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Articles from the April 8, 2021 edition

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 By Suzie Campbell    News    April 8, 2021

Kinsey Hired As Tecumseh's New Superintendent

Tecumseh Schools will welcome a familiar person into a new position with the 2021-2022 school year....

 

A Party Awaits With A Birthday Box From Nevaeh

Nevaeh Alber, of Shawnee, is only six years old, but she has already accomplished a lot. One of six...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 8, 2021

Trustees Discuss Bethel Acres Zip Code

The Bethel Acres Board of Trustees passed an amendment to the town's medical marijuana ordinance on...

 

City Accepts Ownership of Abandoned Mausoleum

A long abandoned building that sits in the middle of Fairview Cemetery has returned to haunt the...

 
 By Natasha Dunagan    News    April 8, 2021

Shawnee Board Approves New Assistant Superintendent

The Shawnee Board of Education voted, during an executive session in the April 5 meeting, to hire...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    April 8, 2021

Great Choice

There's a lot of good things, some kinda strange things and truth be told, a few downright ugly...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    April 8, 2021

A Bearless Camping Trip In Colorado

"Blah blah blah, food, blah blah, bears, blah ... so make a lot of noise." I stopped walking....

 

Redistricting Looms As Major Hurdle

We have one last week of committee work on House bills. The Senate closed on Good Friday in...

 

Letters to the Editor: Single-party rule

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: I read and reread the editorial about HB 1078 trying to understand...

 

Capitol Notes

House committees are in full swing again, and the deadline to pass Senate bills out of their House...

 

Senate Notes

We had a tough vote last week on an education funding formula reform bill. The bill is simply aimed...

 

Lou Watkins Honored By ECU Honor Society

East Central University celebrated the centennial of Pi Sigma Alpha in early March, while also...

 

Carla Joan Hill

Carla Joan Hill, 76, of Newalla, Oklahoma, died April 5, 2020, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. She was born...

 

Isaac B. (Ike) Littleton

Ike died in Oklahoma City, OK on March 30, 2021, at the age of 67. He was born in Shawnee, OK, on...

 

Gregory Dale Beesley

Gregory Dale Beesley died March 22, 2021, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was born July 31, 1959, in...

 

Norma Jean (Robbins) Beavers

Norma Jean (Robbins) Beavers of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died April 1, 2021, at the age of 76. She was...

 

Floyd Thomas Spencer

Floyd Thomas Spencer died Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in Oklahoma City, OK. Floyd was born Nov. 3,...

 

Douglas Vaughn Switch Sr.

Douglas Vaughn Switch Sr., 77, of Shawnee, died Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at his home. Douglas, the...

 

Election Board Moving

The Pottawatomie County Election Board offices will move to a new location. The Election Board will...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 8, 2021

City Receives Help Coordinating Homeless Services

During Monday night's meeting of the Shawnee City Commissioners, the public was introduced to Lauren...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    April 8, 2021

Tecumseh City Council Discusses March Water Bills

Significant reductions for some resident's March water bills were among items approved Monday...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    April 8, 2021

County Donates A Parcel Of Land To Earlsboro Schools

Earlsboro Public Schools received a surprise land donation from the county government Monday during...

 

Annual Tecumseh Chamber Of Commerce Auction Raises $15,282

CORRECTION: The auction raised $15,282. That DID NOT include a separate auction of 73 raffle...

 
 By Danny Chambers    Sports    April 8, 2021

Lady Savages Slam 23 Homers In 6 Games

The Lady Savage slow pitch squad's bats have been on fire lately, which led to a bunch of home runs...

 

Lady Wolves Serve Up Wins

With the win of the Suburban Conference Tournament, the Lady Wolves are on their way to a winning...

 

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