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Articles from the August 12, 2021 edition

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Pottawatomie Profile

On the afternoon of Sunday, July 25, Dr. Ron Lewis could be found playing the pipe organ at the...

 

Challenges At Bethel School

Daily challenges and changes are happening at Bethel Public School. It is a new school year with a...

 

Burg Leaves Big Shoes To Fill

There are some mighty big shoes to fill at Shawnee Forward these days. The organization is looking...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Hope you enjoyed watching the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics that occurred in 2021 during the last week...

 

Pool's Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary

The Pool family gathered Aug. 1 to celebrate the 65th wedding anniversary of Louie and Carole Pool....

 

Roland's Serve Together During Brigade's Training Rotation

Stories of fathers and sons serving in a military unit together are commonplace, as are stories of...

 

Correction: We Made A Mistake

In last week’s story on the Paul & Ann Milburn Center at the new Pottawatomie County Museum, two... Full story

 

Facing The Facts

Like it or not, it's time to face the facts. The Trump Administration - a four-year no-holds-barred...

 

New Reporter Is Looking For The North Star

As I drove down Broadway in Tecumseh, I was struck by an excitingly strange wave of déjà vu ...

 

Her Garden Art Takes A Strange Turn

If you’re a regular reader of this column, you may remember I wrote about my garden chotchkes abou...

 

Letters To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: A necessary personal comment: Suicide has touched my family and maybe...

 

Lady Savages Open Season With A Win

It was a close one, but the Lady Savages opened fast pitch season with a win at Blanchard. The game...

 

United Way Campaign Begins With A Splash

The smell of chlorine and sounds of playing children filled the air of Shawnee Splash Water Park on...

 
 By Kendra Johnson    News    August 12, 2021

Tecumseh Heads Back To School, Adult Meal Prices Increased

By Kendra Johnson Colored pencils, pens, notebooks, backpacks, homework… It’s back to school...

 

Mabee-Gerrer Hosts Free Community Art Day Aug. 14

“Interesting Times: The Art of Honoré Daumier” at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art continues...

 

Fishing Report

Tenkiller: August 1. Elevation above normal, water 80s and 3 ft. of visibility. For current...

 

SSC Extends Hours As Fall Semester Begins

With the fall semester beginning Aug. 16, Seminole State College has extended its office hours to ca...

 

Slamboree Truck, Car, & Bike Show Raises Money For Charities

A 1962 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia, far left, owned by Nick Jones of Mustang, stood out at the...

 

Annie Keehn Leaves Bethel Acres For Bison Hill

Oklahoma Baptist University announced the hiring of Annie Keehn to the faculty as assistant...

 

Courthouse Parking Lot Is Fenced Off As Construction Begins

Construction has begun on the new county building. If you drive by the Pottawatomie County Courthous...

 

Avedis Awards $21K Grant To Bethel School For Leadership Square

The Avedis Foundation has awarded a $21,000 grant to Bethel Public Schools for the Bethel High...

 

Fifteen Freshman Sign With Bethel High School Football

Fifteen eighth grade standouts have signed to play football at Bethel High School, Head Coach Joey...

 

John Earls Jr.

John Earls Jr., 82, lifelong resident of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died Monday, August 2, 2021 at his...

 

Ernest Robin Landry

Robin Landry died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. A private family graveside service...

 

Joe Angel Garcia

Joe Angel Garcia died Aug. 1, 2021, in Shawnee, OK. He was born Oct. 20, 1974, in San Antonio, TX, t...

 

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