Briefly Noted: Prairie Village Arts Council chooses Art of Photography 2021 winners 

Prairie Village Arts Council recently announced winners of its Art of Photography competition. Sarah Hill's "Iowa Winter," pictured above, won the award for Best of Landscapes. Image via Prairie Village Arts Council website.

Prairie Village Arts Council chooses Art of Photography 2021 winners

The Prairie Village Arts Council’s Art of Photography 2021 has announced its winners.

A comprehensive list of winners — and their respective masterpieces — can be found online here. Below is a look at the winners:

  • Best of Show went to Larry Hodes for “Smoggy Sunset”
  • Best of People and Portraits of People when to Darcy Dangremond for “Bridge Walkers”
  • Best of Abstracts went to B J Collins for “Abstract 2”
  • Best of Landscapes went to Sarah Hill for “Iowa Winter”
  • People’s Choice Award went to Cornelia Kurtew for “Quarantine Isolation”

Mission Community Food Pantry opens May 13

The Mission Community Food Pantry will be open on May 13 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Located out of Trinity Lutheran Church at 5601 W. 62nd Street,  those in need are asked to enter via the Nall Avenue entrance. Volunteers will load food into trunks or backseats.

Prairie Star Parkway lanes closed near K-7 for two weeks

The city of Lenexa is planning lane closures along Prairie Star Parkway west of Kansas Highway 7.The closures began this week.

Drivers will need to plan for lane closures and flaggers directing traffic along Prairie Star Parkway from its westernmost point to K-7 Highway 7. Concrete work begins this week, weather permitting, and is expected to last about two weeks.

On May 26, crews are expected to start milling and paving the roadway for about three weeks.
No full closures are planned. Flaggers and lane closures are expected to adhere to normal working hours.