On September 4, 2013, my buddy Dylan texted me, asking if I’d be interested in a Royals game a week from Monday. I told him probably not, as that day was the start of my second round of chemo. When I found out I’d be attending in the press box courtesy of Sam Mellinger and the Royals, however, I changed my tune.
Sara Kindler is organizing a September 5K walk/run to honor husband Zach, who died last August. It will join a list of such events that area residents have started to heighten awareness of sometimes obscure medical conditions, raise money for research and bring continued meaning to a life cut short.
With tens of thousands of people leaving war-torn or impoverished countries to seek asylum or a better life in Europe, criticism of the European Union’s division and dysfunction is accelerating, as the number of deaths mounts, crossing 2,500 this year.
Livingston’s Breakfast Blues & BBQ opened this week just south of the new Truman’s Marketplace in Grandview. The locally owned restaurant offers ribs, smoked turkey, brisket, ham or turkey sandwiches and more, including blues on Friday and Saturday nights.