Archive for Thursday, October 27, 2011

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Eagles fall in shootout in 4-1A soccer regional finals
11:34 p.m., October 27, 2011 Updated 09:13 a.m.
In a game where both Maranatha Academy and Tonganoxie constantly made big plays, their Class 4-1A regional championship game fittingly ended with a player from both squad stepping up.
Retiring chief led fire department through growth, tragedy
11:00 p.m., October 27, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
A 20-year-old Jeff Hudson had awoken before dawn to get ready for his job at a bakery in the Chicago suburb where he lived. What he saw out the window would prove a turning point for Hudson’s career path — the house behind his was engulfed in flames.
Shawnee reveals recipients of 2011 Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund
04:51 p.m., October 27, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The De Soto school district’s Student Care Fund and the Shawnee Mission district’s Family Care Fund will receive money raised through this year’s Shawnee Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund.
Trailridge Middle School renovations set to begin in spring, conclude by 2013
04:03 p.m., October 27, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Six classrooms, an auxiliary gym and scores of new parking spaces highlight additions.
Shawnee police launch in-depth study of crime-reduction effort
02:48 p.m., October 27, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Thanks to a new grant, Shawnee police are getting help from a Ph.D. to conduct a two-year study of an initiative credited with reducing crime in the 75th Street corridor.
Sporting KC awaits playoff opponent
October 27, 2011
Sporting Kansas City will learn the identity of its 2011 MLS Cup playoff opponent tonight.