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Articles from the July 8, 2021 edition

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 By Suzie Campbell    News    July 8, 2021

It's Time For The 28th IFYR

It is time to rodeo! The trucks and trailers are rolling into town, and check-in begins tomorrow...

 

Pastor Fred Owens Retires After 29 Years At Tecumseh PCG

It's the end of an era for Tecumseh Pentecostal Church of God. Well, let's call it more of a...

 

Veterans Celebrate Independence Day In A Parade

A short July 4th parade wound its way through downtown Shawnee on Monday morning, July 5, and was...

 
 By Natasha Dunagan    News    July 8, 2021

Shawnee School Board Approves All Employment Items

The Shawnee Board of Education held its shortest and earliest meeting on the last day of the fiscal...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    July 8, 2021

Tecumseh Sets Goal To Get Back To Normal

Getting back to "normal," or as close to pre-COVID-19 as possible, was one goal mentioned during...

 

Sexual Assault Victims' Right To Information Signed Into Law

Legislation that requires sexual assault survivors receive information on trauma care sooner has...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 8, 2021

Talking About Our Flag

Please take this from us, gentle readers: If you work for a newspaper and write anything more...

 
 By Galen Hawes    Columns    July 8, 2021

Summer Intern Loves Writing The News

Hi, it's the summer intern! Some of you may already know of me and others may have only seen my...

 

SMS Awarded Laura Bush Foundation Grant

Shawnee Middle School was one of 205 schools from 43 states across the country to receive a $5,000...

 

Joann Mary Mayes

Shawnee resident Joann Mary Mayes, 83, died Friday, July 2, 2021, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Wake...

 

Wayne Jackson

Shawnee resident Wayne Jackson, 75, died Friday, June 25, 2021, at a local hospital. Memorial...

 

Dwight Fisher

Dwight Fisher, 83, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died Friday, June 25, 2021. He was born in Cherokee,...

 

Betty Arlene (Turner) Howard

Betty Arlene (Turner) Howard, 76, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Edmond,...

 

Charles W. "Charley" Brooks

The family of Charles W. "Charley" Brooks of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, who died Dec. 20, 2020, will...

 

Bobby Donald Wood

Bobby Donald Wood, 87, of Harrah, Oklahoma, died Sunday, July 4, 2021, in an Oklahoma City...

 
 By Arthenia Haney    Columns    July 8, 2021

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

June 21 was the first day of summer and the temperature is already in the 90s, so we can expect...

 

Letter to the Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: The Tecumseh city staff and volunteers deserve a big round of...

 

Noteworthy

Cedarville (Ohio) University student Abigail Lilite of Shawnee, majoring in Music Performance, was...

 
 By Natasha Dunagan    Sports    July 8, 2021

Coach Litherland Returns To His Alma Mater

Eric Litherland has come full circle in his coaching career. In March, his prospects looked pretty...

 

Asher Receives Art Tech Grant

Eleven rural Oklahoma school districts, including Asher in Pottawatomie County, have been selected...

 

Eight Students Bring Home 16 Medals

Eight students from Rising Star Gymnastics attended the annual AAU National Gymnastics...

 

Fishing Report

Thunderbird: June 27. Elevation rising, water 74 and stained. For current elevation conditions go...

 

Big Changes To Turkey Hunting Dates And Limits

In a special meeting June 28, the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission approved significant...

 

Macomb Graduate Awarded Two Scholarships

Tyler Blakenship, a graduate of Macomb High School, has been awarded two scholarships to attend...

 

New OPA President Takes Office

John Denny Montgomery, co-publisher of The Purcell Register, took office as president of the...

 

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