Local News Headlines – Week of Oct. 11th

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Local News Headlines for the week of Oct. 11th

ESHS Homecoming 2020 – ES Standard
The 2020 ESHS coronation evening in pictures, courtesy of Christi Rice and Jae Juarez.

Counties prepare for secure elections – ES Standard
LIBERTY – Election officials in Ray and Clay counties said they plan for secure, safe elections – free from violence some fear and guarding against COVID-19. “My office is doing what they’re supposed to do and if everybody else does what they’re supposed to do, we’ll have no problems,” Ray County…

Prescription Drug Take Back Day sweeps Northland – Courier Tribune
The Northland Coalition, with the support of Tri-County Mental Health Services, has partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration, law enforcement agencies and other communities across the country to encourage the responsible disposal of prescriptions.

Excelsior Springs City Council approves 2020-21 budget; civic development gets most funding – ES Standard
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The budget is set for Excelsior Springs’ 2020-21 fiscal year.> Approved by the City Council on Sept. 21, the budget is set …

Auto Accident Actually Music Video Shoot – ES Standard
Producer Megan Mancia explained that the project — which hails from L.A. — chose Excelsior Springs as the perfect locale for the shoot. “The director …

Kansas City Moms Start Group Text After Losing Children to Suicide – KSHB 41
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A group of women throughout Kansas City have found solace in a group text as they all have one thing in common: losing a child to suicide. One of those moms is Jennifer Padgett, who now has to use her memories to remember her son Luke.

Excelsior Springs Landmark Lands on National List of Endangered Buildings – Flatland
Smack dab in the middle of downtown Excelsior Springs, it’s hard to miss the stone tower with shining glass. The edifice that serves as City Hall looms …


 

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