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The haunts of Excelsior Springs

The haunts of Excelsior Springs

Every town has a ghost story or two, and with a history as rich and varied as Excelsior Springs, it should come as no surprise that we have…

Plans for devoted art space in Excelsior Springs move forward

Plans for devoted art space in Excelsior Springs move forward

February 16, 2018 – The Excelsior Springs Art Association, a group of people devoted to the furtherance of art in Excelsior Springs, met on Sunday, February 11, to discuss…

Local artist offers portrait workshop

Local artist offers portrait workshop

February 16, 2018 – Local artist Jennifer Hutton will be teaching a portrait painting workshop on Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

Strangers come together to brighten one boy’s birthday

Strangers come together to brighten one boy’s birthday

February 16, 2018 – After no one responded to one little boy’s birthday invitations, a local mom took to Facebook for suggestions on how to make his day special.…

Billy Hale and Shelter Insurance seek to give back to the community

Billy Hale and Shelter Insurance seek to give back to the community

January 26, 2018 – Shelter Insurance Agent Billy Hale, in conjunction with the Shelter Insurance Foundation, will award two scholarships to two graduates of Excelsior Springs High School, both…

Kelly Berkey’s art invites intimacy through color and light

Kelly Berkey’s art invites intimacy through color and light

February 9, 2018 – Kelly Berkey’s art is as broad as it is deep. From florals, whose bright and broken colors cut through femininity to evoke a modern edge,…

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Notable Black Missourians: Leon M. Jordan, spokesperson for freedom

Notable Black Missourians: Leon M. Jordan, spokesperson for freedom

February 16, 2018 – Leon M. Jordan was a central, leading figure in rising black political…

Excelsior Springs Police Blotter (February 6 – February 12)

Tuesday, February 6 2:36 a.m., 1000 block of St. Louis Ave.: Officer responded in reference…

Governor Greitens makes moves to protect aging Missouri veterans

Governor Greitens makes moves to protect aging Missouri veterans

February 16, 2018 – Governor Greitens addressed reports of mistreatment at the St. Louis Veterans Home…

Found family Bible sends local genealogy society on hunt for ancestors

Found family Bible sends local genealogy society on hunt for ancestors

February 16, 2018 – Recently, the Excelsior Springs Museum and Archives received a large family Bible…

Frank Mattivi: The man behind the medals

Frank Mattivi: The man behind the medals

February 16, 2018 – Frank Mattivi, Sr. was an American hero. One of the original first…

Excelsior Springs Police Blotter (January 30 – February 5)

Tuesday, January 30 12:49 a.m., 69 Hwy. and Vintage Dr.: Roselynn M. Smith, WF, 35,…

Suspect crashes truck into tree after high speed police chase

Suspect crashes truck into tree after high speed police chase

February 9, 2018 – A suspect led multiple law enforcement agencies in a high-speed chase that…

Fire destroys family home in Crystal Lakes

Fire destroys family home in Crystal Lakes

February 9, 2018 – Wood Heights Fire Protection District responded to a house fire on Wagon…

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ESHS Tiger seniors honored before game

ESHS Tiger seniors honored before game

February 19, 20018 – The Excelsior Springs Tigers boys basketball and basketball cheerleaders honored their seniors before tipoff against Grain Valley Eagles on Feb. 16. Basketball seniors included Danton…

Tigers battle Grain Valley Eagles on basketball court for Senior Night (VIDEO)

Tigers battle Grain Valley Eagles on basketball court for Senior Night (VIDEO)

February 18, 2018 – The Excelsior Springs Tigers took to their home basketball court against the Grain Valley Eagles in a closely contested match. In the end, the Tigers…

LIVE FEED — Six Tigers wrestlers make it to state competition

LIVE FEED — Six Tigers wrestlers make it to state competition

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 Update — In the 106-weight class, Ethan Day won his semifinal match in a tie breaker over Bolivar, advancing Day to the third place match where…

ES Tiger breaks school record for 3-pointers

ES Tiger breaks school record for 3-pointers

February 16, 2018 – Senior Peyton Soria reached a career high of over 1,000 points and broke the Excelsior Springs High School’s record for the most three-pointers. Basketball head…

Opinion

Excelsior Springs, we’ve got something special

Excelsior Springs, we’ve got something special

February 16, 2018 – Excelsior Springs, we’ve got something special. I promise. And I know this because I see it every day.…

Social media is making us mean

Social media is making us mean

February 9, 2018 – Social media is making us mean. We sit behind our keyboards and get offended and fire off comebacks…

Letters to the editor in response to “Fake News” op-ed

Letters to the editor in response to “Fake News” op-ed

February 2, 2018 – The Excelsior Springs Standard recently ran an op-ed, entitled There were no winners in President’s ‘Fake News’ Awards. As an…

There were no winners in President’s ‘Fake News’ Awards

There were no winners in President’s ‘Fake News’ Awards

January 26, 2018 — On Wednesday, Jan. 17, President Trump rolled out his self-hyped “Fake News Awards.” He did it through the…


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