Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Marti Hill received the "Spirit of Fortitude" award from the Prairie Village Police Department in 2012.
Marti Hill received the “Spirit of Fortitude” award from the Prairie Village Police Department in 2012.

Media profile PV attack victim ahead of her speech at JCCC. Marti Hill, the woman who was left for dead in her Prairie Village home after being attacked by her handyman, is scheduled to give a speech on her experience at Johnson County Community College tomorrow at 11 a.m. KMBC profiled Hill ahead of her presentation. [Survivor of handyman’s attack shares story to warn others — KMBC]

WaterOne work on 60th Street main to begin this week. WaterOne this week will begin the replacement of the water main that runs along 60th Terrace between Roeland Drive and Rosewood Street in Mission. The project is expected to last approximately two months, but because the work will be done in the right-of-way three feet off the curb, it isn’t expected to have major impacts on traffic.


Ryan Fischer of Tutera Group elected to Leawood Chamber of Commerce Board. Ryan Fischer, the director of managed care and business development for the Tutera Group who was a familiar face at meetings on Mission Chateau, has been elected to a year-long term on the Leawood Chamber of Commerce.

New security measures get coverage.  Shawnee Mission schools implemented new security measures this week that require visitors to have a driver’s license scanned to enter the building. The new measures have drawn plenty of attention in recent days.
[Shawnee Mission Schools tighten security rules for visitors – KMBC]
[Shawnee Mission School District implementing new security policy – Fox4

SM North chess team advances to state. The SM North chess team qualified three students for the state chess tournament by placing at a qualifier meet. Jacob Swearing placed seventh, Isaiah Shobe placed sixth and Lizzie Fischer placed fifth in the grade level championship. All three will be heading to the state competition.