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Articles from the June 18, 2020 edition

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 By Alex Sloan    News    June 18, 2020

City Candidates Discuss Plans And Platforms

Candidates for the Shawnee City Commission gathered at City Hall for a candidate forum hosted by...

 

Countywide Takes Top Award

The Countywide & Sun is adding another Sequoyah plaque to its wall this year. The Sequoyah...

 

PAVE Hosts Second Candidate Forum

PAVE (Pottawatomie Advocates for Voter Education) will host its second Candidate Forum of the 2020...

 

American Legion Decorates Downtown Tecumseh

Thomas Snodgrass installs American flags along downtown Tecumseh Friday, June 12, in preparation...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    June 18, 2020

Tecumseh Police Reports

The Tecumseh Police Department responded to a diverse range of calls this week, and Midwest City...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 18, 2020

Bad Idea

Anyone who believes that defunding police departments would automatically result in kinder,...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    June 18, 2020

Ask The Mothers - They Know How To Love

It would be irresponsible of me not to write about the Black Lives Matter protests happening across...

 

Lessons Learned At The Fishing Hole

Sometimes, the worst fishing days can teach you the best life lessons. There I was last Friday, fish...

 

Sharp Reviews Education Bills He Coauthored

This session, I coauthored nearly 20 of the more than 150 bills that were signed into law. This...

 

William James (Jim) Brown

William James (Jim) Brown died peacefully at his home on Monday, June 15, 2020, with family.  Jim...

 

Naomi Compton

Shawnee resident Naomi Compton, 93, died Sunday, June 14, 2020, in Shawnee. Graveside services were...

 

Jimmy Moore

Jimmy Moore, 78, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Monday, June 1, 2020, at his home. He was born to Claren...

 

Frank Bernard Green

Frank Bernard Green, 89, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died June 10, 2020. He was born Jan. 13, 1931, in...

 

Connie June Bowers

Former Shawnee resident Connie June Bowers, 81, died surrounded by her family on Tuesday, June 9,...

 

Randy Dale Gentry

Randy Dale Gentry, Dec. 29, 1953-June 10, 2020, died at home in Mohave Valley, Ariz., after a long...

 

Letter to the Editor: Origins of words

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: The origin and use of words and phrases have long interested me....

 

Letters to the Editor: Virus Commentary

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: Recently President Trump made it known that he was taking...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

The Center remains closed at this time. Recently, I read that cowboy singing star Gene Autry's home,...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    June 18, 2020

GOP Hosts Eleven Candidates At Open Forum

While city candidates were attending a forum hosted by PAVE at Shawnee City Hall, the Pottawatomie C...

 
 By Danny Chambers    Sports    June 18, 2020

Savages Named To All-State Cross Country Team

Even though Tecumseh track only got to compete at one meet before the Covid spring hit, the Savages...

 

Q&As, City Commission

As is our tradition, The Countywide & Sun posed a set of questions to the candidates for the...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    June 18, 2020

Stackhouse Joins Expo Board

The Pottawatomie County commissioners reviewed bids and made clear their desire to take a more...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    June 18, 2020

Shawnee Ratifies Spectra Contract With A 6-1 Vote

The Shawnee City Commission voted 6-1 to acknowledge the continuation of Spectra’s contract to...

 

Races Develop For City Council

Races for every seat on the Tecumseh City Council were guaranteed by the end of the second day of...

 
 By Staff    News    June 18, 2020

DA Requests Audit on City of Shawnee Finances

That investigative audit of the City of Shawnee finances is apparently going to happen. District...

 

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