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Archives for January 21st, 2013
Tweet The deadline to file for spring elections is noon Tuesday and among the candidates who have declared their intent to run is Fairway Mayor Jerry Wiley, who is seeking a second term in office. Wiley defeated John St. Clair four years ago in a highly contended election. As of now, Wiley is unopposed for [...]
Tweet The SM East’s boys basketball team’s magical string of victories to open the 2013 season came to an end Saturday as the Lancers fell to host McPherson High School in its statewide invitational tournament Saturday. The Lancers, now 10-1, fell 40-53 to the Bullpups. They’d beaten Wichita’s Maize High School 64-47 Thursday and Blue [...]
Tweet In an effort to keep our readers’ better informed about the state government actions that impact our communities, we’ll be featuring regular update columns from northeast Johnson County’s elected officials in the legislature: Rep. Barbara Bollier, Rep. Stephanie Clayton, Rep. Melissa Rooker and Sen. Kay Wolf. Check back on Mondays to find out what’s [...]
Tweet Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning last week posted an opinion piece on the Sheriff’s Department’s website in which he took a forceful stand against the gun control measures being debated at the national level. Echoing many of the sentiments of the National Rifle Association, Denning argues that the best means to prevent mass shootings [...]
Tweet It’s official: SM East will have a new principal to start the next school year. Dr. Karl Krawitz, now in his fifth year at East, is retiring after this year. Krawitz had told the PVPost.com in August that he was considering retiring after this year because his eldest son had taken a job transfer [...]