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Archives for May 8th, 2012
Tweet With the din of pre-election political chatter gone, a proposal to rename a park after Prairie Village’s longest-serving mayor sailed through the City Council Monday. By a vote of 10-0, the council approved a measure renaming Meadowlake Park, just west of the intersection of Belinder Ave. and 79th Street, after Monroe Taliaferro, who held [...]
Tweet It’s Community Spirit season, Villagers — and nominations are now open. Each year, Prairie Village recognizes residents, youth, organizations, businesses and business leaders “whose contributions of time and commitment to service make Prairie Village a great place to call home.” These Community Spirit Awards are announced at the annual VillageFest Fourth of July celebration. Nominations [...]
Tweet Prepare for some understatement: The Lady Lancers know their way around the pool. With an impressive menagerie of individual and relay wins, SM East’s varsity girls swim and dive team took home its eighth — that’s right: eighth — consecutive Sunflower League championship at the Free State High School pool last weekend. The Lancers notched [...]
Tweet Roe Avenue will remain the named route for a possible Prairie Village trail — though discussion from the City Council Monday seemed to place the future of a comprehensive trails system in the city on very shaky ground. With a 10-0 vote, the council accepted the recommendation of the Planning Commission to keep Roe as [...]