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Archives for August 13th, 2012
Tweet All things considered, says Dolce Baking Co.’s owner Erin Brown, it could have been a lot worse. Brown received a call in early hours of Monday morning from Prairie Village police letting her know that an out-of-control Ford 150 had blasted through the front of her popular Village Shops store. No one was inside [...]
Tweet It took a little longer than originally planned, but Alexa Adams and her cohort of good-natured neighborhood kids were able to reach their goal of raising $500 for the Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center through their “Clean Up for Kids” garage sale and lemonade stand. Alexa’s mom Niki reports that the kids had [...]
Tweet In the spirit of learning on this first day of the school year, we thought we’d pass along word about a nice research tool for local history buffs. JoCoHistory.org recently relaunched with an updated design. Users can explore information by browsing through archives for their city, or by searching through records sorted by categories [...]
Tweet The countdown to the official end of summer is on. Starting today, local public pools are adopting shortened schedules as kids — and lifeguards — head back to school. The Prairie Village municipal pool will be open 4:30-8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. In Fairway, the pool will [...]
Tweet For those who don’t have a school-aged child and happen to notice that the morning traffic is a bit heavier than it’s been the past three months, here’s a reminder that Shawnee Mission School District classes start today. Elementary students as well as seventh and ninth graders report for learning duty this morning. Eighth [...]