Archive for Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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Five questions: Wine celebration
05:11 p.m., June 5, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
De Soto City Administrator Pat Guilfoyle talks about the upcoming Winesong at Riverfest festival he conceived.
Area districts react to lunch changes
03:58 p.m., June 5, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Area schools are gearing up for changes to the National School Lunch Program.
Lecture to examine strength during Depression
June 5, 2012
The Shawnee Town 1929 Speaker Series will continue at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 with “Struggle and Resilience: Kansas During the Great Depression.”
Pancake breakfast to benefit Christmas bureau
June 5, 2012
The Johnson County Christmas Bureau’s Christmas in July Pancake Breakfast will take place from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at Merriam Christian Church, 9401 Johnson Drive.
Search for birth mother has happy ending
June 5, 2012
David Hattaway, a 45-year-old Shawnee resident, started looking for his birth mother six years ago, when his family was dealing with some health issues.
Re-enactors should rise again
June 5, 2012
Kudos to the committee of hard-working volunteers who once again gave us such a proud weekend, Old Shawnee Days! You rock. However, one event needs to be brought back: the Re-enactors of the Civil War.
Where good starts and ends
June 5, 2012
Like Rip Van Winkle, I’ve got the beard now and have been away quite some time.
Shawnee residents among Kindest Kansas Citians
June 5, 2012
Three Shawnee residents, including a couple who lightened a neighbor’s cancer burden and a Girl Scout leader, are among 21 winners of 2012 Kindest Kansas Citian Awards.
#ShawneeSports in brief: Speed camp, all-star softball game returns
June 5, 2012
Mill Valley softball coach Sarah Haub will join the coaching staff of the Kansas MO-KAN softball team for the annual all-star doubleheader at 5 p.m. June 11 at the Shawnee Mission School District Softball Complex, 6101 Maurer Road.
Montemayor: Another memorable spring sports season in the books
June 5, 2012
It truly was a blink-and-you-missed-it kind of year. Nary a night passed without a local team putting together an impressive performance, be it home or away. The season’s end, and summer’s approaching onset, allow for a needed taking into account of all that transpired. Considering the city’s size and scope, that’s a large pool of athletes and their accomplishments.