Her story is my reason

Submitted by Darian Towner House of Hope consists of several moving parts: one community program, one women and children’s shelter, one Director, two community domestic violence advocates, one domestic violence adult/child advocate, a prevention specialist and 13 part-time shelter advocates. We all have different stories, different backgrounds, and slightly different reasons for choosing this line Read More »

Girl Scouts reading nook finds happy home in new House of Hope location

Citizen Potawatomi Nation House of Hope opened its much anticipated shelter last month. The project that began two years ago went on hold due to funding in July 2015 but finally opened Sept. 11. The purpose of the House of Hope is to eradicate family violence in the community by equipping victims of domestic violence Read More »

Shawnee Sister Cities participants visit CPN Eagle Aviary

In 1987 the Tokyo Denki Kagaku Kogyo company opened for business in Shawnee, Okla., an event that tied the Oklahoma town with a fellow municipality in Japan. The sister city relationship with Nikaho was formalized by then-Shawnee Mayor Pierre F. Taron Jr. due to the Japanese city’s own ties with TDK and its home as Read More »