The home, at 4727 Green Hills Road, is one of the oldest still standing in Platte County. The county purchased the 2.75-acre Parkville property in 2002 from Dorothy Day for $177,500. Day lived there until 2011.
Clergy from various Kansas City churches performed during an annual event designed to celebrate the Urban League’s connection to the gospel tradition of the African-American church. Amid adversity, “African-Americans found their strength, endurance, courage, and hope in the teaching, preaching, and singing of God’s words,” says the local Urban League CEO. Money raised during the concert supports African-American education.
Royals fans were invited to Kauffman Stadium on Monday for a chance to watch the Royals take batting practice, and to hear from Royals management and players, on the day before the team's first postseason appearance in 29 years.
With bright open windows, a wide veranda, spacious suites and a flower garden, Olathe Medical Center’s new inpatient hospice facility has all the touches and comforts families need during a difficult time.
Osteopathic physician William Legg advises students weekly in the manipulation lab at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in northeast Kansas City, the same place where he went to medical school six decades ago.
With hives all over southern Johnson County, a Shawnee beekeeper sells the honey in area grocery stores and restaurants. What began as a hobby is now his full-time business, involving 350 hives and millions of honeybees. Does he get stung? Sure. Does that deter him? Of course not.
The mother of murder victim Chris Bartholomew has created a scholarship in his name for students aspiring to careers in criminal justice. Misty Kirwan and her son used to play softball together, and an tournament raises money for the effort. Barholomew, a Gladstone resident, was caught in crossfire seven years ago when violence erupted near Westport.