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Sunday Aug 24 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Large pot farm found in Pottawatomie County

Sheriff's deputies say they found more than 400 marijuana plants growing on a farmer's land in Pottawatomie County.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Large pot farm found in Pottawatomie County

Sheriff's deputies say they found more than 400 marijuana plants growing on a farmer's land in Pottawatomie County.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahoma farmer discovers hundreds of marijuana plants on property

"We set up surveillance on this area for a while, make sure we didn't have someone come in here and cultivate this," said Sheriff Mike Booth, with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office.

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Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Snake slithered into woman's home and ate three of her canaries

A 4-foot long Kingsnake slithered into a woman's home and ate three canaries that were in a cage on Tuesday morning.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tecumseh Countywide News

9-1-1 Fee Increase, Sunday Drink Sales On Nov. 5 Ballot

Propositions for Sunday liquor by the drink sales and an increase in the 9-1-1 landline fee will be placed before county voters on Nov. 4. Pottawatomie County commissioners approved the ballot questions Monday, after reviewing them on an employee's cell phone since the actual resolutions were not available for the weekly meeting.

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Related Topix: Shawnee, OK, Tecumseh, OK

Tecumseh Countywide News

Cecil Eldridge Johnston

Ret. Major Cecil Eldridge Johnston, 94, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Sunday, August 17, 2014 in a local nursing home.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Shawnee, OK, Atoka, OK, Earlsboro, OK, McAlester, OK

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Tecumseh Countywide News

Shawnee Native Receives Humanities Medal

Pottawatomie County has produced governors and statesmen, an astronaut, actor, world famous athletes and others who have achieved far-reaching acclaim in their respective fields.

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Related Topix: Shawnee, OK

Sat Aug 09, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Authorities Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting In Norman

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Pottawatomie County, Saturday afternoon, after a suspicious vehicle call led police on a high-speed pursuit before ending with shots fired.

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Related Topix: Norman, OK, Cleveland County, OK

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Tecumseh Countywide News

Tecumseh To Start Repairing Some Streets

Some long-awaited street repairs will get underway next week, the Tecumseh City Council learned Monday night.

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Tecumseh Countywide News

Congressional Candidate Brings Wide Range Of Experience To Table

Patrice Douglas has been a practicing lawyer, a businesswoman, a banker, the mayor of Edmond and a member of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Edmond, OK, Oklahoma, Seminole, OK

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Tecumseh Countywide News

Accident Kills Two

Two young Pottawatomie County men were killed in a traffic accident in in Garvin County early Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Garvin County, OK, Shawnee, OK, Tecumseh, OK

News9 Oklahoma City

Semi Truck Rollover Reported Near Shawnee

It happened near Garret's Lake Rd. and Kickapoo Rd. in Pottawatomie County. Initial scanner reports indicated that the driver of the semi was still trapped inside the wreckage.

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Related Topix: Shawnee, OK

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Tecumseh Countywide News

Cool Courthouse Costing County A Pretty Penny

This week's cooler temperatures came just in time for those working in the Pottawatomie County courthouse.

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Tecumseh Countywide News

Nurse Hired For New Four School Child Welfare Collaborative

The seventh and final professional has been hired for the Pottawatomie County Child Welfare Collaborative that will bring never-before-available special services to Asher, Macomb, Maud and Wanette school students.

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Related Topix: Asher, OK, Maud, OK, Wanette, OK, Tecumseh, OK

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