Ron Campbell has worked on iconic cartoons ranging from the "Jetsons" to "Yogi Bear" to "Scooby-Doo" and "Winnie the Pooh." He doesn't sell his works online. See him at Leawood Fine Arts Gallery April 22-24.
Proponents of the age increase found a receptive audience among council members at a Monday night work session at Leawood City Hall. Representatives from the chamber, the Johnson County Department of Health & Environment, the American Heart Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians and others voiced their support for the change.
Almost 200 eighth-graders last week got a lesson in business as part of the Blue Valley Middle School Community Partnership, a special program that pairs students with 23 businesses at 151st Street and Nall Avenue to learn about how to function in a workplace and what it’s like to be an entrepreneur.
SevenDays: Make a Ripple, Change the World culminated Monday in a Peace Walk from the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park to the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood. A theme of this year’s event was interfaith dialogue.
The controversial redevelopment plan for offices, retail and apartments at the Brookridge Golf and Fitness Club is headed for court because of the Overland Park City Council’s recent denial of the project plan.
In the past four years, while navigating the Nashville, Tenn., music scene, Gracie Schram has heard it all. Instead of arguing or complying, Schram smiles sweetly and continues on the path in life that has served her well since birth: She stays true to herself.
The Overland Park City Council on Monday informally agreed to a rental inspection fee of $60 per building a landlord owns. Also Monday, the council denied a family’s request to keep its egg-producing hens.
The concept of human rights, opportunities and equality is a core value of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy in Overland Park. As Hyman Brand celebrates its 50th year, its leaders and students are committed more than ever to their mission of tikkun olam — “world repair.”
The project is intended to control the costs of meeting stricter environmental standards. Johnson County customers can expect annual rate increases of 5 percent to 7 percent from 2016-2024. Water would not longer to go Kansas City for treatment.
Stanley Elementary School teacher Adriane Falco has been named a 2016 Emporia State University Kansas Master Teacher. She is one of only seven educators statewide to be so honored this year and the only from a Johnson County school district.
Since 1990, it has distributed more than $3.5 million in grants to support such things as the Wilderness Science Center, the Center for Advanced Professional Studies and early-childhood education programs. And that’s not to mention a host of smaller grants that individual teachers.