Local news

St. Joseph Church to hold gift and craft bazaar on Saturday
October 24, 2018
The annual Gift & Craft Bazaar hosted by the Ladies’ Guild at St. Joseph Parish will be held Saturday.
Auto repair center provides free services to single moms
October 24, 2018
For the seventh year in a row, the Shawnee Christian Brothers Automotive donated 50 free oil changes to single mothers and widows in need as part of their National Service Day festivities.
A family affair: Shawnee dad pens coding book for kids, mom illustrates
October 24, 2018
A Shawnee mom and dad teamed up to create a computer programming book for kids.
Meet the Candidates: District 39
October 24, 2018
Here is a closer look at the candidates from District 39.
Meet the Candidates: District 17
October 24, 2018
Here is a closer look at the candidates from District 17
Shawnee woman expected to be ‘OK’ after being run over by trash truck
12:55 p.m., October 23, 2018 Updated 03:12 a.m.
A 69-year-old Shawnee woman was rushed to an area hospital after she was run over by a trash truck in the 6500 block of Halsey Street on Tuesday morning.
Shawnee man killed by vehicle backing up
03:29 p.m., October 22, 2018 Updated 03:01 a.m.
The Shawnee Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating after a Shawnee man was hit and killed by a vehicle that was backing up on Monday morning.
Meet the Candidates: District 23
October 16, 2018
In District 23, two strong female candidates are vying to represent constituents in parts of Shawnee, Lenexa and Overland Park.
Meet the Candidates: District 18
October 16, 2018
On Oct. 11, candidates from each race participated in “Popcorn & Politics,” a forum held at the Shawnee Civic Centre.
Heating pad blamed for Friday evening fire
October 13, 2018
Shawnee Fire investigators say a heating pad which was left on with no one home caused damage to a northern Shawnee home on Friday evening.
Shawnee man injured in car versus tree on Blackfish Parkway
October 11, 2018
A 24-year-old Shawnee man crashed a Chevrolet Corvette into a tree on Blackfish Parkway near Park Street on Wednesday afternoon.
You’re invited to sip cocktails and be inspired by 1920s girl power
October 10, 2018
The 1920s brought forth many extraordinary women and next week, you’ll have an opportunity to learn about a few of them.
Shawnee celebrates autumn with annual Scarecrow Festival
October 9, 2018
Despite the rain, dozens of families eagerly showed up for the city of Shawnee’s annual Scarecrow Festival on Saturday morning.
Shawnee Rotary grants support local organizations
October 8, 2018
The Rotary Club of Shawnee recently awarded five nonprofits with grants totaling $12,550.