Celebrating 35 years of 911 service in the Kansas City region, the Mid-America Regional Council honored emergency dispatchers and calltakers for the vital role they play in public safety at the Telecommunicators Appreciation Celebration and Outstanding Performance Awards this spring.
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LIBERTY — The southbound lanes of Interstate 35 were closed and traffic rerouted for about four hours late Sunday, May 20, after Liberty police and EMS responded to investigate a man who fell from bridge over I-35 at intersection of Kansas Street.
SMITHVILLE — After investigators searched for two days, the body of missing boater Charles O. Roe, 37, of Smithville, was located in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 19.
LIBERTY – The man who died after falling from the bridge over Interstate 35 at the intersection of Kansas Street Sunday, May 20 around 10:15 p.m. has been identified as Taylor Anthony Klarlund, 21, of Liberty, according to the Liberty Police Department. His death is under investigation as a …
KANSAS CITY — The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City announced the American Dream Award winners at its Spring Parade of Homes celebration May 2.
KANSAS CITY — Tradition Home Group Team led by Shannon Stumpenhaus and Nickole Pittala has gone green, joining Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Kansas City Homes. The team of 10 agents and five professional staff were the No. 7 selling team in the entire Kansas City area in 2017.
GLADSTONE — Employees from Curry Real Estate Services recently donated their time and resources to prepare, landscape and completely makeover the outdoor space for spring at SafeHaven, Synergy Services’ domestic violence shelter.
LIBERTY — Liberty Hospital is a State-Designated Level II STEMI Center.
CLINTON COUNTY — Roadways near the intersection of Missouri Highways C and CC are back open after being closed for nearly three hours by Clinton County Sheriff deputy vehicles while they investigated the scene of plane accident.
SMITHVILLE — As his loved ones looked on from a picnic area on the bank Smithville Lake at the Bonebender Trailhead, five boat crews including park rangers, an Arkansas dive team and the Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted a second day of searching for Charles Roe, 37, of Smithville on F…
LIBERTY — A Liberty man now has his own “fat wallet” after claiming a $100,000 top prize in a Missouri Lottery game of the same name.
LIBERTY — Blue Jays tennis seniors haven’t known anything else.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS — The song remains the same for Kearney boys track and field.
FINDLAY, Ohio — Liberty graduate Sam Parrott made a charge.
LIBERTY — The Northland Art League will host its annual pleine air event this year in downtown Liberty. The league will kick off the event with a quick paint competition on Saturday, June 2. This competition is open to anyone. Cash will be awarded to the winning art entry, and the art will b…
SMITHVILLE — A first-ever golf tournament benefiting the crisis intervention team of Clay, Platte and Ray counties will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex, 18212 Golf Course Road.
LIBERTY — Three-dimensional art continues to grow in Liberty.
LIBERTY — Two Liberty students have taken lead roles in Christian Youth Theatre's Kansas City East production of “Seussical.” Heritage Middle School eighth-grader Ava Wolesky plays the role of Gertrude McFuzz, and Warren Hills Elementary School third-grader Jillian Downing is Jojo.
LIBERTY — The relatively young play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” will be performed at the Corbin Theatre the next two weekends. The 7:30 p.m. curtain goes up Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19, and again May 25 and 26.
Now is the time of year many species of wildlife are having young. Trees are full of nests with baby birds and young squirrels, deer are having fawns, and foxes and coyotes are tending to their dens. The problem is that humans often find these baby animals and wonder what to do with them.
KEARNEY — Clad in their spring and summery best complete with corsages, mothers who are residents at Westbrook Care Center were the center of attention as their children, loved ones, Westbrook staff and volunteers doted on them during the center’s annual Mother’s Day Tea on Friday, May 11.
In their first tournament ever, 13 competitors from Pride Martial Arts in Smithville captured 26 awards out of the 1,400 competitors from five states April 28 in Independence. Addeline Kelley took third in state in the weapons competition,while Zachary Lynn finished first in state in forms a…
Liberty High School student Olivia Mayberry submitted the pictured piece, "Upside Down," for consideration in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Judged by the Northwest Missouri State University Art Department, Mayberry was awarded third place at a reception held Thursday, May 10, at th…
LIBERTY — Near and dear to his heart is how Liberty Public Schools Superintendent Jeremy Tucker began a moving and emotional speech about the value of multiculturalism.
On an occasion recorded in the ninth chapter of Luke, the recently called apostles approached their leader about something that had been troubling them. A short time earlier, they witnessed a man performing acts of kindness and power in the name of Christ. This bothered them because, as they…
I’m Mormon and my whole life I’ve had to deal with criticism for my beliefs. When I tell people I’m Mormon, some people completely shut me out, even people I think I’m getting closer to. I get it if people disagree with what I believe in, but I don’t understand why some people ignore me as a…