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Articles from the June 24, 2021 edition

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 By Galen Hawes    News    June 24, 2021

Over Half The Shawnee Homeless Are Children

There are 282 homeless kids in Shawnee, maybe more as you are reading this. The number came up...

 
 By Natasha Dunagan    News    June 24, 2021

Antique Tractors Filled The Field At Shawnee Feed

More than 100 antique tractors, ranging in models from 1925 to 1954, could be seen at the 22nd...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    June 24, 2021

Expo Buzzing With Activity Preparing For 2021 IFYR

Shawnee will be buzzing with high school rodeo contestants and their families in just a couple of...

 

Susan Tischer Retires After 46 Years In Eye Care

After 46 years as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, Susan Tischer sits in an interview speaking...

 

Dale Alumni Banquet June 26

All Dale High School alumns are invited to the 68th Annual Dale High School Alumni Banquet this...

 

Blood Drive Draws 51 Donors

Oklahoma Blood Institute Training Assistant, Diane Smith, wraps the arm of Melissa Hack, sales...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    June 24, 2021

Thanks, Tommy

This part of Central Oklahoma ... and especially the people of Seminole and Pottawatomie counties...

 

When There's A Nice Surprise In The Mail

Snail mail is pretty unexciting these days, unless it's Thursday, the day your Countywide comes. Oth...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    June 24, 2021

Who Won?

If you're wondering just how that meeting between American President Joe Biden and Russian...

 

What Exactly Is Infrastructure, Anyway?

Oklahoma is the crossroads of America, and as such, relies heavily on a strong, modern...

 

Letter to the Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: After hearing former Mayor Richard Finley publicly berate Ward 2...

 

Letter to the Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: The front page story in the Countywide News, 6-17-21, of District...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

News Flash: Golden Age Center opens Tuesday, July 6, to in house meals. Drive by meals will...

 

New 4-H Educator Now On The Job In County

A lot is happening at the OSU County Extension Office this spring and summer. The office has...

 

Rickie Joe White

Rickie Joe White, 63, of Macomb, Oklahoma, died Thursday, June 17, 202, in Oklahoma City. He was...

 

Alecia Lucinda Buffington

Alecia Lucinda Buffington, 26, of Forest Park, Oklahoma, died Saturday, June 19, 2021, in Oklahoma C...

 

Elise Leigh Treadway

After a long and courageous battle against triple negative breast cancer, surrounded by her family...

 

Meredith McLean Gentry

Meredith McLean Gentry was born Oct. 30, 1943, in Kirkwood, MO, to Dr. Royal C. McLean and...

 

Terry Dean Matlock

Terry Dean Matlock, 76, died June 21, 2021, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He was born on Feb. 19, 1945, in...

 

Hester Ann Thompson

Hester Ann Thompson, 80, of McLoud, Oklahoma, was known as "Meme" to those who loved her and cared...

 

Myrna Keen Henggeler

Myrna Keen Henggeler retired railroad clerk and accounting specialist at UPS, died June 15, 2021,...

 

Linda Lou Ponkilla-Deere

Linda Lou Ponkilla-Deere died June 13, 2021, in Shawnee, OK. She was born Feb. 11, 1937, in...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    June 24, 2021

Spectra, County, City Pull Together For IFYR

Shawnee will be buzzing with high school rodeo contestants and their families in just a couple of...

 

Sharon VBS Starts Sunday

Vacation Bible School begins Sunday, June 27, at Sharon Baptist Church and will run through...

 
 By Natasha Dunagan    News    June 24, 2021

Juneteenth Celebrated In Shawnee, Now A Federal Holiday

Juneteenth has been celebrated since news of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached the last...

 

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