Two drivers face life-threatening injuries following accident

Exits on a ramp from I-435 to Parallel Parkway in Kansas City, Kan., were closed on March 12 following an accident. The ramps have since reopened. (KC Scout photo)

The drivers of two vehicles have serious and life-threatening injuries following a three-vehicle accident near 106th and Parallel Parkway, according to the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department.
The preliminary investigation showed that a vehicle traveling westbound on Parallel Parkway struck two vehicles turning eastbound onto Parallel from 106th.
The accident happened about 12:21 p.m. March 12, according to the police spokesman. It is still under investigation by the police.

Casino revenues improve in KCK

by Mary Rupert
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway revenues improved in February, according to the Kansas Lottery.
Hollywood Casino revenues were $10.9 million in February, compared to January’s $10.5 million.
Despite poor weather in both months, the lottery figures were up in February in the state’s three casinos, lottery officials said at Wednesday’s Kansas Lottery Commission meeting.
In other action, the Kansas Lottery announced a new game involving Sporting KC name, a $2 instant winner lottery ticket.  The top prize of this lottery ticket will be $10,000.

Fairfax group to meet March 13 at TEC center

The Fairfax Industrial Association will meet at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, March 13, for lunch at the KCKCC Technical Education Center, 6565 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

The program topic will be on the KCKCC TEC, “Highlighting Technical and Manufacturing Educational Programs and Opportunities.”

The welcome will be from Michael Vitale, vice president of academic affairs; presentation from Patrick McCartney, executive director of Endowment Association; and a tour will be given of the TEC.