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Articles from the June 20, 2019 edition

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American Legion Host Flag Retirement Ceremony

American Legion Post 260 held a Flag Retirement ceremony Saturday, June 15. Post Adjutant Bill...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    June 20, 2019

Shawnee Approves Spectra Contract

Change and plans for new beginnings appeared to be motif followed during the Shawnee City Commission...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    June 20, 2019

Sales Tax Collections Up For Seven Municipalities

Seven up, four down ... and if you include the county itself you can make that eight up, four down a...

 

Shawnee Trails Art, Wine & Brewers Festival Saturday

The first annual Shawnee Trails Art, Wine & Brewers Festival, successor to Shawnee Trail Days, w...

 

Make Donating A Priority At Local Blood Drives

To keep the blood supply strong through the summer months, Oklahoma Blood Institute needs local...

 

Museum Earns Frontier Country Honors

The annual awards luncheon for the Frontier Country Marketing Association was held June 14 at the...

 

Tag Stays With You, Not Car, As Of July 1

Do you like your current license plate? The state hopes so, because beginning July 1, it's going to...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 20, 2019

Hidden Virtues

“In this administration, we are committed to working together to be a Top Ten state. It starts by...

 

It Was Tough, But It Was No To The Fur Baby

The puppy was adorable. Yes, all puppies are adorable, but this one was especially over the top, cut...

 

Letters To Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: On June 26, 2018, Shawnee officials asked voters to approve a ½-cent...

 

D.C. Trip Is Reminder Of Nation's Heritage

I enjoyed a wonderful trip to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C., this past week. I always...

 

Ruth Hood

Ruth Hood, 82, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at her home. She was born on June...

 

Betty Lovell Cathey

Betty Lovell Cathey, 94, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at her home. She was...

 

Claude J. Taylor

Claude J. Taylor, 94, surrounded by his family, went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Fathers'...

 

Priscilla Schiltz

Priscilla Schiltz, 70, of Midwest City, Oklahoma, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in an Oklahoma...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    June 20, 2019

Downhome Christian

Recently, many area churches celebrated what is known as Pentecost Sunday. So, what is Pentecost...

 
 By Danny Chambers    Sports    June 20, 2019

Edwards Takes On THS Boys Basketball Team

“It’ll be a lot of fun to watch,” said Tecumseh High School’s new head basketball coach...

 

Bingham Named All-State Wrestler

It’s been a huge year for Tyler Bingham with numerous awards and he just capped his year off with...

 

Ansell Trains With Golden Eagles

KINGSVILLE, Texas - A 2011 Shawnee High School graduate and Shawnee, Oklahoma, native is...

 

Forward Progress Continues At Shawnee High School

Shawnee Board of Education members completed plans for the new fiscal year, approved funding for...

 

PCDA Repairs Storm Damage And Adds New Line Taps

The Pottawatomie County Development Authority (PCDA) approved the operation and maintenance...

 

FEMA Assistance Available For Those Affected By Storms

Individual Assistance was approved by FEMA for Pottawatomie County on June 11, according to county...

 

County Approves New iPads Purchase For Grove School

The Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners spent more than two hours working through 68...

 

Foods4Life Fest Hosted By Blue Zones Project, Saturday

Blue Zones Project in Pottawatomie County will host a free event on Saturday from 8 am-8 pm at Tom T...

 

Bethel Competes In Bucket Brigade

Bethel Acres Volunteer Firemen Aaron Dickson, John Belair, Moses Butts and Steven Warren compete in...

 

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