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Archives for January 2nd, 2013
Tweet Kansas Dist. 3 Congressman Kevin Yoder was among the 167 members of the House of Representatives to vote against the bill that kept the county from falling over the fiscal cliff. Here is Yoder’s statement on his “no” vote: Tonight, the House considered and passed H.R. 8, by a vote of 257-167, which allows [...]
Tweet What with the sheets of ice and snow covering lawns and limbs, visions of a sunny spring ceremony under a Prairie Village tree in full bloom probably seem awfully far away, don’t they? Well, snap out of your winter weather funk, Villagers, because the city’s annual Arbor Day festivities will be here before you [...]
Tweet The start of the new year will bring some fresh faces to Johnson County’s governing body and administration. Third District Commissioner David Lindstrom, who represents much of south Leawood and Overland Park, and Sixth District Commissioner Calvin Hayden, who represents the west and southwest parts of the county, will leave office in the middle [...]
Tweet Kim Stout of the Allegro con Brio choir group that made a trip to Washington D.C. in December sent along some photos of the girls’ trip to the White House, where they sang in the East Wing and got to meet the President and First Lady. The group included two SM East students, junior [...]
Tweet A slippery snowfall on Dec. 31 may have been a nightmare for roadcrews and New Year’s Eve revelers, but it proved a pleasant diversion for groups of children enjoying their final days of winter break. Dozens of kids and parents braved the elements Monday and Tuesday to hit the locally semi-famous sledding hill above [...]