Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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The pie-baking team from Shawnee Mission North prepared a pumpkin pie that featured a ginger-snap crust. From left, Alyssa Vela, 18; Anna Lalumondier, 18; Briana Engel, 16; Nathan Smith, 16, and Alissa Jordan, 16.
The pie-baking team from Shawnee Mission North prepared a pumpkin pie that featured a ginger-snap crust. From left, Alyssa Vela, 18; Anna Lalumondier, 18; Briana Engel, 16; Nathan Smith, 16, and Alissa Jordan, 16.

Shawnee Mission high school teams compete in The Great Broadmoor Bistro Bake Off. Teams from all the Shawnee Mission School District high schools competed in a bake-off Friday at the The Broadmoor Bistro using original pie recipes for their entries. The winner of the pie cook-off was the pumpkin pie prepared by the team from Shawnee Mission South, with Horizons High School placing a close second.

Merriam-based company subject of Department of Justice inquiry on ties to businesses that support terrorism. Seaboard Corp., a Fortune 500 agribusiness company headquartered in Merriam, is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice for allegations that it conducted business with companies that have been blacklisted by the federal government for supporting terrorist groups. [Feds investigate KC-area public company for terrorist ties — Kansas City Business Journal]

Sunflower Player of The Year picks up another offer. Shawnee Mission East senior Trevor Thompson added an offer from Colgate late last week. Thompson — who now has offers from Emporia State, Stetson and Drake — along with Bishop Miege’s Jafar Armstrong and Colin Grunhard were named to the All 11 football team. [The Eagle’s 56th annual Top 11 football team – Wichita Eagle]

Overland Park man on house arrest after threats at Burg and Barrel. An Overland Park man was ordered to stay under house arrest in connection with a Nov. 30 incident in which he threatened to shoot people at Burg and Barrel in northern Overland Park. [Overland Park man under house arrest after allegedly threatening restaurant and patrons — WDAF]

Westwood Planning Commission to review draft Master Plan tonight. The Westwood Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at City Hall to discuss a draft master plan provided by Shockey Consulting. The proposed master plan’s call for parts of the city to be designated as potential sites for medium-density housing has spurred some opposition and helped prompt the formation of a neighborhood association.

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