The Martin City Holiday Lighting Celebration will be Friday night starting at 6 pm at the Bailey Bros. Savings & Loan Assn Bldg (Heartland Imaging), 310 E 135 St. An Ugly Sweater Run, St. Thomas More’s Children’s Choir, and Santa’s appearance fill out the event.
On September 8, 1915, 5,000 people crowded the streets in front of the Kansas City Post building at 10th and Main to watch an act never before attempted by Houdini.
He was one of the most highly decorated soldiers during WWI. Now this local hero will have a building in his name
“His life reads like a movie,” said Col. Michael Beane, who pushed to get the Army Reserve building named in honor of Pfc. Charles D. Barger.