Ed Roberts of Overland Park has got to have some sighthound in his blood. Whippet, perhaps?
He noticed that Leawood’s two signs on the Indian Creek recreational trail give different opening and closing times.
The eastern sign, near the state line, says the trail opens a half hour after sunrise and closes a half hour before sunset. The western sign says it’s a half hour before sunrise until a half hour after sunset.
Roberts wants the Dog to find the truth. “Especially since the Leawoof Dog Park will be opening soon, between the two signs.”
The folks at City Hall are quite impressed with you, Ed.
“He is a very observant trail user!” said Brian Anderson, superintendent of parks. “Our staff made an error when they routed out the lettering on the boards of the sign at State Line. … The words “before” and “after” were inadvertently switched on that sign. We will correct it as soon as possible.”
That means the trail is open a half hour before sunrise and after sunset. Leawoof Dog Park, however, will be open only from sunrise to sunset, except for Thursday morning maintenance from 6 to 10 a.m.
“We are allowing travel time on the trail back home,” Anderson said.
The Watchdog commends Leawood for cleverly naming its dog park but knows some witty teenagers too. They claim to live in Lea-hood.
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