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Articles from the April 2, 2020 edition

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 By Jennifer Pitts    Virus    April 2, 2020

CARES Helps Keep Americans Employed

By JENNIFER PITTS It’s been three weeks since NBA basketball player Rudy Gobert tested positive... Full story

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Virus    April 2, 2020

Women Dust Off Sewing Machines And Get To Work

Nothing to do during quarantine? Make some masks! That's what a bunch of Pottawatomie County women...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    April 2, 2020

Property Tax Due May 1 For Some

County residents have until May 1 to pay the second half of their property tax payments to the...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 2, 2020

Candidate Filing Begins Next Week

It’s an election year — amidst a pandemic. Pottawatomie County Election Board Secretary...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    April 2, 2020

Share Your Feelings And Ask The Hard Questions

“Ask the hard questions. Don’t be afraid to ask things like, ‘are you suicidal?’ It’s a...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    April 2, 2020

The Best Of Times

These clearly are not the best of times. But if there is a brighter side, it has to be that so far...

 

Current Crisis Presents Major Challenges

Last week, the State Board of Education announced sweeping changes as a result of COVID-19. To...

 

A Message From Dr. April Grace

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Shawnee Community, Wow, so much has changed in such a short amount of...

 

Letter To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: Bullseye! That is my assessment of Ms. Agee’s informative, timely,...

 

Norma V. McKiddy

Norma V. McKiddy, 89, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died March 27, 2020. She was born in Duncan, OK, on...

 

Kenneth Webb

Kenneth Webb, 66, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Shawnee. He was born Edwin...

 

Melba Jean Coffman

Melba Jean Coffman, 73, of Bethel Acres, Oklahoma, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at her home. She...

 

Patricia Ann Guinn

Patricia Ann Guinn, 79, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Thursday, March 26, 2020, in Shawnee. She was...

 

Sherry Lynn (Kirk) Murray Bonebrake Moore

Sherry Lynn (Kirk) Murray Bonebrake Moore, 64, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died Sunday March 29, 2020 at...

 

Leonard Elmer Shultz

Leonard Elmer Schultz died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Shawnee, OK, on Wednesday, March...

 

John Virgil Cline

John Virgil Cline, 91, died March 23, 2020. He was born Oct. 28, 1928, in Chickasha, Oklahoma, to...

 
 By Jacob Factor    News    April 2, 2020

Bethel To Begin Holding Virtual Meetings

Bethel school board voted last Wednesday to allow future meetings to be conducted virtually to do...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    April 2, 2020

Tecumseh Holds Meeting Through Zoom

Zoom. That’s how Tecumseh School Board held its first special meeting amid the current COVID-19...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    April 2, 2020

Tecumseh Cancels City Council Meeting

The city of Tecumseh issued a notice Tuesday cancelling the city’s April municipal meetings....

 
 By Jacob Factor    Sports    April 2, 2020

Spring Sports Seasons Canceled

As the COVID-19 threat grows, pieces of every-day life keep getting put on hold. Sports are some of... Full story

 
 By Jacob Factor    Sports    April 2, 2020

Bethel Basketball Earns Conference Honors

Bethel Basketball teams were honored after great seasons with several conference mentions in the Nor...

 

Weaver To Seek Ward 2 Shawnee City Commission Seat

Bob Weaver, lifelong resident of Shawnee, announced he will run for the Ward 2 Shawnee City...

 

Haines Plans To File For District 28 Seat In State Senate

Mike Haines, pastor of Deer Creek Baptist Church and founder of Well Checked Systems...

 

Shawnee Residents Ordered To Shelter In Place

Shawnee Mayor Richard Finley, on Monday, amended his emergency proclamation to tighten up... Full story

 

Top Ten Things To Do During All This

Because of the COVID-19 crisis, I have had the opportunity to do, not do, and think about numerous...

 

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