As I return home from formally welcoming the seventh Virginia-class nuclear attack submarine — the fourth ship in the United States Navy named in honor of Missouri — to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, I am full of an abundant amount of pride and humility.
Despite frigid temperatures, more than 300 residents from the Belton and Raymore-Peculiar schools districts came together Saturday to share ideas about building healthier lives and creating more possibilities for youth, families, and the wider communities.
The St. Michael the Archangel Catholic High School in Lee’s Summit recently brought in a 3 1/2 month-old puppy named Mike as “director of love and hospitality.” The dog is being used to help students learn responsibility and to raise spirits. Meanwhile, the students help Mike get used to people.
Allison LongThe Kansas City Star
Meet this school's 'director of love and hospitality'
Massive bar brawl caught on surveillance video
Images of school shootings from 1966 to now appear almost indistinguishable