Emery Uhlig has organized a teen book festival May 12 at the Mid-Continent Public Library in Independence, Missouri. The event provides a chance to interact with authors and illustrators, which Uhlig hopes will inspire more kids to read books.
With cooperation from Kansas City Christian School and Major League Baseball/the MLB Players Association’s Baseball Tomorrow Fund, a new synthetic turf field opened April 17, 2018, at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park. Royals general manager Dayton Moore helped mark the occasion.
Charlotte Corriher, who has run in costume during 124 of the 128 marathons she raced, will make six costume changes as she pays homage to “The Wizard of Oz” during the 16th annual Garmin Marathon on Saturday in Olathe. She will have run a marathon in all 50 states, if she finishes the race.
President Donald Trump’s recently passed 529 tax plan (formally called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017) expanded the use of these accounts for another purpose: kindergarten through 12th grade tuition costs.
John Albers' mother has filed a lawsuit against the City of Overland Park and police officer Clayton Jenison for the teen's shooting death. Lawsuit says officer had no reason to un-holster his gun; teen was just backing mom's van.