The waning weeks of the academic year brings forth many things, including high school prom and graduation.
Patrick Kelley, of Bonner Springs, mows grass at E & Q Heating and Cooling where he works in downtown Lee’s Summit. Kelley said that even after a couple of days following rain the lawn was still so wet on April 30 he had to pull the mower to keep it from clogging. A stiff breeze covered Kelley with clippings.
Fred Grogan’s list of accomplishments in the 28 years he has spent in the Metropolitan Community College system is, hyperbole-speaking, a few miles long.
Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Lee’s Summit youth soccer coach was indicted by a federal grand jury today on additional charges related to producing child pornography by secretly videotaping members of his soccer team.
A party at a home in Lee’s Summit ended with a resident and several teens cited on alcohol-related charges and violations of city ordinances.
Steven Glaze admits to wrongdoing, but not to what he is accused.
It’s sometimes difficult for couples who’ve shared lives a long time to think of presents to give the other.
A compromise is in the works to ease fears of Lee’s Summit residents who live within a proposed enterprise zone and object to being labeled blighted.
The Girl Scouts have a simple request: please do something nice for someone on May Day.
Fred Grogan, retiring president of Metropolitan Community College-Longview, looks over gifts near the conclusion of a retirement reception held in his honor April 25 at the school. Grogan, who spent 15 years as president of MCC-Longview, retires after a 28-year career in the MCC system. His retirement is effective June 30.
Joel White went through the screening process without a hitch.
Ashley Abernethy attended Lee’s Summit schools from fifth grade through graduation from Lee’s Summit High School in 2005, so by her mother’s account, she is a born and bred Lee’s Summit girl.
Lee’s Summit city will be getting by with fewer people, flowers and fuel.
After a decade the SummitWoods Crossing tax-increment financing district that helped pay for an interchange at Interstate 470 and Pryor Road and other road improvements has ended.
See the cutest pets in Lee’s Summit as well as our picks for King, Queen and Comedian. Inside today’s paper.