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Articles from the August 20, 2020 edition

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 By Alex Sloan    News    August 20, 2020

Oklahoma's First Blue Zones Certified Community

On Monday, community leaders and Blue Zones Project participants gathered at an invitation-only even...

 

Multiple Decisions Will Be Made At The Polls, Tuesday

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday - if not sooner - for the August 25, 2020, Runoff Primary,...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 20, 2020

Meet Tecumseh Ward 4 Candidates

With the Tecumseh City Council election rapidly approaching, it's time for The Countywide &...

 

Jett Or Sharp? Who Will Win Senate 17?

The Countywide & Sun posed a set of questions to the two Republicans in the runoff Tuesday for...

 

NRC Schools Opens Cougar Care Daycare

North Rock Creek Public Schools welcome a new program to the school system. Cougar Care is a day...

 

Election Day

When talk turns to Elections 2020, everyone knows the "Big Show" (the White House and all that...

 
 By Alex Sloan    Columns    August 20, 2020

Gardening Short Cuts Can Backfire

As summer starts winding down, and the days get shorter, outdoor gardens begin to take on a sense...

 

Letters to the Editor: On the upcoming elections

EDITOR Countywide & Sun: During my military service, safety was a constant theme from combat...

 

Blessing Of The Hands

The OBU College of Nursing held a "Blessings of the Hands" ceremony Aug. 10, on the first day of...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 20, 2020

County Okays OffenderWatch Program For Sheriff

During Monday's regular meeting of the Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners, spending was...

 

Senate Review

Governor Stitt announced changes to how cities, towns and counties will be allocated more than $250...

 

Guest Column: Truman Carter

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in McGirt v Oklahoma has generated renewed interest in the...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 20, 2020

Matthews Appointed To Shawnee City Commission

The Shawnee City Commission voted unanimously to appoint Daniel Matthews to fill the vacant Ward 1...

 

Delaine Ray Baxter

Delaine Ray Baxter was born at his grandmother's house on Sept. 12, 1952, to Leo Sr. and Lola...

 

Danny Ray Winrow

Danny Ray Winrow died Friday, August 7, 2020. He was born to Thurman and Thelma (Rivers) Winrow on...

 

Walter (Warren) Yoder

Walter (Warren) Yoder was born April 28, 1933, in Seminole, Oklahoma, to Rev. W.W. and Velma (Poff)...

 

Robert "Bob" Gene Peck

Robert "Bob" Gene Peck died August 12, 2020. He was born May 9, 1929, in Aledo, Oklahoma to A.M....

 

Early Voting Begins Today

• Anyone who needs to look up their polling place, verify their registration information, or view...

 

Sturm Pitches A Perfect Game Against Wynnewood

After losing a heart breaker in their opening game of the season, the Lady Savage fast pitch squad w...

 

Tecumseh Volleyball Team Opens Season With 3-5 Record

The Tecumseh Lady Savages volleyball squad had a busy opening week and the young squad came out...

 

Shawnee Shuts Out El Reno With A 10-0 Win

Shawnee senior, Carly Torbett, celebrated senior night with a home run as the team snagged a 10-0...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    August 20, 2020

Election Officials Work Hard To Keep Votes Secure

There are protocols, policies, and a chain of custody to keep the election process secure. "It's a n...

 

Fishing Report

Tenkiller: August 9. Elevation above normal, water 86 and clear. For current elevation conditions go...

 

Aloysius Larch-Miller Paved The Path For Women Voters

COVID 19 concerns have caused cancellation or lengthy postponement of just about all The big events...

 

Tecumseh Police Report

After a long period with increased incident volume, the Tecumseh Police Department had a decrease...

 

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