The Shawnee News-Star

Updated at 4:53 PM

Because of severe weather in the area, all afternoon/evening events and activities for Friday, April 29th have been canceled for Shawnee Public Schools.

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 10:01 PM

City Manager Justin Erickson has been on the hunt for a new police chief for Shawnee since November, when Russell Frantz retired. But now the hunt is over.

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 10:40 PM

On Wednesday, Oklahoma may have finally gained enough momentum to push through barriers to autism reform. Legislation that requires health insurers to cover the treatment of children with autism received final legislative approval ––...

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 8:20 PM

Shawnee Public Schools administrators on Wednesday began notifying staff and parents of positions and resources being cut across the district, including a total of 34 positions district-wide. The announcement comes on the heels of the state’s...

Posted Apr 27, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Despite earthquakes and tornadic weather, it was business as usual Tuesday as city officials interviewed police chief candidates before finalists attended a meet-and-greet with the community at the Shawnee Community Center, 804 S. Park Street.

Posted Apr 27, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Oklahomans were bracing themselves days before the expected severe storms and high potential for tornadoes Tuesday, but, thankfully, the night's events proved to be a bit under the weather.

Updated Apr 26, 2016 at 11:24 AM

An earthquake that was reported with a magnitude of 4.0 was reported at about 10:45 a.m. near Harrah.

Posted Apr 26, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Oklahomans have been waiting and watching for signs of tornado season –– it is here and the signs are pointing to some nasty weather today.

Posted Apr 26, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Members of Oklahoma's Judicial Nominating Commission have sent three candidate names to Gov. Mary Fallin for consideration of appointment to serve as Pottawatomie County's associate district judge, the Governor's office confirmed Monday.

Posted Apr 26, 2016 at 5:00 AM

The City of Shawnee will be conducting interviews with finalists for the position of police chief on Tuesday, April 26. As part of this process, the community is invited to an open house to meet the candidates from 4 to 6 p.m. at the...

Posted Apr 24, 2016 at 7:00 AM

One of Oklahoma's oldest manufacturers –– now providing staple foods all over the world –– is having an anniversary. Shawnee Milling Co. is celebrating its 110th year of operation today.

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