Living

Shawnee resident helps mark Colon Cancer Awareness Month
March 27, 2018
Stage 3 colon cancer survivor and Shawnee resident Beth Kornegay recently met with Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer as he signed a proclamation making March “Colon Cancer Awareness Month”.
Learn to combat climate change in your own backyard
March 26, 2018
Curious about simple ways you can make a difference in your own backyard? If so, you’re invited to attend a special presentation by environmental scientist David Dods.
Judge says Topeka has no authority to raise smoking age to 21, prohibits city from enforcing new ordinance
March 24, 2018
Topeka cannot enforce a new ordinance that banned the sale of tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 after a judge ruled the ordinance violates the Kansas Constitution.
Letters From Santa offered through Dec. 16 by JCPRD
December 7, 2017
Personalized letters from Santa are available through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s 50 Plus Department.
Celebrate the holidays in Bonner Springs
November 30, 2017
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs will hold its annual Santa Express Celebration this weekend and next weekend.
Ring in the holidays with ‘Christkindlmarkt’
November 30, 2017
You’re invited to celebrate the Christmas season at ‘Christkindlmarkt,’ the city of Shawnee’s holiday extravaganza.
Shawnee area Eagle Scouts honored
November 23, 2017
Eight boys from the Shawnee area earned the top Boy Scout honor recently.
Shawnee Mission Health announces MD Anderson affiliation
November 20, 2017
It’s one of the most respected cancer institutes in the world. And now, it’s level of care is being brought to the Shawnee area.
Down to earth: Battling garden thugs
August 30, 2017
Garden enthusiast Janet Rossbach discusses how to deal with garden intruders.
City to offer free yoga on Wednesday
July 10, 2017
The free yoga class will take place at Erfurt Park.
Symposium takes on issues regarding dementia care
May 29, 2017
Johnson County Community College and the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center will host a symposium on caring for someone with dementia on June 16.
Shawnee mom organizes upcoming NF walk
May 10, 2017
Hannah Duby is the Kansas City NF walk director this year.
Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi
Hundreds of worshippers walk streets of Shawnee for colorful religious celebration
April 19, 2017
Families draped in brightly colored attire participated in the Sikh community’s annual Vaisakhi parade on Saturday afternoon.
KU organ recital to be held at Hope Lutheran Church next Friday
April 12, 2017
Students from the Division of Organ and Church Music at the University of Kansas will present an organ recital at Hope Lutheran Church.
Head’s up, Shawnee: Kansas City Restaurant Week kicks off this weekend
January 11, 2017
Kansas City Restaurant week takes place from Friday to Jan. 22.

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