Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Jay Senter - September 12, 2017 7:18 am
Members of the teen council getting a tour of the Prairie Village Police Department.
Members of the teen council getting a tour of the Prairie Village Police Department.

Deadline for Prairie Village Teen Council applications is Sept. 22. Prairie Village high school juniors and seniors interested in joining the Prairie Village Teen Council must submit their applications by Sept. 22. This year, the city is offering two members of the teen council the opportunity to attend a National League of Cities conference in Charlotte or Washington, D.C. More information on the program is available here.

Leawood man killed walking on Highway 10 outside Lawrence. Kansas authorities on Monday released the identity of a man killed while walking along Highway 10 outside Lawrence shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday. Douglas Petty, 74, of Leawood, died shortly after being struck by a vehicle. Law enforcement agents say they do not yet know why Petty was walking on the highway.

Mission student earns “Asparagus Club” grocery scholarship. Cara Mahon, a Mission native, is the recipient of this year’s National Grocers Association Asparagus Club Scholarship, which provides its recipient with $2,000 per semester for up to four semesters to pursue studies for a career in the grocery industry. Mahon is pursuing a masters degree in strategic planning and interactive media and works as a media specialist for Associated Wholesale Grocers.

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Overland Park Fire, Police Departments holding Sept. 11 memorial service. Members of the Overland Park Fire and Police Departments will be holding a memorial

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Shawnee Mission high schoolers featured in Grease ensemble starting at Starlight tonight. Four Shawnee Mission School District high school students will be performing before

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Johnson County Park and Recreation District to host 8th annual Cars in the Park event to benefit Special Olympics. Attention gearheads: it’s time to

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Yoder, Ramsey respond to Trump admin decision to end DACA. President Trump’s announcement Tuesday that he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Free and reduced lunch students receive custom violins and lessons through new String Sprouts program. A new initiative from Heartland Chamber Music aims to

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Shawnee Fire Department Water Rescue Team heads to Houston to assist in relief efforts. A group of Shawnee Fire Department firefighters are in Texas today

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Shawnee Mission high school football season begins today. The 2017 high school football season gets under way for Shawnee Mission teams this weekend, with

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Prairie Village accepting applications for next Teen Council class. The city of Prairie Village is accepting applications for its next Teen Council, which will

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Merriam swears in four new officers. The city of Merriam on Monday held a swearing in ceremony for four new police officers. Officers April

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Shawnee Mission administration, teachers heading back to the negotiations table. Representatives of the National Education Association – Shawnee Mission and the district administration will