russia. Russia. Russia. RUSSIA! Tell the truth. When you first heard last Sunday that Robert...

 

Well Done, Mr. Hunter

Hats off to Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter. The state's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    March 21, 2019

Most County Municipalities See Increase In Sales Tax Revenue

Most Pottawatomie County communities posted modest year-to-year sales tax increases as 2019 bowed...

 

Not A Chance

Please join us, fellow Oklahomans, in a friendly yet hopefully realistic review of one of the ideas... Full story

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    March 21, 2019

Not A Single F, Or A, On Middle School Report Cards

No A’s. Quite a few B’s, a few more C’s, more D’s than anyone might want and, thank...

 

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