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 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    April 25, 2019 

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...

 

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... Full story

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    March 14, 2019

School Report Cards Are Out! A-F, Where Do We Rank?

It's School Report Card time again and things have changed again. For the better or for the worse?...

 

On The Curve

The Enid News & Eagle styles the latest but nevertheless belated round of Oklahoma School...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    March 7, 2019

Just Hang Up

Once upon a time in a land not all that far away, when grandma and granddad reached the golden promi...

 

Sales Tax Revenue Income Up 46 Percent For Macomb

The 2018-2019 holiday shopping season closed out with a big bang across Pottawatomie County and...

 

It's Only Fair

"Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual...

 

About Boren

The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma was scheduled to meet yesterday (Wednesday) to...

 

Here's Hoping

As this editorial is being written on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, the word out of Washington is that...

 

Back On Track

"Oklahoma's 'turnaround' is when our state stops moving in the direction of decline and begins movin...

 

This 'N That

With the federal government fully operating again ... at least for a while ... we find ourselves...

 

Way Too Long

As much as we dislike the notion of leading this column with the same issue for a second...

 

Think About It

This and that about that and this:  Hats off to Braydon Self. He's the 13-year-old sixth-grader...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    January 24, 2019

Sales Tax Up For County

Santa Claus was very, very good to Shawnee, quite nice to Earlsboro and Asher, and gave Tecumseh...

 

The Closure Crisis

Every living American who truly cares about the dignity, integrity and continuity of this country's...

 

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