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Larry Jones claims he’s slowing down, some.He still teaches a class for UMKC, and he’s helping a new public-health group get off the ground. But Jones, 66, is retiring after 13 years at the Independence health director and 45 years in public health, and he says now there will be time to fish and “enjoy a little sun and a little quiet.”“So I have the best of both worlds, in my opinion,” he said.His last day is Jan. 5, and a...

Posted at 1:38 AM

The Kansas City Chiefs were already facing a formidable series of hurdles if they were going to qualify for the playoffs. On Friday, their road became even more daunting.The Chiefs announced that quarterback Alex Smith had a small...

Updated at 12:10 AM

SCHOOLS AND STUDENTSFiling opens for Raytown school board Those interested in running for a seat on the Raytown School District Board of Education can file between now and  Jan.

Updated at 12:09 AM

Brianne Huntsucker from William Chrisman High School is the Rotary Club of Independence’s Student of the Month for November. Huntsucker is a McCoy Award recipient, member of the National Honor Society and has maintained a 4.0...

Updated at 12:09 AM

LIBERTY – Friday’s 73-42 win over Kansas City Central offered little consolation to Blue Springs boys basketball coach Adam Jones, or guards Taysean Goodwin and Korey Wilson.The 31-point, first-round Patterson Division...

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It took just five minutes for Rockhurst to assert itself against the William Chrisman boys basketball team.The Hawklets started the game on a 12-0 run before the Bears finally scored their first basket at the 3:03 mark in the first. The...

Updated at 12:08 AM

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Lindsay Sparks converted a two-on-one breakaway midway through the third period to give Missouri a 4-3 lead over Rapid City, and the Mavericks made it stand until Andrew Courtney’s empty-netter with 28 seconds...

Updated at 12:07 AM

Hannah Bishop shot the Van Horn’s girls basketball team into overtime in the first round of the MCC-Penn Valley Tournament. But the extra period didn’t prove as kind for the Falcons, as Lincoln Prep survived a turnover in the final...

Updated at 12:05 AM

I hope everyone and their loved ones are having a wonderful holiday season. I cherish Christmas memories with my family. My grandchildren light up my world.In the world of sports we have a lot to be thankful for this year. The Chiefs have...

Updated at 12:05 AM

My New Year’s columns are generally full of good cheer and hope for our future. Sadly this column is a cry for help from you and every other outdoor enthusiast in Missouri. This message is for hunters, anglers, bird watchers, outdoor...

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