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Articles from the March 19, 2020 edition

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 By Suzie Campbell    Virus    March 19, 2020

Covid-19 Changed The World

“The world changed last week for everybody,” said City of Shawnee and Pottawatomie County... Full story

 By Jacob Factor    Virus    March 19, 2020

Tecumseh Declares Civil Emergency

The City of Tecumseh has declared a civil emergency amid growing concerns over the COVID-19... Full story

 By Jacob Factor    News    March 19, 2020

Gillham Flips, Broadway Project 'Off The Table'

After months of debate, the controversial Broadway Street Project is "dead." "I was notified by the...

 By Jacob Factor    Virus    March 19, 2020

All 15 County Schools Closed until at least April 6

With concern over the COVID-19 outbreak growing, the Oklahoma State Department of Education... Full story

 By Jacob Factor    Virus    March 19, 2020

City of Shawnee Declares State of Emergency

Shawnee Mayor Richard Finley has declared a state of emergency for the city of Shawnee amid the... Full story

 By Suzie Campbell    Virus    March 19, 2020

Courthouse Closed To Public

The Pottawatomie Board of County Commissioners held a marathon meeting Monday, just shy of 2.5... Full story


School Meals Continue

Several area school districts are making plans to feed students even though school is closed for the foreseeable future. Leading the way is the... Full story

 By Jacob Factor    Virus    March 19, 2020

County Businesses Close Due To COVID-19 Concerns

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, numerous institutions around the county have canceled or... Full story


Apply Now For April 7 Election Absentee Ballots

Voters in Pottawatomie County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 7th...


Plague Lessons

If you think these times are tough, please pause with us for a moment and consider the trials and...


Some Of Us Aren't Minding Very Well

Okay, folks: this is indeed serious. But this column is not to scare you about the Corona virus. We...


Letters To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: Unless you have been asleep on Gilligan’s Island, you probably know...


Senate Review

By the Thursday deadline, we successfully passed nearly 390 Senate bills on to the House. We will...


Capitol Report

Deadline weeks always result in long hours at the Oklahoma Legislature, and last week was no...


March 31 Deadline To Change Parties

Oklahomans who want to change their party affiliation before the Primary or Runoff Primary...


Car Registrations, Birth Certificates Now Easier

The state of Oklahoma has announced the launch of a new digital solution for residents to quickly...


Billie Martin Fogle

Billie Martin Fogle, 92, died March 15, 2020. Bill was born Aug. 28, 1927, in Tribbey, Oklahoma, to...


Marlene T. Murdock

Marlene T. Murdock, 87, of McLoud, Oklahoma, was born on Nov. 10, 1932, in Stroud, Oklahoma, to...


Marilyn Jane McNew Miller

Marilyn Jane McNew Miller (1939-2020), a Shawnee, OK native, died March 1, 2020, in Scottsdale, AZ....


OBU Goes Online Monday

Oklahoma Baptist University has moved to online learning for a minimum of two weeks in response to t... Full story


Read Across America

The annual Read Across America event at the Shawnee Early Childhood Center was held March 6. The...


THS Beta Students Are Winners At State

Several Tecumseh High School students placed in their competitions at the Oklahoma State Beta...


Lady Savages Split At Big Cat Festival

The Lady Savage slow pitch softball team travelled to Moore last Thursday for the Big Cat Festival...


THS Baseball Suffers In Week 2

Due to the rain settling in later in the week, the Savages hard ballers only got one game in. On...


Overton Named New Women's Coach

Oklahoma Baptist has announced Bo Overton as the new head coach of the Bison women's basketball...


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