Archive for Friday, February 19, 2016

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Maranatha’s Henderson rises to occasion despite 82-46 loss to Barstow
February 19, 2016
Maranatha Christian Academy senior Xavier Henderson poured in a game-high 18 points in a 82-46 loss to Barstow, Friday.
Asbell honored in Maranatha girls hoops senior night loss to Barstow
February 19, 2016
Maranatha Christian Academy’s girls basketball team honored its lone senior, Blythe Asbell, before and after its 56-18 loss to Barstow, Friday.
Maginn, Fangman shine at prelims
February 19, 2016
St. James junior Andy Maginn put himself in position to make the Class 5-1A All-State first team with two strong swims in the preliminaries on Friday.
Free speech group urges KU to exonerate professor who used N-word in class
February 19, 2016
A national free speech group issued a strongly worded message to Kansas University this week about the case of a professor under investigation for discrimination after using the N-word in class.
Shawnee, De Soto schools remind parents: Kindergarten prep important
February 19, 2016
Though the start of kindergarten is six months away, the De Soto and Shawnee Mission school districts are hoping that preparation for kindergarten is on the minds of parents of young children.
SMNW students earn BizFest scholarships
February 19, 2016
Two Shawnee Mission Northwest High School students earned the top prizes at KCBizFest.
Kansas City man sentenced to 135 years for child porn
February 19, 2016
A convicted sex offender was sentenced to 135 years in prison for creating child pornography.
Proposed amendment would end Kansas grocery sales tax
February 19, 2016
Kansas lawmakers are discussing a proposed constitutional amendment that would gradually eliminate the state’s sales tax on groceries, along with a bill that would reduce the sales tax and end a sales-tax exemption for businesses.
Teacher Feature: Courtney Yeoman
February 19, 2016
Courtney Yeoman, 6th grade teacher, Ray Marsh Elementary, is the subject of this week’s Teacher Feature.
Holiday Inn Express celebrates grand opening in western Shawnee
February 19, 2016
Owners of several hotel groups around Kansas gathered with Shawnee leaders and the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of Shawnee’s third hotel, Holiday Inn Express.
Shawnee drafting new odor, trash pick-up regulations for Waste Management in response to recent issues
February 19, 2016
The city of Shawnee is creating a new odor and litter control plan, among other things, to address recent concerns with the Johnson County Landfill owned by Waste Management.