Northeast Johnson County morning roundup



Summer camp kids tour Mission. The 180 kids attending summer camp at Sylvester Powell were hosted by the city for a tour of the police station and city hall. The students got a chance to climbing the police and public works vehicles, get behind the city council dias and enjoy some snacks with staff. Four police citizens academy graduates volunteered to help with the day’s events.

Author who profiled Prairie Village killer dies. Ann Rule, the woman who wrote the book Bitter Harvest about the 1995 fire set by Prairie Village resident Debora Green that killed two of her children, has died at the age of 83. [True crime author Ann Rule, who profiled Debora Green of Prairie Village, dies at age 83 — Kansas City Star]

Teen Council applications open in Prairie Village. Prairie Village has opened the application period for the city’s second class of Teen Council members. Launched last year after an effort by councilor Jori Nelson, the council gives high schoolers the chance to see how city government works first hand. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Monday, August 31. You can download the application here.

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