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Olathe & Southwest Joco

Olathe public schools honoring three alumni

Three alumni of Olathe public schools will be honored at the 2016 “Wall of Honor” banquet on Oct. 4 at the Ball Conference Center. James Kean, real estate developer, John P. St. John Memorial High School class of 1956. Michael Knop, insurance marketer, Olathe High School class of 1966. Hugh Speer, longtime supporter of education, Red Brick School class of 1924.

Development

Unusual tiny hospital proposed for Roeland Park

Embree Asset Group of Texas is proposing an eight-bed inpatient hospital plus emergency department to be located near the corner of Roe Boulevard and Johnson Drive in Roeland Park. The development site, owned by Kansas City-based Commerce Bank, would include a new banking facility as well as the independent hospital, which may be named the Hospital of Roeland Park.

 

Videos

National Women's Indoor Tennis Championships draws athletes 65 years old and over to Overland Park

Every year the USTA holds four national competitions that take place on grass, clay, indoor and outdoor hard court. Genesis Athletic Club in Overland Park is holding the Indoor Championships that has drawn 49 women from all over the United States.
Madeleine Ptacin The Kansas City Star
National Women's Indoor Tennis Championships draws athletes 65 years old and over to Overland Park 1:40

National Women's Indoor Tennis Championships draws athletes 65 years old and over to Overland Park

Parents behind Kelsey Smith Act react to bill’s rejection in Congress 2:57

Parents behind Kelsey Smith Act react to bill’s rejection in Congress

At 80, Shirley Marley is still dancing — and turning out stars 2:04

At 80, Shirley Marley is still dancing — and turning out stars

Teenage musical phenom Gracie Schram performs 4:02

Teenage musical phenom Gracie Schram performs