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MVHS student receives brief taste of longheld Naval Academy dream
03:45 p.m., August 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Coleman McCann has had a goal of getting accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy since middle school.
Area ACT scores beat average
03:29 p.m., August 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Area students scored above the state average on the 2012 ACT college admissions exam, according to results released last week by ACT Inc.
Council members support industrial investment
August 28, 2012
Shawnee’s City Council Committee, which includes all eight council members, has signaled its support for city investment in road and utility extensions to make a proposed new industrial park more attractive to developers.
Shawnee PD among agencies queried about license plate readers
August 28, 2012
The automatic license plate reader is the latest advancement creating tension between law enforcement and privacy advocates.
SMNW runner Kirk Bado seeks bounce-back senior season
01:24 p.m., August 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Everything was going well for Shawnee Mission Northwest cross-country runner Kirk Bado during the spring track season. Earlier that school year, he had finished fourth at the 2011 Class 6A state cross-country meet after grabbing fifth place at the Sunflower League meet. Then things went south for the now-senior runner.
Honorary officer
Police honor deceased boy’s dream
August 28, 2012
Noah Davis said he wanted to be a police officer. Less than two months after his death, on what would have been Noah’s seventh birthday, the Shawnee Police Department granted his wish.
Sunset in the Park set for Sept. 8
August 28, 2012
The Shawnee Rotary Club is again gearing up for its biggest fundraising event of the year, Sunset in the Park.
Concert to showcase new pipe organ
August 28, 2012
The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra will perform a Sept. 14 concert at Hope Lutheran Church, 6308 Quivira Road, showcasing the church’s new Pasi Opus 21 pipe organ and some well-known area organists.
The envelopes please …
August 28, 2012
After two months of voting and more than 3,000 ballots cast, the winners of the 2012 Best of Shawnee contest have been decided.