To select four companies for business of the year at their yearly Res in Motus recognition luncheon, members of the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce’s selection committee had a dozen worthy candidates from which to choose.
A plan for moving and expanding the Lee’s Summit Historical Society Museum was unveiled to the Lee’s Summit City Council and received an OK for city staff to continue working on the project.
High winds sent broken tree limbs crashing onto power lines causing outages this weekend for thousands of Lee’s Summit residents.
It’s been a week since Austin Burau and 387 other members of the class of 2013 graduated from Lee’s Summit West High School.
As news continues to pour out of Moore, Okla. about the devastation caused by a tornado there, Lee’s Summit schools took the opportunity to drill home an important safety measure.
Jeff Sieg of Sieg Construction, a contractor for AT&T, surveys damage to a tree May 20 in the 500 block of S.W. Third Street in Lee’s Summit. A storm that blew through Lee’s Summit May 19 caused the tree to crumble and downed an AT&T telephone wire in the process.
Jesse Pringle, left, and Shawn Wright celebrated the premiere of their web series "Kill Em All" May 18 at the Dubliner in Kansas City's Power and Light District. Pringle, who created, wrote, produced and stars in the series, and Wright, who directs the series, are both graduates of Lee's Summit High School.
Reenactor Ralph Monaco, of Raytown, as the preacher conducts a funeral for Dr. Pleasant Lea, a prominent area settler who was assassinated 151 years ago during the Missouri-Kansas conflict preceding the Civil War. Also acting in the ceremony were Bill Wehner, Pleasant Hill resident with students from Lee’s Summit North High School, Kathy Brady and Madison Watt, kneeling, as visitors watch. It was part of the Preservation Month activities May 18 where students presented history of the Lea family at the Gamber Center and Lee’s Summit Historical Cemetery.
The Lee’s Summit City Council elected Allan Gray to serve as mayor pro tempore a second time.
Lee’s Summit Chamber Announces Top Businesses for 2013
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Poll of the Week
Do you believe the Obama Administration should be held accountable for intrusions into personal phone and tax records by the DOJ and IRS?