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Articles from the May 2, 2019 edition

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 By VIRGINIA BRADSHAW    News    May 2, 2019

Shawnee Bond Issue Extends Property Tax One Year

On May 14, not quite two weeks from today, Shawnee school district voters will be asked to consider...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Mabee-Gerrer Museum Wins Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence Award

The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee has won the 2019 Tulsa Community Foundation Award for...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    May 2, 2019

Funding Cuts Recommended For Three Agencies

The Shawnee Contract Committee has recommended an end to funding the Shawnee Senior Center, Visit...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    May 2, 2019

Hot Topics, Heated Discussion During Luncheon

Two local legislators bounced the ball around last Friday at a Shawnee Forward legislative...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    May 2, 2019

Who Appointed Negotiation Committee Members?

Unanswered questions about the future of the Expo Center continue with the formation of a committee...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    May 2, 2019

Stackhouse Resigns From CED4 Board

By SUZIE CAMPBELL The Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners held a short special... Full story

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Productive Meet

Judging from what we saw on the tube Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy “We have to pass the bill so...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Looking Better

Here’s some good news for Oklahoma: Remember the pay raises that were approved for teachers last...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Columns    May 2, 2019

She'll See If Her Sisters Are Falling Apart Too

I get that as you get older, your body parts start deteriorating. Joints ache, feet hurt, eyeballs...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Local Letter Carriers To Collect Food May 11

On May 11, letter carriers in Pottawatomie County will be collecting canned food donations from home...

 

Senate Notes

Thursday, April 25, marked the Senate’s deadline for floor votes on measures that began in the...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    May 2, 2019

Senate Review

Another deadline is behind us. A majority of legislation has been acted on and is either in the...

 

Capitol Report

Last week was the end of the deadline for Senate Bills to be heard in the House and was a busy...

 

Michael Dennis Bolling

Tecumseh resident Michael Dennis Bolling, 65, died Monday, April 29, 2019, at his home. Services...

 

Helen Lee Gibson Sikes

Loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother Helen Lee...

 

Edward Richard Carey Jr.

Edward Richard Carey Jr., “Giz” as his family called him, died Saturday, April 20, 2019.  He...

 

Jack Alan Pearson

Jack Alan Pearson, 82, died Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Shawnee. He was born in Joplin, Missouri, to...

 

William Bristow

William “Alonzo” Bristow, 75, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died April 25, 2019. He was born July 13,...

 

Eva Jones

Eva “Dean” Jones, 88, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died April 23, 2019. She was born Jan. 14, 1931, in...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Kerbs Bill To Catch Cars Passing School Buses Approved

The Senate approved legislation April 17 to allow school districts to take action to address...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    May 2, 2019

Downhome Christian

Hanging on the side of my shed is an old well-worn cedar shingle. Painted on that shingle are the...

 
 By Arthenia Haney    Columns    May 2, 2019

Golden Age Center

April showers bring May flowers! We have had plenty of showers lately, but it has caused everything...

 

You're Invited To Bowser's Birthday Party

The area’s most famous bear will celebrate his birthday May 4 with a party and lots of activities...

 

Fun, Fast-Paced Spring Fundraiser Tonight At Mabee-Gerrer

Fifty-seven local artists have donated artwork for the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art's fun, fast-paced...

 
 By Court Haygarth    Sports    May 2, 2019

Asher Indians And Lady Indians Going To State

Take State! Asher Baseball and Slow-Pitch Softball can both say that come Thursday, May 2. This is...

 

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