Archive for Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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SMSD students earn big with newspapers, yearbooks
January 13, 2010
Shawnee Mission students’ work on yearbooks and school newspapers received high marks in this year’s National Scholastic Press Association Fall Convention in November.
Police calls Jan. 12, 2010
January 13, 2010
Shawnee police reports filed Jan. 12, 2010.
Caron powers FSHS girls past SMNW
January 13, 2010
Kansas State signee Chantay Caron scored as many points as the visiting team combined in Free State’s 45-22 home girls basketball victory over Shawnee Mission Northwest on Tuesday.
Free State no match for Carver, Northwest boys
January 13, 2010
The Free State boys basketball team had trouble accounting for the balance of Shawnee Mission Northwest, which had four players score in double digits, in the Firebirds’ 61-49 loss on Tuesday at home.
Balanced Lawrence beats North girls
January 13, 2010
It took them six games to get going, but the LHS girls discovered something about themselves during Tuesday’s 47-36 victory against Shawnee Mission North.
Fast start leads Lawrence boys past SM North
January 13, 2010
Shawnee Mission North dug itself an early hole and never recovered Tuesday in a 67-50 boys basketball loss at Lawrence High.
Anaekwe sparks St. James boys to victory
January 13, 2010
Jonathan Anaekwe led the St. James Academy boys with a team-high 14 points and Clint McCullough added 13 points to lead the Thunder to an easy 47-33 victory Tuesday at De Soto.
Smith, Brown lead St. James girls past De Soto
January 13, 2010
Down 11 points in the first quarter to De Soto Tuesday night, the St. James Academy girls didn’t panic. Instead, they tightened the strings defensively and warmed up on offense.
Commuter Forecast for January 13, 2010
January 13, 2010
The roads should be much improved this morning without many road work-related delays.
Fruehling shooting for the next level
January 13, 2010
The last time most Shawnee Mission Northwest basketball fans saw Scott Fruehling in action was when he was running the point for the 2007-08 Cougar boys.
Neighbors: Kim Flaming
January 13, 2010
Meet Kim Flaming of Shawnee
Chasing the dream
January 13, 2010
As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, Carmaletta Williams, Ph.D., executive director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office at Johnson County Community College, shares her thoughts on King’s dream.
56 years of public service: Longtime volunteer firefighter John Hartman calls it quits
January 13, 2010
If John Hartman had his way, the 79-year-old would still be helping out at Shawnee fire scenes.
Hoping to renew search
January 13, 2010
My name is Diane Doss-Gardner. I am the sister of Johnnie Griffin.
SMNW bowling squad bolstered by newfound interest in sport
January 13, 2010
Over four days, hundreds of games and thousands upon thousands of falling pins, Shawnee Mission Northwest bowling coach Britt Haney was asked to finalize rosters for the Cougars’ 2010 boys and girls teams.
Knights of Columbus plan 36th annual free throw contest
January 13, 2010
The Knights of Columbus will play host to its 36th annual basketball free throw contest for boys and girls ages 10-14 at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16.
North bowlers reload after state tournament appearance
January 13, 2010
Success was a recurring theme for the Shawnee Mission North boys bowling team in 2009.
SJA’s Moeder is champion at Derby Tournament
January 13, 2010
Taylor Moeder kept his undefeated season alive, but it wasn’t enough to earn a trophy for the St. James Academy wrestling team Saturday at the Derby Tournament.
JCPRD extends tree recycling deadline
January 13, 2010
The deadline to discard natural Christmas trees at three Johnson County Park & Recreation District locations has been extended from Jan. 18 to Jan. 31.
Snow doesn’t stand in way of MVHS wrestlers
January 13, 2010
It was Wednesday, and Travis Keal was concerned.
Schools evaluate snow day effects
January 13, 2010
Last year De Soto USD 232 didn’t use any inclement weather days, in turn students ended the school year early.
Questions continue on city benefits
January 13, 2010
Shawnee City Council members continue to disagree over a proposal that the city further alter its employee benefits and pension plans to ensure it is saving money.
Bridge condemnation move upsetting to group of residents
January 13, 2010
Shawnee has taken a step to declare a privately-owned bridge unsafe, though nearby residents worry it could lead to them losing insurance coverage on their home.
De Soto Early Childhood program may be relocating
January 13, 2010
The Early Childhood Education program in De Soto USD 232 may be on the move again.
Even fat, old men are welcome at gyms
January 13, 2010
Last summer, after listening for years to my doctor’s urgings to get some exercise and lose some weight, I started walking around my neighborhood.
Shawnee digs out of snow
January 13, 2010
Clearing the streets of snow from the most recent snowstorm has been no easy task for city crews.
Maranatha girls basketball squad optimistic entering 2010
January 13, 2010
Maranatha Academy girls basketball coach Mark Schultze is starting to feel a little bit better about things.
Wonderscope hopes ‘Super Saturdays’ are a hit with families
January 13, 2010
Wonderscope Children’s Museum has kicked off the new year with a new program aimed to increase family attendance on weekends.
City still awaiting ability to spend many of its stimulus funds
January 13, 2010
It has been nearly a year since the city first started discussing funds it could receive from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, but it’s not clear just how stimulating the “stimulus” funds have been.