Archive for Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Also from November 23

Events
Obituaries
On the street
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Polls

What's your favorite part of Thanksgiving?

Response Percent
The family
 
50%
The food
 
38%
The football
 
9%
The shopping
 
1%
Total 73

All stories

Student journalists from North, Northwest receive recognition
November 23, 2010
Student journalists from Shawnee Mission North and Northwest high schools brought home accolades from the Journalism Educators Association and the National Scholastic Press Association fall Convention.
Five Questions: Turkey Talk
November 23, 2010
Thanksgiving is Thursday, and millions of Americans will sit down to a traditional dinner that includes turkey. K-State Research and Extension offers tips below to those who are novices when it comes to preparing turkey.
Library can now cap checkouts
November 23, 2010
Johnson County Library staff will soon have the power to limit the number of items patrons can have checked out at once.
Three MVHS volleyball players named All-Kaw Valley League
November 23, 2010
The Mill Valley volleyball team placed second at this year’s Kaw Valley League Tournament, so it was only fitting that the Jaguars had the second most players named to the All-Kaw Valley League team.
Mayor’s fund benefits TLC
November 23, 2010
TLC for Children and Families Inc. is headquartered in Olathe, but the organization helps children in crisis from all over the area – even Shawnee.
Letter: Keep verbatim minutes
November 23, 2010
Regarding the City Council meeting on Nov. 8 and the topic of verbatim meeting minutes: Those who wanted to change the minutes to summary form kept using the reason of cutting costs. The costs are negligible and there are transcription services (including local) that can provide full minutes at lower costs.
St. James’ McCormick is Female Runner of the Year
November 23, 2010
It’s funny sometimes how athletes find their passion. Some find it through hard work and success. St. James Academy’s Bridgette McCormick found hers through boredome.
Program educates parents on shaken baby syndrome
November 23, 2010
In 2008, eight babies in Sedgwick County died from shaken baby syndrome. In 2009, after the implementation of The Period of PURPLE Crying, the number of deaths related to shaken baby syndrome dropped to just two. So far in 2010, only one baby in Sedgwick County has died of shaken baby syndrome, according to Janet Schalansky, president and CEO of Kansas Children’s Service League.
Sharpshooters to kill 33 more deer in park
November 23, 2010
Police sharpshooters will kill roughly 33 more deer in Shawnee Mission Park to further reduce overpopulation there.
Letter: Public servants draw praise
November 23, 2010
I have a blind friend. We grocery shop and have lunch weekly.
Foggy countryside provides different kind of driving beauty
November 23, 2010
Driving in a fog is strangely peaceful. You’d expect it to be a nerve-wracking experience – after all, you can barely see where you’re going – but somehow I find that not to be the case.
Area schools join forces to deliver holiday help
November 23, 2010
Elementary, middle and high schools across Shawnee Mission USD 512 banded together last week for their communities.
Four St. James Academy athletes ink college scholarships
November 23, 2010
Four St. James Academy seniors who know plenty about winning championships will take their talents to the college level next year.
Four Jaguars lauded by KVL soccer coaches
November 23, 2010
The Mill Valley boys soccer team found itself in unfamiliar territory this season as it compiled a losing record and wasn’t in the hunt for a Kaw Valley League championship.
Tubbesing earns CCIM designation
November 23, 2010
Shawnee resident Kevin Tubbesing has earned his Certified Commercial Investment Member designation.
City considers changes to pet-related ordinances
November 23, 2010
Stray cats will become your problem – not the city’s – if the Shawnee City Council approves suggested animal ordinance changes.
Seniors lead MVHS to All-KVL football honors
November 23, 2010
When Joel Applebee and an entirely new coaching staff took over the Mill Valley football program last spring, they knew they needed a reliable senior class to take the reins and help stabilize the program.
Brunson sets Mill Valley rushing record
November 23, 2010
When Nicholas Woods dashed for a school-record 1,634 yards during his senior season at Mill Valley High School and led the Jaguars to a 9-2 record and a 2008 Class 5A state quarterfinal appearance, it seemed like he’d set a record that would be cemented in stone for years.