A few times in recent years, players from opposing teams have snapped photos of handwritten notes they received from Snyder and have posted the photos and their thanks on Twitter. The photos often go viral.
As anyone who’s received a drugstore cologne gift set well knows, even Santa Claus gets it wrong sometimes. Hence the throng of customers who flock to shopping malls soon after the holidays to exchange or return less-than-ideal presents.
Tens of thousands of local kids go without enough food on weekends. The Star is partnering with Harvesters to raise money for the area’s hungriest children. All money goes to Harvesters’ BackSnack program, which provides low-income children weekend meals. Just $25 provides a child BackSnacks for a month; $250 provides BackSnacks for a year. Everyone who donates before Christmas Eve will be entered in a drawing for a football autographed by Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles.
The Kansas City Chiefs have a league-worst four interceptions. While San Diego’s Philip Rivers has thrown 31 touchdown passes this season, he’s been intercepted 16 times, tied for second-most in the NFL and trailing only Jacksonville rookie Blake Bortles’ 17.
We’ve reached the end of the recipe road for this tailgating season. That’s probably not a terrible thing, as we’ve enjoyed more chow and libations than we probably should’ve along the way. But before we bid farewell to 2014, it’s time for some street tacos.
Three years after the state of Kansas raised the speed limit 5 mph to 75 on certain highways, fatalities and injuries are rocketing, according to new numbers compiled by the state Transportation Department.
In a few days Georgia Walker, at age 67, intends to become a priest, at which point she will be excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church. That doesn’t faze her. Walker will be the first woman in Kansas City to defy the church and be ordained a priest.