Archive for Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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Beal: Passwords from beyond among ‘lemonade’ offers
May 19, 2009
Like they say, it’s an ill wind that blows nobody good.
Shawnee Mission Park plans overnight fishing
May 19, 2009
The first of four overnight fishing opportunities planned at Shawnee Mission Park Lake during 2009 will take place May 30.
Youths sought for Lenexa Youth Police Academy
May 19, 2009
The Lenexa Police Department is seeking applicants for its 2009 Youth Police Academy.
Used book sale set in June by Friends of the Library
May 19, 2009
Johnson County Library will have the 2009 Annual Sizzlin’ Summer Used Book Sale in cooperation with Friends of the Library in early June at Metcalf South Shopping Center, 9635 Metcalf, Overland Park.
Hallmark published Shawnee mom’s ‘meditations’
May 19, 2009
As she raised her children, Bonnie Sparrman of Shawnee dutifully kept a journal to record her experiences, with the hope that one day she could put them in print.
Shawnee Town plans tomato party
May 19, 2009
The Friends of Shawnee Town will have its first ever “Bloody Mary Roll-Out Party” June 3 to kick off the 2nd Annual Tomato Roll fundraiser.
County manager retires; reception planned May 29
May 19, 2009
A public retirement reception is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. May 29 for Johnson County Manager Michael B. Press, who is ending his career with Johnson County Government on June 1 after more than 32 years of public service.
New school’s design gets positive reception
May 19, 2009
De Soto USD 232’s newest elementary school isn’t slated to open until August 2010, but parents are already looking forward to that date.
Workshop designed to help combine beauty, budget
May 19, 2009
University of Kansas Hospital will present “Beauty on a Budget” from 6 to 8 p.m. June 11 at in suite 3303 of the hospital’s Westwood Campus, 2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, in Westwood.
BBQ cookbook author to visit Caenen Castle
May 19, 2009
Renee Kelly’s at Caenen Castle, 12401 Johnson Drive, will play host to Kansas City cookbook author and champion pitmaster Paul Kirk on June 4 as he grills on the patio and signs his new book, “America’s Best BBQ.”
USD 232 staff has its ‘Biggest Loser’
May 19, 2009
The De Soto school district got a lot lighter the past few months — 2,390 pounds lighter, in fact.
St. James, Maranatha outsed in first round of 4A baseball playoffs
May 19, 2009
St. James Academy picked the wrong time to have a bad day. Facing a Spring Hill squad that it had mercy-ruled just a few weeks earlier, St. James committed five errors and lost, 5-4, in the first round of the Class 4A regional baseball tournament at Eisenhower Field.
Gardner fends off Mill Valley’s rally
May 19, 2009
A parallel-to-the-ground diving catch was the difference between Mill Valley advancing to the Class 5A baseball regional finals and its season ending.
Cougars hope to regain stride during regional tournament
May 19, 2009
After one of the best weeks of the season came one of the worst.
St. James set to begin soccer title defense
May 19, 2009
At times the road has been bumpy this season, but now the path is clear for the St. James Academy girls soccer team.
Brand’s throw highlights SFL meet for SMNW
May 19, 2009
Sunflower League track teams had to wait until Monday to finish Friday’s league championships at the Olathe District Activities Complex because thunderstorms rolled into the area, but one athlete created a bit of thunder before the storm.
Maranatha’s Bouvier qualifies for state
May 19, 2009
The Maranatha Academy golf team placed eighth out of 10 teams at the Class 2A regional tournament on Monday at Spring Creek Golf Course in Seneca. Despite not qualifying as a team, the Eagles will be represented at state.
North, Northwest softball teams tumble in first round of playoffs
May 19, 2009
Everything appeared to be in place for Shawnee Mission North to make a push into the Class 6A softball state tournament.
Mill Valley sweeps Kaw Valley League track championships
May 19, 2009
Mill Valley’s lifetime reign as the Kaw Valley League girls track champion continued Wednesday, May 13, and the MVHS boys captured their second straight league crown.
Northwest golfers 2nd at regionals
May 19, 2009
Despite ferocious winds that kicked up in the afternoon, the Shawnee Mission Northwest boys golf team battled through the elements at Monday’s Class 6A regional at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence, and the Cougars finished right where they’ve been all season – at, or near, the top.
Maranatha takes third at state for second straight year
May 19, 2009
One of the traits of traditional powers is consistency at the state level.
St. James softball wins regional opener
May 19, 2009
The St. James Academy softball team got off to a solid start on Monday in the Class 4A regional tournament in Ottawa.
Commuter Forecast for May 19, 2009
May 19, 2009
Expect smooth sailing Tuesday from Lawrence to Topeka with some short delays due to routine road work.
North, SMNW softball ousted in semifinals
May 19, 2009
The Shawnee Mission North and Shawnee Mission Northwest softball teams failed to reach the finals of the Class 6A regional tournament on Monday at the Shawnee Mission School District Softball Complex.
St. James baseball loses
May 19, 2009
Five errors doomed the St. James Academy baseball team in a 5-4 loss to Spring Hill on Monday in the first round of the Class 4A regional tournament at Eisenhower Field.