Lee’s Summit Animal Control installed 96 solar panels on July 11, 2018, a project begun by Zach Burton, 18, who brought the idea to city officials. The panels are expected to save the shelter over $135,000, money that can help more animals.
The Cass County Fair rodeo is a tradition for many families, spanning generations. This year’s rodeo, July 13, 2018, featured events such as barrel racing, steer wrestling, bareback riding and mutton-busting.
Lee’s Summit City Council voted 6-2 on July 12, 2018, to continue negotiating with Summit Waste Systems to build a transfer station at the landfill, which is expected to close in the next 12 to 18 months.
Starting Aug. 1, Elaine Metcalf will become executive director of Pro Deo Youth Center, which describes itself as a relational organization providing resources, programming and one-on-one support for at-risk teens in Lee’s Summit.
What has commonly just been known as having a second job is becoming a regular practice among people trying make a little extra, and as the demand for more income grows, so does the creative ways people attain it.
Gina Lumus, her husband, Paul, and their five children watched in horror as the duck boat ahead of them struggled through the water about 125 feet away from them. They were supposed to be on that boat.