The Buchanan Initiative for Peace and Nonviolence and its partners will be hosting a conference at Avila University, 11901 Wornall Rd., on February 8 and 9 to discuss the history of Troost Avenue, including topics such as segregation and equality, while also focusing on the future of the area through the creation of a community action plan.
KC’s Souper Bowl dreams focus on providing food for those in need
As of January 1, citizens of Missouri can legally carry a concealed weapon without a permit. However, there are still many restrictions for carrying without a permit. We reviewed the updated gun bill law (SB 656) with Kevin Jamison, president of the Western Missouri Shooters Alliance and an attorney whose focus has been weaponry and self-defense for the past 33 years.
On Friday, January 19, Premier Mazda presented Martin City Elementary and Middle School with a check for $3,550 from its Coats 4 Kids campaign. For every Mazda sold during the month of December, $50 was donated to the coat drive. A total of 56 cars were sold, according to Premier Mazda General Manager Tim Smith. “We got Mazda to kick in a little more with us,” he added.
Thanks to FishTech Labs, the internationally renowned Irish-American band The Elders will be performing for free at Martin City’s 30th Anniversary Irishpalooza St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Sunday, March 12.
Kansas City voters will vote on three separate bond issues for basic infrastructure improvements totaling $800 million in the April 4 election.
Russ Fiorella sold the family’s seven bedroom home to start Smoke Stack BBQ, the forerunner of Jack Stack. “If he was here today, he would just be very, very proud,” says his daughter Diane.
When George Lipari opened Sun Fresh Market in April, 1991, the Red Bridge Shopping Center was bustling with activity. In 25 years, a lot has changed. And while a lot of businesses have come and gone, Sun Fresh has remained loyal to the area.
“Apparently we have more bolts than anyone else in Kansas City,” says Kathy Euston, who along with husband Kevin, will be opening Euston Hardware on Monday, January 23, at the Red Bridge Shopping Center.
Revisions have been made to the Missouri criminal code which will make it easier for minors to be charged as felons. This controversial legislation will the subject of a town hall meeting on Saturday morning, Jan. 21st, at 9:00 a.m. at Center High School, 8701 Holmes Road, Kansas City, Missouri.