House Explosion Rocks Independence, MO, Neighborhood
Authorities are investigating after a house explosion Tuesday August 26, 2014 rocked an Independence, Missouri neighborhood.
Red Eye Chicago
'The Oregon Trail' inspires a play at The Annoyance Theatre
If ever you've recalled vague memories of fording your covered wagon across a river, hunting for bison in the middle of brutal winter or watching your youngest drop dead at the hands of an indigenous American, chances are you were once a pioneer - at least in the virtual sense - making the lonely trek with your family from Independence, Mo.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Vacation assignment for Obama: A real Russia strategy
Not a day off since Christmas. The president deserved a real vacation - to sit on the newly screened back porch, daydream for an afternoon, then enjoy a quiet supper.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Super Bowl Task Force to begin work
Missouri lawmakers approved a resolution earlier this year urging the NFL to play a Super Bowl at Arrowhead Stadium.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Richmond Daily News
Jo's Jottings: Kiwanians learn number of abused and neglected children alarming
So far this has been a busy week. At the regular meeting of the Richmond Kiwanis Club Tuesday, Aug. 12, the program was given by Marti Cowherd concerning youth programs especially for abused and neglected children.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Woman shot in robbery at Independence insurance office
Police are looking for a man who shot a woman during a robbery at an insurance office in Independence on Wednesday afternoon.
Midwest Chimney Safety Council completes charity project for scout camp
Chimney and high-efficiency wood-burning stove installation at the boy scout camp at Lake of the Ozarks, MO by the Midwest Chimney Safety Council volunteers The Midwest Chimney Safety Council, based in Independence, Missouri, completed the installation of a high efficiency wood-burning stove and stainless steel chimney at the Lake of the Ozarks ... (more)
Woman Sends Text Messages to Thief Who Stole Her Minivan, Convinces Him to Give It Back
Megan Bratten of Independence, Missouri walked out of the K-Mart and found that her minivan was gone.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Osborne: Media Egging On Ferguson Crisis
In Ferguson, the protestors themselves are trying to use this event as a way to instill fear in the minds of the police officers.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
CoC Temple in Independence rocks with flutes stops mixtures and a trumpet
The summer daily demonstration pipe organ recital at the Community of Christ Headquarters in Independence, Missouri was enhanced Thursday with a trumpet obbligato.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Mom's texts convince thief to come clean
Megan Bratten, a single mother of five, had just returned to the parking lot after shopping at the local K-Mart in Independence, Mo.
Gospel group to be featured in pair of concerts
The Lesters, a Southern gospel group from St. Louis, will be in concert at 3 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at Berryton United Methodist Church, 7010 S.E. Berryton Road.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
On July 18, the mayor of Port of Spain announced that King George V Park had been renamed Nelson Mandela Park; there was a ceremony and a plaque was erected.
Menards Independence store could be alive again
According to The Examiner , the Jackson County Legislature recently approved an ordinance that would allow Mendards to install an underground sewer line across a county park.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
NBC Action News
Independence man could face 10 years in prison
Davis, 29, pleaded guilty to the possession of two firearms by a felon. Police found two pistols inside Davis' car after he tried to run from the scene of the accident.
Independence library and museum tells story of president from Missouri
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- I stood over the grave of America's 33rd president and teared up a little.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Sea Life Aquarium Kansas City Hosts First Annual Fin-a-Thon to Raise...
The Fin-A-Thon was held on Friday, August 8th, at Henley Aquatic Center in Independence, Missouri.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Lee's Summit Tribune
Jackson County Back to School Health and Wellness Fair
Make back to school easy. Come out August 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Jackson County Health Department, 313 S. Liberty St. Independence, MO.