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LIBERTY — The Missouri Department of Transportation will close various lanes and ramps associated with the intersection of U. S. Highway 69 and North Lightburne Street for paving work. Work will run from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday to Monday, Sept. 21 to 24.
CLAY COUNTY — A discussion of ethical guidelines related to election activities and commissioner communications brought up by Clay County Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte turned into a debate on the constitutionality of the proposed guidelines after fellow Commissioners Gene Owen and Luann…
CLAY COUNTY — A jury awarded $540,000 in a verdict to Matthew Curtis against his former employer, LPG Ventures, Inc. in Kearney. The lawsuit alleged LPG retaliated against Curtis, wrongfully terminating him after he reported workplace safety concerns.
SMITHVILLE — The Smithville Rotary Club's 15th annual Smithville Dam Run will start at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Smithville Lake Dam, 1601 County Road DD.
LIBERTY — Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza opened a 3,500-square-foot location Monday, Sept. 10, in Liberty Commons. The eatery seats 98 patrons inside and 40 more on a patio.
KEARNEY — In conjunction with electric cooperatives from across the nation, Platte-Clay Electric sent crews to areas affected by Hurricane Florence to help clean up and restore power as soon as possible.
The Kansas City Aviation Department wants to allay concerns travelers may have that they must use a U.S. passport to board flights after Oct. 10. Because the state seeks a second extension, Missourians have at least until Jan. 21, 2019, to comply.
KEARNEY — Opening Noble Chiropractic in the shopping plaza that also houses H & R Block, Hunan Garden and Stables Grill was a homecoming for Ashley Noble-Amerson. A native of Kearney, she opened her own practice Monday, Sept. 10, after taking three years off to raise her family after wor…
LIBERTY — The Liberty Hospital Board of Trustees approved buyout of ownership interests held by Action Pact Holdings, LLC, and Healthy Living Centers of America, LLC, in Norterre, a multi-generational community featuring a healthy living center, skilled nursing, long-term care, memory suppor…
A study by University of Missouri researchers, started as a survey of unemployment following the recession, led researchers to discover participants used food to describe their circumstances.
JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Lauren Arthur, D-Kansas City, took the oath of office in front of friends, family and fellow senators as she was sworn in to represent the 17th Senatorial District. The ceremony occurred prior to the start of the General Assembly’s annual veto session.
At 7 p.m, Thursday, Sept. 27, Signature Psychiatric Hospital will present a special screening of “Suicide the Ripple Effect” at Regal Kansas City 18 Theatre, located at the Ameristar Casino, 3200 Ameristar Dr.
LIBERTY — The annual Cakes for Kids, a pancake breakfast hosted by the Franklin Elementary School PTA and the East Clay Rotary Club, begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Franklin Elementary School gymnasium, located at 201 W. Mill St.
KANSAS CITY — The Fall Parade of Homes will return to Greater Kansas City this weekend and will feature 330 homes by 105 builders in eight counties across the metropolitan area.
“The Song of Sway Lake" is a love letter (or lovesong) to an underappreciated time of sepia colored photographs and crackling 78 phonographs. The time was the 1940s and the place was upstate New York, at a summer lakeside playground for the elites named after the affluent family who stayed t…
SMITHVILLE — A three-day festival of camping, fellowship and live Christian music, Nehemiah Fest brings 50 bands to four stages at Smithville Lake near the start of the fall season each year.
KEARNEY — At the Kearney Youth Fishing Tournament on Sunday, Sept. 16 on the last day of the Jesse James Festival, almost 90 kids and parents came out to participate. Classes are divided from ages 0 to 6 and 7 to 12. Trophies were presented for the biggest fish overall with other prizes for …
The Missouri Department of Conservation reminds deer hunters that properly disposing of carcasses of harvested deer is important in limiting the spread of chronic wasting disease. MDC also reminds hunters who harvest deer, elk, or moose outside of Missouri and bring the animals back to follo…
National Child Passenger Safety Week is Sunday to Saturday, Sept. 23 to 29. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to ensure all caregivers of young children know the importance of buckling children in an appropriate child restraint.
LIBERTY — Liberty Middle School mashes up Dr. Seuss and Jane Austen in LMS Theatrical Productions' presentation of "A Suessified Pride and Prejudice" beginning at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12 and 13 in the Liberty Performing Arts Theater, located within the Liberty Community Center, 1…
SMITHVILLE — The Smithville Community in Action group, a community coalition, invites members of the public to a school year kick-off luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 27.
LIBERTY — As the first organization to sign up for Liberty's “Adopt-a-Street” program, the men of the Epsilon-Nu chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity will clean Harriman Highway, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The roadway runs along the east side of William Jewell College.
LIBERTY — After 35 years in law enforcement, Kent Morton came to Liberty North High School as an internal security officer a couple years after retiring from the Kansas City Police Department. His new position began at the start of this school year.
LIBERTY — Diving into literature, or rather watching literature dive off the pages, South Valley Middle School will present "The Enchanted Bookshop," Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29, on the middle school theater stage. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with curtain call at 7 p.m.
For high school students, the SAT and ACT are the gateway to their college futures, Education experts say SAT and ACT tests play a crucial role in both successful college admissions and scholarships for high school students.
Despite a last summer surge of heat and humidity that sent one of the members of the Kearney High School Marching Band for a medical check, this year’s Jesse James Festival was the best in recent memory.
Much of the work done by the Missouri House and Senate from January to May has finally become law as many of the bills approved during the legislative session and signed by the governor officially took effect on Aug. 28.
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