The Shawnee News-Star
Posted at 7:00 AM

As first-round winners of Scholastic's Lexus Eco Challenge, The Noteable Recyclists –– part of Bethel High School's STEM Club –– are competing against 16 other teams across the nation in a final, third round of the challenge for the grand prize: $30,000 in college scholarships. Eight students in the club submitted an action plan for the first part of the Eco Challenge, addressing land and water conservation. They won one of the contest’s biggest prizes: $10,000.

Posted at 6:00 AM

Although mosquitoes are typically a summer annoyance, the Zika virus has brought more than itchy bites into February. 

Updated at 11:54 PM

York held Oklahoma Baptist to three runs for a 5-3 win Saturday, one day after getting blasted for 33 runs.

Updated at 11:53 PM

Oklahoma Baptist snapped a 10-game slump, knocking off a Harding squad, 86-78, that had started the week in a first-place tie in the Great American Conference.

Updated at 11:52 PM

Oklahoma Baptist missed 20 three-pointers in 31 attempts and Harding grabbed a tough 66-60 win Saturday in the Noble Complex.

Updated at 11:49 PM

SHAWNEE – Tyler Hebert continued his hot start to the season, helping St. Gregory's to a doubleheader split with Kansas Wesleyan Saturday afternoon at Bill Nicklas Field. The Coyotes took the opener, 11-5, before the Cavaliers...

Updated at 11:48 PM

The Meeker girls were no match for Seminole Saturday night, as the Lady Chieftains took down the Bulldogs 59-28 in a Meeker road contest.

Updated at 11:29 PM

Five years is a long time. Normally, when you talk about something that happened five years ago, it seems like a foggy, distant memory. But Facebook sent me a reminder of a post I made five years ago and when I read it, I recalled vivid memories of...

Updated at 11:28 PM

Carole Jane Stephens, 74, of Shawnee, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at her residence.

Updated at 11:27 PM

Longtime Shawnee resident Hazel E. McDaniel, 97, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Oklahoma City.

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