BPU will be able to keep up with summer demands

by William Crum

At tonight’s work session the Board of Public Utilities talked about keeping up with summer electrical demands.

During the summer months there is a high usage of electricity. The board was told that the BPU will definitely be able to keep up with summer demands.

At the regular session the board heard a presentation regarding water processing asset management given by D.J. Johnson, and a financial report for April 2014 by Lori Austin.


Search for hidden cash hits Wyandotte County

A “mystery cash drop” game has hit Wyandotte County.

At a Twitter site called, “Hidden Cash KC” (@HiddenCashKC) is a clue in a game to find hidden cash.

This clue, referring to Kansas City Kansas Community College, says “If you’re an alumni here you might be called a blue Devil.”

The second clue: “Watch your SPEED LIMIT campus police are everywhere.”

The third clue: “jogging trail…”

Early reports on Twitter are that the site was found by a 20 mph speed limit sign by Jenny Schneider.

The game has been played already in several Kansas towns, with a little cash found after clues are given online.


Officers graduate from law enforcement training center

Several Wyandotte County law enforcement officers recently graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Yoder, Kan.

Those graduating from Wyandotte County included: Edwardsville Police Department, Jacob Bell; patrol officer, Edwardsville; Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools Police Department, Darrell Thomas, patrol officer, Kansas City, Kan.; Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Department, Michael Kroening, deputy, Kansas City, Kan.; and Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Department, Ernesto Terrazas, deputy, Kansas City, Kan.

They were among 57 new law enforcement officers who graduated recently. They were part of the 228th basic training class at the center, which is a division of the University of Kansas Continuing Education.