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Updated Apr 25, 2015 at 12:47 AM

Mariah Wheaton of Independence was one of the 23 William Woods University students who participated in the Woods Around the World trip to South Africa.Wheaton, a William Chrisman High School graduate, was one of 33 travelers from William Woods who experienced authentic African cuisine, music, dancing and culture during a spring break visit.The travelers included 23 students, five faculty members and five family members (a father, a mother, a brother and two faculty...

Updated Apr 25, 2015 at 12:46 AM

HIGH SCHOOLSTruman studentclaims scholarshipfrom UCMA Truman High School student has claimed a scholarship from the University of Central Missouri in...

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 6:53 AM

The Citizen's Civic & Cultural Committee, in conjunction with the Independence Parks & Recreation Department, held their 25th Annual "Festival of Color" Youth Art Show on April 18 and 19. Over 500 pieces of art, in eight categories from...

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 5:15 AM

Officials from the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese say the planned St. Michael the Archangel High School in northeast Lee’s Summit will be constructed as intended, with a target opening of the fall of 2016.The new Catholic high...

Posted Apr 23, 2015 at 7:18 AM

Dr. Tim Allshouse, the highly acclaimed director of bands at Blue Springs High School, isn’t sure if he should wear a tuxedo or bring some ear plugs when he and former band director Doug Watts are guests of honor at the first roast of the...

Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 11:59 PM

Let’s start with what we can’t tell you about William Southern Elementary School teacher Annie Dudek’s “American Ninja Warrior” audition Friday night.First, to not pre-empt the airing of the episode in...

Posted Apr 18, 2015 at 8:03 AM

HIGH SCHOOLSTruman seniorsget scholarshipsfrom UCMA pair of Truman High School students have claimed scholarships from the University of Central Missouri in...

Posted Apr 17, 2015 at 8:12 AM

The 25th Annual "Festival of Color" Youth Art Show is this weekend at the Roger T. Sermon Community Center in Independence.The exhbit is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a special presentation from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. And it’s open...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 12:43 AM

Recently, 12 members of Van Horn Army JROTC program's Raider Team underwent an afternoon of training at the IBEX Center in Blue Springs.The Raider Team is a co-curricular team of cadets whose training focuses on improved physical fitness,...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 12:42 AM

JEFFERSON CITY — Schools in three Missouri counties have lost out on traffic fine revenues they should have received under a state law legislators are seeking to enhance in response to the Ferguson protests, according to an auditor's...

Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 12:34 AM

Michael Banks, President of Metropolitan Community College-Blue River was recently honored with an Award of Appreciation for his commitment to music from the Heritage Philharmonic.Banks has a solid background in fine arts holding a Ph.D.

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