The Shawnee News-Star
Posted at 7:00 AM

When Shawnee City Commissioners meet Monday, they may choose to fill the vacant seat for Ward 1 with the recently elected commissioner Dub Bushong. The Ward 1 seat has remained empty since it was vacated by Gary Vogel well more than a year ago.

Posted at 7:00 AM

A couple years ago, a local family couldn't have imagined how significantly the nonprofit would affect their lives, personally, after suddenly finding themselves in a very risky situation –– the premature birth of their twins.

Posted at 5:00 AM

The presidential primaries don't cross many Americans' minds these days. It's convention season, and the public has turned its attention to the two nominees, strapping in for what promises to be an especially contentious general election.

Updated at 8:50 PM

Edwinna Wittmann, 85, went to be with our Lord on Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Shawnee.

Updated Jul 30, 2016 at 6:43 PM

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has a problem with the forthcoming presidential debate schedule, in which he will face his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, one-on-one.

Posted Jul 30, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Universal Forest Products Inc. (UFPI) purchased 30 acres in the middle of 2015 for a manufacturing facility.

Posted Jul 30, 2016 at 6:00 AM

With all of the hype and media coverage surrounding both the Democratic and Republican national conventions, many Americans who could not attend may be wondering about the chanting, flag-waving, and occasionally booing crowds they saw on TV.

Posted Jul 30, 2016 at 5:00 AM

Though the major party conventions have toned down in significance over the years and produced only modest polling bounces headed into the stretch, the fact that Hillary Clinton has been overtaken nationally by Donald Trump might give viability to...

Updated Jul 30, 2016 at 12:46 AM

Kirsten Teresa (Block) Allard, longtime resident of Shawnee, passed away July 28, 2016, in Plano, Texas.

Updated Jul 30, 2016 at 12:45 AM

Pamela Lou Telford, of Chandler, died July 28, 2016, at the age of 58.

Updated Jul 30, 2016 at 12:44 AM

Darrell Lee Valliquette, 77, of Stroud, died Friday, July 29, 2016.

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