Archive for Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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Volunteers sit down for charity
05:39 p.m., February 8, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Pauline Pansing of Shawnee isn’t so steady on her feet anymore, but she is still an active member of her community, even while sitting down.
State of the City: Smart choices helped Shawnee make forward progress
05:23 p.m., February 8, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A7
In his eighth state of the city address, Shawnee Mayor Jeff Meyers told attendees one of the same things he said he told his high school football players this year. “If you want to be extraordinary, you have to make good choices.”
SMNW senior named Presidential Scholars candidate
05:16 p.m., February 8, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Jack Rogers, a senior at Shawnee Mission Northwest, has been named as a candidate for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
Former Congressman announces he has Alzheimer’s
February 8, 2012
Former U.S. Congressman Dennis Moore has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, he announced Wednesday. Following is the letter Moore sent to news outlets and constituents.
#ShawneeSports Roundup: SMNW boys, girls sweep Olathe North Tuesday
February 8, 2012
The SM Northwest girls basketball team emerged in a back-and-forth affair with Olathe North Tuesday, holding on to win 47-36.
Beal: Raised to never be late for an important date
February 8, 2012 in print edition on A6
Sometimes, you just have to accept that life doesn’t always make sense.