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SMITHVILLE — Voters in the Smithville School District will decide the fate of two revenue-related questions on the Aug. 4 ballot.

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LIBERTY — Senior members of the student-led Youth With Vision substance prevention advocacy council are offering young people coping skills to help handle the stress of sheltering place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LIBERTY — Liberty Public Schools hired Taneka Brown to serve as the next program manager for the district’s Kid’s Zone program. Brown comes to LPS with a “tremendous” amount of experience, a press release states. Having worked in both pre-kindergarten through high school levels and higher ed…

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LIBERTY — Senior proms all over the country were canceled in response to COVID-19. An American tradition, senior prom is arguably one of the most memorable moments in any student’s high school career.

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After Kearney School Board certified election results during a special June 10 meeting, elected board members Brian Hamm, Dan Holloway and Bree Switzer were sworn in. Ahead of Hamm and Switzer joining the board and Holloway retaking his seat after being the only incumbent on the ballot, the …

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SMITHVILLE — While many school district activities have been canceled in recent months due to coronavirus and related health precautions, Smithville School District leaders said graduation is scheduled to happen, summer school is moving forward virtually and plans for fall semester are curre…

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LIBERTY — Liberty Public Schools district personnel and leaders have started conversations about how to reopen facilities and programming while also maintaining a high level of health and safety, Director of Communications Dallas Ackerman said.

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LIBERTY — Liberty North High School theater students received recognition from Blue Star for their achievements with their fall musical, “Cinderella.” The team has been nominated for 18 awards in 13 of 22 categories. Winners will be announced July 31.

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SMITHVILLE — Nationally recognized for his skills on the tuba, Michael Fletcher graduates Smithville High School excited to start his new journey at Stanford University where he will study economics.

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LIBERTY — In the last couple years, if not on the football field, Liberty High School graduate Michael Book could be found working the baseball fields at Capitol Federal Sports Complex or serving up a fruity treat at Smoothie King.

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LIBERTY — Liberty residents may recognize Trevor Lerit from local B&B Theatre’s Johnny’s Jazz Bar and Grill. Or, it could be from a number of other things as the Liberty North graduate shines brightly in the community.

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KEARNEY — While there will be no meal services on Monday, May 25 due to the Memorial Day holiday, there will be food deliveries through Friday, May 29. That is the last day meals will be delivered by Durham school buses, according to the Kearney School District.

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Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick wants Missourians to enter the MO Money Sweepstakes before June 4. The sweepstakes will give away $100,000 in MOST 529 contributions. The first drawing took place Friday, May 15, and the final drawing will be June 4.

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KEARNEY — At the 34th Annual Excellence in Education Banquet presented by the Northland Chamber of Commerce, during its virtual ceremony, the Exemplary Service Award went to Joseph Head, Custodian at Kearney School District's Dogwood Elementary.

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KEARNEY — Kearney School District invites everyone to step outside around 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, to honor the class of 2020. A graduate car parade made up of seniors and their families will wind through town.