Archive for Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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Police calls June 8, 2010
June 9, 2010
Shawnee police reports filed Tuesday, June 8, 2010.
Holland taps Wyandotte County senator as running mate
June 9, 2010
Democratic candidate for governor Tom Holland announced Wednesday that he has picked state Sen. Kelly Kultala as his lieutenant governor running mate.
SMNW graduates have lots to cheer about
June 9, 2010
Tricia Brensing has baby pictures of herself in a Kansas State University cheerleading uniform.
Cancer survivor redirects his energy
June 9, 2010
The last thing Adam Benlon expected at age 28 was a colon cancer diagnosis.
Jesus Christ Superstar’ debuts at Theatre in the Park
June 9, 2010
The musical numbers are big, but the hair is even bigger in Theatre in the Park’s summer debut of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”
Westport gallery to show 5-year-old artist’s works
June 9, 2010
Marissa Hitt has reached the heights of many accomplished local artists. What sets her apart from the rest? She’s 5 years old.
Neighbors: Kelly Green
June 9, 2010
Occupation: Office representative, John Wills State Farm Agency in Shawnee Family: Husband Greg, daughters Kelsey and Kayla Place of birth: Topeka
A career spent vaulting to new heights
June 9, 2010
For the first time in her high school career, Keegan Williams entered the 2010 Kansas Track and Field State Championships not as the number one qualifier.
Officials term 2010 Old Shawnee Days a success
June 9, 2010
The Culp family had a plan of attack when it came to attending Old Shawnee Days events this year.
Two Cougars sign to play soccer at Avila University
June 9, 2010
One of the most successful Shawnee Mission Northwest boys soccer seasons continues to yield rewards for the players involved in the program Senior goalkeeper Shawn Miles joined senior defender John McNair as the pair signed national letters of intent to play soccer for the Avila University Eagles beginning in the fall of 2010.
Letter: Budget proposals
June 9, 2010
To the editor: Now that the elections are over and two of the anti-tax Council members lost (Frank Goode, Kevin Straub), the city has a 6-to-2 pro-tax Council
Study abroad: North tennis star to play for 2 months in Germany
June 9, 2010
Most students who study abroad wait until college. Not Shawnee Mission North junior-to-be Keenan Smith.
Fishing tourney to benefit children’s camp
June 9, 2010
A two-day fishing festival and tournament this weekend will benefit Victory Junction Midwest, a special camp for chronically ill children being built in Kansas City, Kan.
Departures aside, interest high in Maranatha tennis program
June 9, 2010
At first glance, some might think the golden era of tennis is over at Maranatha Academy.
Five Questions: Election outlook
June 9, 2010
Kansas Secretary of State Chris Biggs will conduct an open house in Topeka on Thursday, and at noon that day, he’ll gavel an end to this year’s candidate filing period. His spokeswoman, Abbie Hodgson, answers questions about candidate filings below.
New JCPRD boxing program to be based in Shawnee
June 9, 2010
A new boxing team for youth is being organized by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District beginning in late June in Shawnee.
Letter: Respect for the colors
June 9, 2010
is past Saturday was the annual Old Shawnee Days parade. As usual, there was a nice turnout and some really great participation by folks marching in the parade.
Visit to grave completes pilgrimage to Africa
June 9, 2010
My father’s grave sits on a hill that partially overlaps the site of ancient Roman Carthage.
Old Shawnee Days contest winners announced
June 9, 2010
Here are the results from contests at the 2010 Old Shawnee Days Festival, as reported by the festival committee.
Maranatha singer wins coveted scholarship
June 9, 2010
Faith Miller loves to sing. And thanks to Starlight Theatre’s Vincent Legacy Scholarship, she’ll be able to continue shaping her craft with professional lessons.