Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Fountain Day And Kansas City News Links

Today is the official start of the 2019 fountain season in the City of Fountains! Fountain Day is a Spring ritual and holiday unique to Kansas City. The Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners and the City of Fountains Foundation invite the public to celebrate our newly renovated fountain made possible by GOkc funds.

Accordingly, here's a glimpse at some of the other Kansas City news links we're watching this morning . . .

Check The Pool Of Cash For Local Fountains DESPERATELY Needing Repair

Millions donated to preserve 'City of Fountains' reputation, history

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Fountain Day has arrived, and Kansas City will be living up to its reputation. Kansas City has been the City of Fountains since the early 1900s, and it costs millions of dollars to upkeep the fountains. Sometimes tax dollars are the root and other times it's private donations.

Kansas City Gun Crime Roundup

Joachim Jagetz sentenced to 7 years in federal prison | The Kansas City Star

A Kansas City man arrested on suspicion of shoplifting was sentenced in federal court to seven years and eight months in prison on a gun charge. Joachim B. Jagetz, 39, had spent time in prison after shooting two police officers in 2001.

Local Hit & Run Aftermath

Kansas City man charged in deadly hit-and-run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 39-year-old man was charged Monday in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 77-year-old woman last week in Kansas City, Missouri. Johnny L. Neeley, of Kansas City, Missouri, was charged in Jackson County with involuntary manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and driving while revoked or suspended.

KCK Cold Case Charged

Second man arrested, charged with murder in 2008 KCK cold-case

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - A second individual has now been charged in a two-decade-old cold-case murder investigation in Kansas City, Kansas. Corey Mason, 29, was charged with first-degree felony murder in the killing of Jeff Rogers in 2008. The charges came on April 12 from Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree's office but were only announced Monday.

Cash Crop For Kansas Winning

Governor signs bill to move Kansas toward hemp production

Kansas will be taking steps toward allowing farmers to grow hemp for industrial use under a measure Gov. Laura Kelly signed into law Monday.The new law taking effect later this month replaces a state program only for researching hemp and its potential uses with a program for commercial production.

Show-Me Auditor Go Ahead
Court Tosses Lawsuit Against Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway Over Her Audit Of A Hospital
Kansas City Hay Fever Tuesday Awaits

Tuesday will feel more like summer with gusty winds, high pollen count

Severe weather is possible Wednesday evening throughout the overnight hours.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Better headline about the pollen count today: Cry for Kansas City.

Works for a lot of reasons.

Anonymous said...

Good morning to another lively and world class daily episode of the Devils Playground KCMO syle.

Anonymous said...

Oh yah Weez gunna be clicking us some fire hydrants, buses, crosswalks, and traffic lights today yadda yadda yadda yadda

Anonymous said...

Old people crying to heard today as per usual.

Anonymous said...

^^^ I think you mean herd.


KC Taxpayer said...

Fountain Day = Money down the drain.

Anonymous said...

Nice to see the rich doing something for this town. Maybe they should build us a cathedral.

Anonymous said...

8:53 who can't even complete a full sentence is crying to be heard too.

Anonymous said...

^^^and yet he's not. You are. Weird.

Anonymous said...

Ms. Holloway is a very smart attractive lady.

Anonymous said...

The fountains are a beautiful, positive and unique part of KC and I hope they will always be maintained.