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SMNW golfers taking advantage of summer opportunities
July 2, 2007
Not content to rest on the laurels of an appearance in the Kansas 6A State Golf Championships, the Shawnee Mission Northwest boys golf team is spending its summer keeping in the swing of things.
Scott happy to catch on at K-State
July 2, 2007
If you’ve seen the movie “Rudy” you’re familiar with the position former Mill Valley High School quarterback Trey Scott is in.
The smell of smoke
Fireworks expert part of tradition
July 2, 2007
Eldon Hershberger always loved fireworks as a child, but it wasn’t until the 1974 World’s Fair in Spokane, Wash., that he thought of it as something more than just a Fourth of July activity.
Out & About
July 2, 2007
Couple’s grandson likes the lucky 7’s
July 2, 2007
Jack Anderson has several reasons to count himself lucky.
Obituary: Geraldine D. (Geri) Houghton
July 2, 2007
Obituary: Geri Houghton
Shawnee Mission Park Lake drawdown will begin July 9
July 2, 2007
The previously announced drawdown of Shawnee Mission Park Lake is scheduled to begin July 9. Johnson County Park and Recreation District officials plan to lower the lake level by as much as 10 feet to facilitate a number of improvement projects.
Shawnee firm opens biogas plant
Process will use animal waste to provide energy to fuel Nebraska ethanol refinery
July 2, 2007
In the days of fuel efficiency and environmental responsibility, one Shawnee company is pioneering a new way to use and create clean energy.
Shawnee business remembers soldiers
July 2, 2007
About 10 days ago, Prepress Graphic Professionals in downtown Shawnee began attracting some extra attention from passersby.
Speaker appoints 2 spending critics to board
July 2, 2007
House Speaker Melvin Neufeld has appointed two vocal critics of state government spending to a board that is supposed to help Kansans get more information about where their tax dollars go.
Rains stop, but water keeps rising
Floodgates protect downtown Ottawa; Osawatomie, Paola also hit
July 2, 2007
During heavy rains here Saturday, Tyler Carey, 24, could see the water ominously inching toward his house in the eastern part of the city.
Cougars using summer months to sharpen their skills
July 2, 2007
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School bowling coach Britt Haney is doing something kind of unheard of this summer.
Business has patriotic flair
12:00 a.m., July 2, 2007 Updated 04:09 p.m.
One homegrown Shawnee business is well-known for its patriotic flair.
The battle has begun
Cougars vie for playing time, starting spots at annual summer camp
July 2, 2007
Determining the bigs and the smalls is pretty easy. What’s left to figure out is everything in between.
Hornets wait out water, finish 2-1 in Wichita
July 2, 2007
The weather that harassed the southern and central plains this past weekend proved to be more than most ballfields in the area could handle, including those down in Wichita.
Opinion: Thanks for the memories
July 2, 2007
When I first began telling people that I was leaving Shawnee to take a job as the high school sports editor with the Lawrence Journal-World, the most common thing I heard was how much I would be missed and how much they appreciated what I did for the area.
Firework Safety
July 2, 2007
Independence Day Activities
July 2, 2007
Show won’t include music this year
July 2, 2007
This year’s “Fire in the Sky” show at Shawnee Mission Park will have no music to go with the fireworks, marking its first time in the show’s six-year run that it will not be broadcast on the radio.
3-term legislator resigns her seat
July 2, 2007
Representative Stephanie Sharp, R-Shawnee, Monday formally notified Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh of her intention to resign from the 17th District of the Kansas House of Representatives effective Jan. 15, 2008.
Obituary: Rosemary Maurer Rusher
July 2, 2007
Obituary: Margie Ella Hatton
July 2, 2007
Obituary: Martha (Marty) Clayton
July 2, 2007
Shawnee custard location now open
July 2, 2007
Sheridan’s Lattes & Frozen Custard in Shawnee is now open at 13655 W 63rd St.
Opinion: Relay for Life hasn’t caught on
July 2, 2007
For several years, well-wishers have watched unhappily as the Shawnee-Lenexa Relay for Life has struggled to meet its goal.
Calendar
July 2, 2007
City officials say Census Bureau estimates are too generous
July 2, 2007
City officials say U.S. Census Bureau estimates putting Shawnee’s population extremely close to 60,000 may be a little off.
Obituary: Nadine Sanders
July 2, 2007
Display of 2,000 flags honors those who serve
July 2, 2007
Saturday was a day when patriotism became tangible in Shawnee.
Former Marine takes pride in military service
July 2, 2007
Ray Soetaert’s pride in his military service is evident the moment visitors pull up to his home.
Guest Commentary: Pre-K education plans may not be justified
July 2, 2007
Governor Kathleen Sebelius, among others, is touting an expanded role for early childhood education. While opposing pre-K programs may seem like opposing childhood itself, the truth is bit more complex.