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  • FAITH

    Echoes

    the supermarket

  • FAITH

    A parents joy

    From the day my first child was born, my children have been a tremendous joy in my life. They have been three of the greatest blessings the Lord has graciously given me. For each, those moments of joy started small and simple. A grasp of my finger, a smile, a laugh at my silly faces, a head nestled...

  • OBITUARIES

    Marjorie Betty Wilkerson

    Marjorie Betty Wilkerson, 91, departed her earthly home on Aug. 22, 2014 to join the Lord and many friends and relatives in a glorious new life. She displayed a strength of character and moral code that was motivated by her faith, and is surely enjoying her ultimate reward now.

  • OBITUARIES

    Gary Francis Butler

    Gary Francis Butler, 72 of Lee’s Summit, went to be with the Lord Aug. 25, 2014 after a brave battle with cancer. He was born Feb.17, 1942 in Independence. Gary was a loving husband, devoted father, and grandfather. He served in the Navy aboard the USS Oriskany and was a proud Vietnam Veteran...

  • COMMUNITY NEWS

    40 Years Ago

    August 1974

  • OBITUARIES

    John E. Fleener

    The world lost a great man, John E. Fleener, on August 19, 2014. John was born on June 24, 1931 to John and Julie Fleener at their home in Leeton, Mo. John was united in marriage to Vera Franklin, Jan. 20, 1951 and she precedes him in death.

  • COMMUNITY NEWS

    Retired teachers luncheon

    The Jackson County Missouri chapter of Missouri Retired Teachers and school personnel is welcoming new retirees from the Lee’s Summit R-7 school district as well as others in the area to a salad luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 3. at Lee Haven Community Center, 111 SE Grand Street. Food...

  • COMMUNITY NEWS

    Itty bitty and pee wee flag football registering through Saturday

    Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation’s popular itty bitty for 3-4 year olds and pee wee for 5-6 year olds, program for flag football will begin on Sept. 6 with registration ending on Aug. 30. The program divides participants in to groups and then rotates them to different...

  • OBITUARIES

    William Edward Cornelius

    William Edward Cornelius of St Louis, Mo., 82, died at his home Aug. 6, 2014. He was born Sept. 6, 1931 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of Vern and Gladys Cornelius. The family moved to Lee’s Summit in 1946. Bill graduated from Lee’s Summit High School and attended the University ...

  • COMMUNITY NEWS

    Sounds of summer

    “Wheelhouse” played in Howard Station Park Aug. 22 for Music in the Park. The last Music in the Park will be this Friday, Aug. 29.

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