Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

first_imgNall Park renovations to go for bids. The Roeland Park will take bids on renovations of the restrooms, drinking fountain and shelter at Nall Park, all of which have been in disrepair for several years. Fixing the restrooms is expected to cost about $100,000. Estimates for the drinking fountain are approximately $26,000 and more than $7,000 for the shelter. Renovation of the park facilities has been under discussion for several months at the city council.Driver who fled Prairie Village police appears in court. Raphael Sherman is charged with involuntary manslaughter after he sped away a Prairie Village police officer at 75th and Lamar and seconds later crashed into a car at 75th and Metcalf. Denise Lopez, 39 weeks pregnant, died from her injuries after doctors delivered her baby.The charges carry a sentence ranging from three to 11 years. Sherman’s bond is set at $250,000 [Man accused in Overland Park fatality appears in court – The Kansas City Star]Indians improve to 3-0 in Sunflower League play. SM North’s boys basketball team maintained its perfect Sunflower League record on Tuesday with a 65-44 win over Olathe Northwest on the Ravens’ court. The Indians were led by Marcus Weathers, who went nine of ten from the field and finished the night with 20 points. [SM North boys basketball baffles ONW, 65-44 — Shawnee Dispatch] Share your celebrations with your northeast Johnson County neighbors. On Saturday, we’ll begin running announcements of births, engagements and weddings here on the ol’ shawneemissionpost.com. If you’ve got good news to announce, use this handy form to submit your announcement, and we’ll publish it on the site this weekend.Northeast Johnson County morning roundup is brought to you by Twisted Sisters Coffee Shop on Johnson Drive. For updates on the latest blends and specialty drinks available, follow them on Facebook.last_img read more