The Shawnee News-Star

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Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 11:05 AM

The Shawnee Police Department is sponsoring several community programs. Anyone who is interested in law enforcement and what it does for our community, the Shawnee Police Department has several volunteer programs you can choose from. EXPLORERS: Young men and women who have completed the 8th grade through 20 years of age and have an interest in law enforcement or related field such as dispatch, criminal investigations, or corrections.

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 10:31 AM

The month of June 2016 saw state of emergency declarations by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin due to flooding, and the completion of repairs to flood control dams that were damaged during last year’s severe storms. According to the USDA...

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 9:45 AM

Shawnee resident May Jones will be traveling to Oklahoma City on Saturday to compete in the amateur boxing portion of the Rumble at Remington held at Remington Park.  

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 11:03 AM

St. Gregory’s University’s faculty, staff, coaches and their families participated in a campus-wide beautification day on Wednesday, July 20. They spent the day trimming trees, painting parking lot lines, washing windows, moving...

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 11:01 AM

AAA rescued a record-breaking 32 million drivers nationwide in 2015.

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:55 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A heat alert has been issued in central Oklahoma after Emergency Medical Services Authority responded to six heat-related illnesses.

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:17 AM

Ward 5 Commissioner Keith Hall brought up an agenda item this week that he deems informative and necessary. He wants the city to issue a press release that provides information and status of the current and recent court proceedings between the...

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 3:20 PM

Oklahoma City - "The [leaders] are always stressing about being aware of your surroundings and paying attention to detail," said Spc. James Thomas, of McLoud, Oklahoma, and a member of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th...

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 3:10 PM

During the summer and fall months ornamental grasses and plants provide a pleasing addition to our landscapes.   The extensive use of these plants in the downtown area provides interest, especially as the plumes wave in the...

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 11:31 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY – The state may take a dispute over tribal sales tax collections to federal appeals court.

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 11:25 AM

The Law Enforcement Exploring program is a hands-on program open to those who have completed the sixth grade through 20 years old and are interested in a career in law enforcement or a related field in the criminal justice...

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