Today is dedicated to feel good hype and promotional garbage from just about everybody associated with 12th & Oak
Kinda like Valentine's Day but without all of the emotional baggage and reminder about increasing American loneliness.
Also, these marketing gimmicks are usually propped up with taxpayer cash doled out local PR hacks who also provide political support to 12th & Oak.
And so we ask . . .
ARE YOU GOING TO CELEBRATE 816 DAY?!?
We welcome ideas and here are a few LOCAL BAD NEWS ITEMS that don't fit anywhere else but are still worth a look. Checkit:
Gunfire Getting Worse
Seg. 1: Guns In KC Neighborhoods | Seg. 2: America's Pioneer Monuments
Local Crime Spillover
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO (KCTV) -- The Tiger Bowl Alley in Excelsior Springs means everything to owner's Jerry and Teresa Ferrell. "This truly is my wife and my livelihood, this is all we have," Jerry said. A fun retirement business, which is the reason it frustrates them both to see it damaged Wednesday morning, along with around $1,500 missing.
Good Times Cont'd?!?!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City is home to numerous memorials that pay tribute to the incredible people who have modeled our community over the years. Take a moment to explore and understand the individuals and organizations these memorials pay tribute to.
Transit Trouble Fatality: Updated After KCPD Confirmed MOTOR Scooter Tragedy
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police said one person is dead after a crash involving a scooter near 89th and Troost. It happened around 12:45 a.m. Friday. Police said the victim was riding a 49cc scooter when a Dodge Charger hit him from behind. The victim died at the scene.
Still No Clues
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The family of 8-year-old Brian Bartlett, who was shot and killed during a drive-by shooting Saturday night is speaking out about their loss and the people who killed the little boy. The house at 83rd Terrace and Tracy Avenue has become a symbol of the terror gripping parts of Kansas City.
Meth Town Gold Trade Burning Confessional
An Independence man admitted in federal court Thursday that he was hired by the owner of a gold-buying business to try to burn down a rival's store in 2017. Randell Eugene Yeager Jr. , 46, pleaded guilty in the U.S. Court for the Western District of Missouri
Save Kansas City Kitties From Certain Doom!!!
KC Pet Project filling up The KC Pet Project is again at crisis capacity and they're working to clear room for more animals in need with a weekend adoption special.
And this is another OPEN THREAD for right now . . .