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 By Jennifer Pitts    Virus    April 16, 2020

Less Than 600 Tests Administered Countywide

There are currently three community-testing sites in Pottawatomie County for COVID-19. According to... Full story

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    April 16, 2020

Multiple Races Develop For Election

A former Tecumseh legislator will challenge the senior member of the Pottawatomie County...

 
 By Jacob Factor    News    April 16, 2020

Census Self-Response Remains Low

As the COVID-19 pandemic still looms over most of the world, most every-day activities have been...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    April 16, 2020

GCTC Faces Unique Distance Learning Challenges

Distance learning for Gordon Cooper Technology Center presents some "unique challenges," said...

 
 By Jacob Factor    News    April 16, 2020

First Virtual Meeting Successfully Held By Bethel School Board

Bethel school board met virtually for the first time Monday and approved several regular items. It...

 

Alumni Banquet Cancelled Due To COVID-19

Tecumseh's most unique and longest-standing event has been cancelled. The 119th Tecumseh Alumni...

 

Many Due Praise

It makes very little difference whether you like or dislike Donald J. Trump, you almost have to ackn...

 

Never Forget

Twenty-five years ago this coming Sunday, an event occurred in Oklahoma City that sadly is part of O...

 

Yes, April Is Indeed The Cruelest Month

(This column is reprinted from April 1995, in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Murrah building...

 

These Are Historic Times At The Capitol

Even though I have only been a legislator for a year and a half, I have witnessed and participated...

 

Marguerite "Margy" Byerly

Marguerite “Margy” Byerly, 88, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died Saturday, April 11, 2020, in Edmond,...

 

Eric Wayne Clause

Eric Wayne Klause, 43, of McLoud, Oklahoma, died April 5, 2020, in an Oklahoma City hospital. Eric...

 

Jackie Don Beller

Jackie Don Beller was born July 8, 1942, in Byars, OK, to Archie and Elga (Easley) Beller. He died...

 

Joe Darrell Snodgrass

Joe Darrell Snodgrass, also known as “Firecracker Joe,” died April 6, 2020, at his home in...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    Virus    April 16, 2020

Unemployment Claims Should Speed Up Soon

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Director Robin Roberson had barely moved into her office... Full story

 

Panama Trip Reveals A Fascinating Melting Pot, Unique History

(Editor's Note: This story was written a few weeks ago, before emergency pandemic orders.)...

 

Former Dist. 27 Rep Challenging Ron Sharp For Senate Seat

Republican Shane Jett has announced his candidacy for State Senate District 17, which includes...

 

Edmond Businessman Seeks Fifth District Republican Nod

David Hill has filed as a candidate for the U.S. Congress, challenging current Democrat incumbent,...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    April 16, 2020

This School Year Is One For The Books

"This year will be one for the books!" wrote Tecumseh High School Principal Randy Dilbeck in a month...

 

Not The Same Easter Service Or Great Egg Hunt

Parents lined their cars down 4th Street in Tecumseh on Saturday for the drive-thru Egg and Prize...

 

Senate Review

Last week, the legislature convened in regular and special session to stabilize this year’s...

 

Senate Notes

On Monday, April 6, we met in special session to consider the governor's health emergency declaratio...

 

Carpenter Helps Students Make Transition To Online Learning

After Seminole State College shifted to online methods of instruction to ensure student and...

 

Harrod Files For Another Term

James Harrod has announced he will run for reelection to the Ward 3 Shawnee City Commission seat. Ha...

 

Two Easter Bunnies Spotted Saturday In Tecumseh

The Easter Bunny (Almeda Dyer) is joined by Donna Bennett and Dana Montgomery. Almeda said she put... Full story

 

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