Local news

Former Shawnee city councilman arrested, charged with unlawful sexual relations
September 25, 2018
Justin Adrian was arrested on Tuesday afternoon.
Western Shawnee eye clinic thanks community for 10 years of support
September 25, 2018
Vision Care Associates, LLC is celebrating two milestones this year: its 10-year anniversary and a relocation to a bigger office.
A ‘gourd’ time: Pumpkins arrive at Shawnee United Methodist
September 25, 2018
On Sunday, more than 3,000 pumpkins were delivered to Shawnee United Methodist Church for its annual pumpkin patch.
Shots fired into the air when resident confronts auto burglars
September 24, 2018
Shawnee Police confirm a suspect fired a gun into the air during an incident early Monday morning near 67th Street and Quivira Road.
Shooting suspects lead officers on high speed chase into Shawnee
September 24, 2018
Kansas City, Kan. Police say they arrested three people who led their officers on a high-speed chase after a shooting.
Shawnee planning director retires after 30 years
September 24, 2018
Chaffee retired from the city of Shawnee as the community development director on Friday.
Police investigating after shots fired into occupied apartments
September 24, 2018
Shawnee Police say they’re investigating after someone fired shots into multiple occupied apartments late Sunday evening in eastern Shawnee.
St. Joseph Catholic Church celebrates 150 years in Shawnee
September 18, 2018
St. Joseph Catholic Church held a celebratory Mass on Saturday afternoon to mark its 150th anniversary.
Sixth grade student hit by car while riding bicycle to school
September 11, 2018
Ray Marsh sixth-grader injured on the way to school.
Shawnee homes featured on upcoming fall tour
September 10, 2018
A Shawnee standout will be featured on the upcoming fall Parade of Homes tour.
Elementary teacher from Shawnee indicted on child sex charge
September 10, 2018
An elementary school teacher in Kansas City, Kan., has been charged with sexual solicitation of a minor.
New fire station in western Shawnee nears completion
September 10, 2018
Shawnee elected officials and city staff received a firsthand glimpse of what will soon be a brand new fire station in northwestern Shawnee.
State Farm agent Nick Reed serves Shawnee community with passion
September 6, 2018
Learn more about our latest Business of the Month here!
St. Joseph Catholic Church to celebrate 150th anniversary
September 4, 2018
It’s one of the oldest churches in Shawnee and now, St. Joseph Catholic Church is inviting the public to celebrate its upcoming milestone.
A Shawnee tradition fires up again: city to hold car show this weekend
September 4, 2018
Start your engines because the 12th Annual Wheels and Dreams Car, Truck and Bike Show is making a roaring comeback.