Local news

A walk to remember: Shawnee mom strives to make NF walk ‘bigger and better’
May 23, 2018
May marks NF awareness month.
Automotive Advisers: Stay cool on the road with a seasonal A/C system check
May 23, 2018
Riding around with the windows down here in Shawnee can be nice, but not so much when hot temperatures rise—as they tend to do this time of year.
Shawnee woman wins big on Wheel of Fortune
May 17, 2018
Shawnee resident Elizabeth Strother is a contestant on Wheel of Fortune.
Veterans and active military dine for free at Hereford House on Armed Forces Day
May 16, 2018
All four Hereford House locations in the Kansas City metro area will offer veterans and active military personnel a free entrée on Saturday.
Shawnee-based youth football league offers ‘high school’ experience
May 15, 2018
Some kids dream about playing football under the bright lights of a high school stadium. Now, thanks to Champions Football KC, that dream can come true.
JCPRD offers fun-filled weekend events coming up
May 15, 2018
Johnson County Parks & Recreation District has several events coming up in the Shawnee area.
Bayer employees give back
May 15, 2018
Bayer employees recently rolled up their sleeves to volunteer for a variety of service projects benefitting local non-profit organizations.
Historic war weapons presentation to be held May 22
May 15, 2018
Back by popular demand, another historic weapons program is coming to Shawnee.
Next meeting of mystery book club is Saturday
May 15, 2018
Love mysteries? Love history? If so, you should check out the next meeting of the 1920s mystery book club.
Meet the Eagles: Shawnee area youth earn top scouting honors at May 6 ceremony
May 15, 2018
Five Shawnee area teenagers earned the Eagle Scout designation during a Court of Honor Ceremony at St. Joseph Catholic Church on May 6.
Shawnee teen strives for Eagle designation
May 15, 2018
A Mill Valley student recently completed his Eagle Scout project.
Becky Bieker goes on ‘journey’ of a lifetime
May 14, 2018
Former Shawnee business owner recently appeared on two episodes of “The Journey,” an Outdoor Channel show in which host Dave Watson travels coast to coast, knocking on the doors of deserving people and surprising them with a fishing or hunting adventure.
City of Shawnee is ‘open for solar business’ says national program
May 11, 2018
The city of Shawnee was recently recognized as a bronze designee in the SolSmart program.
Girls on the Run’ team celebrates Shawnee’s heroes
May 10, 2018
The Girls on the Run team at Clear Creek Elementary School presented area first responders with colorful homemade cupcakes.
Old-fashioned marble tournament to take place Saturday morning
May 9, 2018
Marbles were one of the most popular games in the 1920s and Shawnee Town is taking the fun one step further.