Latest news

Audio clips
Births
Chats
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Monticello Library Rory Ramsdell's Mini Allen Fieldhouse A sweet surprise Friendship and faith: Shawnee church shares bond with inner-city ministry The Steiner Home St. Joseph Catholic Church Open House Bike for the Brain Scenes from Old Shawnee Days 2016
Polls

Have you noticed a foul odor coming from the landfill?

Response Percent
Yes
 
60%
No
 
21%
Yes, but only when driving by the landfill
 
18%
Total 38
Videos
Mill Valley basketball team prepares for regular season in first week of practice
November 16, 2018
The Mill Valley High School basketball team held its first practice following tryouts Thursday night at Mill Valley High School.
Ten St. James athletes sign letters of intent at Fall Signing Day Ceremony
November 15, 2018
Ten St. James Academy student-athletes signed letters of intent for their respective college choices in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon.
City of Shawnee gets a new council member
November 14, 2018
The Shawnee City Council appoints attorney Lisa Larson-Bunnell to fill the vacant Ward 3 seat.
Hooters not coming to Shawnee, city confirms
November 13, 2018
The city of Shawnee confirmed to the Dispatch today that Hooters is not coming to Shawnee.
JCPRD offers family-friendly events in Shawnee area
November 13, 2018
Several family-friend JCPRD events are coming up in the Shawnee area.
Thinking Out Loud: When crazy drivers drive you crazy
November 13, 2018
Dispatch opinion columnist Marty Augustine discusses the importance of safe driving.
Shawnee murder-suicide victim identified as former college basketball standout
06:41 p.m., November 11, 2018 Updated 11:50 p.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after two people were found dead in an undeveloped city park early Sunday afternoon.
De Soto football team ends season with Sectionals loss to Olathe West
November 10, 2018
The De Soto High School football team fell to Olathe West High School by a score of 7-24 in a State quarterfinals match Friday night.
LGBT Native American Democrat wins Kansas 3rd District House race
November 7, 2018
Democrat Sharice Davids unseated Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder in Tuesday’s election to become the nation’s first LGBT and Native American woman in Congress.
Shawnee election results: Familiar faces, newcomer capture wins
November 7, 2018
Here are the unofficial state representative results from the local midterm election races.
Shawnee photographer sets focus on city hall, helps change ordinance
November 7, 2018
When her life was nearly turned upside down because of a single phone call, however, Shawnee photographer Sarah Chou found herself in the midst of an unexpected civics lesson, and on the path to changing a city law.
Shawnee seniors carve and decorate doll cradles for children in need
November 7, 2018
Residents at Village Cooperative of Shawnee spent months constructing and decorating baby doll cradles for children in need.
St. James junior Max Kalny named MaxPreps Semper Fidelis High School Athlete of the Month
November 6, 2018
St. James Academy junior Max Kalny accepted an award for the MaxPreps Semper Fidelis High School Athlete of the Month Tuesday at St. James Academy in Lenexa.
Sporting KC forward to help celebrate new Scooter’s Coffee in Shawnee
November 6, 2018
A soccer star will be in Shawnee this week.
Shoebox gifts to be collected at two Shawnee locations
November 6, 2018
Shawnee volunteers hope to collect more than 15,782 gifts to contribute to Operation Christmas Child’s 2018 goal of reaching 11 million children in need.
Shawnee organization awarded grants
November 6, 2018
Sunflower House in Shawnee received two grants
New assistant city manager excited for the challenge
November 6, 2018
There’s a lot going on in the city of Shawnee and new assistant city manager Caitlin Gard is excited to be a part of it.
Thinking Out Loud: Get to know who represents you
November 5, 2018
Check out our latest column by Shawnee writer Marty Augustine.
Mill Valley football team takes Regional title with victory over St. James
November 3, 2018
The Mill Valley High School football team defeated St. James Academy by a score of 24-7 to win a Regional title match Friday night.
One person injured in Thursday evening crash
06:53 p.m., November 1, 2018 Updated 07:36 p.m.
One person was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a crash Thursday evening.

Previous