Identity of homicide victim released

Kansas City, Kan., police today released the identity of the victim of a homicide Dec. 7 in the 6900 block of State Avenue.

The victim was Janet L. Billings, 29, a resident of Bonner Springs, police said. Her family has been notified.

Police said a person of interest has been taken into custody in this case.

Elementary school lunch menus

Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools
Monday, Dec. 8
Soft tacos, lettuce, tomato, refried beans, pineapple tidbits, fruit and milk.

Tuesday, Dec. 9
Chicken and noodles, grape tomatoes, broccoli, mandarin oranges, fruit and milk.

Wednesday, Dec. 10
Chicken tenders, dinner roll, jelly, French fries, baby carrots, banana, fruit and milk.

Thursday, Dec. 11
French toast sticks, sausage patties, tri-taters, green beans, mandarin oranges, fruit and milk.

Friday, Dec. 12
Pizza, corn, garden salad, apple slices, fruit and milk.

Kansas City, Kan., lunches also include entree alternatives of chef’s salad, fruit chef salad and yogurt-muffin basket.


Turner Public Schools

Monday, Dec. 8
Beef, turkey sticks, gravy, bread sticks.

Tuesday, Dec. 9
Burrito or soft taco, snack chip.

Wednesday, Dec. 10
Crispy chicken on bun.

Thursday, Dec. 11
Breaded mozzarella cheese sticks with dip, granola bar.

Friday, Dec. 12
Cheese or pepperoni pizza, cookie.

All Turner lunches include additional entrée choices of yogurt platter or peanut butter and jelly platter. Milk is offered with all meals. All lunches include fruit and vegetable bar.

Piper Public Schools
Monday, Dec. 8
Hot dog on a bun; barbecued rib on bun; chicken and cheese quesadilla, sweet potato fries, broccoli with dip, pineapple, peaches, chocolate chip cookie; turkey chef salad, tomato slices, blueberry fruit muffin, pineapple, peaches, chocolate chip cookie.

Tuesday, Dec. 9
Barbecued chicken nachos; opaarito; peanut butter and jelly with cheese stick, garden salad, bean bake, mandarin oranges, banana; barbecued pork salad, easy bean bake, mandarin oranges, banana and cornbread.

Wednesday, Dec. 10
Chicken patty – grilled chicken; roast turkey; homestyle meatloaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, broccoli carrot mix, tropical fruit, applesauce, roll; chicken Caesar salad, baby carrots with dip, tropical fruit, applesauce, roll and crackers.

Thursday, Dec. 11
All American sliders; mandarin orange chicken with rice; cheesy chicken pasta with Italian bread, green beans, garden salad, cherry tomatoes, banana, pears; Italian chef salad, peas, banana, pears, Italian bread.

Friday, Dec. 12
Pepperoni pizza; chili mac; three-cheese grilled cheese, roasted vegetables, corn, Caesar side salad, cinnamon apple slices, orange smiles; popcorn chicken salad, corn, cinnamon apple slices, orange smiles and fruit streusel muffin.

Bonner Springs Public Schools

Monday, Dec. 8
Hot dog on a bun; barbecued rib on a bun, sweet potato fries, broccoli with dip, pineapple, peaches, chocolate chip cookie; turkey chef salad, tomato slices, blueberry fruit muffin, pineapple, peaches, chocolate chip cookie.

Tuesday, Dec. 9
Barbecued chicken nachos; opaarito, garden salad, bean bake, mandarin oranges, banana; barbecued pork salad, bean bake, mandarin oranges, banana, cornbread.

Wednesday, Dec. 10
Chicken patty – grilled chicken; roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, broccoli carrot mix, tropical fruit, applesauce, roll; chicken Caesar salad, baby carrots with dip, tropical fruit, applesauce, roll and crackers.

Thursday, Dec. 11
All American sliders; mandarin orange chicken with rice, green beans, garden salad, cherry tomatoes, banana, pears; Italian chef salad, peas, banana, pears, Italian bread.

Friday, Dec. 12
Pepperoni pizza; chili mac, roasted vegetables, corn Caesar side salad, cinnamon apple slices, orange smiles; popcorn chicken salad, corn, cinnamon apple slices, orange smiles, fruit streusel muffin.

All menus from all districts subject to change.

Bonner Springs man killed in highway accident in Lenexa

A Bonner Springs, Kan., man, Arnulfo V. Ramirez, 32, was killed in an accident today on a westbound I-435 and K-10 highway ramp in Lenexa, Kan.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report, Ramirez was westbound on the ramp from I-435 to K-10 about 3:56 a.m. when his Mitsubishi car lost control in the rain.

The vehicle spun to the right, exited the roadway and hit a bridge pillar, the trooper’s report said.