Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Roeland Park police are handing out free T-shirts with anti-texting message.
Roeland Park police are handing out free T-shirts with anti-texting message.

Roeland Park police handing out free T-shirts to promote message not to text while driving. The Roeland Park police in cooperation with several local businesses are handing out T-shirts intended to spread the word about the danger of texting while driving. The message: “Put it Down, Don’t Text and Drive.” Chief John Morris welcomes people to stop by his office at City Hall, 4600 W. 51st St., and pick up a T-shirt ranging from size small to extra-large.

Jack FM partnering with Hy-Vee in Mission to collect food for Harvesters this Saturday. Jack 102.5 FM will be broadcasting live from the Hy-Vee at 6655 Martway in Mission on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to encourage listeners to donate food, to Harvesters. Harvesters will have a refrigerated truck at the store to safely keep all donations. Don’t forget the turkey.

Johnson County public safety officials hosting toy and food drive. Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement agents will be collecting toys and food at five area Walmarts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday. Find a list of the participating locations here.

Mission police to host Coffee with a Cop Friday. The Mission police will participate in a Coffee with a Cop gathering at 8 a.m. Friday at Twisted Sisters Coffee Shop, 5606 Johnson Dr. Stop by and introduce yourself and let police know what’s on your mind.

November 18 – Coffee with a Cop – 8:00 a.m. – Twisted Sisters Coffee Shop

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