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    Canine control

    Personnel from Lee’s Summit Animal Control escort a four-year-old pit bull into their truck after the pit bull bit a 13-year-old girl April 16 in the 500 block of N.E. Emerald Drive. The girl, who suffered a bite to one of her thumbs as she tried to step in between a smaller dog and the pit...

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    Student art exhibit featured in Jefferson City

    A Lee’s Summit Art Teacher, Stephanie Mennemeyer, has installed a permanent student art exhibit in the Missouri State Capitol. Supported by the Missouri Art Education Association and Missouri Alliance for Arts Education, The Inaugural Senate Exhibit has been hung at the Missouri State Capitol...

  • ARTS

    “Cellular Cenes” features a romance for two and chorus of cell phones on the streets of downtown Lee’s Summit

    Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street and Street Found Entertainment present a unique theatre experience on the streets of Downtown Lee’s Summit called “Cellular Cenes,” with two performances on April 25. The audience literally follows the story of two young people and their...

  • ARTS

    New exhibit in City Hall

    The artwork of Bill Manginelli will be on display in City Hall now through mid-July. Manginelli received a Broadcasting Degree from the University of Florida which set the stage for a lifelong pursuit of photographic excellence. After resigning from Hallmark Cards Inc. in 1977, he established Manginelli...

  • ARTS

    STG summer camp to perform Seussical Jr.

    Summit Theatre Group is hosting a two week intensive theatre camp for students June 15-28 at Paradise Park. Children ages 6 to 18 can explore their artistic talents by joining a theatre camp complete with classes, rehearsals, costume fittings, and fun. Most days, camp runs 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with specialized...


    Great young orators

    Several Lee’s Summit high school students recently immersed themselves in the Rotary four-way test. The Lee’s Summit Rotary Club sponsored a speech contest at local high schools, awarding prizes to the top three speakers at each school. The top speaker from each school then gave their...


    Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation offering CPR and first aid opportunities for kids and adults

    American Heart Association credentialed CPR and first aid courses with certifications taking place in June through Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation.


    Community events for the week of April 18-25

    7:15 a.m., Emaline Ballroom – Every Friday morning you are cordially invited to attend the Lee’s Summit Sunrise Rotary at the Emaline Ballroom, 616 SW Third St. You will have the opportunity to meet our many business members, have breakfast provided by local restaurateurs and hear ...

  • ARTS

    Auditions for Godspell

    Summit Theatre Group is looking for performers to audition for Godspell from 6-9 p.m. April 18 and 9 a.m.-noon April 19 at First Baptist Church of Lee’s Summit. Callbacks will be held from 1-4 p.m. April 19. Performances will be Aug. 7-10 at Lee’s Summit Christian Church and rehersals...


    Good biblical films are often in disguise

    In recent weeks the world of entertainment has released a bevy of films built around religious and biblical themes. The effort is a noble one, but the big question is whether such films will reach a larger audience and act as a source of light to the culture at large.

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