Some locals are working, others offer their respect to the troops. But the news continues nevertheless. And so, inspired by Melyssa hotness, right now we share this quick collection of nicer community news and pop culture links for the midday.
Vets Day & Downtown Agenda
Roll the highlight reel for an inspiring and entertaining of arts, entertainment and rembrance in Downtown Kansas City - today (Monday) to Sunday, Nov. 11-17: City Market, 20 E. 5th St. Coming, Merry Market will celebrate the coming holiday season with its annual focus on Gifts, Giving and Good Cheer.
Prez Trump Still Under Fire Amid Tribute To The Troops
President Trump Donald John Trump This week: House kicks off public phase of impeachment inquiry Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Judd Gregg: The big, big and bigger problem MORE on Monday hailed the legacy of the American armed forces in a Veterans Day speech that came against the backdrop of protests and political turmoil that has engulfed his presidency.
Kansas City Deals For Vets
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Veterans in the Kansas City Metro Area have several locations where they can receive discounts and free items this Veterans Day. Many local restaurants and business are showing their appreciation for service members. Here's the list: Denny's Form 5 a.m.
Ford Fight Complete
Union workers at Ford Motor Co.'s Kansas City Assembly Plant have voted in favor of a new labor agreement. Members of United Auto Workers Local 249 approved the new deal, Automotive News reports. Production workers voted in favor of the agreement with roughly 55.5% of the vote and the pact received 65.5% approval among skilled trades workers.
Hard Working Kansas City Single-Mom Wins New Home
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City woman has been blessed with a new home this holiday season thanks to hard work and a metro organization. Dozens of volunteers came out for Sunday's blessing of the home. Latisha Fry is going from renting a two bedroom duplex to owning a beautiful new home that was built just for her and her son.
Every year on Nov. 11, Americans honor the 19.6 million active and former U.S. service members who have put on a uniform.Since Veterans Day is a federal holiday, that means not everyone is open for business.This year, Veterans Day takes place on Monday.Here's what's open and closed:OPENTarget -- Open regular hoursWalmart -- Open regular hoursKroger -- Open regular hoursTrader Joe's -- Open regular hoursMovie theaters -- Open regular hours (and veterans get perks)Zoos -- Open regular hoursMalls -- Most malls and department stores are open.
Look: Melyssa Ford Celebrates Turning 43 W/ Steamy Pic + Reflective Words - "Another Trip Around The Sun"
As seen on SOHH.com - follow @sohh @sohhdotcom Vixen Melyssa Ford is proving age still isn't anything but a number. The veteran model went online today to reflect on turning 43 and encouraging people to embrace their lives. Look and comment below!
Marry The Troops
LENEXA, Kan. -- A local bridal store is giving away 100 bridal gowns to military and veteran brides in a special event Tuesday. Scott Cline of Belle Vogue Bridal said each bride will receive a 30-minute appointment where they`ll consult with a Belle Vogue stylist to find their dream dress.
Show-Me Funny Police Alert
Missouri police department warns of 'untrustworthy drug dealers' using cell phones instead of scales
WINFIELD, Mo. (KMOV.com) - A Missouri police department is going viral for its tongue-in-cheek warning about "untrustworthy drug dealers." The Winfield Police Department said some "untrustworthy drug dealers are using their cell phone, instead of a certified scale, to display the weight of" what they are selling.
Kansas Horse Therapy
STILWELL, Kan. - While service members were honored Monday during special Veterans Day ceremonies, members of War Horses for Veterans braved the cold and snow to continue offering classes for former combat soldiers. The program, which is based at a ranch in Stilwell, welcomes combat veterans from across the country for three to four days of classes in a safe and peaceful environment.
Rock Out Reporting
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The 1990s rockers have announced a reunion tour, and it will be making a stop next summer in Kansas City. The band, which announced a breakup in 2015, has reunited and will embark on a 30th anniversary "Shake Your Money Maker" tour.
Kansas City Year-End Calendar
It's the most wonderful time of the year!From Overland Park to Excelsior Springs, holiday displays are starting to light up the night across Kansas City. Here's a schedule of some of the most popular lighting ceremonies across the metro area.
Avicii - Hey Brother is the song tribute for Veteran's Day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .