Caroline Boyer Bonner Springs Reporter

Caroline is a Lenexa native and a 1999 graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. She attended the University of Kansas, where she worked for the University Daily Kansan and interned with the Lawrence Journal-World. She graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism in May 2003 and joined the Shawnee Dispatch in September 2003. Caroline briefly worked for the Bonner Springs Chieftain, from January through August of 2004, before returning to the Dispatch as the city reporter. In 2010, she returned to The Chieftain. She lives in Shawnee with her husband and daughter. Send e-mail to Caroline at cboyer@theworldco.info.

Recent stories

Kaw Valley Relay For Life alters format, seeks participants
May 20, 2015
The Relay For Life of Kaw Valley will have a format much different to that of its first 13 years.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Val Barth
May 20, 2015
We visited with Val Barth, owner of DeeDee’s Jewelry and Vintage Decor, for this week’s Face to Face.
End of an era: BLHS teacher says goodbye after 35 years
May 20, 2015
Susan Mayberry remembers Mary Myer as one of her favorite teachers when she was a student at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Class of 2015: BLHS senior says organization is the key
May 14, 2015
Kennedy Bowers is more than prepared to make the transition from Basehor-Linwood High School Bobcat to Kansas State University Wildcat, and she says that is largely thanks to the education she received at BLHS.
Face to Face: Edwardsville paramedic Christy Johnson
May 13, 2015
Leading up to National EMS Week, we chat with Christy Johnson, paramedic with the Edwardsville EMS Department.
Ray Cox remembered as truly dedicated to his community
May 13, 2015
Not even cancer could keep Ray Cox from fulfilling his service to the community. Even in the last few months, when his fight against the disease became the hardest, Cox attended every USD 204 Board of Education meeting possible.
Edwardsville councilman accused of making racist statements
May 12, 2015
A newly elected Edwardsville City Council member is being investigated after a teen says he made threats and called her racial slurs in a May 3 incident in Bonner Springs.
Face to Face: USD 204 administrative assistant Stormi Vitt
May 6, 2015
USD 204’s Stormi Vitt, who recently earned an Honoring Excellence award from the Education Foundation, shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Basehor to make push for EMS service improvements
City officials want ambulance housed at Fairmount Township Fire Department
May 5, 2015
Members of the Basehor City Council plan to increase pressure on the county improve EMS services in 2016.
Senior Center volunteers tutor Bonner second graders in reading
April 30, 2015
Nancy McGowan is one of about a dozen members of the Bonner Springs Senior Center who have been spending an hour with Bonner Springs Elementary second grade students each Tuesday morning for the past two and a half months.

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Val Barth, owner of DeeDee's Jewelry and Vintage Decor.

Christy Johnson, Edwardsville EMS paramedic.

Sam Nelson was named a valedictorian of Bonner Springs High School Class of 2015.

Kennedy Bowers, member of the Basehor-Linwood High School Class of 2015, earned one of just three Presidential Scholarships offered at Kansas State University.

Stormi Vitt, administrative assistant in Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204.

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