Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


SM East grad wins national drill exhibition for second year in a row. 2013 SM East grad Shane Parcels has for the second year in a row won the individual drill exhibition national title. Parcels, a junior at Norwich University in Vermont, beat out stiff competition at the Tulane University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Mardi Gras Drill Meet. Check out video of Parcels’ performance above.

Bollier says anti-gun violence bill unlikely to get traction in Kansas legislature. Rep. Barbara Bollier, who last year announced plans to introduce legislation that would allow law enforcement officers to remove guns from domestic abuse situations, said she doesn’t believe the bill will go anywhere in the Kansas legislature. [Kansas won’t join effort to tighten domestic abuse gun laws — Associated Press]

Bullers contributions noted at Merriam city council. Merriam Councilor Al Frisby paid tribute to the late Finn Bullers during the city council meeting Monday, calling Bullers a good person who tried to make a difference. “I thank him for what he’s done for Merriam,” Frisby said.

Mission police hold Coffee with a Cop on Friday. The next session of Coffee with a Cop in Mission will start at 8 a.m. Friday at Twisted Sisters Coffee Shop on Johnson Drive in Mission. Residents are welcome to join officers for coffee, donuts and conversation with a chance to ask questions and voice concerns.

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