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Posted Nov 28, 2014 at 5:16 AM

Wanted: A new home for Tabitha's Closet, a clothing closet serving needy youngsters in the Independence School District - preschool through high school.Since its inception in 2003, Tabitha's Closet has been a refuge of hope. From its quarters in the basement of First Christian Church, 125 S. Pleasant St., the Closet takes referrals from the school district's family service liaisons and provides each child with new shoes, new socks and underwear, in addition to gently used clothing,...

Updated Nov 21, 2014 at 11:22 PM

ISD hands out McCoy MedalsMore than 100 Independence School District juniors were awarded the McCoy Medal for academic excellence during their first four semesters of high school...

Updated Nov 21, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Van Horn High School’s Demetrius Winston III was chosen as the Rotary Club of Independence’s Student of the Month for October.He has made his school’s honor roll since freshman year and is ranked in the top 40 of his...

Updated Nov 21, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Bus carrying middle school students strikes elderly pedestrian

Posted Nov 21, 2014 at 6:33 AM

Grain Valley to purchase 150 Google Chromebooks for students

Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Some Kansas City students have walked out of a speech Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was giving in an apparent protest of the police shooting in Ferguson. Nixon was talking Thursday at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy when a handful of...

Posted Nov 20, 2014 at 6:55 AM

GVHS fall 2014 play

Posted Nov 19, 2014 at 7:58 AM

 WHAT: Truman High School presents “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel.”The story takes place in a late 19th century coastal town where carnival barker Billy Bigelow and millworker...

Posted Nov 16, 2014 at 11:30 AM

At Van Horn High School, love has everything to do with it. No, we are not talking the typical high school love. This is something bigger. On Nov. 20 through 23, Van Horn is presenting “Almost, Maine” by John...

Updated Nov 15, 2014 at 12:23 AM

Western Governors University Missouri is offering a new scholarship to help veterans, active-duty military and their spouses go back to school by partnering with the National Military Family Association.The WGU Missouri Military...

Updated Nov 15, 2014 at 12:23 AM

Wimberly in university productionAbby Wimberly of Independence plays the roles of “Billy” and “Barnacles” and assists with props in Central Methodist University’s production of “HONK!” this...

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