Local news

Shawnee business to celebrate fall
September 27, 2017
Kiene Dental Group is holding a fall festival this weekend.
Development team eyes potential at Westbrooke Village shopping site
Emerging details suggest mixed use concept, residents express concern
September 27, 2017
A mixed use center, featuring retail, restaurants and residential, may be in the works for the northeast corner of 75th Street and Quivira Road, where the nearly-vacant Westbrooke Village Shopping Center now stands.
Police: Man shot while trying to sell item early Thursday
03:40 a.m., September 21, 2017 Updated 04:54 p.m.
At least two K-9 units and a drone were used in the search for suspects.
Shawnee standout featured in ‘Parade of Homes’ tour
September 19, 2017
An award-winning Shawnee model home is one of the standouts of this year’s Parade of Homes tour.
City of Shawnee creates ‘safe space’ for internet exchangers
September 19, 2017
Shawnee residents now have a safe place nearby to make internet purchase exchanges.
Shawnee Chamber holds joint ribbon-cutting for two businesses
September 19, 2017
The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce celebrated two businesses with a rare joint ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday afternoon.
Shots fired at vehicle following argument
September 17, 2017
Police are investigating after someone allegedly leaned out of a vehicle and fired a gun at another vehicle following an argument on Thursday evening.
Shawnee aviation author celebrates big milestone
September 13, 2017
Shawnee resident’s latest book features military airplanes.
Shawnee Mission Park to feature inclusive playground
September 13, 2017
Across the nation, inclusive playgrounds enable children to play together without physical or social barriers and now, two more of those playgrounds will be in Johnson County.
Shawnee business leaders strive to buy Aztec Theatre
Potential new owners seeking financial assistance from city
September 13, 2017
The Aztec Group is seeking financial assistance from the city to renovate the historic downtown movie theater.
JCPRD to hold Sunday party in the park
September 12, 2017
The public is invited to a big party in the park, called Park Palooza.
Shawnee horsewoman wins world title
September 8, 2017
Pam Taylor, of Shawnee, captured the world championship title with her horse in the aged mares category at the 2017 American Quarter Horse Association Select World Championship Show on Aug. 31 in Amarillo.
Westlake Ace accepting hurricane donations
September 8, 2017
In response to the Hurricane Harvey national relief effort, Westlake Ace Hardware announced last week that it will be accepting donations to the American Red Cross.
Antique mall seeking school supply donations
September 8, 2017
A local shop is seeking school supply donations to help displaced Hurricane Harvey students in south Texas.