Jennifer Bhargava

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Column: News editor bids farewell
November 28, 2018
Shawnee Dispatch news editor Jennifer Bhargava says goodbye to readers.
A home away from home: senior care facility opens in Shawnee
November 26, 2018
The first Golden Oaks Memory Care Home will be opening in Shawnee next month
Shawnee Mission program leads students to success
Partnership equips developmentally disabled young adults with job, life skills
November 26, 2018
A new program in the Shawnee Mission School District is helping to ease the transition after high school for special education graduates.
Get to know new Ward 3 council member Lisa Larson-Bunnell
November 26, 2018
Attorney Lisa Larson-Bunnell was appointed to fill the vacant Ward 3 seat.
Local business owners work together to bring Santa mailbox to Shawnee
November 24, 2018
A magical mailbox has appeared in Shawnee.
Is the Shawnee Civic Center a community center? Shawnee city staff says ‘no’
November 20, 2018
A look at the Shawnee Civic Center and the role it plays in the city, as plans for a potential new community center pick up speed.
City of Shawnee gets a new council member
November 14, 2018
The Shawnee City Council appoints attorney Lisa Larson-Bunnell to fill the vacant Ward 3 seat.
Hooters not coming to Shawnee, city confirms
November 13, 2018
The city of Shawnee confirmed to the Dispatch today that Hooters is not coming to Shawnee.
Shawnee election results: Familiar faces, newcomer capture wins
November 7, 2018
Here are the unofficial state representative results from the local midterm election races.
Shawnee photographer sets focus on city hall, helps change ordinance
November 7, 2018
When her life was nearly turned upside down because of a single phone call, however, Shawnee photographer Sarah Chou found herself in the midst of an unexpected civics lesson, and on the path to changing a city law.

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Nancy Majors

Heather Hoback, a 2016 Shawnee Mission West High School graduate, interns at the surgical waiting room at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.

The Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Drive, is a rental facility for parks and recreation activities, city and private events and business meetings. It also has open gym times.

Tom Cox, Cindy Neighbor, Susan Ruiz, Owen Donohoe

Residents at Village Cooperative of Shawnee teamed up to make 40 wooden doll cradles, which will be distributed to children in need through the Johnson County Christmas Bureau’s annual holiday shop.

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