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All-American Grief

In the history of these United States of America, few weekends have been as tragic as Saturday,...

 

This And That

This and that about that and this: √ Good things come to those who keep working! Don’t believe...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Nothing Is Right

If someone asked you where the idea of a national minimum wage began, what would you answer? Would...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    July 18, 2019

June 2019 Sales Tax Looks A Lot Like June 2018

Call it the doles of summer. Blame it on all this wet heat. Or just come up with a theory you can...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 18, 2019

That Mouth

Far be it from us to attempt to regularly advise or criticize Donald Trump on the way he handles...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 11, 2019

A Good Move

How would you react if you were told that people who work for your state government are spending...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 11, 2019

Self-Made Man

Ross Perot will likely go down as a footnote in American history but he deserves a great deal more...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    July 11, 2019

Campaign Recalls Busing Song Memories

You gotta hand it to Joe Biden. Very few politicians have the ability to grab hold of a...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 4, 2019

The Declaration Of Independence

In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 27, 2019

The Lankford Way

“Good working relationships and respect for the people we represent are essential to a functional...

 
 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...

 

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