The future of 'Teen Night' at a Lee's Summit water park is under review after a fight broke out Monday. Advertised as the "Bahama Bash Teen Nights," the June 11th event was a social event for teens ages 13-17 at the Summit Waves water park.
The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department announced that Wyandotte County sheriff's deputy Theresa King, 44, died shortly after midnight Saturday from injuries in a downtown KCK shooting. Deputy Patrick Rohrer, 35, also died.
Olathe Public Schools will receive a federal grant exceeding $3 million to advance literacy in children through the 12th grade, particularly for those with disabilities, for English language learners and for those in lower-income families.
I’ve been lucky to have had two strong father figures in my life, my own father and my father-in-law. They’ve both passed on, which causes me to reflect on just what I learned about managing my financial affairs from these two men as Father’s Day approaches.
Summit Theatre Group in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, tackles “Next to Normal,” which deals with timely topics such as mental illness, bipolar disorder, suicide and drug abuse. The show opens June 15, 2018, at MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center.
Olathe Fire Hero Day is a program the Olathe Fire Department has put on for three years in an effort to get more girls interested in a career as a firefighter. The department has three female firefighters.
The biennial Golden 50 reunion held at Lee’s Summit High School brought alumni together from across the country. This year, the classes of 1967-1968 were honored at the event, where they had a chance to catch up with old friends.
Three vocalists from Lee’s Summit area are finalists for KC SuperStar. Heart screenings will be offered at Lee’s Summit High School. Lee’s Summit students win medals at District Technology Contest. Summit Christian Academy students honored.
Liberty turned to Goats on the Go to clear an overgrown section of Stocksdale Park. The goats, from Storm Dancer Farm in Smithville, can take down poison ivy and invasive weeds and do it without chemicals, says their owner, Margaret Chamas.
A Garden City bank is the 2018 recipient of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Small Business of the Year award. Lead Bank was honored on May 24 with the Mr. K Award, which goes to a company that has shown growth or sustainability of their business with strong employee relations and a record of giving back to the community.
The city of Merriam and the Johnson County Library will present results of an agreed upon site plan for a proposed shared site with its Antioch branch and the city’s new community center slated to open in 2020
Lee’s Summit CARES Presents: Got Talent on June 9, 2018, showcased 18 performances by young artists who vied for scholarships. Winners were Clouds and Cannonfire, Elaine Watson, Kennedy Newell and Madison Grand & Allison Beech.