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Shawnee legislative candidates share views in forums
Some incumbents decline to participate
03:59 p.m., July 22, 2016 Updated 12:53 p.m.
Community candidate forums in the past week gave residents a chance to learn more about local state legislative candidates.
New western Shawnee businesses approved
Panera to add drive-thru
July 22, 2016
An automotive store planned for long-vacant property and a discount store are two new western Shawnee businesses approved by the Shawnee Planning Commission Monday.
Shawnee students serve as delegates at 2016 Boys State of Kansas
July 22, 2016
Several young men from Shawnee recently participated in the American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy (ALBSKLA) this summer.
Parks and Recreation Foundation announces donation to Johnson County Museum
July 22, 2016
The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County recently announced plans to donate up to a quarter of a million dollars in matching funds towards the development of a new Johnson County Museum exhibit for the future Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center.
Christmas in July fundraiser set up for holiday shop
July 22, 2016
To increase donations during the summer, the Johnson County Christmas Bureau (JCCB) is holding a “Christmas in July” fundraiser through its website.
Candidate questionnaire: Calvin Hayden, Johnson County Sheriff
July 22, 2016
The following are Johnson County Sheriff candidate Calvin Hayden’s responses to the Shawnee Dispatch’s candidate questionnaire. Hayden is running as a Republican in the primary against Dennis Hammer and John Resman. No Democrats filed for the seat.
Popular Shawnee toy store swings over to a larger location
July 22, 2016
Go Big Skill Toys, known for its yoyo workshops, is now located in a larger space within the 10 Quivira Plaza shopping center.
Teacher Feature: Jeri Powers
July 22, 2016
Jeri Powers, reading specialist at Prairie Ridge Elementary, is the subject of this week’s Teacher Feature.