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Articles from the May 20, 2021 edition

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 By Jennifer Pitts    News    May 20, 2021

Online Horrors And Crimes Hit Home

Extortion. Child pornography. Suicide videos. Murder. At Tecumseh Middle School, even the most...

 
 By Natasha Dunagan    News    May 20, 2021

Shawnee Receives Seven Bids For Bi-Annual Bond Sale

The Shawnee Board of Education held a special meeting on May 14 at noon for their bi-annual bond...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    May 20, 2021

County Approves Sale Of Dist. 3 Equipment

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners held a short and routine meeting on Monday, in which they...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    May 20, 2021

Mitchell Named New PCDA Chairman

Longtime Bethel Acres resident Keith Mitchell is the new chairman of the Pottawatomie County...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    May 20, 2021

Shawnee Postpones Streatery Guidelines Decision

The Shawnee City Commissioners held a lengthy meeting on Monday, taking a number of routine actions...

 

United Way Of Pottawatomie Welcomes Executive Director

United Way of Pottawatomie County welcomes Sandy Vanderburg as its next Executive Director....

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Congratulations, Graduates!

Congratulations, graduates ... especially if you are saying farewell to high school, a four-year...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    May 20, 2021

The Very Merry, Messy Month Of May

I love the month of May. Everything greens up and blooms to life with blasts of color. I also...

 

Budget Contains Several Important Points

After months of work and lengthy conversations, legislative leaders announced a budget agreement...

 

Senate Notes

Having better health outcomes for our citizens is critical for multiple reasons - when an...

 

HB 1775 Puts Students One Step Closer To Controlling Classrooms

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: While HB 1775 does not contain the words "Critical Race Theory," the...

 

Supply Chain Program Is Promising

The Governor is embarking on a promising new program to provide essential resources to Oklahoma...

 

Shawnee Schools Earn Technology Grants

The Oklahoma Education Technology Trust announced the 18 schools that have been selected to receive...

 

Sarah E. (Fundis) Tillman

Sarah E. (Fundis) Tillman, 88, of Wanette, Oklahoma, died Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Purcell, Oklah...

 

Victor Shane Lowe

Victor Shane Lowe, 51, lifelong resident of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Saturday, May 15, 2021, in...

 

Ima Jo (Mangus) Stapp

Ima Jo (Mangus) Stapp, 71, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died Friday, May 14, 2021, in Shawnee, following...

 

Cynthia "Cindy" L. Allen

Cynthia "Cindy" L. Allen, 67, of Midwest City, OK, died May 15, 2021.  Cindy was born in Shawnee,...

 

Charles Clemon Crowley

Beloved father, husband, son, brother, and friend Charles Clemon Crowley, 45 of Shawnee, Oklahoma,...

 

Shirley Ann

Robertson Curtis Shirley Ann Robertson Curtis was born on April 3, 1936, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, died...

 

Chad Cravens

Shawnee resident Chad Cravens, 55, died Friday, May 7, 2021. Services were held May 17 at Family of...

 

Patricia Ann Boatman

Patricia Ann Boatman, resident of Shawnee, OK, died Monday, May 10, 2021, in Oklahoma City. She was 72 years old.  A funeral ceremony was held May...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    May 20, 2021

Shawnee PD Responds To Three Auto Related Deaths By Mid May

Since the beginning of May, the Shawnee Police Department has responded to at least three deaths...

 
 By Alex Sloan    Sports    May 20, 2021

APT Tournament Brings Prestige, Economic Benefits To Shawnee

Last week the Shawnee Country Club hosted its first-ever All Pro Tour Tournament, and APT staff, eve...

 

Tecumseh Grapplers Qualify For National Tournament

After high school wrestling ended the regular season, the Tecumseh coaches began a program of...

 

ECU President's Honor Roll

East Central University is recognizing students for their outstanding academic work during the...

 

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