Local news

Annual safety event to take place Saturday
October 11, 2017
A safety fair is set for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Little Monkey Bizness.
New Shawnee Chamber leader looking forward to exploring city’s innovation and potential
October 11, 2017
The Shawnee business community now has a new voice leading it.
Shawnee city manager announces resignation
October 10, 2017
Shawnee city manager Carol Gonzales will leave her position next month after more than a decade on the job. The city released a statement today acknowledging that her last day will be Nov. 15.
Man killed in overnight crash into creek
October 7, 2017
Shawnee Police are investigating after visitors to a city park found an SUV crashed into a creek and bridge on Saturday morning.
Developers propose $113 million mixed-use project for Westbrooke Village shopping center site
October 6, 2017
A mixed use development, with luxury apartments, retail and restaurants, and a courtyard, is in the works for the Westbrooke Village Shopping Center site.
St. Joseph Altar Society/Ladies’ Guild Celebrating 125 Years
October 5, 2017
The Ladies Guild at St. Joseph Church will host a special celebration.
Alleged suspect leads officers on car chase into Missouri
05:01 a.m., October 4, 2017 Updated 05:24 p.m.
Alleged battery suspect leads officers on an 18-mile car chase. Victim sustains non-life threatening injuries.
Shawnee celebrates two sister city visits
October 4, 2017
Last week was a memorable one for Shawnee as delegates from two Sister Cities visited.
Spectrum employees, local volunteers spruce up damaged Shawnee home
October 4, 2017
A large group of hardworking volunteers spent the day making life brighter for a Shawnee homeowner.
Services set for Shawnee woman, 22, killed in downtown Lawrence shootings; Leah Brown described as loving, ‘vibrant’
October 3, 2017
Friends have stepped up to raise money to help the family of Leah Brown with funeral and other expenses, as they prepare to bury her this week.
City of Shawnee agrees to help fund Aztec Theatre renovation
October 2, 2017
An iconic little movie theater in downtown Shawnee is on its way to reopening.
Police: Woman injured and gun fired during disturbance.
September 29, 2017
Shawnee Police are investigating after a disturbance ended with a female injured in the street and a gun being fired into the ground late Thursday night.
Woman dies following single car crash
08:53 p.m., September 28, 2017 Updated 11:08 p.m.
An elderly Shawnee woman was critically injured when she crashed her car on Thursday afternoon.
Bakery to open in former Dodge City Beef space
September 27, 2017
A tasty new business is coming to town.
Shawnee firefighters help assist Hurricane Harvey victims
September 27, 2017
Shawnee Fire Captain Josh Chaney has seen a lot on the job, but nothing prepared him for the devastation he witnessed in south Texas earlier this month.