Living

Come see what’s grillin’ in Shawnee
September 21, 2016
The 22nd annual Shawnee Great Grillers State Championship is being held at Shawnee Town on September 23 & 24.
Bayer helps to host food drive
September 20, 2016
Bayer and the American Royal are working with Harvesters—The Community Food Network to host a community food drive from now until Sept. 24.
Hindus in Shawnee pray for world peace
September 12, 2016
The Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Kansas City held a World Peace Prayer to commemorate 9/11 on Sunday.
Sunflowers are celebrated at the upcoming De Soto art festival
September 12, 2016
The De Soto Arts Council is continuing its strong tradition of offering a family-friendly weekend of fine arts and fine crafts, live music, food and beautiful sunflowers at the Sunflower Artfest.
Data breach may affect members of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
August 8, 2016
Members of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City are being asked to safeguard their financial and health information following a data breach.
Flowers for a Fanning: Fallen World War II hero receives floral tribute in France
July 27, 2016
On July 31, 1944, William Fanning, a first-class private in the U.S. Army, was killed in action.
Johnson County residents invited to free cancer screening
July 25, 2016
It is a scary disease, but cancer can be defeated if detected early.
Well-versed Shawnee teens place second at national Bible quizzing tournament
July 10, 2016
Though written thousands of years ago, the Christian Bible is still relevant today. That’s what Shawnee teens Jesse Gunkel and Anna Clements believe.
Automotive Advisors: The value of becoming a AAA member
July 10, 2016
Have you considered the benefits of an AAA membership? There are a number of great reasons to join, including travel discounts, trip planning assistance, cellphone discounts and identity theft monitoring. AAA currently offers three levels of membership: Classic, AAA Plus and AAA Premier, allowing automobile owners to choose the membership that best suits their needs.
Shawnee church offers free Bach recital
July 8, 2016
At 4 p.m. Sunday, July 17, Pastor Christopher Ahlman will present an all Bach recital on the Pasi organ at Hope Lutheran Church, located at 6308 Quivira Road.
Five places to catch Fourth of July fireworks near Shawnee
June 28, 2016
The Fourth of July is nearly upon us, and for many, that means one thing: fireworks.
Automotive Advisors: Tips to help Dad save the day by saving the family car
June 12, 2016
For many of us, our fathers will be top of mind this month. With Father’s Day just around the corner, dads, uncles and grandfathers will be celebrated for the role they play as our very own superheroes day in and day out.
For the Love of Birds: American beauties in your backyard
June 4, 2016
What an incredible spring we are having with so much rain! It also seemed to rain birds, and then more birds. There were so many birds seen during migration, but here are a few that are worthy of one more shout out.
Automotive Advisors: When it comes to cars, Mom knows best
May 8, 2016
Mother knows best! Mother’s Day is a special day to celebrate the most important women in your life. For many of us, Mom played the role of Superwoman, keeping us on the right road — often by keeping us on the road. From driving to school to car pooling to soccer games, grocery shopping or appointment hopping, many dedicated moms play a secondary role as a chauffeur.
For the Love of Birds: Spring is here
April 30, 2016
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and baby birds are everywhere. We have baby bluebirds, robins, cardinals, wrens, northern flickers, barred owls, ducks and many more. Some are just hatching, and some are getting ready to fledge.

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