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 By Suzie Campbell    News    August 6, 2020 

Shawnee Approves Rate Increase For Water, Sewer, And Polycarts

Shawnee City Commission approved rate increases for water, sewer, and solitary waste during the...

 By Suzie Campbell    Columns    August 6, 2020 

We Will Keep On Fighting For You

I jumped into the publisher's position of the Countywide & Sun just three short years ago with...


Lankford Addresses OBU Spring Grads

OBU conferred degrees upon 288 students during the university's 106th Spring Commencement Saturday,...

 By Jennifer Pitts    News    August 6, 2020 

Tecumseh Makes Short Work Of The Meeting Agenda

This month's Tecumseh City Council meeting may have started a few minutes late, but it did start...

 By Alex Sloan    News    August 6, 2020 

Schools Offer Virtual And In-Person Learning Options

The school year is creeping closer, and the Countywide & Sun has compiled reopening plans from the...

 By Alex Sloan    News    August 6, 2020 

State Question 810 Redistricting Petition Formally Withdrawn

Proponents of State Question 810 said they’ve voluntarily withdrawn their initiative petition due...

 By Blake Douglas    News    August 6, 2020 

Will It Be Sharp Or Jett For Senate District 17?

By BLAKE DOUGLAS When the dust settled after Oklahoma’s primary elections, several...

 By Jennifer Pitts    Virus    August 6, 2020 

COVID-19 Claims Two More County Lives Over Weekend

Aug. 4, 2020 – Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Pottawatomie County this week, bringing... Full story

 News    August 6, 2020 

ODOT Hosts Virtual Public Meeting

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation will host a virtual public meeting to provide updates on...

 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...


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... Full story

 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...

 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...

 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...


Night Sky Report

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


Masks Required In All Businesses In CPN Tribal Jurisdiction

Because COVID-19 cases in Pottawatomie County have doubled since June, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation...

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 30, 2020

Meet Tecumseh Ward 2 Candidates

As the Tecumseh City Council election draws ever closer, The Countywide & Sun will continue to...

 By Jennifer Pitts    Virus    July 30, 2020

July 31: Pott County Sees Record Number Of New Cases Reported

July 31, 2020 – As the state ends July with new records for the number of deaths and new COVID-19... Full story

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 23, 2020

Shawnee Discusses Mandatory Masks

Members of the Shawnee City Commission and at least a dozen community members gathered in the City C...

 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    July 23, 2020

Strong Economic Activity Continues In Shawnee

With the country pretty much shut down for weeks on end, most people wouldn't expect much in the...

 By Jennifer Pitts    News    July 23, 2020

Tecumseh School Board Approves Plans To Reopen

By a unanimous vote, the Tecumseh School Board approved a reopening plan during a special meeting...

 By Jennifer Pitts    Virus    July 23, 2020

Sixth COVID-19 Death Reported In County

July 21, 2020 – Another fatality in Pottawatomie County has been reported due to COVID-19,... Full story

 By Alex Sloan    News    July 23, 2020

Farris And Taylor Seek Election To Ward 1

On Tuesday, Aug. 25, Tecumseh voters will determine which candidates will sit on the Tecumseh City...

 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 23, 2020

A New Start

Some pretty strange things are going on the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave right now......


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