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Youth juggling course to be offered at Shawnee Civic Centre
03:34 p.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Shawnee Parks and Recreation Department is offering juggling courses for children 5 through 13.
Youth robotics course scheduled for Dec. 27
03:33 p.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Shawnee Parks and Recreation Department is offering Robotics I, a class for youths ages 7 through 12, from 8:30 a.m.
Knights Hall to host holiday craft fair Saturday
03:32 p.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Shawnee Knights of Columbus Hall will host an annual holiday craft fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday.
Special education students seeing benefits from baking program
02:48 p.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Every Friday morning, the smell of peanut butter, pumpkin and maybe even a hint of mint baking in an oven wafts through the west wing of Shawnee Mission North.
Toy drive organized by youths, church still taking donations
01:36 p.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
On Saturday morning, Neesha Caudill of Overland Park was doing what many parents of young children are doing this time of year: shopping for Christmas presents.
Five questions: Safe shopping
01:11 p.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The season of giving can also lead to the season of stealing.
Briefly: Big games on tap for MVHS basketball teams, MVHS swimmers qualify for state in first meet
11:06 a.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Mill Valley/De Soto boys swimming team hosted its inaugural home meet on Tuesday at Blue Valley West, establishing a host of school records and even qualifying several swimmers for state competition.
SM North still seeking season’s first win after 0-3 showing at tournament
11:03 a.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Shawnee Mission North senior Damien Putnam climbed the stairs at Shawnee Mission East after emerging from the locker room Saturday afternoon with his black hood up and white headphones in.
Keal hopes MVHS wrestling team returns to full strength soon
10:56 a.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Mill Valley wrestling team may have finished 10th overall in Eudora’s Tournament of Champions on Saturday, but with four starters out, coach Travis Keal was pleased with the results.
Council poised to suspend excise tax to spur development
December 11, 2012
The Shawnee City Council could vote early next year to suspend the city’s excise tax on platting in an effort to spur development.
Children’s Christmas party set for Sunday
December 11, 2012
A crowd of more than 500 is expected to attend Shawnee Community Services’ 29th Annual Children’s Christmas Party from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Shawnee Civic Centre, 13817 Johnson Drive.
Shawnee boy celebrating his 12th on 12-12-12
December 11, 2012
No wonder Hunter Paflas’ favorite subject in school is math. He turns 12 on 12-12-12.
‘Survivor’ contestant: Show took physical, emotional toll
December 11, 2012
Carter Williams watched last week’s episode of “Survivor: Philippines” — the one where he became the unlucky 13th person voted off the island — alone.
Second-grader’s birthday wish: shoes for children in need
December 11, 2012
While riding in the car with her mother about a month ago, Avery Crabtree said she’d like shoes for her birthday — shoes for needy kids, that is.
Shawnee murder suspect pleads guilty to drug charges
December 11, 2012
A 27-year-old Shawnee man charged with the city’s only murder during the past two years has pleaded guilty to drug dealing charges in federal court in St. Louis.