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Articles from the December 26, 2019 edition

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IFYR 2020 Stays In Shawnee, OK

Yes, the 2020 International Youth Finals Rodeo will be in Shawnee. That was the vote of the Shawnee...

 

Native American Leaders Unite Against Renegotiations

Local Native American leaders last week reaffirmed their united stance against Gov. Kevin Stitt’s...

 
 By Jacob Factor    News    December 26, 2019

Despite Cutbacks, Public Safety Center In The Green

Even with low inmate counts and no money from the county, the Pottawatomie County Safety Center has...

 

Hobby Lobby Presents Green Campus To OBU

Hobby Lobby and the Green Family formally announced their donation of the former St. Gregory's...

 

Chamber Seeks New Director

The Tecumseh Chamber of Commerce will begin 2020 with the search for a new executive director....

 

The First One

Have you ever heard of William Blount or the East Tennessee town of Blountville? We certainly have....

 

Letter To The Editor: Bike Lanes Are Proven Economic Driver

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: I am excited we are a Blue Zones Project community, the first of its...

 

Senate Review: More Emergency Certifications Needed

According to the Oklahoma State School Board Association (OSSBA), there were nearly 600 teaching...

 

Isa May (Fuchs) Smith

Isa May (Fuchs) Smith died on Dec. 21, 2019, surrounded by her family at home near Macomb,...

 

Letha "Jo" Dockrey

Letha “Jo” Dockrey, 81, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died peacefully at home on Dec. 19, 2019. Jo was...

 

Chester Richard Reese

Chester Richard Reese, 71, of Checotah, Oklahoma, died Dec. 18, 2019. He was born April 23, 1948,...

 

Debbie J. Hume

Debbie J. Hume died Dec. 19, 2019, at home surrounded by her family. Debbie was born Feb. 24, 1956,...

 

Georgia Lea Gettle

Georgia Lea Gettle, 89, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in her home. Graveside...

 

Truman Franklin Rankins

Former Enid resident Truman Franklin Rankins, 85, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at his home in...

 

Shawnee Library Closing For Month

The Shawnee Public Library will undergo an interior remodel during January and will have some...

 

Apply For Absentee Ballots

Voters who want to vote by mail for the 2020 Election Year should submit their absentee ballot...

 

West Law Firm Continues Coat Giveaway Tradition

Now in its 11th year, The West Law Firm -- along with The Salvation Army of Shawnee -- celebrates a...

 

Wanette, Macomb, Maud Play Last Games of 2019

Macomb Hornets swept several in-county schools in a triumphant last week of 2019. First at home,...

 

Shawnee Girls, Boys Nab Two Wins Against Ada

The packed crowd at Shawnee's home opener against Ada was treated with an exciting night of...

 

Bethel Wrestlers Start New Year On Top

Even after a one-point, 43-42 loss in a home duel against Chandler last week, the Bethel Wildcats...

 

Savages And Lady Savages Sweep The Harrah Panthers

The Savages and Lady Savages ended the pre-Christmas break with a home sweep over very good Harrah...

 

'The Marvelous Wonderettes' Takes The Ritz Stage Jan. 4, 5

The downtown Ritz Theatre will turn back the clock to the '50s and '60s as Shawnee Little Theatre ta...

 

Shawnee Beautification Committee Wins State Recognition For Its Work

More than 650 Oklahoma citizens, four former Governors, two cabinet secretaries, and three state...

 

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