Olathe & Southwest Joco

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.

Olathe & Southwest Joco

Olathe school patrons agree to $156 million in bonds

Olathe voters approved the bonds with 72.3 percent of the vote. The money will fund a 10th middle school to relieve crowding at Prairie Trail and Mission Trail middle schools; security cameras and new keyless access systems; facility upgrades; and iPads for students, equipment for computer labs and new computer servers.

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Dom Dwyer scores twice as Sporting KC routs Seattle Sounders FC

Dom Dwyer and Peter Vermes analyzed Sporting Kansas City's 3-0 win against Seattle on July 24.
Sam McDowell smcdowell@kcstar.com
Dom Dwyer scores twice as Sporting KC routs Seattle Sounders FC 1:23

Dom Dwyer scores twice as Sporting KC routs Seattle Sounders FC

Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez on his strong outing vs. the Rangers 1:18

Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez on his strong outing vs. the Rangers

Bernie Sanders supporters are restless in Philadelphia 1:44

Bernie Sanders supporters are restless in Philadelphia

Yordano Ventura assesses his injury after loss to Rangers 0:26

Yordano Ventura assesses his injury after loss to Rangers