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Briefly Noted: Final beam placed in AdventHealth South OP hospital expansion; KS Volunteer Commission seeks input about unmet local needs

Final beam placed in AdventHealth South OP hospital expansion GE Johnson in mid-November placed the final precast beam on the AdventHealth South Overland Park Expansion project in south Overland Park.

Final beam placed in AdventHealth South OP hospital expansion GE Johnson in mid-November placed the final precast beam on the AdventHealth South Overland Park Expansion project in south Overland Park.




Briefly Noted: Sen. Moran says Trump must start Biden transition prep; KCI estimates 55% dip in holiday travel

U.S. Sen. Moran says Trump administration must allow preparations for transition to Biden Republican U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran broke his silence about President Donald Trump’s objection to a transition to

U.S. Sen. Moran says Trump administration must allow preparations for transition to Biden Republican U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran broke his silence about President Donald Trump’s objection to a transition to


Briefly Noted: Shawnee Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund; $1.7 billion in scholarship offers for Shawnee Mission seniors

Shawnee mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund benefitting local nonprofits Shawnee Mayor Michelle Distler’s annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund will benefit both Shawnee Community Services and Mercy and Truth Medical Missions this

Shawnee mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund benefitting local nonprofits Shawnee Mayor Michelle Distler’s annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund will benefit both Shawnee Community Services and Mercy and Truth Medical Missions this


Briefly Noted: Leawood man who ran autopsies-for-hire business indicted for fraud; Mission bulky item pick-up begins Nov. 23

Shawn Parcells

Leawood man who ran autopsies-for-hire business indicted for fraud Shawn Lynn Parcells, a Leawood man who held himself out as a pathologist but has no medical degree, was indicted last

Leawood man who ran autopsies-for-hire business indicted for fraud Shawn Lynn Parcells, a Leawood man who held himself out as a pathologist but has no medical degree, was indicted last



Briefly Noted: Olathe middle and high schoolers return to remote learning Nov. 30; Safely dispose hazardous chemicals in JoCo

Olathe joins Shawnee Mission, Blue Valley, De Soto schools to return to remote learning Nov. 30 Middle and high school students in Olathe Public Schools will return to the remote

Olathe joins Shawnee Mission, Blue Valley, De Soto schools to return to remote learning Nov. 30 Middle and high school students in Olathe Public Schools will return to the remote


Briefly Noted: Mission to host Uplift clothing drive on Nov. 19; Roeland Park church seeks volunteers for food drive

Uplift Truck

Mission to host Uplift clothing drive on Nov. 19 The Uplift van, connected to the homeless outreach program Uplift, will accept donations at the Sylvester Powell Community Center parking lot

Mission to host Uplift clothing drive on Nov. 19 The Uplift van, connected to the homeless outreach program Uplift, will accept donations at the Sylvester Powell Community Center parking lot


Briefly Noted: Ribbon cutting for Savoy Tea Company in Lenexa; Merriam Visitors Bureau looks for ‘local love’ comments from residents

Savoy Tea Company in Lenexa celebrates opening with ribbon cutting Savoy Tea Company, an Arkansas-based tea shop and cafe, opened its first Kansas City location in Lenexa City Center. Located

Savoy Tea Company in Lenexa celebrates opening with ribbon cutting Savoy Tea Company, an Arkansas-based tea shop and cafe, opened its first Kansas City location in Lenexa City Center. Located


Briefly Noted: Trump supporters parade down SM Pkway; Shawnee Police delete retweet about Elon Musk’s COVID-19 test results

Trump supporters parade down Shawnee Mission Parkway About 150 vehicles participated in a vehicle parade in support of President Donald Trump on Saturday afternoon. They gathered in the parking lot

Trump supporters parade down Shawnee Mission Parkway About 150 vehicles participated in a vehicle parade in support of President Donald Trump on Saturday afternoon. They gathered in the parking lot


Briefly Noted: SM East SHARE students volunteer during pandemic; Christian Barnes named new CEO of OP-based real estate company

SHARE students at SM East continue community work amid pandemic Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, one Shawnee Mission East program led by student-volunteers remained active in helping the community. Katie Moreland,

SHARE students at SM East continue community work amid pandemic Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, one Shawnee Mission East program led by student-volunteers remained active in helping the community. Katie Moreland,


Briefly Noted: Blood donations needed; Mission Community Food Pantry serving meals Nov.12; Hawaiian Bros hosting job fair to fill 100 positions

Community Blood Center needs blood donations to meet shortage during COVID-19 case surges Community Blood Center and area hospitals and healthcare systems need blood donations during a chronic shortage caused

Community Blood Center needs blood donations to meet shortage during COVID-19 case surges Community Blood Center and area hospitals and healthcare systems need blood donations during a chronic shortage caused


Briefly Noted: JoCo canvass begins Nov. 11 to certify unofficial election results; Free COVID-19 testing Nov. 12 at Hindu Temple in Shawnee

JoCo canvass begins Nov. 11 to certify unofficial election results The Johnson County Election Office on Nov. 11 begins the canvas for the 2020 general election, with the Board of

JoCo canvass begins Nov. 11 to certify unofficial election results The Johnson County Election Office on Nov. 11 begins the canvas for the 2020 general election, with the Board of


Briefly Noted: Ascension Catholic School in OP shifts online after teachers test positive for COVID-19; Road closures at 71st and Pflumm

Ascension Catholic School in Overland Park shifts to online learning after teachers test positive for COVID-19 Two teachers at Ascension Catholic School in Overland Park, tested positive for COVID-19, so

Ascension Catholic School in Overland Park shifts to online learning after teachers test positive for COVID-19 Two teachers at Ascension Catholic School in Overland Park, tested positive for COVID-19, so