Quick look at some local news links for our news junkies on Easter . . . Take a look:
Kansas City Print Journalism Endures
A century is a long time in any business-doubly so in publishing. But that's the milestone soon to be celebrated by The Call, the newspaper of record for Kansas City's black community. The first edition of The Call rolled off the presses on May 6, 1919.
Newspaper Obvious Question
Kansas City's first downtown convention hotel since the 1980s is two years away, but the corridor from the River Market to the Country Club Plaza is seeing a resurgence with five hotels opening this year and another 10-plus planned to open by 2020.
Faith Community Of Acceptance
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - The United Methodist Church remains deeply divided after a February vote to maintain a same-sex marriage ban, refuse to allow gay clergy, and institute harsher penalties on pastors who oversee same-sex ceremonies. In the wake of the controversial vote at a conference in St. Louis , some U.S.
Show-Me Ask For Help
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is expected to make a federal disaster declaration this week, which can't come too soon for farmers and others needing assistance after devastating floods. A large area of northeastern Missouri near the state lines of Nebraska and Iowa is still underwater following the flooding caused by a "bomb cyclone" that hit in mid-March.
Golden Ghetto Feeding Frenzy
The Overland Park Farmer's Market attracts thousands of shoppers each year - and it continues growing, prompting organizers and vendors to ask the city council for help to grow the market. One of those vendors, Bob Hughes, has a passion for honey. "I've been selling honey for a long time," said Hughes, owner of Jordy's Honey.
Fanboy Hope For The Future
The 2019 NFL Draft is taking place in a few days and this is always the time when we look back on past drafts. In particular, we like to focus on the first round selections and how they did with the organization who drafted them.
More Chances Of A Comeback?!?!
After breaking out of a dreaded 10-game skid with a sweep of Cleveland last weekend, manager Ned Yost declared that the Royals "are a better team than the 10-game-losing streak showed."Some statistics back up that statement. On April 11, following the last of the 10 losses, the Royals' 4.5 runs per game was just below the American League average.
Fatboy Slim - Praise You is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .