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Archives for December 10th, 2012
Tweet Kids from 1 to 92 shared in the Christmas spirit on Sunday — and helped a good cause in the process. Dozens of seniors, parents and tots gathered in the Brighton Gardens common area for the annual Gingerbread House decorating parties benefiting the Prairie Village Municipal Foundation. Mely Ballard of Mely’s Yogurt and Ice Cream [...]
Tweet Just as the signature east Gateway project finally may get under way in Mission, City Administrator Mike Scanlon has left his post with the city. Scanlon has taken a town manager’s job in Basalt, Colo. Friday was Scanlon’s last day in Mission and the city honored him with a reception at the Sylvester Powell [...]
Tweet Students at St. Ann Catholic School on Friday loaded up presents that will make Christmas brighter for 106 children in foster care around the Kansas City metro. The students adopted the children as part of the Red Bag program, a 29-year-old tradition for the school. In fact, the Red Bag program itself was started [...]
Tweet A roomful of eighth graders entertained and awed by the candid wit of four Pearl Harbor survivors now pressing or past 90, in an event organized by a SM East 17-year-old: that was the inter-generational connection made in Mission Friday. Quinn Appletoft, the SM East junior from Mission, helped organize and emcee this year’s [...]
Tweet The hosts of the ARC Madness basketball tournament decided to take a few party favors for themselves. With a 34-23 victory over Oklahoma City’s Bishop McGuinness Saturday, SM East’s boys basketball team won the first-ever installment of the public vs. private high school tournament — and several Lancers managed to snag individual honors in the [...]