Archive for Wednesday, July 7, 2010

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TTIP director steps down
July 7, 2010
Executive producer of The Theatre in the Park, Melissa Wyckoff, resigned affective immediately.
Police calls July 6, 2010
July 7, 2010
Shawnee police reports filed Tuesday, July 6, 2010.
Flag ceremonies take Scouts from sea to shining sea
July 7, 2010
Members of Shawnee Boy Scout Troop 246 are back from a nine-day cross-country tour to honor those who have served in the military.
For bars, new law decreases business
State smoking ban goes into effect
July 7, 2010
A new reality is setting in for the owners and customers of a handful of Shawnee bars.
Summer concert series to begin Friday
July 7, 2010
Budget cuts may have meant Shawnee couldn’t put on its joint 4th of July fireworks display with the city of Lenexa, but there will be some fireworks in Shawnee this summer.
Northwest student’s hobby leads to summer job
July 7, 2010
Photography is Lauren Chance’s outlet to the world.
Ozone protection
July 7, 2010
Mid-America Regional Council answers questions about ozone pollution.
Letter: Budget Matters
July 7, 2010
Shawnee City Council is voting on the 2011 budget. City staff “options” are spending the city’s reserve funds or cutting services. The Council spends more time dreaming up ways to increase taxes rather than reduce spending.
County approves library land purchase
July 7, 2010
The Johnson County Board of Commissioners today ratified a request from the Johnson County Library Board of Directors to acquire 2.14 acres of land for a future Monticello Library in Shawnee.
KC’s Lyric Opera announces 2010 summer camp sessions
July 7, 2010
The two-week Lyric Opera Summer Camp, a music-filled camp for all 9- through 18-year-olds, will be Monday, July 26, through Friday, July 30 with a second session from Monday, Aug. 2 through Friday, Aug. 6.
Two local diving clubs offer opportunities
July 7, 2010
Youths interested in becoming competitive divers have a few local options this summer. Both teams practice regularly year-round for one-meter, three-meter and platform contests that are conducted regularly.
Mill Valley baseball, softball players named to All-Kaw Valley League teams
July 7, 2010
The Mill Valley softball and baseball teams both advanced to the state tournament this season, and both squads were recognized as having some of the top players in the Kaw Valley League.
Tractor Daze gets engines revving
July 7, 2010
Plans are under way for an event that promises to get the engines of tractor-lovers revving.
Final 8 Wonders of Kansas focuses on people
July 7, 2010
Nominations now are being taken for the final 8 Wonders of Kansas contest.
Softball players garner All-State honors
July 7, 2010
The Shawnee Mission North softball team closed out the 2010 campaign with a 19-6 record and a third-place finish at the Class 6A state tournament.
Mother Nature provides this year’s fireworks
July 7, 2010
Looking back, it was one of those things that seemed like a good idea at the time.
Local girl travels to California for national Braille competition
July 7, 2010
Ashlee Thao sits at her desk in her bedroom — a common place to find the Bonner Springs 9-year-old whose seemingly insatiable thirst for knowledge keeps her up at all hours of the night.
North grad wins business plan competition
July 7, 2010
Melanie Arroyo has a plan, a scholarship worthy plan to start her own art therapy center in Kansas City.
Always on the run at Maranatha, Zarda left a lasting impression
July 7, 2010
If it seems to you like just yesterday that Bethany Zarda was a freshman student-athlete at Maranatha Academy, then you’re not alone. The multi-talented Eagle senior has used her speed to dazzle opponents in three high school sports and the chances were, that if you saw her, well then, you probably saw her running.
David Zabriskie camp scheduled at Mill Valley
July 7, 2010
The Mill Valley Wrestling Club will play host to the David Zabriskie Championship Wrestling Camp from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 8, in the MVHS gymnasium.
McFall brings change, experience to MVHS girls basketball
July 7, 2010
“Nobody likes change,” the old adage goes — and change when we least expect it usually meets with twice the hostility.
Asbell’s athleticism hard to ignore during four-sport career for Eagles
July 7, 2010
Brant Asbell is a disappearing type of high school athlete — the four-sport letter-winner.
Shawnee Rotary Club, TTIP aim to raise money for local organizations
July 7, 2010
A Shawnee service club hopes to start a tradition that will bring some fun to the Kansas side of the metro area and benefit organizations here, too.
Elvis tunes debut in TTIP’s ‘All Shook Up’
From computers to the stage; after 55 years Shawnee man finds his calling in theatre
July 7, 2010
It’s been worth the wait for Mike Forsythe.