December 24, 2012
The appointment of Alan Willoughby, the uncle of Mayor Jeff Meyers’ wife, to a vacant Ward 2 seat on the Shawnee City Council led to a Kansas Open Meetings Act investigation, the results of which have still not been announced.
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Upon filing for election to the Ward 2 City Council seat he was appointed to, Alan Willoughby said he wanted the focus to be on his qualifications.
Major fires, job losses among year’s top stories
The world didn’t end this year, as some doomsayers prognosticated. But 2012 didn’t bring heaven on Earth, either. In fact, it often delivered the opposite, as evidenced by a look back at the national headlines and a couple of top local stories.