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No 3rd trial in 2004 Shawnee murder, judge rules
April 3, 2007
A college professor accused of murdering a Shawnee man in 2004 has been acquitted.
Out & About
April 3, 2007
Letter: Proposed ban about more than smoking
April 3, 2007
JCCC board positions filled
Voters return 2 incumbents to Board of Trustees
April 3, 2007
Johnson County voters re-elect two incumbents to the Johnson County Community College Board of Trustees.
Challengers, veterans split De Soto decision
Blankenship, Thomas, Fletcher, Clark
April 3, 2007
A long and hard-fought battle came to an end Tuesday. Voters chose four candidates for the De Soto School Board. Complete-but-unofficial results from the Johnson County Election Office show two new members will take their positions on the board, along with one incumbent and one former incumbent. Tim Blankenship, Don Clark, Bill Fletcher and Jim Thomas received the most votes in Tuesday’s election.
Lady Jags open with something to prove
April 3, 2007
Last summer Carleigh Berry made a decision that might impact this softball season for Mill Valley High School more than any other.
Jags open golf season at top of leaderboard
April 3, 2007
New Mill Valley golf coach Rob Robson stresses the team over the individual.
Shawnee resident a DiRenna Award finalist
April 3, 2007
Emily Gibson has been selected as a finalist for the DiRenna Award.
Jags’ senior picks up where he left off
April 3, 2007
Mill Valley senior Justin Woods twisted his left ankle last Wednesday when he stepped off a curb wrong while filming a video for English class.
Lady Cougars sweep to open ‘07 season
SMNW ace masterful in back-to-back shutouts
April 3, 2007
There’s nothing like the first two games of the year to set the tone for season full of high expectations.
History by the trunk-full
Historical society program teaches about life in 19th century
April 3, 2007
Students at Mize Elementary had an opportunity to learn about life in Kansas 150 years ago through a traveling teaching trunk fourth-graders opened this week. Inside the trunk, students found artifacts and learning resources to teach about the frontier period of Kansas history.
Parochial School Calendar
April 3, 2007
Shawnee Mission School Calendar
April 3, 2007
De Soto Schools Calendar
April 3, 2007
Maintenance action likely to be postponed
April 3, 2007
Deferred maintenance at Kansas Board of Regents universities likely will be deferred again.
Triathlon planned for July 8
April 3, 2007
The 2007 Shawnee Mission Triathlon will take place July 8, and park officials say it won’t be affected by work scheduled for Shawnee Mission Park.
Man took child on drunken spree
April 3, 2007
A Shawnee man was arrested Saturday after damaging one woman’s car, fleeing from a police officer and causing a traffic accident, all with his child in the car.
Wonderscope adds KABOOM! camps
April 3, 2007
Thanks to another $90,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, local children again will have an opportunity to learn about science while having fun with Wonderscope Children’s Museum’s 2007 KABOOM! summer camps.
Lady Cougars continue to mow down state times
April 3, 2007
Brooke Brull is collecting wins at a breakneck pace for the Shawnee Mission Northwest girls swim team, and the sophomore is showing no signs of slowing down.
NW offense loads up for 2007 campaign
April 3, 2007
If you’re following the Shawnee Mission Northwest softball team this spring, expect a lot of “pings.”
Obituary: Steven Wedemeier
April 3, 2007
Obituary: Gerald H. Short
April 3, 2007
Obituary: Julie A. Seaton
April 3, 2007
Obituary: Donna J. McKellips
April 3, 2007
Gymnasts place at state
April 3, 2007
A 20-member team from Miss Maria’s Acrobat & Dance Studio of Lenexa recently took first place in several categories of a state competition.
Obituary: John Clinton Finlay
April 3, 2007
Guest Commentary: The U.S. and the rise of Islamism in the Mideast
April 3, 2007
Washington’s policy of bringing elections to the Middle East, we were assured, would lead the region’s people to embrace America. But in fact many have flocked to support Islamic totalitarians — members of the ideological movement behind 9/11.
Parade marshal names sought
April 3, 2007
The Old Shawnee Days Society is now accepting nominations for Parade Grand Marshal of the 41st annual Old Shawnee Days Parade on June 2.
Partnership offers science programs
April 3, 2007
Many science-related programs, activities and events are being offered this spring in conjunction with KC Science INC, a community partnership that promotes science-related events, encourages an interest in science, advocates for science careers, and inspires natural curiosity throughout the community.
Obituary: Cecelia Ann Masters
April 3, 2007
Obituary: Henry C. “Hank” Haller
April 3, 2007
Residents not won over by Wal-Mart plans
April 3, 2007
Shawnee residents last week took a more in-depth look at a Wal-Mart store proposed for the Grey Oaks commercial development in western Shawnee.
Calendar
April 3, 2007
Obituary: Brett Charles Lamb
April 3, 2007
Commission OKs downtown plans
April 3, 2007
A development proposed for downtown Shawnee received preliminary approval Monday.
Sand company hopes to develop riverfront area
April 3, 2007
It may be more than a decade away, but Shawnee City Council members are discussing how best to develop agricultural property in the Kansas River bottoms area west of Kansas Highway 7.
1,000 youngsters make short work of 35,000 eggs
April 3, 2007
Zachary and Alexis Berard tried to be patient. But like many of the children who waited for the Shawnee Fire Truck siren to sound, it was hard to hold still in the sight of 8,000 or so eggs.
Track stars roll on despite windy conditions
April 3, 2007
Despite wind gusts of up to 40 mph, Shawnee Mission Northwest’s proven track performers weren’t about to get blown away last Saturday at the Shawnee Mission South Relays.
MVHS girls bust out at Ottawa Relays
April 3, 2007
Emily Gilbreath, Lindsey Warren and Sara Karcher scored a lot of points and won a lot of medals for the Mill Valley track team.
Mixing the old with the new
April 3, 2007
It’s all about chemistry.”
Lady Jags loaded and hungry
April 3, 2007
Mill Valley soccer coach Arlan Vomhof has won the Kaw Valley league title every year on the boys’ side since the school opened, seven total.
Cougars bounce back big
April 3, 2007
After a couple of substantial losses to powerhouse Kansas high school tennis squads, it might be natural to assume that the team that suffered those losses might not be up for playing a third match in the same week.
Bringing ease, affordability to fitness
April 3, 2007
A new fitness facility in western Shawnee is out to make exercise easy.