About The Dispatch

Our mission

The mission of the Dispatch is simple: Tell stories that reflect the community and its diversity. Tell readers how government makes a difference in their lives. Give readers a newspaper that's looking out for their interests. And do it all with a human face.

"Our approach to the news is that it's all about people, about you and your neighbors."

Distribution policy

The Dispatch, a twice-weekly newspaper, is published Wednesdays and Sundays by The World Company. Copies are home-delivered in Shawnee, courtesy of the paper's advertisers. Additional copies are made available at public locations throughout Shawnee, also courtesy of advertisers. From those, one paper per person is complimentary. Extra copies must be obtained at The Dispatch office, 6301 Pflumm Road, Suite 102. A charge of 75 cents per copy may apply.

Pick up an extra copy of The Dispatch at any of these locations:

• AUNT JEAN'S, 11210 JOHNSON DR., SHAWNEE, KS, 66203

• BARB'S KOLACH BAKERY, 22354 W 66TH ST., SHAWNEE, KS 66226

• BY B! BOUTIQUE, 6314 MONROVIA, SHAWNEE, KS 66216

• CALLAHAN'S, 22911 83RD & MONTICELLO, SHAWNEE KS

• CASEY'S GENERAL STORE, 20810 JOHNSON DR., SHAWNEE, KS 66218

• COUNTRY CLUB CAFE, 21911 W 66TH ST. SHAWNEE, KS 66226

• ECONO WASH, 5915 NIEMAN RD

• EGGTC., 7182 RENNER RD, SHAWNEE, KS 66217

• GILLS FAST GAS & SNACKS, 7 HWY AND 83RD STREET

• GOODE BROS ASPHALT, 19115 MIDLAND DR., SHAWNEE, KS 66218

• GOODYEAR AUTO SERVICE CENTER, 5636 HEDGE LANE TER., SHAWNEE, KS 66226

• GREAT CLIPS, 15943 W 65TH ST

• GREAT CLIPS-SHAWNEE CROSSINGS, 22403 W 66TH ST., SHAWNEE 66226

• GREEN'S APARTMENTS, 6626 HEDGE LANE TER., SHAWNEE, KS 66226

• HAMPTON WOODS APARTMENTS, 16955 W 68TH ST., SHAWNEE

• IHOP, 15350 SHAWNEE MISSION PARKWAY, SHAWNEE, KS 66217

• JOHNSON COUNTY LIBRARY OF SHAWNEE, 13811 JOHNSON DR., SHAWNEE, KS 66216

• KFC, 5650 HEDGE LANE, SHAWNEE, KS 66226

• MCDONALDS, 11005 W 75TH ST., SHAWNEE

• MCDONALD'S., 16210 W 65TH ST., SHAWNEE KS

• MCDONALD'S, 11801 SHAWNEE MISSION PARKWAY

• MCDONALD'S, 22315 W 66TH ST

• MINI MART, 22088 SHAWNEE MISSION PKWY, SHAWNEE

• MONTICELLO 66, 21906 W 66TH ST., SHAWNEE, KS 66226

• MR D'S DONUT SHOP, 11222 W 75TH ST

• MR GOODCENTS, 13216 W 62ND TER

• NALLIA SCHOOL OF DANCE, 15331 W. 67TH ST., SHAWNEE 66203

• OLD SHAWNEE PIZZA, 6000 ROGER DR., SHAWNEE, KS 66203

• PEGAH'S FAMILY RESTAURANT, 11005 JOHNSON DR

• PEGAH'S WEST,5354 ROBERTS ST, SHAWNEE, KS 66226

• PET STOP, 6218 NIEMAN RD

• PRICE CHOPPER, SHAWNEE MISSION PKWY, 12010 SHAWNEE MISSION PKWY, SHAWNEE, KS 66216

• PRICE CHOPPER GAS STATION, 22210 W 66TH ST - SHAWNEE, KS 66226

• SARPINO'S PIZZA, 6232 NIEMAN RD

• SHAWNEE ANTIQUE MALL, 7408 NIEMAN ROAD

• SHAWNEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 15100 W 67TH ST STE 202, SHAWNEE, KS 66217

• SHAWNEE CITY HALL, 11110 JOHNSON DR., SHAWNEE, KS 66203

• SHAWNEE CIVIC CENTER, 13817 JOHNSON DR., SHAWNEE, KS 66216

• SHAWNEE COMMUNITY SERVICES, 11110 W 67TH ST., SHAWNEE, KS 66203

• SHAWNEE DISPATCH OFFICE, 6301 PFLUMM RD STE 102, SHAWNEE, KS 66216

• SHAWNEE HY-VEE, 13550 W 63RD ST., SHAWNEE, KS 66216

• SHELL, 5501 HEDGE LANE TER., SHAWNEE, KS 66226

• Snack Shak-Phillips 66, 12941 Shawnee Mission Pkwy - SHAWNEE, KS 66216

• STARBUCKS COFFEE, 6620 MONTICELLO RD., SHAWNEE 66226

• SUPER CUTS, 15810 Shawnee Mission Pkwy Shawnee, KS 66217‎

• TANNER'S, 22370 W 66TH ST, SHAWNEE, KS

• VALERO GAS STATION, 6235 NIEMAN RD

• WESTBROOK APARTMENTS, 7420 FLINT ST