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MIll Valley homecoming parade set for Wednesday
September 11, 2012
Mill Valley High School homecoming activities will kick off Wednesday with the homecoming parade.
Mill Valley boys soccer seeks to peak at right time this season
01:33 p.m., September 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Coach Arlan Vomhof said many of the players are stronger than last year, but they played club soccer over the summer and are trying to merge the two coaching mindsets. The Jaguars (2-2-1) lost in the regional championship last season and should be well-equipped to surpass that finish, but Vomhof is more worried about peaking at the right time of the season.
#ShawneeSports This Week: Sept. 12 to Sept. 18
September 11, 2012
Latest results posted on shawneedispatch.com. Use #ShawneeSports on Twitter to both find and share scores, opinion, photos and videos from sporting events in the area.
Wide salary gap found among area cities
11:59 a.m., September 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
This year, the average police officer in Shawnee takes home an hourly wage of about $23.59, a rate equal to about $49,000 per year, not including overtime.
Five questions: Health reform FAQ
11:42 a.m., September 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, recently issued frequently asked questions regarding the Affordable Care Act, the national health reform law passed in 2010.
Preliminary results in: De Soto school district making AYP
11:28 a.m., September 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
De Soto school district may have again made district-wide adequate yearly progress, according to preliminary results shared with school board members Monday.
Officials support keeping pension plan for existing workers
September 11, 2012
A majority of Shawnee City Council members has voiced support for retaining the city’s supplemental pension plan for current employees.
Crafters, crowds to converge on Shawnee Town
September 11, 2012
Shawnee Town 1929 will be the place for area craft lovers to be this weekend.
Church pipes up with thanks for longtime organist
September 11, 2012
Darlene Barry, an organist for local Catholic church services for nearly 60 years, was honored for a musical ministry finally interrupted by injury.
Letter: Changes hard to swallow
September 11, 2012
I do not care for the new lunch changes and I have some comments to make.
Shawnee Town series continues with talk on heirloom gardening
September 11, 2012
The Shawnee Town 1929 speaker series will continue on Monday, Sept. 17, with a program focusing on the renaissance of heirloom gardening in North America.
Fatality accident victim remembered for kind heart
September 11, 2012
Former Shawnee resident Brenda Jo Clouse was remembered as an overachiever, a kind-hearted caregiver and a proud parent during Sept. 6 funeral services at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Old-fashioned roundup set for Sept. 22
September 11, 2012
The Monticello United Methodist Church Roundup, an old-fashioned neighborhood party, will take pace from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the church, 23860 W. 75th St.
City Council votes to restore detailed meeting minutes
September 11, 2012
Let the minutes reflect that detailed minutes are back.