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 By Alex Sloan    News    July 9, 2020 

New Leadership Steps Into Shawnee's Future

The newly elected members of the Shawnee City Commission took the stage and retiring members took...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    July 9, 2020 

Tecumseh Council Approves Housing Addition

By this time next year, Tecumseh could see 17 new homes built across from the high school, thanks...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    July 9, 2020 

County Helps Schools

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved multiple school districts to use educational sales ta...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

County Fair Cancelled As COVID-19 Cases Rise Statewide

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed yet another victim - the 83rd annual Pottawatomie County Free... Full story

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    July 2, 2020

Bolt Elected Shawnee Mayor

Voters were pretty clear Tuesday about who they wanted leading and protecting them, choosing mostly...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    July 2, 2020

OSBI To Investigate Local FOP

The Tecumseh Fraternal Order of Police faces possible eviction as multiple organizations signal...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    July 2, 2020

Justice Sought In Death Of PCPSC Inmate

A small group gathered at the Pottawatomie County Public Safety Center Monday, June 29, in a call...

 
 By Jennifer Pitts    News    July 2, 2020

Tecumseh School Board Fills Four Faculty Positions Monday

Four school faculty positions were filled Monday evening as the Tecumseh Board of Education met for...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    July 2, 2020

School Board Approves $1,190,168 Technology Purchase

The Shawnee School Board approved a large technology purchase, and appointed Ian Brown to a vacant b...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    July 2, 2020

Bethel Joins Lawsuit Against Juul

At the Tuesday meeting of the Bethel Board of Education, the members of the board addressed a...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    July 2, 2020

County Approves Over Road Improvement Funds

The Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved a diverse array of spending during their meeting on...

 

Tecumseh Police Report

It was a busy week for the Tecumseh Police Department, with officers responding to everything from a...

 

Tecumseh Begins Weekly Siren Tests

Starting this month, Tecumseh will test the city's tornado sirens every Wednesday at noon. The...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    June 25, 2020

Trump Campaign Begins In Tulsa

TULSA- A flood of supporters, reporters, protestors and law enforcement surged into the streets...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    June 25, 2020

DA Grubb Requests City Audit

A much-discussed investigative audit of the City of Shawnee finances will soon become a reality....

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    June 25, 2020

Tecumseh FOP Faces Eviction

The Tecumseh Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) faces eviction from its building due to non-payment of...

 

Shawnee's Mayoral Candidates

As is our tradition, The Countywide & Sun posed a set of questions to the candidates for Mayor o...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    June 25, 2020

Stackhouse Appointment To Expo Trust Deferred

Due to differing opinions, Dist. 3 County Commissioner Eddie Stackhouse did not take his oath of off...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    June 25, 2020

Sheriff Candidates Square Off At PAVE Forum

For the second week in a row, political candidates, reporters and members of PAVE gathered at...

 

Road Reconstruction Bid Accepted From Wolverine

The low bid went to Haskel Lemon for the reconstruction of Wolverine Road during the weekly meeting...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    June 25, 2020

NuWay Wrestling Coming To Shawnee Expo

Shawnee, Oklahoma is open for business. Local businesses are opening back up to the public, but two...

 

Tecumseh Police Report

This was a bit of a slow week for the Tecumseh Police Department in terms of overall incident...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    June 25, 2020

Dark Money Infiltrates Local Elections

A contentious election cycle is coming to a head in Pottawatomie County as decision time looms Tuesd...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    June 18, 2020

City Candidates Discuss Plans And Platforms

Candidates for the Shawnee City Commission gathered at City Hall for a candidate forum hosted by...

 

Countywide Takes Top Award

The Countywide & Sun is adding another Sequoyah plaque to its wall this year. The Sequoyah...

 

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