Archive for Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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Ninth inning dooms T-Bones in loss to Sioux City
July 17, 2012
One day after using some late offense to pull out a win, the T-Bones got a taste of their own medicine.
T-Bones closing in on Wichita in Central Division standings
July 17, 2012
Despite struggling to find consistency throughout the month of July, the Kansas City T-Bones continue to narrow the gap in the American Association Central Division.
SM Northwest alum hungry for next shot at Olympics
12:29 p.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Since her time on the Shawnee Mission Northwest track and field team, Christen Guenther has gradually improved her ability as a pole-vaulter —to the point where the Olympic Trials were in sight after her career at Brigham Young University.
Shawnee Sharks combine to tie for fourth at All-City swim meet
12:26 p.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Shawnee Sharks placed third (1,264 points) and sixth (885) in the All-City Swim Championships in Shawnee on July 11 in the women’s and men’s categories, respectively.
Cross-country showcase, benefit coming next month
12:22 p.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
St. James Academy will host the Kansas Cross-Country Cup 4K run/race for all ages at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 at Shawnee Riverfront Park, 5500 Frisbie Road.
St. James Academy receives 4A All-Sports Award
12:19 p.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
For a second straight year, St. James Academy athletics turned heads statewide.
Lawsuit alleges mother was battered after traffic stop
12:16 p.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
An Overland Park woman has filed a federal lawsuit claiming she was brutalized by a Kansas Highway Patrolman and Shawnee Police officer after a traffic stop in Shawnee.
17th District candidates differ in experience, views
July 17, 2012
State Rep. Brett Hildabrand has the edge in legislative experience. But Jason Leib, his opponent in the Republican primary race for the 17th District Kansas House seat. wants voters to look at his experience as a parent, homeowner, business owner and community service leader.
Developer helps allay concerns over Crimson Ridge open space
July 17, 2012
after two hours and 45 minutes, the Crimson Ridge residents attending a July 12 public-information meeting on the proposed use of open space in their subdivision were still bogged down in the details city and federal officials were attempting to explain. Then Darol Rodrock spoke.
Letter: Mayor slapped democracy in face
July 17, 2012
Reader asks, “Where has democracy gone in this city?”
Letter: Council behaved badly
July 17, 2012
Reader was disgusted at the actions of several City Council members toward Mike Kemmling during the July 9 meeting called to appoint a Ward 2 member.
Volleyfest showcases area teams
11:42 a.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Mill Valley, Shawnee Mission Northwest and St. James Academy tune up in Shawnee’s annual Volleyfest
Shawnee chef’s new restaurant in a castle to offer farm-fresh fare
11:28 a.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Getting a restaurant off the ground is no easy feat.
Suds of Fun Dog Wash to benefit Humane Society
11:20 a.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
U-Wash Puppy, 7418 Nieman Road, will host a benefit for the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 22.
St. Joseph Catholic Church hosting July 23 blood drive
11:19 a.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The St. Joseph Catholic Church will host a community blood drive from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, July 23, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 11221 Johnson Drive.
Antique mall collecting supplies for Joplin again
11:18 a.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Nellie & Nico’s Antique Mall is conducting its second annual Back to School for Joplin drive to assist the students, teachers and families that remain in need following the May 22, 2011, tornado that devastated Joplin, Mo.
Five questions: Ozone alert
11:16 a.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Mid-American Regional Council tracks ozone levels in the metropolitan area to alert people with health risks and shares tips that allow all to help reduce ozone pollution.
Shawnee man killed in overnight crash
July 17, 2012
A 21-year-old Shawnee man was killed in a one-car accident early Tuesday morning.
Bottoms up: Housing prices on rebound
July 17, 2012
Darin and Joy Hall bought their four-bedroom Shawnee home for $173,000 eight years ago and invested another $40,000 in a new roof, granite countertops and other updates.