Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Crews at work on Village Presbyterian over the summer. Photo via Village Presbyterian Facebook page.
Crews at work on Village Presbyterian over the summer. Photo via Village Presbyterian Facebook page.

Village Presbyterian plans return to sanctuary Dec. 13. Village Presbyterian Church, which has been undergoing extensive renovations and a new addition since last November, plans to reopen its main sanctuary to worshippers in a special service Sunday, Dec. 13. The redesigned sanctuary features 120 ceiling coffers, which should provide enhanced acoustics for the church’s new audio-visual system. The church is planning on offering shuttle service from the Blue Moose/UMB lot at the Village Shops on that day.

Indian Hills girl taken to hospital after accident. An Indian Hills student was taken to the hospital as a precaution after she fell over in band class. The girl was reaching over to get an item out of her book bag when a classmate bumped her, causing her to lose her balance and fall face first. Prairie Village Police Capt. Byron Roberson said there was “no evidence of mischief but they are 7th graders.”

Neighborhood leaf pickup rescheduled. Due to the poor weather conditions, Roeland Park neighborhoods whose final leaf pickup days were scheduled for Monday and Tuesday of this week will be rescheduled. Those residents should have their leaves ready for pickup no later than 7 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3. Leaf pickup will be on Thursday and Friday for the final pass. No leaves should be added after Dec. 3.

Star looks into Shawnee Mission parents’ case sent to Supreme Court for consideration. The Kansas City Star has a lengthy story this week on the Petrella v. Brownback case initiated by a group of Shawnee Mission School District parents that was recently sent to the U.S. Supreme Court for consideration. [Shawnee Mission parents look to U.S. Supreme Court in Petrella v. Brownback school funding case — Kansas City Star]

Prairie Village’s Financial Security Advisors sold. Sandi Weaver has sold her financial planning and investment firm Financial Security Advisors to Alex Petrovic III. The new firm is Petrovich Weaver Financial Services. Alex Petrovich Jr. has merged the operations of his firm, Petrovic Financial Services, with the new firm. Alex Petrovic III is the owner and president of the new firm while Sandi Weaver and Alex Petrovic Jr. will serve as senior advisors.

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