About 50 residents showed up to view early plans for a new Shawnee fire station on Wednesday, May 17.
Shawnee Mission Northwest senior Hailey Brull rounded out her high school swimming career as a two-time state champion in the 100-yard butterfly on Saturday at the Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka. Shawnee Mission North junior Joely Merriman was the state runner-up in the 50 and 100-yard freestyles. The Mill Valley 200-yard freestyle relay team of sophomore Celia Kistner and freshmen Cadee Morris, Kayla Teasley and Allison Godfrey earned silver medals after a down-to-the-wire finish against St. Thomas Aquinas. St. James freshman Aubrey Crain posted top-10 finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard IM, and helped the Thunder take eighth in the 200-yard medley relay. De Soto had three school-record breaking performances on the final day of the state meet.
One of the oldest businesses in Shawnee is moving right down the street from its original spot.
Several Shawnee residents got a sneak peek at plans for a proposed shopping center to sit at the still-undeveloped corner of Maurer Road and Shawnee Mission Parkway.
These days it’s rare to find a kid who enjoys playing a game which doesn’t involve a screen. At Broken Arrow Elementary School, there are around a dozen kids who prefer to play the old-fashioned way.
A Lake Quivira Police officer chased a suspect vehicle into Shawnee late Saturday. That suspect vehicle crashed and two suspects ran into a wooded area in Shawnee.