Archive for Wednesday, July 1, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009
Because of road construction, expect a few minutes of delay on Highway 24 on the north side Topeka. There is also bridge construction between Lawrence and Kansas City from milepost 202 to 236.
Watson gave SMNW a steady hand to count on
Alicia Watson is the Dispatch’s SMNW Female Senior Athlete of the Year
July 1, 2009
If you have been at a Shawnee Mission Northwest sporting event in the last three years, then you’ve probably seen her.
Fancher blazed a trail on field, track
Mark Fancher is the Dispatch’s SMNW Male Senior Athlete of the Year
July 1, 2009
Blink and you might have missed him. Just ask the opposition.
Budget picture remains gloomy
City manager warns no more 1-time fixes
July 1, 2009
Tough decisions face the Shawnee City Council this month as it considers the city’s 2010 budget.
Letter: Strange questions
July 1, 2009
To the editor: Some say history is a collection of names and dates. But I say, history is the story of what really happened.
‘Green Commute Challenge’ starts July 6
July 1, 2009
Employees at Kansas City area companies will “go green and save green” during the annual Green Commute Challenge, a competition that encourages employees of participating organizations to reduce driving alone and save money on their commutes.
Relay draws teams fighting for cancer cure
July 1, 2009
With their pink boxing gloves, members of the Friends for a Cure team at the Shawnee/Lenexa Relay for Life were out to fight a foe much worse than Clubber Lang, Ivan Drago and Tommy Gunn.
Other county cities offer fireworks display alternatives for 4th of July
July 1, 2009
Shawnee and Lenexa may have cancelled their annual fireworks display at Shawnee Mission Park due to budget woes, but other displays will still take place in Johnson County.
Terminally ill hairdresser donates locks
July 1, 2009
As a hairdresser for 30 years, Donna Gray of Shawnee is no stranger to haircuts.
18 from Shawnee complete Ironman Kansas
July 1, 2009
Shawnee resident Joshua Wolf was the top local finisher in the Ironman Kansas race on Sunday, June 14, at Clinton Lake State Park in Lawrence.
Council member also donates hair to ‘Locks’
July 1, 2009
Donna Gray isn’t the only Shawneean who has recently supported Locks of Love. Michelle Distler, Ward IV Shawnee City Council member, also gave 12 inches of her hair to the organization June 6.
Police calls, July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009
Shawnee police reports filed from June 24 to 30, 2009.
Shawnee veteran recounts brushes with history
July 1, 2009
Cyrus Shockey isn’t one to talk up his military service.