Jennifer Bhargava

Recent stories

Third man convicted of killing Shawnee gun store owner
December 15, 2017
A third man has been convicted in the killing of a Shawnee gun shop owner during an attempted robbery.
Shawnee author and cartoonist donates portion of book proceeds to nonprofit
December 12, 2017
Shawnee resident Jeff Chaltas recently self-published a book of one-panel cartoons.
Performing arts center opens in Shawnee movie complex
December 12, 2017
Thanks to a unique partnership between Music Theatre Kansas City and B&B Theatres, there is now a cultural arts performance venue located inside the Shawnee 18 movie complex.
Brookdale Rosehill to hold holiday open house and blood drive
December 6, 2017
Celebrate the holidays by giving back.
103-year-old woman defies memory loss stereotypes
December 5, 2017
Dorothy Plummer loves to dance, play tennis and socialize.
Who killed JFK?: Shawnee historian seeks truth behind assassination
December 1, 2017
Meet Casey Quinlan, a well-known JFK assassination researcher based out of Shawnee.
Face to Face: Josh Kiene
November 28, 2017
Meet Josh Kiene, a third-generation dentist at a Shawnee dental office.
New thrift store celebrates grand opening this week
November 28, 2017
City Union Mission will open its largest thrift store in Shawnee on Thursday.
Shawnee area Eagle Scouts honored
November 23, 2017
Eight boys from the Shawnee area earned the top Boy Scout honor recently.
Shop local: Small Business Saturday is this weekend
November 23, 2017
It’s the busiest shopping weekend of the year and on Saturday, it will all revolve around small businesses.

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Recent photos

Shawnee resident Jeff Chaltas recently self-published a book of one-panel cartoons. The accomplishment comes 30-some years after his life was changed by a serious car accident.

Mayor Michelle Distler, left, and Music Theater Kansas City executive director and founder Cary Danielson Pandzik, right, pose for photographers at the B&B Live opening.

Dorothy Plummer, right, plays the harmonica at Brookdale College Square, while a staff member claps along.

Casey Quinlan, of Shawnee, has spent the past five decades researching the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He has interviewed more than 80 eyewitnesses and read more than 1,000 books on the subject.

Josh Kiene is a third-generation dentist at Kiene Dental Group.

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