The Johnson County Commission approved a pay increase for Sheriff Calvin Hayden to make his salary more competitive with that of area police chiefs .The overtime budget also grew, to deal with more jail inmates.
Maranatha and David Christie claim an appraisal of the $28,000 antique Persian rug from Knotty Rug Co. showed it wasn’t antique, might not have been Persian and “may have been altered” to appear older than it was.
Commercial buildings, a storage center and a senior living apartment would be built along the southern border of Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center, under a plan the Olathe Planning Commission recommended.
Whether your jam is “Twist and Shout” or “The Wheels on the Bus,” Indian Creek Library in Olathe is keeping it rocking every Friday this month as part of its Dance, Dance December program for ages 5 and under.
While we agree that those in the White House have abdicated their role as leaders, we recognize that local leaders are the ones best equipped to enact meaningful and expedient solutions to climate change.
Nineteen students and two teachers from the Bavarian area of Germany experienced Kansas City culture this fall and spent time in two Olathe high schools as part of an ongoing program organized by the Olathe Public Schools.
The Olathe Fire Department is moving forward with plans to build a $4 million training center that will not only serve the department’s own firefighters but also attract fire departments and rescue agencies throughout the region.
Prairie Village officials are considering a plan to raise the elevation of Mission Road between 67th and 69th streets to alleviate flooding from nearby Brush Creek that has stranded motorists and damaged nearby homes.