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Articles from the March 4, 2021 edition

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 By Natasha Dunagan    News    March 4, 2021

Local Teachers Receive Vaccinations

Teachers from across Pottawatomie County were not in school for at least part of the days of Feb....

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    March 4, 2021

Tecumseh Approves Disaster Proclamation, Praises Staff

Tecumseh city officials approved a disaster proclamation for Tecumseh, praised city employees for...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 4, 2021

Bethel Gives Green-Light To Hood Oil &; Gas

Bethel Acres' Board of Trustees conditionally approved the renewal of all Hood Oil and Gas, LLC...

 
 By Natasha Dunagan    News    March 4, 2021

Board Approves Plans For New Elementary

Representatives from Mass Architects presented their plans for a new elementary school in Shawnee...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 4, 2021

Larman Urges Everyone To Report All Winter Storm Damage

County Emergency Management Director Chad Larman said Pottawatomie County may not be able to...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    March 4, 2021

This 'N That

This and that about that and this: ITEM ONE: Minimum Wage - By the time this newspaper finds its...

 

Hold That Sneeze If You're Wearing A Mask

What is the proper protocol for covering a sneeze? Don't get me wrong; I know and practice the...

 

Taylor Urges Reporting Of Storm Damage

What a week as we raced to meet the committee bill deadline on Thursday while also addressing da...

 

Capitol Report

House Bill 1236 by House Speaker Charles McCall and Rep. Mark McBride overwhelmingly passed the...

 

Capitol Notes

It's been a busy first month at the Oklahoma House, and last week was no exception. Thursday, Feb. 2...

 

Letters to the Editor: In response to last week's letter

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: The Letter to the Editor in last week's paper demonstrates what hap...

 

Sharp Concerned About Open Transfer Bill

BY Ron Sharp Former State Senator & Retired Educator HB 2074 is called the Education Open...

 

Mattie Gertrude McSperritt

Mattie Gertrude McSperritt died Feb. 16, 2021, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, at the age of 57. She was born...

 

Charles Addison Lind Jr.

Shawnee resident Charles Addison Lind Jr. died Feb. 28, 2021. Preceding him death is his wife of 50...

 

Flora Eulene Phillips

Shawnee resident Flora Eulene Phillips, 88, died Feb. 22, 2021. Flora was born Sept. 12, 1932, in...

 

Carl Ray Tally

Carl Ray Tally was born June 8, 1939, and died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. He is survived by his wife...

 

Jimmie Ruth Ward

Longtime Tecumseh, Oklahoma, resident Jimmie Ruth Ward died Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at the age of 92...

 

Community Renewal Awarded $500,000 Grant

The Avedis Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to Community Renewal of Pottawatomie County,...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    March 4, 2021

Shawnee Approves New Ordinances In Marathon Meeting

Three ordinances were passed by the Shawnee Board of City Commissioners during a marathon meeting...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 4, 2021

County Schools Report Varying Degrees Of Storm Damage

The mid-February week-long deep freeze resulted in a lot of burst water pipes, not only for...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    March 4, 2021

Schmidt Reports Utilities Crew Repaired 41 Breaks During Storm

An additional $28,000 was approved to fund the 31 remaining applicants of the Small Business Relief...

 
 By Danny Chambers    Sports    March 4, 2021

Tecumseh Ladies Advance To Area

It's time to survive and advance for high school basketball teams in Oklahoma and that's just what...

 

History In The Making

Bethel grapplers pushed all the way into the state with the TJ Ramsey and Des Loving breaking a...

 
 By Danny Chambers    Sports    March 4, 2021

Tecumseh Season Ends In Regional Play

An extremely tough District draw by Tecumseh led to an early end to the playoffs and a finish to...

 

PCJLS Continues

Wraps Up With Premium Auction Friday Evening...

 

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