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Senate Review

With two-thirds of Oklahoma's population now living in two urban Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSA's), rural Oklahoma is struggling to...

 

Treat Taps Local Legislators For Senate Committee Posts

President Pro Tempore-designate Greg Treat on Friday named the chairs and vice chairs of the Senate standing committees for the 57th Legislature, including two local legislators. Sen. Jason Smalley,...

 

Races Develop For Seats On County School Boards

Races developed in several school districts in the first days of candidate filing this week. Filing continued until 5 pm Wednesday, after press...

 
 By Jacob Factor    News    December 6, 2018

County Public Safety Center Shows Profit For October

For the first time in quite a while, the Pottawatomie County Public Safety Center showed a profit of $8,768.81 in the October financial report that wa...

 

Students Learn Basic Finance Skills

Tecumseh Middle School seventh and eighth grade students from Christina Tacacier's classes got a chance to hear from banking professionals during a...

 

Bethel FFA Brings Community Together For Tree Lighting

There is no better way to bring the community together than a Christmas Tree Lighting. That is why the Bethel FFA decided to host one. On Sunday Dec....

 

Bows Of Love Helps Local Families For Christmas

Five families, including several children, will have a Merry Christmas thanks to the Bows of Love Christmas tree at the Tecumseh Police Department....

 

Benson Accepts Contract Extension

The city of Shawnee Mayor and Commissioners have extended the contract of the Interim City Manager Eric Benson for 12 months. Benson accepted the...

 

Jolly Old Saint Nicholas Is Coming For A Visit

Santa Claus will make his official visit to the Shawnee area during the annual Shawnee Christmas Parade that starts at 7 pm Thursday, Dec. 6, at Main...

 
 By Johnna Ray    News    November 29, 2018

Finance Director Says City Of Shawnee Is Not Broke

By JOHNNA RAY The City of Shawnee isn't "broke" and millions of dollars haven't "disappeared" from the city's accounts, Finance Director Chance... Full story

 
 By Staff    News    November 29, 2018

A Time Honored Tradition Filled With Memories

For the 27th consecutive year, Cooper Funeral Home will hold its longstanding special memorial program "A Christmas Keepsake" in remembrance of the fa...

 

Master's Voice Performs Dec. 6 At Sharon Baptist Church

Master's Voice, one of the most featured Gospel performing artists on Christian radio, will be sharing tracks from their brand new Christmas CD...

 

SLT Auditions

Shawnee Little Theatre will hold auditions for its upcoming production of “Sweeney Todd” on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 5 pm and Monday, Dec. 3 at 6 pm at the community theatre, 1829 Airport Rd. The...

 

Young Shawnee Readers Place Fifth In Nation For Minutes Reading

Starting with their own initiative and then succeeding through their efforts of demonstrating their love of reading, several elementary school...

 

County Okays Buses For Tecumseh Schools

Pottawatomie Board of County Commissioners approved the lease purchase of six new buses for Tecumseh schools during the regular meeting held Monday, Nov. 26. After a week to review the bus bids...

 

GCTC Employees To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame Tuesday

A Gordon Cooper Technology Center Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for 6:30 pm Tuesday, Dec. 4, to honor three local people for their...

 

32nd Cans Film Festival Dec. 6

Jones Theatres Inc. and KGFF Radio are joining forces for the 32nd year on Dec. 6 to present the annual "Cans Film Festival," a special movie showing...

 

Where Are All The Snowflakes?

Where are the snowflakes? It’s almost December, and there are very few lighted snowflakes dotting the streets of Shawnee. Facebook posts asking where they are have increased greatly the past few...

 

Locals Design, Patent, Develop New Product

In 2012, there were 16 fatal mass shootings in the United States with the most horrific of these being the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary....

 

Surveillance Cameras Installed At Illegal Dump Sites

Environmental officer Deputy Shaun Copelin reported to the Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday that more then 60 tons of trash had been cleaned...

 

Sales Tax Receipts Are Anemic

If sales tax collections were graded the way report cards are, most Pottawatomie County communities would be lucky to get a "C" for their October...

 

Sworn In

Members of the Oklahoma Legislature were sworn in last week. Above, Sen. Jason Smalley (center), whose district includes Tecumseh, takes the oath for...

 

First United Breaks Ground

First United Bank & Trust of Shawnee broke ground Nov. 7 for its new location at McArthur and Harrison. There was a big turnout for the event,...

 

AST Honored For Physician Health Practices, Systems

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) recognized si physician practices and health systems from across the...

 

Rick Gage, Randy Gilbert Win Top Chamber Awards For 2018

Tecumseh's Citizen of the Year was not on hand to accept his award last week, but plenty of other award winners were. Rick Gage, owner of Tecumseh...

 

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