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Articles from the August 26, 2021 edition

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Wayne And Gloria Trotter Did Journalism Their Way

With this newspaper issue comes the end of an era. Wayne and Gloria Trotter, former owners of the...

 
 By Kendra Johnson    News    August 26, 2021

Hit & Run Suspect Taken Into Custody

It was a quiet evening as SpOKeLAHOMA bicycle store co-owner Craig MacIntyre described what he had...

 
 By Gloria Trotter    News    August 26, 2021

Frontier Days 2021 Planning Is Underway

Tecumseh is ready to party, it seems. Excitement is building for Frontier Days 2021, set for Sept....

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    August 26, 2021

County Breaks Ground For New Admin Building

Nearly 70 years after the county won the right to purchase unimproved property, the ground has been...

 

A Retrospective

It’s not hard to be a soldier in peaceful times. All you have to do is follow the rules. If...

 

Walter Winchell: 'And All The Ships At Sea'

“Good evening, Mr. and Mrs. America from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at...

 

Clarabelle Gets Ready For A Road Trip

Mr. Right and I spent two weeks getting ready for our month-long trip in Clarabelle the Campervan....

 

Letter To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: In 1994, the City of Shawnee contracted with the Chamber to administer...

 

OBU Students Fan Out To Serve Shawnee Again

Several hundred OBU students, including freshmen, transfers and upperclassmen, as well as faculty an...

 

Letters To The Editor

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: War is irrational; however, victory is not a stalemate, a truce, or an...

 

Capitol Comments

Domestic energy production drives employment and lowers the cost of fuel and electricity for...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

I love parks! We have several excellent city parks: Slick Humphrey park on Hwy. 9 and Charles...

 

William Edward Wolfe

William Edward Wolfe, 63, died Aug. 16, 2021, in Canadian, OK. He was born April 4, 1958, in...

 

Roy William Pilling

Roy William Pilling died Aug. 16, 2021, in Shawnee, OK. He was 90 years old. A graveside service...

 

Carol Jean Mohawk Bernard

Carol Jean Mohawk Bernard, 74, lifelong Little Axe resident, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, in...

 

Ladonna Kay Eddings

Ladonna Kay Eddings died Aug. 19, 2021. Ladonna was born Jan. 21, 1961, to Donnie and Glenda...

 

Royce Junior Shackelford

Royce Junior Shackelford, 75, resident of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died at home on Friday, Aug. 20,...

 

Carolyn Lou Martin

Carolyn Lou Martin, 94, of Shawnee, OK, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, in a local nursing home. She...

 

Larry James Rolette

Larry James Rolette Sr., 57, Shawnee, OK, resident, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Shawnee. He...

 
 By 6    Obituaries    August 26, 2021

Neva Lee Deere

Neva Lee Deere, 76, of Shawnee, OK, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, in Shawnee, OK. She was born April...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    August 26, 2021

County Approves New Band Trailer For TPS

The Tecumseh band program will soon have a new trailer to haul all its instruments and equipment....

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    August 26, 2021

Expo Trust Splits Votes On Asset Transfer

A lengthy discussion resulted in a 3-2 split vote by the Shawnee Civic and Cultural Development...

 

MGMoA Presents Lecture And Daumier Art Friday

Dr. Erin Duncan-O’Neill, Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Oklahoma, will...

 

The Fair Begins September 8

The totally free Pottawatomie County Free Fair — packed with activities to entertain everyone in... Full story

 

Wildcat Football Ready For A Winning Season

Bethel football has steadily improved under head coach Joey Ginn. Ginn inherited a program that...

 

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