Local News Headlines for the Week – May 17


Local news headlines from this week include:

Chillin’ in the Parade – ES Standard

TIGER GRADS ON PARADE LIKE OTHER high school seniors across the nation, the Excelsior Springs High School Class of 2020 missed out on many of the traditional graduation activities due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, which has shut down schools and businesses as everyone practices the safety…

Sucking Sound? – ES Standard

COVID-19 CAUSES DROP ■ COULD FALL $1M IN APRIL ■ CUTS MAY BE NEEDED LIBERTY – Revenue will fall far short of the mark, Clay County Treasurer Bob Nance predicted Monday. Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte said the situation requires the county to reduce spending. “What we should be doing is…

ESGC welcomes Hurst – ES Standard

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The Excelsior Springs Golf Course recently welcomed a new club manager with the hiring of Kyle Hurst. Hurst replaces Dean Berry, who stepped down after nearly a year-and-a-half with the course. The Trenton native comes to Excelsior Springs with 25 years’ experience in the…

ES Police Department Activities – May 5-11, 2020 – ES Standard

The Excelsior Springs Police Department reported the following incidents handled recently by the department. TUESDAY, MAY 5 9:12 a.m., 2200 block of Patsy Lane, Officer confiscated a counterfeit $100 a party had attempted to use. The bill was obtained in KCMO. An information report was completed…

May Mental Health Awareness Month – ES Standard

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health, based on information provided by Excelsior Springs Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program. There are tools everyone can use to…

Celestial Baseball – ES Standard 

Time to dream again. The coronavirus pandemic has wiped out prep sports in Ray and Clay counties, and elsewhere. I find it difficult to get excited about following pro baseball in South Korea. Or the upcoming haggling to try to salvage the Major League Baseball season. Or even the flurry of NASCAR…

Tinoco pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges – ES Standard

A former Excelsior resident currently faces charges after allegations of sexual abuse arise.

Thomas Tinoco Jr. pleaded not guilty to charges including Statutory Rape Or Attempted Statutory Rape in the first degree with a Person Less Than 12 years of age, Statutory Sodomy Or Attempted Statutory Sodomy, Deviate Sexual Intercourse on a person less than 12 years of age and Statutory Sodomy Or Attempted Statutory Sodomy, Deviate Sexual Intercourse on a person Less Than 12 years of age.

Nedblake signs with Ivy Tech – ES Standard

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS senior Ryan Nedblake has signed a letter of intent to continue his education and baseball career at Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Nedblake plans to major in welding.


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