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Shawnee's Christmas Star Still Shines Bright


December 20, 2018

Photo curtesy of Ed Bolt

Since 1935 the star atop Shawnee Milling Company has continued to shine over Shawnee.


Shawnee and the area for miles around still have the huge Christmas star brightly shining atop an 18-stories tall Shawnee Milling Company grain elevator, even though only about 25 snowflake street decorations are up this Christmas season.

"We just love turning the star on around the first of December and will turn it off around the first of January," Bill Ford, chairman of the Board of Directors and immediate past president of Shawnee Milling Company, said Monday.

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