Local news

Waste Management announces weather related service delays
February 20, 2018
All residential and commercial collection routes of Waste Management of Kansas City, which includes Johnson County, will experience service delays as weather and road conditions deteriorate.
Shawnee man leads remodeling organization
February 20, 2018
Shawnee resident Chris Peterson was recently named the president of the KC chapter of NARI.
Annual St. Joseph Church table on March 4 to benefit needy families
February 20, 2018
The 26th annual St. Joseph Table and Pasta Dinner at St. Joseph Church, 11311 Johnson Dr., will be March 4.
Former Perceptive Software building goes up for auction
February 15, 2018
The Shawnee Crossings Office Building, 22701 W 68th Terrace, will go up for auction from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28.
Shawnee Allstate agent helps earn $20,000 grant
February 15, 2018
Local insurance agents recently volunteered their time to strengthen the community and support an important cause.
Shawnee garden club accepts grant applications
February 15, 2018
In an effort to support the community, the Garden Club of Shawnee is accepting grant requests until Feb. 23 from nonprofit Shawnee organizations or groups for support of an environmental project.
Shawnee woman to showcase work at international modern quilt show
February 14, 2018
It may be considered an old-fashioned hobby, but Sara Guidry will be the first to tell you what she does is not your grandmother’s quilting.
Attention history buffs: A look at upcoming Shawnee Town 1929 events this winter
February 14, 2018
From dancing to mystery novels to flapper fashion, there’s a variety of exciting events coming up via Old Shawnee Town 1929 in the next few months.
Shawnee couple celebrates 72 years of marriage
February 14, 2018
For Valentine’s Day, the picture of love and commitment could be told through the story of Shawnee couple Carl and June Eubank.
Film screening in Shawnee to educate kids, families on U.S. Constitution
February 9, 2018
How well do you know the U.S. Constitution? A fun new movie playing on Feb. 19 in Shawnee may put your knowledge to the test.
Two teenagers critically injured in Prairie Village crash
11:23 a.m., February 7, 2018 Updated 01:05 a.m.
Shawnee Police are assisting with the investigation into a Wednesday morning crash involving one vehicle and a tree in Prairie Village.
The Rotary Club of Shawnee offers 2018 community service scholarships
February 6, 2018
The Rotary Club of Shawnee will honor three high school seniors who have a record of outstanding community service.
Longtime Shawnee learning center under new ownership
February 6, 2018
Brad Warn took over the Shawnee franchise, along with locations in Lawrence, Topeka, Manhattan and Overland Park on Jan. 3.
Shawnee Chamber of Commerce to offer social media workshop on Feb. 6
January 31, 2018
Area small businesses have new tools designed to help their businesses grow with the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Exchange program