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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I-35 shooting leaves man with life-threatening injuries

The passenger of a pickup truck was shot on Saturday afternoon when gunmen in another vehicle opened fire near Cambridge Circle. Kansas City, Kan., police officer Cameron Morgan gives the details.
Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com
I-35 shooting leaves man with life-threatening injuries 1:51

I-35 shooting leaves man with life-threatening injuries

Jails As Psychiatric Wards 2:54

Jails As Psychiatric Wards

KCK police investigate I-35 shooting at Cambridge 0:36

KCK police investigate I-35 shooting at Cambridge

Perry Ellis describes NBA summer league experience as 'different' 0:23

Perry Ellis describes NBA summer league experience as 'different'