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 By Alex Sloan    News    March 25, 2021

Grants Fund Equipment For Sheriff's Office

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office recently received 15 new body cameras and six new radio...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 25, 2021

Bethel Begins Process To Hire Superintendent

The Bethel Public Schools Board of Education took the first steps in its search for a new...

 

School Board Elections Set For April 6

The Pottawatomie County Election Board will hold Board of Education General Elections Tuesday,...

 

Vaccine Won't Affect Insurance

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready confirms that COVID-19 vaccinations...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 25, 2021

Satterfield Takes Office April 1 As County Assessor

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners met on Monday at 9:30 am for a special meeting, and...

 

Emergency Notification System Ready For Sign-ups

Pottawatomie County residents now have the option of receiving automatic emergency notifications,...

 

Tecumseh Police Report

• Patrick Davis was arrested on March 16, after threatening the life of his significant other,...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 25, 2021

County Approves $143,000 For Economic Development

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved three economic development recommendations during...

 

Jett Fires Cousin After Newspaper Inquiry

Editor's note: This story was updated on Mach 25 to reflect new information released by Senator...

 

Deadline To Request Absentee Ballot Is Tuesday, March 30

Voters in Pottawatomie County who want absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 6 Board of Educ...

 

OMPA Approves Plans To Offset Energy Costs

The Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority approved at its March meeting a...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    March 18, 2021

Vote Honors Taron For Water Work

The North Deer Creek Recreation Area at Wes Watkins Reservoir will be renamed - in honor of the...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 18, 2021

Shawnee Receives Positive Financial News

An Oklahoma City engineering start-up will be making Shawnee its new home, after the Shawnee City...

 

Legislators Respond To Questions On New Bills

By STAFF Three of Pottawatomie County's state legislators made their way to Tecumseh on Friday to pa...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 18, 2021

Environmental Deputy Reports Progress On Illegal Dumps

Environmental Deputy Ronnie Coching reported progress on a number of illegal dumpsites during this...

 

Tecumseh Police Report

• When Tecumseh police officers responded on March 8 to reports of a female laying in a ditch...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 11, 2021

Fate Of Old Red Schoolhouse In Jeopardy

Bethel Public Schools alumnus Michael Williams is circulating a petition to save the town's Old Red...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    March 11, 2021

Tecumseh Approves 2021-2022 Technology Plan

After an hour-long executive session that included discussion of candidates for a new...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    March 11, 2021

Tecumseh Chamber Auction Goes Virtual March 24-28

Although some things are opening up as the world enters the second year of the pandemic, the...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 11, 2021

County Approves $9K To Cover Accident Repairs

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of spending over $9,000 to resolve...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    March 11, 2021

Tecumseh PD Continues To Battle Drugs, Non-Stop

In a year-end report for 2020, the Tecumseh Police Department detailed 1,081 citations and 1,134...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 11, 2021

Medicaid Expansion Brings Expanded Health Coverage

Medicaid expansion will be implemented across Oklahoma this summer, bringing expanded health coverag...

 

Five School Districts Get Federal Money

Five Pottawatomie County school districts are among 88 statewide to receive a portion of $49...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    March 11, 2021

State Lawmakers Divided Over Medicaid Expansion Program

Editor's note: This story was updated on March 23, to correct an uploading error. Previously, the...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    March 11, 2021

Fire Chief Banks Provides Quarterly Update

The rescue of a local resident from a burning building was among information provided recently in...

 

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