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Articles from the May 9, 2019 edition

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 By Jacob Factor    News    May 9, 2019

Talley Resigns From Tecumseh City Council

A vacant council seat, no cemetery rates increase, and chickens. Monday’s city council meeting...

 
 By VIRGINIA BRADSHAW    News    May 9, 2019

Kim Paxson Named Sequoyah Principal

Shawnee Board of Education members elevated one of the school district's own administrators and its...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    May 9, 2019

Standing Room Only At Shawnee Meeting

Although the meeting of the Shawnee Board of City Commissioners met Monday at 3:00 pm instead of...

 
 By Court Haygarth    News    May 9, 2019

There's A New Mayor In The Town of Bethel Acres

Before any business could be conducted, the Bethel Board of Trustees swore in two new board...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Voters Should Confirm Address

More than 181,000 registered voters in Oklahoma will receive an official Address Confirmation...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 9, 2019

Hypocrisy, Anyone?

Don’t look at Congress now, good friends and neighbors, because you’d be in danger of watching...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    May 9, 2019

Trip To The Hidey-Hole Is Traumatic At Best

Here’s the routine: When the sirens go off, I pick up our previously packed medicines, a bag with...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    May 9, 2019

No Easy Answer On School Funding

Although, the U.S. is the only nation that attempts to educate all of its children, an October 2016...

 

Senate Notes

When we approved the teacher pay raise in the 2018 legislative session, we said at the time, this is...

 

Letter To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: Some city staff and members of the city commission have been making...

 

Letter To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: The City of Shawnee has had a contractual relationship with the senior...

 

Bonnie Lou Middleton

Shawnee resident Bonnie Lou Middleton, 73, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Shawnee. Funeral services...

 

TJ Lamirand

Tecumseh resident TJ Lamirand, 94, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Tecumseh. The family will receive...

 

Clarence Leon Tully

A celebration of life for Clarence Leon Tully of Oklahoma City was held Monday, May 6. Internment...

 

Merle Edgar Sturm

Merle Edgar “Bud” Sturm was born on June 24, 1950, and died on May 1, 2019, at the age of 68...

 

Kimberly Diane Whited

Kimberly Diane Whited, 55, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died May 1, 2019. She was born April 30, 1964, in...

 

James Lee West

Shawnee resident James Lee West, 57, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at his home. He was born June 3,... Full story

 

Neal D. Leech

Neal D. Leech, 96, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in a local hospital....

 
 News    May 9, 2019

What's Going On At Your Local Library

Summer Learning The name is a little different, but the idea is the same, with local libraries of...

 

Mabee-Gerrer Hosts Blue Zones Approved Wine@5 Event

The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art will host its first Business Arts Alliance networking opportunity...

 
 By Danny Chambers    Sports    May 9, 2019

McGruder Brings Home Two Firsts In Regionals

The Savages and Lady Savages went to the Regional Track Meet last Saturday in Duncan with high...

 

Successful Historical Year For The Lady Savages

A very successful year for Lady Savage golf came to an historic end last week as the Tecumseh...

 
 By Jacob Factor    Sports    May 9, 2019

Pioneers End Shawnee Wolves Chance At State

The Wolves' baseball season came to a bitter end last week. They were in Stillwater for regionals,...

 
 By Danny Chambers    Sports    May 9, 2019

Tecumseh Savages Finish Season Strong With A 24-13 Record

A timely hit or two in each game may have propelled the Savages to a State Tournament. One of the...

 
 By Court Haygarth    Sports    May 9, 2019

Ryan Long Sets A Standard For Earlsboro Wildcats

1993. That was the last time Earlsboro had a state championship in any sport. That title came from...

 

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