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The wheels on the bus go round and round

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Bus service will be increasing in Overland Park. Work has begun to expedite bus service along the Metcalf and Shawnee Mission Parkway transit corridor. There will be 18 transit stations and two-park-and-ride facilities. The new bus stops at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., are currently under construction. Construction of these projects should be complete... »

Sporting KC Ultimate On-Field Experience

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Do you know a soccer fan age 12 or under? Enter for a chance for your soccer fan to be an official Sporting KC CapFed® Ambassador and officiate the pre-game coin toss ceremony at the June 1st Sporting KC game! The CapFed® Ambassador will win four Sporting KC tickets and enjoy the ultimate fan... »

Harversters: Stamp Out Hunger!

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Stamp Out Hunger! On Saturday, May 11, 2013, you can donate food to help combat hunger in Kansas City and Topeka! Area grocery stores, Campbell Soup Company, and the National Association of Letter Carriers are all working together to collect food from households in Kansas City on May 11. Price Chopper has donated plastic... »

12th Annual FREE Comic Book Day

By Alexis | Co-Editor

A FREE DAY OF FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Worldwide Free Comic Book Day Comes to Kansas City with Comics for All Ages! Pop Culture Comix in Overland Park is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 4th. On Free Comic Book... »

Overland Park native recognized for outstanding service in nationwide Celebrating People in Action initiative

By Alexis | Co-Editor

HandsOn Kansas State announces the four winners of the ninth annual Celebrating People in Action community service awards. Outstanding Student Volunteer is Emily Campbell, graduate student in Sociology at Kansas State University (Overland Park). Outstanding Student Organization is Wildcat Buddies. Outstanding Youth Volunteer is Mira Bhandari, a fifth grader at Bergmann Elementary school (Manhattan).... »

Johnson County Library Celebrates 2013 National Library Week, April 14-20

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Check it out! Relevant and responsive….Not your grandfather’s library! In 2012 the Johnson County Library had 2.52 million visitors to the 13 library locations. That’s more than attended Royals, Chiefs and the Nelson Atkins combined. There were an additional 1.96 million virtual visits through the library’s webpage. The Johnson County Library offers free books... »

Johnson County Schools Nationally Ranked

By Alexis | Co-Editor

US News & World Report just published their top high school rankings and Johnson County schools made the list.   »

Opening Day – Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead 13800 Switzer Road Overland Park, KS 66221 913-897-2360 Go to Website 04/01/2013 Opening Day Hours: 9am to 5pm Remembering that the family farm is slowly disappearing from the prairies of Kansas and America, there is a place where children and adults are able to experience how life used to be... »

ImPACT Testing Helps Identify Concussions

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Whether it’s during a game of football or the result of a nasty fall, getting hit in the head shouldn’t be taken lightly. Any trauma to the head can lead to a concussion – a mild traumatic brain injury that occurs when the head moves at a rapid speed and then suddenly stops, causing... »