Your daily planner: Tuesday, Aug. 16

Kids play cornhole during National Night Out in Overland Park earlier this month, a community event hosted by Overland Park Police. Image via city of Overland Park's Instagram.

What do you call a can opener that doesn’t work? A can’t opener! (so hilarious!) Greetings on this National Tell A Joke Day hahahahahahahhaahahah!

Forecast: ⛈ High: 77, Low: 63. There’s an 80% chance of showers and a thunderstorm in the morning, and more chances for showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.


  • Tonight is the premiere of “Sister Act” at Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, Missouri. Details here.
  • Tonight is the final screening of “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” at Screenland Armour Theatre, 408 Armour Road, North Kansas City, Missouri. Details here.

Public Agenda

  • The Lenexa City Council meets tonight at 7 p.m. with plans to review a preliminary plan for a mining/quarry operation near K-10 and Renner Boulevard, as well as revised preliminary plans for Vista Village near Prairie Star Parkway and Ridgeview Road. Agenda here.


  • Two people suffered injuries Monday morning following a crash near the intersection of West Dennis Avenue and South Parker Street in Olathe that involved a police vehicle. [KCTV]
  • The Olathe student resource officer cleared of wrongdoing during the March 4 shooting at Olathe East High has returned to another school year there. [Fox 4]
  • Next month, voters in Mission will decide if they want to renew a special sales tax to support maintenance and upgrades projects for the city’s parks and recreation department. [Fox 4]