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Articles from the June 17, 2021 edition

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 By Suzie Campbell    News    June 17, 2021

Grow House Operation Seized

Over 80 grow houses containing an estimated 17.5 million in marijuana were seized Tuesday. District...

 

Pitts Takes Top Honors In Columns And Ad Design

Just 30 points - that's how close The Countywide & Sun came to winning another Sequoyah award...

 
 By Natasha Dunagan    News    June 17, 2021

American Legion Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony

American Legion Post 260, in Tecumseh, celebrated Flag Day early. Beginning at noon on June 12, the...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    June 17, 2021

City of Tecumseh Gets Glowing Audit Review

The city of Tecumseh received a glowing report on its annual financial audit last Monday. CPA Casey...

 

Capitol Report

One of the most controversial issues of this past legislative session has been the battle over...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    June 17, 2021

Sanity's Last Stand

Yep, She's Really Arguing With A Toddler The ultimate proof of my insanity came as I tried to argue...

 

Letter to the Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: At a recent City Commission meeting, an ordinance creating a...

 

Protecting Your Child From Digital Danger

School closings and virtual learning have changed the way our children view the digital world. Incre...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    June 17, 2021

Lake Residents Pack The House To Discuss Proposed Changes

Shawnee Twin Lakes ordinances, old and new, were hashed and rehashed during a two-hour discussion...

 

Thomas Leroy (Tommy) Arnold

Thomas Leroy (Tommy) Arnold, longtime Seminole resident, died peacefully on Friday, June 11, 2021....

 

Kathryn "Ann" Boyd

Kathryn "Ann" Boyd, PhD, 75, of Norman, Oklahoma, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at her home. She...

 

Sharon Dossey

Shawnee resident Sharon Dossey, 72, died Friday, June 11, 2021, at her home. Graveside services...

 

Daniel Columbus

Shawnee resident Daniel Columbus, 65, died Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at a local hospital. Wake...

 

LaWanda Jean Tyner

LaWanda Jean Tyner died Sunday, June 6, 2021. A memorial ceremony was held on June 15 at the Walker...

 

James Eddie Conley

James Eddie Conley died June 1, 2021. He was born June 4, 1958, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to James...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 17, 2021

DA Receives $80K To Look Into Illegal Marijuana Operations

Marijuana issues, pricing for county owned properties and county fire departments' surplus disposal...

 

The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On Opens At SLT

Music from the '60s and '70s is filling Shawnee Little Theatre this week as "The Marvelous Wonderett...

 

SPS Board Seat Open

Applications are open for Shawnee Public Schools Board of Education Office 6. Interested...

 
 By Natasha Dunagan    News    June 17, 2021

Red Earth Returns To The Grand Casino

After being postponed until September last year due to the pandemic, the Red Earth Festival...

 

Fishing Report

Thunderbird: June 6. Elevation above normal, water 73 and stained. Crappie fair on jigs below the...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 17, 2021

Bethel School Board Closes Out Fiscal Year

Several yearly agreements and hiring a new teacher topped the action at the Bethel Board of...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    June 17, 2021

Wilsie Recognized, Jonker Hired As New Principal

It's not every day a state legislator attends a local school board meeting, but having spent 40...

 
 By Galen Hawes    News    June 17, 2021

Heavy Rains Cause Problems With The Lagoons At Wes Watkins

Heavy rains and their effect on the reservoir dominated the discussion at The Pottawatomie County De...

 

Excellence In Financial Reporting Awarded To CPN

The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Accounting...

 

Loving signs with OCU

Bethel High School's Dez Loving signed a letter of intent Monday, June 14, with Oklahoma City...

 

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