It’s certainly encouraging that Johnson County is working on a new master plan for its large amounts of undeveloped and existing parkland. But here’s the rub: When that proposal is finished and vetted by parks and elected officials, it can’t sit on the shelf.
The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Heritage Committee presented its 29th annual Fiesta Hispana Friday through Sunday at Barney Allis Plaza. The event featured local and national music groups and folk dancers.
The College Board, a non-profit organization that writes standards for Advanced Placement courses, has updated its framework for teaching U.S. history. The board's history framework teaches dumbed down history to the smart kids.
Right now, the race for Johnson County Commission chair is Ed Eilert’s to lose. He is far more likely than Patricia Lightner to ask voters to support strategic improvement plans that the county’s library and parks boards are putting together right now.
If our dog Bernie has flaws, I have yet to find them. The rest of the family, on the other hand, is quick to judge. Admittedly, from time to time, in moments of understandable weakness, she has become a victim to temptations. I’ve summarized a few of her transgressions below, with additional context, as appropriate.