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Articles from the July 30, 2020 edition

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 By Suzie Campbell    News    July 30, 2020

Bethel School Bond Election, August 25

COVID-19 has caused a multitude of changes for every person, business, and school. School staff and...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    July 30, 2020

County Board Grants Sheriff's Office Access To Deductible Funds

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to reverse their previous decision...

 

Shawnee Votes To Appoint Board Member To Ward 1

The City of Shawnee is accepting applications for the Ward 1 seat on the city commission. During...

 

Top County Leader Nominations Are Rolling In

Nominations are rolling in for the ten most powerful people in Pottawatomie County. For the fourth...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    July 30, 2020

Business Owners React To Mask Ordinance

During last Thursday night's special meeting, the Shawnee City Commission voted 6-0 in favor of...

 

Shawnee Student Wins Drawing Contest

The Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association recently announced its 2021 calendar "Turn Around...

 

OBU Spring Commencement To Be Held August 1

OBU will hold its Spring Commencement Saturday, Aug. 1, on the south lawn of Raley Chapel on the...

 

Tecumseh Police Report

It was another busy week at the Tecumseh Police Department, with officers recovering and continuing...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 30, 2020

A Life Well Lived

When one of 10 children was born to a sharecropper family in 1940, Frank M. Dixon was governor of...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 30, 2020

Go For It, Senator!

We can say one thing about James Lankford, Oklahoma's junior senator and before that, the congressma...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 30, 2020

Waiting In Line For The Big Test

We were the 16th car in line, even though we had arrived early. I didn't look behind us to see how...

 

There's A Lot Of Help Available To Families

It's been a busy interim both at the Capitol and in our Senate districts. My assistant Joyce and I...

 

Kevin Bryon Washington

Former Shawnee resident Kevin Bryon Washington died Sunday, July 26, 2020, at his home in Moore at... Full story

 

Mary Lou Peacore

Mary Lou Peacore, 60, of Shawnee, OK, died Sunday July 26, 2020.  She will be remembered for her...

 

Mary Ann Jones

Mary Ann Jones died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Shawnee at the age of 76. Mary was born to Vernon...

 

Timothy Michael Worlund

Timothy Michael Worlund, 51, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died July 17, 2020, at a hospital in Tulsa. He...

 

Spencer In Concert

Sharon Baptist Church will welcome Kevin Spencer in concert Sunday, Aug. 2, at 6 pm. Spencer is a...

 

Cowdrey Graduates

Bradley Cowdrey of Shawnee is one of more than 800 students who received their diploma and will be...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

July has not disappointed us with its hot temperatures, but it has surprised us with some rain...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    Virus    July 30, 2020

In Seven Days OSDH Reported 102 New COVID-19 Cases In The County

July 28, 2020 – Positive COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise across Pottawatomie County, with... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor: The Death of Social Darwinism

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: What would happen if a long-held liberal societal theory was not...

 

Correction

In a story in last week's issue about Verdun Myers being inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    July 30, 2020

Back To School Plans Are Flexible, Adjustable

As the school year draws nearer, The Countywide & Sun will be examining the reopening plans of...

 

Local Players Hit The Gridiron In All-State Games

Bethel's Devin Acklin participated in the Football All-State game held at OBU Saturday evening....

 

Night Sky Report

Ten Acre Observatory is now open and receiving visitors by appointment only (email us for new rules...

 

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