Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Students get behind-the-scenes view of running a retirement community

A program at Johnson County Community College and Olathe East High School gives students a behind-the-scenes look at how a retirement community operates. |Full Story

Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts spruce up Olathe for annual Day of Service

Hundreds of Boy Scout and Cub Scout volunteers from the Red-Tailed Hawk District worked hard last Saturday morning to make Olathe a little more beautiful. Updated: Apr. 17, 2014 11:13 AM |Full Story

High school singers try out for KC SuperStar

More than 100 singers from the metropolitan area’s high schools auditioned last Sunday at the Jewish Community Center hoping to be this year’s KC SuperStar in the “American Idol” style competition produced by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, and organizers expect another 100 to try out this coming Sunday. Updated: Apr. 9, 2014 1:32 PM |Full Story

Fourth Friday aims to enliven downtown Olathe

A group of boosters, led by a couple of pastors, has taken it upon themselves to revitalize Olathe’s “Central Core Neighborhood,” as they call it, and they held their first Fourth Friday celebration last month. Updated: Apr. 3, 2014 12:17 PM |Full Story

Streets top council’s concern in Olathe budget survey

Preserving streets and making them better continues to be a high priority for the Olathe City Council, according to the city’s annual budget survey. Updated: Apr. 3, 2014 11:59 AM |Full Story

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead launches season with new attractions

Chilly temperatures and cloudy skies couldn’t keep a crowd of families away from opening day at the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead this week. Updated: Apr. 3, 2014 11:35 AM |Full Story

Hillcrest opens its first Johnson County transitional residence for homeless people

The agency held a ceremony Tuesday to mark the opening of its first transitional residence in a four-plex near Oak Park Mall. Updated: Mar. 30, 2014 3:16 PM |Full Story

Olathe culinary students once again prepare for national competition

This month marked the ninth year in a row that a team from Olathe’s culinary program has won first place at the state level of the competition and moved on to the nationals. Updated: Mar. 27, 2014 11:11 AM |Full Story

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