Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Jay Senter - April 20, 2017 7:09 am
Photo via city of Prairie Village.
Photo via city of Prairie Village.

High winds fell branches, tree in northeast Johnson County. The high winds that swept through the area Wednesday sent limbs barreling to the ground in many neighborhoods, and even felled a sizable tree in Prairie Village. Crews from public works used chainsaws to break up the fallen tree in the 7800 block of Pawnee, quickly reopening the street for motorists.

Prairie Ridge Homes Association to hold annual meeting Saturday. The Prairie Ridge Homes Association will hold its annual business meeting this Saturday, Apr. 22, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Prairie Village Community Center. The association will serve coffee and pastries during a social time to be followed by the meeting itself, during which the board will discuss a number of openings that need to be filled.

Belinder Road to be closed in Fairway for water main work. Belinder Road in Fairway will be restricted to northbound traffic during daylight hours today as crews from WaterOne work to complete installation of a new water main. All residents will have access to their homes during the installation, and the Security Bank location at Shawnee Mission Parkway and Belinder will be open to customer access.

Lancer girls soccer team looks to rebound after loss to Olathe South. A literal last second shot from Olathe South doomed SM East’s girls soccer team on Tuesday. The score was locked a 1 as regulation drew to a close, but Olathe South netted a go-ahead goal with one second left on the clock. The Lancers couldn’t muster a tying goal in stoppage, and took a loss. The Lancers, now 2-5 on the year, take to the pitch again this evening at 7 p.m. at the Shawnee Mission Soccer Complex.

Kansas City Wind Symphony conductor Phil Posey to give last performance at Village Presbyterian. The Kansas City Wind Symphony has scheduled its final performance of the season for May 7 at Village Presbyterian in Prairie Village. The performance will be Dr. Phil Posey’s final time leading the symphony as conductor. The free concert begins at 7 p.m., and will be followed by a reception honoring Posey.

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