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Municipal courts hold amnesty event
August 7, 2018
Municipal courts throughout Johnson County will conduct a warrant amnesty event from Saturday to Aug. 24.
Shawnee resident appointed to judge
August 7, 2018
Kansas Secretary of Labor Lana Gordon approved Troy Larson, of Shawnee, for the position of Kansas Department of Labor Administrative Law Judge, Workers Compensation Division in Lenexa.
Area students receive chamber scholarships
August 7, 2018
The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently awarded its 2018 Betty Charlton Scholarships
School districts address suicide
Shawnee Mission, De Soto join conversations focusing on improving teen mental health
August 7, 2018
Six Johnson County school districts are joining forces to address the growing number of teen deaths by suicide.
Expanded Shawnee Mission program aims to ease transition into kindergarten
August 7, 2018
At Bluejacket-Flint Elementary School, around 20 students participated in “Jump Start to Learning,” a three-week kindergarten prep class held in July.
Monticello Library opens for business
August 7, 2018
The much-anticipated Monticello Library opened its doors on Sunday afternoon.
Three Shawnee natives begin quest for Jr. NBA World Championship
August 7, 2018
Shawnee natives Damar’e Smith, Adrian Dimond and Gabi Henderson-Artis will be in action in the inaugural Jr. NBA World Championships, which begin today at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando. Smith and Dimond helped Drive5 Power Elite to a Jr. NBA Central Regional boys title. Henderson-Artis was a member of KC Prodigy’s Jr. NBA Central Regional girls championship team.
Thinking Out Loud: This election season, be the change
August 7, 2018
Augustine discusses the importance of voting in his first Thinking Out Loud piece for the Dispatch.