Local news

Face to Face: Shane Britt
August 15, 2017
Before he was a pastor, Britt longed to be a farmer like his dad.
Shawnee movie theater first in the region to offer 4D special effects
August 15, 2017
Now, you can experience rain, snow and wind, among other elements, during a movie in Shawnee.
City of Shawnee reveals storm damage numbers
August 15, 2017
Damages from the recent storms in July cost the city of Shawnee more than a half-million dollars.
Man arrested after running from crash scene
August 9, 2017
The Shawnee Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating after a minivan crashed into a guardrail late Wednesday morning.
Walking across America: Chicago backpacker with a cause stops in Shawnee to discuss his journey
August 8, 2017
Chicago man travels on foot from Delaware to California, stopping at Shawnee along the way.
Van stolen from western Shawnee driveway
01:54 p.m., August 7, 2017 Updated 11:40 p.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after a work van was stolen from a driveway in western Shawnee early Monday morning.
Public invited to give input for upcoming Shawnee Mission Park entrance area
August 2, 2017
Public input on development of the area near the front of Shawnee Mission Park where the John Barkley Visitors Center previously stood will be sought during a public meeting on Aug. 10.
Voters pick new faces in primary election
August 2, 2017
Results from yesterday’s primary election show the majority of Shawnee voters want a change in their city government.
Shawnee teacher offers digital twist on storytime
August 1, 2017
Just thinking about her former students makes Carol Valdez a little misty eyed.
Face to Face: Isaac Fagan
August 1, 2017
Isaac Fagan, 11, recently won the “Mayor for a Day” contest.
Shawnee Target completes renovation
August 1, 2017
After six months of construction, the Shawnee Target’s massive renovation is now finished.
15-year-old leads police on pursuit; ends with crash in Shawnee
July 30, 2017
A Gardner teenager led law enforcement from across Johnson County on a 100mph pursuit from Gardner to Shawnee on Saturday evening.
Local artist chases childhood dream
July 25, 2017
After putting painting aside to raise a family, Lenexa mom returns to her creative vision.
Face to Face: Amanda Dulny
July 25, 2017
Amanda Dulny is a 17-year-old actress who will star in “Beauty and the Beast” this weekend.
Western Shawnee preschool benefits from donation
July 25, 2017
Monticello Christian Children’s Center recently received a $2,500 donation, which will help them renovate their playground equipmen