Well, dear readers, it’s about time to put a little bow on 2013, isn’t it?
So we figured we’d take a shortish trip down recent memory lane and explore the most-read stories of 2013. So pause the DVR on whatever football game you’re taking in and come with us as we revisit the biggest PVPost.com stories of the past year.
A reader happened to spy the Prairie Village police holding up a long line of cyclists on Oxford Road in August after the group had failed to stop at a stop sign. Police issued a total of 26 tickets — and while the piece was short, the debate over cyclist-motorist interactions and safety generated huge interest, with nearly 20,000 visits the day the story went live.
People. Like. Shawnee Mission East. So it wasn’t much of a surprise that the school’s excellent lip dub of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” went viral, generating nearly 10,000 visits the day it went live, and another 8,000 the following day.
The massive car wreck that killed Prairie Village resident Tiffany Mogenson in October stunned northeast Johnson County residents. Mogenson was a talented dancer who owned The Pointe dance studio in Blue Springs, her hometown.
Roy L. Maney, the man charged with driving under the influence and manslaughter in the accident, is slated to have a second scheduling hearing in Johnson County District Court Jan. 9.
An icy turn along Roe Avenue early the morning of Dec. 24 sent a tractor trailer full of beer onto its side and into the yard of a Prairie Village home.
The driver of the truck was not seriously injured in the crash, and towing crews managed to remove the truck the morning of the accident.
A group of Prairie Village residents’ request that the city council review its ordinances about recreational vehicle storage prompted strong debate over the city’s role in ensuring appealing neighborhood aesthetics.