Could Kansas City host a future NFL Draft event? In this Beer Hour clip from Thursday, August 17, 2017, Greater Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation President Kathy Nelson talked about the process with reporter Katy Bergen at Spokes Cafe & Cyclery.
Culinary arts students in the Shawnee Mission School District started the school year in the new Center for Academic Achievement, which includes a 11,000-square-foot space for a bakery, coffee shop and restaurant.
The Village of Ferrelview, Mo., east of Kansas City International Airport, is in turmoil over the reported rape of a 14-year-old girl allegedly by the son of the board of trustees' chairwoman, Theresa Wilson; city finances; and the possible dismissal of Police Chief Daniel Clayton. The last board meeting on Aug. 8 erupted in pandemonium after an incendiary comment by Street Commissioner Melvin Rhodes.
Thomas Swartz, one of two openly gay Kearney High School graduates whose senior quotes were secretly removed from the annual yearbook, spoke to the Kearney board of education Wednesday at Kearney High School. Both students provided quotes to celebrate their sexual orientation but found only blanks under their pictures when they received their yearbooks.
The second set of Cass County remains found in April by a mushroom hunter was positively identified as Kara Kopetsky. Kopetsky went missing in 2007, and her mother and stepfather, Rhonda and Jim Beckford, have been keeping her story in the public eye. Rhonda Beckford talks about the identification of her daughter. Video by Jill Toyoshiba.