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Tiger cheer squad earns bid to NCA Nationals

The ladies of Excelsior Springs High School Tiger cheer have much to be proud of after racking up the awards during a four-day camp held in Emporia Kansas…

Future guests to former home of legendary police chief Bill Payne will again be able to say, “We’re in the jailhouse now”

Mark and Anna Sue Spohn were with good friends Daphne and Jim Bowman when the subject of bed and breakfast locations came up. It had been 20 years…

Tons of activities planned for July Parks and Rec Month

Parks, trails and playgrounds will be loaded with extra activity July when Excelsior Springs Parks and Recreation (ESPR) celebrates Parks and Recreation Month. Children and their families are…

Chamber board selects Tosha Jackson as new Executive Director

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Tosha Jackson as the new Executive Director for the Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, effective immediately.…

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Standard/Town and Country office closed Monday, July 4

The office of The Excelsior Springs Standard and Town & Country Leader will be closed…

Excelsior’s annexed acreage termed best bet for development near county airport

A request for immediate action to fund a $48,000-plus county airport sewer study was tabled…

Bill signed to combat sex trafficking, protect victims

Gov. Jay Nixon joined Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker, Missouri Secretary of State Jason…

Chamber board selects Tosha Jackson as new Executive Director

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Tosha Jackson as the…

Three injured in car vs. pedestrian crash

Three people were injured in a car versus pedestrian crash near Mosby, Mo. late Thursday,…

As work continues on the grounds, Superior Well fundraising hits snag

When Janet Blauvelt last reported progress on Superior Well No. 1 fundraising, the news was…

Evacuation of county courthouse lacked central organization, collector says

A lack of information during the June 16 evacuation of the Liberty courthouse has prompted…

Excelsior to host first-ever City Wide Garage Sale July 9

For the first time in Excelsior Springs’ history, a City Wide Garage Sale is on…

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Tiger cheer squad earns bid to NCA Nationals

The ladies of Excelsior Springs High School Tiger cheer have much to be proud of after racking up the awards during a four-day camp held in Emporia Kansas…

Spots still available for Gregg Williams Tiger Classic

When the St. Louis Rams became the Los Angeles Rams earlier this year, it made Gregg Williams Foundation director Tray Harkins job a little more difficult with the…

Long-time Westview teacher to be inducted into Tiger Hall of Fame

Lifelong Excelsior Springs resident Sherri Branson-Hurt got to hear her nomination firsthand as a member of the Excelsior Springs Tiger Athletic Hall of Fame committee. Fellow committee member…

Tigers youth football in process of restructuring

When Exelsior Springs High School head football coach Mark Faubion took over,  he set out to change more than just the team that plays on Friday nights. Faubion…

Opinion

Making long stories short: perfect goal for songwriters

W hen I pop a CD into my computer, I get 17 options – listen on iTunes, listen on Windows Media…

How does marketing energy drinks to seniors make any sense?

M y wife and I used to eat at a restaurant “out south” whose name I won’t mention for fear of…

Being disciplined at home harder than, say, in the army

I need to find more balance in my life, but it’s not working. I’m not as powerful as the magnet that…

Removal of flowers from cemetery vases disrespectful to families, deceased

To the Editor: As a concerned citizen, I have reached out to the City of Excelsior Springs women in charge of…


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