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Carl Mesle left his beloved city, Independence, as a better place, and friends and family say that was through a life of service to his community, family and church.“I can’t think of anybody who more fully illustrated what it meant to give yourself to others,” said Terry Snapp, pastor of Community of Christ Stone Church, a church that Mesle pastored from 1970 to 1979.Mesle died Wednesday. He was 99. His wife, Kay, died five years ago.“My...

Posted at 1:01 AM

July 26Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Daysenescent \ si-NES-uhnt \ adjective; Growing old; aging. — Dictionary.comThis Day in History

Updated at 12:37 AM

Police want help identifying fraud suspectIndependence Police are asking the public to help them identify a man suspected in recent fraud cases.The man shown in a photo released by police is believed to have...

Updated at 12:35 AM

The metro area remains under a heat advisory again today, and the area’s first ozone alert of the summer has been posted for today.Today is expected to be a lot like Friday – sunny and hot, with a high in the mid-90s and a...

Updated at 12:32 AM

An 11-year-old child was killed in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Blue Ridge Boulevard and Sterling Avenue in Independence Friday morning.Independence Police said a 1996 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck and a 2006 Chevrolet...

Updated at 12:27 AM

A Blue Springs couple are among the Missouri Municipal League West Gate Division's Civic Leadership Award for 2014.The MML's West Gate Division is made up of more than 22 municipalities across Jackson, Clay, Platte, Ray and Cass counties.

Updated at 12:26 AM

A Kansas City woman who worked for the Internal Revenue Service pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to a tax fraud scheme that used addresses in Independence and Oak Grove as part of her conspiracy.Taylor S. Knight, 32, of Kansas City,...

Updated at 12:06 AM

Editor's note: Over the past two weeks, The Examiner has announced the members of the Missouri Mavericks' All-Time Top 10 team. Forward Andrew Courtney, who set the franchise’s single-season goal scoring mark of 34...

Posted at 12:05 AM

The British Open was dominated by the young guys, particularly Rory McIlroy, who always dominates tournaments when he has his game going.The guy has three majors to his credit before he has reached the age of 25. Only the two greatest...

Posted at 12:05 AM

I have caught a lot of quality bass this month. July has been unseasonably cool, but still, it's July and not generally a great bass fishing month. The heat has returned and I am still landing good bass.I have been slowly jigging Motor-Oil...

Posted at 12:05 AM

The Lee’s Summit North High School football team completed its community service projects Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. North sent 100 players to six different sites in Lee’s Summit to help. The Broncos helped at Hope House, Lee’s...

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