Editor’s Note: This is the first in series of stories on bullying to be published in several editions. Future stories will look at bullying statistics, prevention strategies, how bullying and harassment is investigated by law enforcement and what more can be done to prevent these behaviors.
KANSAS CITY NORTH — At VFW Post No. 5606 at 5406 NE Oak Ridge Road, American flags are often left on benches outside the door or dropped on the front porch, hoping veterans might be able to dispose of the worn flags.
The 11th Annual Julia’s Warriors Run for Hope will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9. This year, the event has a new location — at the Little Platte Swim Beach at Smithville Lake. The area is located within Little Platte Park on the west side of the lake and is accessible from 180th Street.
Delayed your mammogram? It’s time to get back on track. Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society kicked off a national initiative to encourage women to resume routine screenings for breast cancer.
SMITHVILLE — Continuing the celebration of Missouri’s 200th birthday year, the Smithville American Legion post will host an evening of live music and other entertainment starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at 2607 Missouri Highway 92.
This year, National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 3 to 9, calls attention to understanding the different sounds produced by home alarms.
LIBERTY — Clay County Public Health Center has renewed its contract to continue providing Women, Infants and Children services for federal fiscal year 2022 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, according to a press release.
Northland residents have a chance to best the competition and support The Salvation Army’s after-school program at the Northland Corps Community Center through participation in a local 5K. Anyone can register and run five kilometers between Friday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 24.
CLAY COUNTY — The county public health center will host its monthly mobile food pantry Wednesday, Oct. 6. This drive-thru event is in partnership with Harvesters to offer free fruits and veggies to families in need. Happy Bottoms, a diaper charity, will also be at this month's event to pass …
Janelle Porter was named Missouri’s School Social Worker of the Year. Porter is the North Kansas City Schools district’s director of student services.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Safety Council, Safe Kids Worldwide and other safety advocates to commemorate National Child Passenger Safety Week, Wednesday through Tuesday, Sept. 15 to 21.