Our sometimes daily print publication has mostly faded from relevance but every now and then they deserve a peek if only to bear witness to the decline of local journalism.
Accordingly, a prom fashion story that's older than the better work of Kanye West likely supplied the majority of their readers today . . . Given that they no longer put out a paper on Saturday.
Anyhoo . . .
Here are the basics of a tale that shouldn't occupy much share of mind from anybody . . .
"Sgt. Samantha Bell, an employee with the jail division for the sheriff’s office, wore a red dress with the stars and bars to her senior prom at Wellington-Napolean High School in 2013. Bell has been employed with the sheriff’s office for the past five years. Lafayette County borders Jackson County to the east."
Accordingly . . .
TKC has no idea why the newspaper is putting a low paid law enforcement official on blast without any accusation for a high school photo . . . But whatever this is, let's not pretend that it's journalism.
Here's the link preview via www.TonysKansasCity.com and maybe a sign that the subscription price isn't really worth it . . .
The Lafayette County Sheriff's Office is defending one of its jail employees for her decision to wear attire featuring the Confederate flag years before she began working for the agency. Sgt. Samantha Bell, an employee with the jail division for the sheriff's office, wore a red dress with the stars and bars to her senior prom at Wellington-Napolean High School in 2013.