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Jags snag third team title
April 28, 2004
Mill Valley High School golf coach David Zuckerman knew his team would be in for a tough tournament at Spring Hill last Wednesday.
Good samaritans devoted to saving Kansas wildlife
April 28, 2004
If it walks, crawls or slides across Kansas, Diane Johnson probably has worked on it.
51-year-old man slain in home
April 28, 2004
Police officers and members of the Kansas City Metro Squad continued an investigation Tuesday into the murder of a 51-year-old Shawnee man at his home over the weekend.
Engagement: Sollner-Pierron
April 28, 2004
Engagement: Caudle-Hess
April 28, 2004
Obit: Johnnie Craig Thornton
April 28, 2004
Obit: Sylvia L. Reynolds
April 28, 2004
Obit: William Jennings
April 28, 2004
Obit: Mary L. Aros
April 28, 2004
Obit: Dr. David F. Dowling
April 28, 2004
Obit: Eldon D. Dobbe
April 28, 2004
Obit: George F. Carson
April 28, 2004
Jaguars set sights on Kaw Valley title
April 28, 2004
Most people saw it and most people predicted it before the season began.
SMNW pitching continues to shine
April 28, 2004
Into everyone’s life a little rain must fall. And onto their softball fields, it sometimes must pour. That was the lesson learned by the Lady Cougar softball team last Thursday when it took on SM West. Despite less than ideal conditions, the SM school district foes split the two games of a cold and rainy doubleheader. SMW earned the first win with a 2-1 score to snap an eight-game SMNW winning streak, but the Lady Cougars fought back to post a 1-0 win in the nightcap.
New principal named
April 28, 2004
A changing of the guard will occur in July at Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School when Turner Elementary Principal Mike Wilhoit assumes Principal Marilyn Shetlar’s job.
Shawnee Crossings offices OK’d
Council gives approval to 2 IRB issues, 10-year tax abatement
April 28, 2004
City Council members Monday night considered resolutions of intent for tax abatement of two commercial properties to be located at the southeast corner of Shawnee Mission Parkway and Kansas Highway 7.
Opinion: May Day has become Loyalty Day
April 28, 2004
The notice announcing the May Day festivities at the Johnson County Museum got the editor to thinking about times when the air was clean and sex was dirty, and when Johnson County schoolchildren celebrated May Day with Maypoles and all the traditional trimmings.
Board moves through agenda
April 28, 2004
Members of the Shawnee Mission School Board were able to hire a new principal, approve athletic field improvements at two high schools and a middle school, and hold a budget hearing during the 40-minute board of education meeting April 26.
Obit: Louise Beach
April 28, 2004
School was ‘too small from the very first day’
April 28, 2004
In the 1960s, Woodsonia Elementary School opened and became the heart of the Monticello Community, now known as western Shawnee.
Sisters-in-law find their niche in sheets
April 28, 2004
Stephanie Bowlin wasn’t planning on providing an entrepreneurial spark two years ago when she began her search for K-State bed linens at local retail stores.
Street alignment project to proceed
April 28, 2004
A Shawnee capital improvement project slated to begin this June will proceed with a minor change. Planned improvements to the intersection of 67th Street and Long Avenue will begin June 6, said traffic engineer Mark Sherfy. The project is estimated to cost about $500,000 and be completed before the beginning of the 2004-05 academic year.
SM Northwest swimmers stroking toward state
April 28, 2004
Senior swimmer Sierra Slavin has developed a habit this season. When she gets in the water, she gets a state qualifying time. And the habit seems to be contagious.
MV track takes 8th at Louisburg
April 28, 2004
The forecast for last Thursday’s track meet at Louisburg called for an abundance of rain and colder temperatures. The weather came as predicted but the meet still occurred as scheduled.
Landfill odor study under way
April 28, 2004
An environmental chemist who is studying emissions at the Johnson County Landfill said last week that odor problems at the facility could be pinned to an on-site gas treatment plant.
10 in running for Council seat
April 28, 2004
One of five vacant positions in Shawnee city government was filled Monday with a nomination by Mayor Jeff Meyers and a vote by members of the governing body.
Storyteller spins yarns for both old and young
April 28, 2004
Residents of the Shawnee Gardens Nursing and Rehabilitation Center were not about to let the fact that only one of two scheduled storytellers showed up April 24 dampen a rainy Saturday.
Woodsonia School plans farewell party
April 28, 2004
The end of an era will come to western Shawnee next month when the Woodsonia school closes its doors for the final time in its 40 year history.
When no means yes
April 28, 2004
A City Council member who last month answered “no, no and no” when asked to approve a drive-up liquor store in Shawnee changed his mind Monday night.
Cougars prevail despite prom
April 28, 2004
The skies finally cleared and the rain finally stopped pelting competitors long enough for the SMNW track and field teams to compete Monday night.