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Local artist features work in Overland Park exhibit
August 15, 2018
Former long-time Shawnee resident and current Lenexa artist Catherine Kirkland is featuring her work in an exhibit titled “What’s the Point?” at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center.
Shawnee students make a ‘splash’ at K-State
August 15, 2018
Members of the Kansas State University Fountain Wars Team, a creative design team from the college of engineering, brought home third-place honors in a recent international competition.
Washburn recognizes spring 2018 graduates, honor students
August 15, 2018
Numerous Shawnee students were recognized by Washburn University.
Shawnee students awarded scholarships
August 15, 2018
A few Shawnee students are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2019-19 academic year from Fort Hays State University.
Ryan’s Buffet closes in Shawnee
August 10, 2018
A popular American comfort food restaurant in Shawnee is no longer in business.
Hereford House named best steakhouse in Kansas
August 9, 2018
Popular culinary website The Daily Meal recently named Hereford House the best steakhouse in the state of Kansas.
Municipal courts hold amnesty event
August 7, 2018
Municipal courts throughout Johnson County will conduct a warrant amnesty event from Saturday to Aug. 24.
Shawnee resident appointed to judge
August 7, 2018
Kansas Secretary of Labor Lana Gordon approved Troy Larson, of Shawnee, for the position of Kansas Department of Labor Administrative Law Judge, Workers Compensation Division in Lenexa.
Area students receive chamber scholarships
August 7, 2018
The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently awarded its 2018 Betty Charlton Scholarships
School districts address suicide
Shawnee Mission, De Soto join conversations focusing on improving teen mental health
August 7, 2018
Six Johnson County school districts are joining forces to address the growing number of teen deaths by suicide.

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