Friday, April 26, 2019

Kansas City Mid-Morning Run Through



The toy train looks for artists in this nice note which mostly overlooks the fact that some of the most strident toy train activists are more than willing to overlook the reality of the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of one of their friends and ride his corpse in order to push their agenda.

Nevertheless, life goes on until it doesn't as we check some of these local news links:


Kansas City Winning Beer Bottle Redux

Glass recycling up in KC; recyclers say it's good business

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - More people in Kansas City are recycling. That's the kind of "breaking" news the people at Glass Bandit like to hear. "I think there's a change where people are starting to think more about that, about the environment, about recycling," Jamie Arnold, founder of Glass Bandit glass recycling, said.


KCPS Growing Season Life Lesson

Eric Person is Working to Create a Culture of Agriculture at East High School

It's Saturday - the first warm day of spring - and there's work to be done in the gardens at East High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Eric Person, owner of KC Aquaponics and a community partner with East's agriculture program, is here with a friend to tend to the grounds just north of the school.


Courthouse Youngster Help

New JaxCo program aims to reduce babies in foster care

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new program in Jackson County is helping speed up the process to reunite families in the foster care system so they don't miss key moments in their child's life. "These are babies and they deserve to be with their parents if at all possible," attorney Laurie Snell said.


Fungi Fear In The Stix

Mushroom hunters told they can't pick near Smithville Lake

There is confusion in Smithville over mushroom hunting. People are being told they cannot pick mushrooms near Smithville Lake. A spokesperson with Clay County said there is a ban in place, preventing anyone from removing any natural material from areas managed by the Army Corps of Engineers, such as around the lake.


Cutting Down Deep-Rooted Stereotypes

Shrugging off traditional roles, sisters help run Northland lawnmower shop

Gladstone, MO - There is some 'girl power' behind the counter, and back in the shop, at a decades-old family-owned lawnmower business in this Northland city. Emma and Sarah Martin, sisters, work at AAA Lawnmower Sales and Service.


Prep For Season Of Storm Fear

As severe weather season ramps up, make plans to receive storm warnings

Hide Transcript Show Transcript NEVILLE MILLER REPORTS, THE SIRENS ARE NOT DESIGNED TO WARN EVERYONE ABOUT THE INCOMING THREAT NEVILLE: WHEN SEVERE WEATHER THREATENS, THIS IS A SOUND YOU MIGHT HEAR. >> WE ACTIVATE THEM ANY TIME THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUES A TORNADO WARNING.


Kansas City High Stakes

RGPS Kansas City Main Event: Terrazas Leads Day 1A, Padilla Second

Day 1A of the Run Good Poker Series Kansas City Main Event is in the books. A total of 122 players queued up at Harrah's Kansas City for the opening flight of this $100,000 guarantee event. When the day was over, Javier Terrazas held the chip...


Flashback Friday song of the day: She Caught The Katy - Taj Mahal and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Daddy ran a lawnmower business, now his daughters run a lawnmower business.

What a completely shocking development no one could have seen coming.