The following items were taken from the July 21 through 27, 1962, Examiner.

The following items were taken from the July 21 through 27, 1962, Examiner.

Roland Hughes is the new chairman of the official board of the Pleasant View Christian Church. Other officers include Clifford De Kessel, vice chairman; Joe Stanton, treasurer; Mrs. C.D. Toms, financial secretary; Mrs. James Ehrnman, historian; and Mrs. Lawrence Schwab, secretary. The congregation, organized two years, continues to meet in the home of the Frowien property, 18000 Salisbury Road. John Michael is serving as the lay minister.
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Marshall A. Havenhill, president of the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District, Tom Walsh, Lee’s Summit, attorney for the district, and C.W. Cleverdon, a resident of Blue Springs, told the court they would like to acquire a tract of land on the south side of U.S. 40 at 10th Street in Blue Springs for a headquarters building.
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Independence, county seat of Jackson County, is missing from the new illustrated map showing sites in the Jackson County Park system. The map was prepared by students of the Kansas City Arts Institute, according to William L. Landahl, county park director. Missing from the map, besides Independence, are smaller places like Levasy, Grain Valley and Martin City at outlying areas.
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A museum of native rock will take form on the old Lone Jack Civil War battlegrounds within the next several months. A small museum on a rectangular terrace of land recently added to the public tract is planned. The building, round in shape, will have a flat roof and be windowless, except the glass side lights. The Lone Jack battleground site and old solders’ cemetery is now a part of the county park system.