Angels baseball team honored for sportsmanship. The 3&2 Baseball Club of Johnson County chooses five teams each year that exhibit the type of sportsmanship that the organization tries to instill in all of their players, coaches and families. The KC Angels, coached by Prairie Village resident Paul Bertrand, was chosen from among 49 other 7th and 8th grade teams to receive this award. The team was formed four years ago with fifth graders from St Ann Catholic School. Head coach Bertrand said in his remarks, “I’m so proud of these boys for playing the game the right way; they are a joy to coach.” The team received the award at the annual sportsmanship banquet.
Mission Coffee with a Cop Tuesday. The Mission Coffee with a Cop series will be held Tuesday (Sept. 27) at the Chick-fil-A at Mission Crossing. The session will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m.
Merriam police say no criminal intent in suspicious activity. The Merriam Police Department Saturday evening had issued a notice that a 12-year-old girl coming out of the Walgreens on Johnson Drive had been approached by a while male, 50 to 60 years old, who had told the girl he would give her a ride home. The girl went back inside and called her mother. Police asked for help in identifying the man. Sunday afternoon police said the person of interest was identified and there was no criminal intent in the case.
St. Luke’s to operate Overland Park hospital. St. Luke’s Health System has been revealed as the operator of the micro hospital planned for 75th and Marty in Overland Park. St. Luke’s did not confirm any other similar facilities it might operate. Micro hospitals also are planned in Roeland Park and Leawood. [St. Luke’s enters the micro hospital business – The Kansas City Star ]
Sidie gets help from national committee. Democrat Jay Sidie has been named a candidate who will get help from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Sidie is included in the Red to Blue program which gives financial, communications and grassroots support to candidates who it believes have a chance at picking up a seat in the November election. Sidie is facing incumbent Republican Kevin Yoder.
Roeland Park calls special meeting. The Roeland Park City Council will hold a special called meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss a funding agreement with the Johnson County Parks and Recreation District regarding the dome and equipment at the aquatic center. The meeting was announced Friday.
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