Archive for month November, 2017

  • November 18, 2017

    Martin City...

    By John Sharp Tiffany Moore, the new executive director of the Martin City Community Improvement District (CID) as of November 1, brings a wealth of experience in community activism and construction management to her new job. “I’m really excited to do this,” Moore said.  “It will blend my community activism...

  • November 18, 2017

    Unique finds...

    If today's weather doesn't put you in the mood for Christmas, Martin City's Holiday Market will.

  • November 16, 2017

    Light ‘Em...

    Martin City will flip the switch at 7 p.m. Other communities follow suit throughout the season.

  • November 14, 2017

    George Lipari,...

    George Lipari will be sorely missed as a longstanding pillar in the Red Bridge community.

  • November 7, 2017

    Martin City...

    Martin City bursts into the Christmas spirit with a full weekend of activities, starting with the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Thursday night, November 16 and rounding out with the Annual Holiday Market shopping spree on November 17 and 18. The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will feature carolers, a music...

  • November 7, 2017

    The Murder...

    By Diane Euston   A quadruple murder in 1910 rocked the rural farming communities of Jackson County, Mo., and Johnson County, Ks., when the crime went unsolved. The Bernhardt Murder- December 1910  Earl Gray, a rural mail carrier in Oxford Township, knew something wasn’t right when he rode up to...

  • November 7, 2017

    Hickman Mills,...

    By John Sharp About 250 people heard Jackson County Executive and Royals icon Frank White, Jr., tell how important it was to him as a teenager to have people believe in his abilities at the October 27 annual gala I chaired of the Hickman Mills Educational Foundation at the Armacost...

  • November 7, 2017

    BARSTOW FIFTH...

    A Barstow fifth grader is a finalist in the inaugural “Dreamvention” contest, hosted by Frito-Lay Variety Pack Brands, for a product she created for the school’s Invention Fair last spring. Julia Luetje, age 10, entered her “Storm Sleeper” in the contest, which recognizes students’ boundless imagination and creativity in “dreamventing”...

  • November 7, 2017

    You…Only Better...

    By Kathy Feist Fed up with minor nuisances, Laurie Black closed her door to her business one fateful night in late July, and thought to herself “I’m so done with this place.”  The next morning, her business was flooded, a total loss. Black’s aesthetic/weight loss business You…Only Better was located...

  • November 7, 2017

    CID Executive...

    By Kathy Feist Marla Duck, Martin City’s executive director for its Community Improvement District, resigned from her post October 19 after approximately six months in the position. She cited her son’s health issues as reason for her immediate absence. Her son was recovering from a recent car accident only months...

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