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Posted Feb 27, 2015 at 10:26 PM

Community meal at First ChristianThe First Christian Church in Independence will hold a community breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. The church is at 125 S. Pleasant St.The cost is $3.50 for either a half order of biscuits and gravy or all-you-can-eat pancakes with sausage, and $5 for a full order of biscuits and gravy. All meals include coffee and orange juice.For information, call the church at...

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 7:06 AM

"Job U" author pushes tested European model for apprenticeships and vocational skills training.

Updated Feb 21, 2015 at 12:12 AM

 Peace Festival scheduled at TempleA Celebration of Peace Festival, a benefit concert to save lives from domestic violence, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Community of Christ Temple, River Boulevard...

Posted Feb 14, 2015 at 7:10 AM

  New pastor at St. Luke’s UCCSt. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 727 N. Main St. in Independence, will welcome Rev. E. Paul Emily as its new pastor on Sunday. Rev. Emily will be the...

Posted Feb 13, 2015 at 11:05 AM

Overseas box-office tallies for Hollywood blockbusters sometimes dwarf the number of tickets sold in North America.

Posted Feb 7, 2015 at 10:55 PM

Several local churches will have fish dinners during Lent:• St. Robert Bellarmine Church will be having its annual fish dinners from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 and March 20 in the parish hall, 4313 S. Missouri 7, Blue...

Posted Feb 6, 2015 at 11:06 PM

 First Presbyterian Chocolate FestivalThe First Presbyterian Church of Independence is hosting its seventh annual Chocolate Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in Westminster Hall, 415. W. Lexington Ave.A...

Posted Feb 6, 2015 at 11:02 PM

Eastgate Christian Church will hold a special 10:25 a.m. worship service in honor of the 206th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth on Feb. 15. The service will feature a Lincoln sermon and period hymns and music, and Scripture...

Updated Feb 4, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Walt Disney Studios released a sneak peek of the new "Frozen" short that will air before Disney's live-action "Cinderella," which hits theaters March 13.

Posted Jan 31, 2015 at 7:17 AM

Super Bowl recital is offeredJan Kraybill presents Super Bowl Sunday Recital XVI at 3 p.m. this Sunday on the Community of Christ Temple organ, 201 S. River Blvd., Independence.The concert features Louis...

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 11:52 PM

EVENTS FOR THE WEEK BEGINNING JAN. 24 Concert benefits Habitat for HumanityThe 16th annual church concert to benefit the Truman Heritage chapter of Habitat for Humanity is this Sunday. It’s at 7...

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