Local news

Silence of the trains: city, neighbors work together to alleviate railway noise
October 27, 2016
A group of neighbors have worked with the city to alleviate unbearable train noise.
Lending a ‘Christian’ hand
October 27, 2016
The staff at Christian Brothers Automotive volunteered their time to provide free oil changes for 24 area families in need.
Shawnee Mission Park winter hours begin next week
October 27, 2016
Winter hours of 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. go into effect Tuesday for Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road.
Historical hauntings on tap at Shawnee Town
October 27, 2016
Shawnee Town’s Historical Hauntings event will be a real scream for Halloween fans.
A family home, gone
The demolition of the Mack House signifies the end of an era for Johnson County
October 24, 2016
The Mack House, located north of Shawnee Mission Park, was recently torn down.
Police seeking suspect, vehicle from officer involved shooting
05:33 a.m., October 20, 2016 Updated 02:17 p.m.
Police from several agencies are investigating after a Lenexa officer fired his handgun during a struggle with a suspect early Thursday in Shawnee.
Three people injured in October 18 crash on Renner Road
03:33 p.m., October 19, 2016 Updated 11:24 a.m.
Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash last Tuesday evening in Shawnee.
To preserve community’s past, Shawnee museum looks towards future
October 18, 2016
Shawnee Town 1929 recently revealed its 10-year strategic plan.
EverFit celebrates health with open house, free classes
October 16, 2016
EverFit, a small boutique gym in Shawnee, is holding a fall open house today.
Popular Shawnee restaurant’s name change reflects ‘culinary evolution’
October 11, 2016
Barley’s Brewhaus is now Barley’s Kitchen + Tap.
Face to Face: Gary Amble
October 11, 2016
Gary Amble, a meteorologist for KCTV 5, is proud to call Shawnee home.
Cancer battle leads to road trip, memoir for Shawnee sports journalist
October 11, 2016
Sports Radio 810 WHB sportscaster Danny Clinkscale, of Shawnee, recently launched his memoir, “Leaving Cancer for the Circus.”
Meet the Candidates: Political hopefuls discuss their views at Shawnee forum
October 11, 2016
The general election is less than one month away. Do you know which local candidates you’re voting for?
Woman arrested after threatening girl with bat
12:45 p.m., October 10, 2016 Updated 05:12 p.m.
A 25-year-old Shawnee woman was arrested after she allegedly assaulted an 11-year-old girl on an apartment complex basketball court.
Shawnee man arrested after robbing convenience store
October 10, 2016
A 21-year-old Shawnee man was arrested within minutes of robbing a convenience store near 63rd Street and Pflumm Road on Saturday morning.