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Articles from the April 1, 2021 edition

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Audit Of City Of Shawnee Finances To Begin Soon

The long-anticipated audit of City of Shawnee finances is finally moving to the front burner, althou...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    April 1, 2021

Tecumseh Board Narrows Candidate Pool

After 25 years as superintendent, Tom Wilsie's resignation was accepted during the regular meeting...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

Lewis Returns To Bethel As Interim Superintendent

During an exceedingly short special meeting on Monday, the Bethel Public Schools Board of Education...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

The State Of Water For The City Of Shawnee

Shawnee city officials offered a detailed look at the upcoming upgrades of the city's water infrastr...

 

Highway 102 Widening Project Is Well Underway

Work is well underway on a widen and resurface project, on Highway 102 from just north of the...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

County Election Secretary Jeannie Stover, Retires

After a long and successful career in county government, Jeannie Stover will be stepping down as...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

Two Bills Aimed At Changing Initiative Petitions Advance

Two bills in the Oklahoma legislature, including one co-authored by Sen. Shane Jett (R-Shawnee),...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    April 1, 2021

Look At HB2078

House Bill 2078 just keeps working its way through the Oklahoma Legislature in spite of the fact...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    April 1, 2021

Get Shot

If you haven't bothered to schedule your COVID-19 vaccination appointment, you need to do that...

 

Sterling Details The Progress Of Some Bills

I wanted to provide a couple of updates that are going on in the House. House Speaker Pro Tempore...

 

Senate Notes

Beyond writing and voting on legislation and the budget, the Senate also has an additional...

 

Senate Notes

There are two more weeks to work on House bills in committee, and for that reason, the agendas are...

 

Capitol Notes

After the Legislature's deadline two weeks ago to pass bills through the chamber they originated...

 

DPS App Will Help Prepare For Real ID

In January, the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced they were relaunching their Mob...

 

Letters to the Editor: A vision for America

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: I am not a prophet or the son of a prophet; however, as I daily...

 

Tyra (Stewart) Parsons

Tyra (Stewart) Parsons died peacefully in her Norman home on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at the age of...

 

Kenneth Ray Sperry

Kenneth Ray Sperry of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died March 23, 2021 in Oklahoma City. He was born...

 

Cleo F. Quinton

Cleo F. Quinton died peacefully in her home in Shawnee, Oklahoma, on March 28, 2021, at the age of...

 

Gregory Dale Beesley

Gregory Dale Beesley was born on July 31, 1959, and died March 22, 2021. He was born July 31, 1959....

 

Samuel Clayton Young

Samuel Clayton Young, 13, died Sunday, March 21, 2021, at his home in Shawnee, OK. Samuel was born...

 

Gordon Everett Longest

Gordon Everett Longest died Sunday March 21, 2021. He was born May 2, 1929, in St Louis,...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    April 1, 2021

Expo Trust Board Is Making Preparations For 28th IFYR

In April 2020, the Shawnee Civic & Cultural Development Authority (SC&CDA) voted to postpone...

 

Bice Votes No On H.R. 6, American Dream And Promise Act

Congresswoman Stephanie Bice released the following statement after voting against H.R. 6, the...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

County Approves Emergency Transport Benefits For Employees

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners voted unanimously to fund a new type of medical benefit for...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 1, 2021

Trish Carter, New Election Secretary Takes Office Today

Trish Carter will be sworn in today (Thursday) as Pottawatomie County's new Election Secretary in th...

 

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