Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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ScalpedcoverPV resident’s comic book to be turned into TV show. Prairie Village resident Jason Aaron has been writing the “Scalped” graphic novel series since 2006, and the dark tale of a Native American who returns to his reservation after several years away is about to be turned into a television series for WGN America, though no production date has been set.[Prairie Village comic book writer about to experience success on TV — Fox 4]

Lancers win SM East Invitational. SM East’s boys golf team notched a victory Monday at its own tournament, besting second place finisher SM Northwest by seven strokes in the SM East Invitational at Meadowbrook Country Club in Prairie Village. The Lancers shot 306 as a team. Lucas Jones shot a team-best 73, good enough for second overall in the individual standings. Andy Spencer shot a 75 for fifth place overall.

KansasWatchdog.org files Kansas Open Records Act request for Prairie Village police dashboard camera footage. KansasWatchdog.org reporter Travis Perry has filed a Kansas Open Records Act request to obtain police footage of a traffic stop during which an innocent motorist was confronted by an officer with his gun out. The incident startled the local attorney whose license plate was misread by an automatic plate scanner on the Prairie Village police car, causing officers to believe they were likely stopping a stolen vehicle. [Police won’t discuss innocent driver flagged by license plate reader error — KansasWatchdog.org]

Rep. Rooker to hold Town Hall in Westwood. Northeast Johnson County residents interested in discussion of the process and outcomes from this year’s Kansas Legislature session can speak with District 25 Rep. Melissa Rooker this Thursday at a Town Hall meeting. The meeting will be 5-6:30 p.m. at Westwood City Hall.