Local news

Shawnee martial arts business focuses on empowerment
May 31, 2018
Personal protection is a top priority at Shugosha Contemporary Martial Science.
Shawnee Mission Park offers summer fun in June
May 29, 2018
The Johnson County Parks and Recreation Department is offering a summer calendar full of activities for all ages.
Shawnee Planning Commission approves preliminary plan, rezoning for Veterans Park
May 27, 2018
Preliminary plans to build a resort-style senior housing community for residents 55 and older at 61st Street and Pflumm Road recently won the approval of Shawnee’s Planning Commission.
Shawnee councilman files by petition for state representative
May 27, 2018
Shawnee City Councilman Eric Jenkins has filed for state representative in District 18.
Man shot in the chest during late-night disturbance
04:54 a.m., May 26, 2018 Updated 08:57 a.m.
Shawnee police are investigating after a man was found with a gunshot wound to the chest late Friday night.
A walk to remember: Shawnee mom strives to make NF walk ‘bigger and better’
May 23, 2018
May marks NF awareness month.
Automotive Advisers: Stay cool on the road with a seasonal A/C system check
May 23, 2018
Riding around with the windows down here in Shawnee can be nice, but not so much when hot temperatures rise—as they tend to do this time of year.
Shawnee woman wins big on Wheel of Fortune
May 17, 2018
Shawnee resident Elizabeth Strother is a contestant on Wheel of Fortune.
Veterans and active military dine for free at Hereford House on Armed Forces Day
May 16, 2018
All four Hereford House locations in the Kansas City metro area will offer veterans and active military personnel a free entrée on Saturday.
Shawnee-based youth football league offers ‘high school’ experience
May 15, 2018
Some kids dream about playing football under the bright lights of a high school stadium. Now, thanks to Champions Football KC, that dream can come true.
JCPRD offers fun-filled weekend events coming up
May 15, 2018
Johnson County Parks & Recreation District has several events coming up in the Shawnee area.
Bayer employees give back
May 15, 2018
Bayer employees recently rolled up their sleeves to volunteer for a variety of service projects benefitting local non-profit organizations.
Historic war weapons presentation to be held May 22
May 15, 2018
Back by popular demand, another historic weapons program is coming to Shawnee.
Next meeting of mystery book club is Saturday
May 15, 2018
Love mysteries? Love history? If so, you should check out the next meeting of the 1920s mystery book club.