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The Shawnee News-Star
Updated at 8:24 AM

HOPKINTON – Third-grader Will Masterson practiced his Swahili with Frankline Chepkwony at the Elmwood School on Thursday morning.Chepkwony is an elite Kenyan runner in this year’s Boston Marathon."I learned a couple of words in Swahili," said Will, 9.Will and his classmate Harry Petrie, 9, showed Chepkwony a drawing they made of him for a project in teacher Tom Keane’s classroom. The room was decked out in Kenyan decorations and student projects.

Posted at 8:00 AM

National Take Back Day, a drug collection event sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, will help area residents responsibly rid of unused or unwanted medication on Saturday, April 26.

Posted at 8:00 AM

Carrye Wells, lead dietician for St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital, said coloring eggs is one of her favorite Easter traditions but said people should be careful when it comes to eating hard boiled eggs.

Posted at 8:00 AM

Cold temperatures, bitter winds and a chilly drizzle couldn’t stop the crowd from forming at last year’s Kolache Festival.

Posted at 7:30 AM

The Tecumseh Savages fell behind early and never caught up in a 9-3 loss at home to Tuttle Thursday.

Posted at 7:15 AM

Bethel, Dale and Maud all rolled to easy wins on Thursday.

Posted at 7:00 AM

Fourth-ranked St. Gregory's and OBU split a pair of close games in their softball doubleheader on Thursday.

Posted at 7:00 AM

The Wolves clinched at least third place in District 5A-4 with a 7-2 win over Durant on Thursday.

Posted at 7:00 AM

The Cavaliers kept their playoff hopes alive with a pair of road wins in Bethany on Thursday.

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Brayden Ricks captured individual medalist honors as the Wolves won the Del City Golf Invitational on Thursday.

Posted at 7:00 AM

No. 1 OBU took two games on the road from Southwestern Assemblies of God on Thursday, running their record to 39-6 on the season.

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