Monthly Archives March 2018

All-State 2018: Girls All-Class teams

ALL-CLASS TEAMS

CLASS 6A
FIRST TEAM
Player, school Ht. Gr.
Carly Bachelor, Washburn Rural 6-0 Jr.
Kennedy Brown, Derby 6-6 Jr.
Christianna Carr, Manhattan 6-0 Sr.
E’Lease Stafford, Lawrence 5-11 Sr.
Sydney Wilson, Olathe East 6-0 Sr.
SECOND TEAM
Player, school Ht. Gr.
Sarah Beth Gueldner, Olathe Northwest 5-8 Jr.
Tre’Zure Jobe, Wichita South 5-7 Jr.
Brooke Lansford, BV West 5-8 Sr.
Jordann Nachbar, SM Northwest 5-1 Sr.
Skylar Washington, Gardner-Edgerton 5-10 Sr.
THIRD TEAM
Player, school Ht. Gr.
Chisom Ajekwu, Lawrence 6-3 Jr.
Tor’e Alford, Derby 5-8 Jr.
Kasey Hazell, Hutchinson 5-11 Sr.
Chloe Kuckelman, BV North 5-8 Jr.
Makenna Winemiller, Olathe East 5-5 Jr.
HONORABLE MENTION
Chisom Ajekwu, jr. Lawrence; Jaryn Benning, jr. Topeka High; Hannah Black, jr...

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Shawnee County ethics hotline makes a difference

Reports to an ethics hotline Shawnee County maintains have brought attention to policies, procedures and other issues that needed to be addressed, and probably wouldn’t have been without it, county commissioners were told Thursday.

The county has updated some policies as a direct result of the reports it’s received, commissioners Kevin Cook, Shelly Buhler and Bob Archer heard from the county’s internal auditor, Andrea Forbes.

Reports to the hotline have also alerted the county to issues that supervisors have addressed through additional training or staff meetings, she said.

Shawnee County established the service effective Oct. 1, 2015. It has since received 18 reports from people who have either called the hotline or gone to its website, according to Forbes.

The county has investigated and...

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Shawnee St. Patrick’s Day parade slated for March 11 | The Kansas City Star

The Irish American Club of Johnson County is organizing the 36th annual Shawnee St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which begins at 1 p.m. on March 11.

The parade will start on Johnson Drive at Monrovia Street and head east on Johnson Drive to Nieman Road. This year’s theme is “Follow the Green Irish Road.”

Anyone who would like to participate should complete the parade entry form at the Irish American Club of Johnson County’s Facebook page. Bring the completed form and $10 cash to the parade lineup which starts at 11:30 a.m.

Two events are scheduled after the parade:

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▪ The Heroes Pull, 2:30 p.m. in the Splash Cove parking lot at 5800 King St...

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