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Articles from the May 14, 2020 edition

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 By Jennifer Pitts    News    May 14, 2020

Reality Goes Virtual

*Editor's Note: Tecumseh announced the addition of a drive-through ceremony after The Countywide &...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    May 14, 2020

Absentee Voting Simplified For Upcoming, June 30, Election

Suddenly everyone’s interested in absentee voting. The COVID-19 pandemic has lots of people...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    May 14, 2020

County Judges Still Holding Court

To open or not to open, that was the question discussed by the Pottawatomie County Board of County...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    May 14, 2020

Plans For Summer School And Next School Year On Hold

Organizing a summer school program for students who may not be allowed to attend in person;...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 14, 2020

That Rumble

These days it’s hard to tell whether Oklahoma’s solidly Republican governor is throwing monkey...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    Columns    May 14, 2020

Earning That Dollar Bill From Grandpa

Farmer Joe has moved into my home. I think he’s been lurking in the shadows for quite some time....

 

Building Up Rainy Day Fund Pays Off

The House last Thursday passed Senate Bill 1922, the general appropriations bill for Fiscal Year...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 14, 2020

A Big Thank You

It’s wasn’t easy to be sure about this, but Tuesday Past really was the end of the 2019-20...

 

Jo Ann "Jody" Roberts

Jo Ann “Jody” Roberts, 87, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died surrounded by family on May 8, 2020. She...

 

Karl Kozel

Shawnee resident Karl Kozel, 91, died Saturday, May 9, 2020, in Shawnee. Graveside services were...

 

Letter To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: NO! is not strong enough a word for me to express my disgust for your...

 

Letter To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: This week a trip to the local food store was different and not in a...

 

Letter To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: I read in the Countywide News of May 7 that Tecumseh’s City Manager...

 

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Goes Virtual

The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art has been closed since the middle of March due to COVID-19, and it...

 

Hunchback of Notre Dame Postponed

The Shawnee Little Theatre Board of Directors recently made the decision to postpone production of...

 
 By Danny Chambers    Sports    May 14, 2020

Spring Sports Coaches 'Miss The Kids' A Lot

What if springtime came and there were no spring sports? That’s exactly what we’re experiencing...

 

OBU Makes The Switch To Distance Learning

Over the last seven weeks, students and professors at universities around the world have made the...

 

ECU To Confer 97 Degrees For Spring 2020 Graduation

East Central University plans to confer 97 master’s degrees to candidates for its Spring 2020...

 

Commencement Set For SSC

Seminole State College will hold its 87th Commencement Ceremony tomorrow (Friday, May 8) for...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    May 14, 2020

County Approves Contract For Water Management

It was a fairly easy agenda Monday morning, just business as usual. But sometimes business, as...

 

Local Students Receive Degrees

Avila University in Kansas City, MO, graduated nearly 400 students May 9, the University’s 103rd...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    May 14, 2020

Change of Plans: Back To Reality

Tecumseh school officials changed their minds about this year's graduation event set for May 19,... Full story

 

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