Archive for Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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Conservatives sweep local legislative races
August 7, 2012
Conservative voters held sway in Shawnee on Tuesday after the four local Republican primary races for state legislative seats were captured by the candidates furthest to the right on the political spectrum.
Election central: Conservative Republicans take lead in primary
August 7, 2012
Conservative Republicans were the clear winners in all local legislative primary races, according to the final, unofficial results of Tuesday’s election.
Election central: Advance votes in; conservatives in lead
August 7, 2012
Early election results for Republican races in Johnson County.
Annual Wyandotte County Open at Sunflower Hills this weekend
August 7, 2012
Those interested can register at Sunflower Hills, by phone at 913-573-8570 or by writing sunflowerhills@aol.com.
St. James cross-country community inaugurates 4K
03:24 p.m., August 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Combining high school runners with adults and parents from around the area, the Thunder hoped this would start a growing summer tradition.
SMSD receives recognition for promoting healthy habits
01:25 p.m., August 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Shawnee Mission School District has gained national recognition for improving nutrition and promoting physical activity among students in all elementary school buildings.
City, Rotary club announce bike safety rodeo
01:16 p.m., August 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The seventh annual bike safety rodeo sponsored by the city of Shawnee and Shawnee Rotary will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Mill Valley High School, 5900 Monticello Road.
Sikhs to host vigil in Shawnee for shooting victims
01:15 p.m., August 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Members of the local Sikh community will take part in a candlelight vigil Friday for the victims of an Aug. 5 shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., that left seven dead and three critically wounded.
Five questions: Dog days
12:43 p.m., August 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
People are asked to take precautions with the excessive heat this summer, but folks also should be sure their pets’ health is being considered also.
State early-entry-to-college program will have informational session in Bonner Sunday
August 7, 2012
The Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science at Fort Hays State University will have six informational sessions for potential high school participants this month, including one in Bonner Springs.
Vietnamese restaurant brings pho craze to town
August 7, 2012
DeeAnne Snyder, owner of the new Pho Good restaurant in Shawnee, has many unfond memories of her youth in war-torn South Vietnam.
New director has lofty goals for Shawnee Town 1929
August 7, 2012
Charlie Pautler, the new director of Shawnee Town 1929, started his new job Aug. 1 with some big ideas.
Doctor to chart history of medicine at museum
August 7, 2012
Medicine has come a long way since the days of leeches and Native American healing drums, and Dr. Bruce Hodges wants to showcase that advancement.