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Articles from the March 21, 2019 edition

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Clean Up Continues On Illegal Dump Sites

Pottawatomie County country roads are considerably more beautiful since almost 200 tons - yes, tons...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    March 21, 2019

Residents Oppose New Cell Tower Site

Much of Monday night's meeting of the Shawnee Board of City Commissioners was monopolized by a...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 21, 2019

School Report Card Throws A Bell Curve

The latest version of the school report cards got a close look from Tecumseh school board members...

 
 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...

 

Searching For Just The Right Church Home

Over the past few years my family and I have stepped into many churches searching for our church...

 

Letter To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: A tip of the old Rock-n-Roll fedora to Mr. Trotter for citing one...

 

Senate Review

Several bills relating to public and private education were considered by the Senate during the last...

 

Senate Notes

We've now completed the sixth week of the 2019 legislative session, and hit our deadline for floor...

 

Jack Levi Hickman

Jack Levi Hickman died March 11, 2019. He began his life in Shawnee, Oklahoma, on March 13, 1926,...

 

Edd Barnes

Edd Barnes, 82, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in Shawnee. He was born...

 

Doris A. Hall

Doris A. Hall, 87, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Shawnee. She was born...

 

Jackie Douglas Belshe

Jackie Douglas Belshe, born June 25, 1956, in Long Beach, CA to Roy Gail Belshe and Dean Elliott...

 

Dorothy Mae Sandstrom

Dorothy Mae Piper Sandstrom was born Sept. 18, 1934, in Carlock, Illinois and died March 10, 2019....

 

Students Create Art To Display On Campus

Students at Pleasant Grove School are currently working with nationally acclaimed artist G. Patrick...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Ahhhhhhh! Spring! This is a time of rebirth and renewal in nature. I have a poem that I think fits...

 

Williams Receives 25 Years

Brooklyn Williams was sentenced to 25 years in prison last week, just as the jury that convicted...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    March 21, 2019

County Approves Changes To Vacation Time For Employees

The Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners approved a change in the county's leave...

 

OBU Featured At Region VI American College Theatre Festival

Students from Oklahoma Baptist University's theatre department were recently featured at the Region...

 

Pioneer Library Receives $6,000 Grant

The Avedis Foundation has awarded a $6,000 grant to the Pioneer Library System for Books for...

 

Savages Crush Southwest Covenant 21-2 On The Road

The Tecumseh Savages have had a couple of games canceled due to weather but are off to a good start...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    March 21, 2019

Rate Increase Effective May 1

The Pottawatomie County Development Authority spent a good portion of their monthly meeting last...

 

Runners Are On Track For A Successful Season

The Tecumseh track squads are off and running, literally, and jumping and throwing, etc. After...

 

Golfers Take Second

The Tecumseh Lady Savage golfers swung their way to a second place finish last Thursday at Wewoka...

 

Bethel Wins 3 Of Last 4 Games

Things may be turning around for Coach Dearing and his Wildcat squad. After starting off 2-5,...

 

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