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The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety's weeklong campaign focusing on pedestrian safety is Monday to Sunday, June 10 to 16. The campaign is geared toward pedestrians and drivers, educating both about being alert and what to watch out for to ensure everyone is safe.
CLAY COUNTY — Due to inclement weather, Missouri Department of Transportation rescheduled work originally slated for Friday, June 14.
LIBERTY — As construction of the new Missouri Highway 152 bridge over Interstate 35 is underway, Liberty residents and those visiting the city for work or play are discovering alternate routes to avoid construction areas.
LIBERTY — Liberty residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste at a mobile collection event from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 15, at the Liberty School Services facility, 801 Kent St.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville Board of Aldermen approved a final reading of a Tobacco 21 ordinance in late May. It prohibits the sale of tobacco and vaping products to individuals under the age of 21.
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CLAY COUNTY — Precipitation in all forms has impacted Missouri, particularly Clay County since the start of the year.
LIBERTY — On Saturday, June 15, Angela Walters will be offering talks on contemporary quilts at First Presbyterian Church. Walters’ business, Quilting Is My Therapy, most likely will be a busy place as Saturday marks the second Annual Quilt Walk. The store team, led by Becky McCoy, will be g…
LIBERTY — The Missouri Department of Transportation will intermittently reduce northbound and southbound Interstate 35 at Missouri Highway 152 to one lane from 7:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. nightly now through Saturday, June 15, as Miles Excavating begins setting bridge girders.
I will not fault you if you want to see “Shaft” just for the soundtrack, because in that sense, it’s worth it and the same goes for Regina Hall’s (“The Hate U Give”, “Little”, “Support the Girls”) performance, which is explosively awesome from the first scene. Richard Roundtree, the original…
LIBERTY — The Liberty Summer Band is an all-volunteer group of about 80 musicians who rehearse and perform on select evenings in June. The repertoire is a variety of music ranging from concert overtures and marches to show tunes and light classics. All concerts are free and open to the public.
Bill Murray is in another zombie movie and it should immediately join “Zombieland” as a midnight movie cult favorite like “The Room” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Aside from being perhaps the slowest zombie movie ever, this movie about the walking dead is also very self-aware, with ch…
LIBERTY — Switching things up a bit this summer, Friends of Pharis Farm is merging Family Fun Day and Bluegrass in the Country for a brand new Pickin' on the Porch, Playin' at the Farm.
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LIBERTY — The Liberty boys tennis team ended the spring season with a winning record of 18-4.
Liberty North head baseball coach Ryan Stegall commended his team for starting strong with wins over Smithville and Rockhurst. The season record hit 16-5 early on and finished 19-13. Unfortunately, the season got sidetracked by injuries.
KEARNEY — Bulldogs baseball coach Shane Remley praised his younger talent as the baseball season came to a close. Despite losing seven seniors to graduation, Remley will have students step up, including a five sophomores and three freshmen.
Staley ended Liberty baseball’s season May 22 with a 3-1 victory in the state sectional round at Liberty High School. However, no one had any reason to be downtrodden on the Liberty baseball team. They ended a stellar season with a 28-7 record.
LIBERTY — William Jewell head men's basketball coach Chris McCabe announced the signing of five student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2019-20 season. The class includes four prep standouts and one transfer, according to a school press release.
OLATHE, KANSAS — While preparations are underway for the upcoming football season, fans will get to see the stars from 2018 one last time in the BeYOUion.com Kansas vs. Missouri All-Star Game.
LIBERTY — After winning a national honor, recognized as Project Lead the Way Engineering Teacher of the Year last winter, Brett Kisker, a teacher at Liberty North High School, has accepted the position as new Northland Center for Advanced Professionals Executive Director. He will replace San…
The Northland Coalition will have a luncheon meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, in the Gladstone Community Center, 6901 North Holmes St.
Makayla Schoonover graduated with the University of Central Missouri fall class of 2018.
Christina Slipke, a junior and classics and economics double major from Kearney, was among 31 students inducted into the Delta Missouri Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Truman State University.
Students, families and members of business and education communities in Smithville joined together Wednesday, May 22, outside Maple Elementary School, 600 Maple Ave., for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony. Students from the Maple Leadership Group developed the idea of the Maple Elementary Li…
Fearless, protector, smart, funny, strong, hard worker, disciplined, knows everything and has the right answer to any question, children look at their fathers this way.
Back in March, when the first round of flooding occurred in Nebraska, Iowa and Northwest Missouri, a reporter asked me if consumers would see an increase in food prices. I replied that while the situation was a tragedy for the local area and a huge inconvenience and expense because of the lo…
“When you are issued a driver’s license, you are also issued a great deal of responsibilities” (Drivers Ed). On July 25, 2009, 19-year-old Eric Okerblom, a marathon cyclist, was struck while on his bike traveling on a road near his home in Santa Maria, California, according to businessinsider.com. The teen responsible for this accident was traveling in her truck at a speed of 60 miles per hour and did not swerve or brake before hitting and killing Eric. She was distracted, texting on her phone instead of watching the road.