Local news

Shawnee seniors carve and decorate doll cradles for children in need
November 7, 2018
Residents at Village Cooperative of Shawnee spent months constructing and decorating baby doll cradles for children in need.
Sporting KC forward to help celebrate new Scooter’s Coffee in Shawnee
November 6, 2018
A soccer star will be in Shawnee this week.
Shoebox gifts to be collected at two Shawnee locations
November 6, 2018
Shawnee volunteers hope to collect more than 15,782 gifts to contribute to Operation Christmas Child’s 2018 goal of reaching 11 million children in need.
Shawnee organization awarded grants
November 6, 2018
Sunflower House in Shawnee received two grants
One person injured in Thursday evening crash
06:53 p.m., November 1, 2018 Updated 07:36 p.m.
One person was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a crash Thursday evening.
Six new charges filed against Shawnee Christian school founder
October 31, 2018
More charges have been filed against a former Shawnee Christian school leader who was arrested earlier this year for child sex abuse.
Shawnee student set to perform in ‘Oklahoma!’
October 30, 2018
The School of Music, Theater, and Dance at Kansas State University will present the classic love story “Oklahoma!” during the first two weekends of November.
Shawnee Sky Zone introduces state-of-the-art virtual reality, complete location remodel
October 30, 2018
Virtual reality is now an actual reality at the Kansas City Sky Zone in Shawnee
Shawnee student helps select ancient texts for library’s special collection
October 30, 2018
A Shawnee native has found herself in a rare position for any undergraduate student: researching and finding and championing the selection of ancient manuscript’s for her university’s special collections.
Kansas City man arrested after causing two disturbances
October 30, 2018
A 28-year-old Kansas City, Missouri man was arrested by Shawnee police after he allegedly caused two disturbances and broke into a house in eastern Shawnee.
Man injured in early morning motorcycle crash
October 30, 2018
A man was transported by ambulance to an area hospital after he was found in a ditch in the Kansas Highway 7 and Shawnee Mission Parkway interchange early Tuesday.
City of Shawnee names new community development director
October 29, 2018
Shawnee City Manager Nolan Sunderman has announced the promotion of Doug Allmon to Community Development Director.
Shawnee Fire Department trains for mass casualty crash
October 29, 2018
For three consecutive days last week, all 66 Shawnee Firefighters worked their way through a mock mass casualty crash.
Shawnee Fire Department seeks public input on strategic plan
October 26, 2018
The Shawnee Fire Department wants your input as it hits the half-way mark on its strategic plan.