Joco Opinion

Joco Opinion

Kansas energy development is crucial to America’s independence

July is a special month for many Americans. Most of us will eagerly take a break from our busy summer schedules to again celebrate Independence Day. There will be much fanfare with fireworks, parades, picnics and other patriotic events celebrating our country’s independence from Great Britain in 1776. But when the festivities have ended, only a few will have reflected upon the true meaning of independence and the role it has played in shaping our nation’s character.

Man charged in Overland Park wreck makes first court appearance

Bradley Woodworth, 45, accused of fleeing from an Overland Park traffic crash that killed two young men, made his first court appearance Monday in Johnson County.