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Journal-World websites to require commenters to identify themselves
October 9, 2013
To our readers: Over the next couple of days, we will be making a significant change in the system we use to allow readers to comment on stories: We are ending anonymity and requiring commenters to post under their real names.
Shawnee calendars of events
January 15, 2013
What’s going on around town this week?
Church to host free concert by Nashville bluegrass band
January 14, 2013
The Farm Hands, an award-winning Nashville, Tenn., bluegrass and gospel quartet, is coming to Shawnee for a free concert Saturday.
Subject in standoff with police found dead
December 6, 2012
Shawnee police and fire department personnel were involved in an hourslong standoff Thursday with a subject who was eventually found dead.
Eleven Shawnee homes featured on Fall Parade
September 26, 2012
Eleven model homes in Shawnee will be among those showcased during this year’s Fall Parade of Homes.
Library and museum calendar of events
July 22, 2012
A lot is going on at Shawnee’s library and museums.
Train mania spurs backyard railroad
July 9, 2012
Shawnee Ward 1 City Councilman Jim Neighbor has built a railroad, 67 trackside buildings and a couple of waterfalls — all in his backyard.
May 2 Shawnee Museums and Libraries Calendar
May 2, 2012
Looking for something to do in Shawnee in the upcoming weeks? There wasn’t space in today’s print edition for our usual Museums and Libraries calendar, but we’ve posted it online.
Revving back up
Local street rodder helps revitalize 40-year-old ASRA
April 30, 2012
Mike Withers built his first street rod, a souped-up 1929 Ford Model A, in 1966 and cruised around campus in it during his first year of college.
Police arrest two during DUI patrol in Overland Park
April 9, 2012
Overland Park police arrested two motorists on suspicion of DUI during last weekend’s DUI saturation patrol.
75th Street wreck injures young drivers, including two thrown from van
April 6, 2012
A three-vehicle wreck seriously injured several young drivers Friday evening on 75th Street, including two who were thrown from their van.
City plans controlled burn Friday near Shawnee Town 1929
02:43 p.m., April 5, 2012 Updated 10:38 a.m.
If you notice smoke seemingly emanating from Shawnee Town 1929 on Friday, don’t be alarmed.
Man pleads guilty to child porn charge, allegedly had hundreds of images on computer
April 2, 2012
A Johnson County man has pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Monday.
Letter: Candidate voting histories need more explanation
March 28, 2012
In your recent article “How do candidates’ voting histories stack up?” my voting record is not fairly represented, and voters may draw an inaccurate conclusion as I am running for mayor of Shawnee.
Car hitting pole was culprit of overnight power outage
March 27, 2012
A car ran off the road and hit a utility pole late Monday night, knocking out power to a large portion of northwest Shawnee.

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