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  • COMMUNITY NEWS

    Hudson completes basic training

    Air Force Airman Hunter G. Hudson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

  • OBITUARIES

    Margery Slaughter

    Margery Slaughter passed on in her home surrounded by love on April 15. She is survived by: husband, Ivan, of the home; eldest son Stan and wife Linda of Lee’s Summit; son Bill and wife Susan of Fairfax, Mo.; son John and wife Sarah of Fresno, California; youngest son Mark and wife Paula ...

  • HEALTH

    New surgeons at TMC Lakewood

    Truman Medical Center Lakewood announces new surgeons with privileges to use its facilities.

  • COMMUNITY NEWS

    Register now for the “Summer Classic” Open Tennis Tournament

    Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation is now taking registrations for the annual “SUMMER CLASSIC” Open Tennis Tournament to be held June 20 - 22 in Lee’s Summit. The following divisions will compete:

  • COMMUNITY NEWS

    Call for artists: Repurpose newspaper racks for Downtown Lee’s Summit Art Walk

    Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street is seeking 15 artists to take on the challenge of repurposing newspaper racks into creative works of art for a home or business. A committee will jury the artist proposals and choose 15 of those proposals/artists to receive a newspaper rack. Each creation...

  • OBITUARIES

    Nancy Pressly Oates

    Nancy Pressly Oates, 77, of North Granby, Conn. beloved wife for 55 years of James Wilks Oates, passed away peacefully on April 19 surrounded by her family at home.

  • OBITUARIES

    Larry L. Pifer

    Larry L. Pifer passed away on April 20, 2014, at home with his wife holding his hand and his step-daughter, Beth Howard and step son-in-law, Mike Howard standing by. Larry was born on October 29, 1930 in Novinger, Missouri. He attended schools in

  • OBITUARIES

    Gilbert Donald Hodges

    Gilbert Donald Hodges, 77, of Lee’s Summit, born to Gilbert James and Lola Dimple Hodges in Gerster, Mo. on Jan. 1, 1937 went home to be with Jesus on April 18. Growing up in Osceola, Mo., he was drafted into the Army, serving at Scofield Barracks in Hawaii. Upon discharge, he married Linda...

  • COMMUNITY NEWS

    Prairie Chapter NSDAR celebrates 40th Anniversary

    Apri l 5 was a special day in the history of the Prairie Chapter NSDAR, based in Lee’s Summit. An event was held to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the chapter and the day was filled with recognitions, memories and reunions of friends who joined chapter members at the anniversary reception...

  • COMMUNITY NEWS

    Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation offering golf and tennis lessons starting in June

    Have you been invited to go play a round of golf with friends or co-workers but turned them down due to lack of experience? Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation is offering a chance to learn the basics so you don’t have to sit out on these opportunities any longer. Beginning golf for adults...

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