EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – Stitching together face masks is something new to the business, Alterations and Custom Sewing, that Cindy Weir started in 1981. “We never did it before the coronavirus,” she said while working in her shop at 1727 W.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The summer sun was bright, but on the first day of August, not so hot – in the 80s rather than the 90s or over 100 degrees – as about 400 guests took their places on stainless steel bleachers overlooking seniors dressed in black or gold gowns.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – Speaking to audience members on both sides of the football field, Excelsior Springs High School Principal Christen Everett expressed pride in the 2020 graduates, who endured a difficult final school year.
WASHINGTON – The IRS reminds seniors and retirees that they are not required to take money out of their IRAs and workplace retirement plans this year. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, waives a required minimum distribution, or RMD, during 2020 for IRAs and retirement plans, including beneficiaries with inherited accounts.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – Excelsior Springs Hospital added three new services to its outpatient clinic: DERMATOLOGY Dr. Marija Tonkovic-Capin is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in cosmetic dermatology, dermatologic oncology and dermatologic care.
LIBERTY – November elections will bring competition for seats in Ray and Clay counties, but the August primaries produced little in-party competition – no races in Ray County and three races affecting eastern Clay County.
KEARNEY – Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative warns consumer-members in Ray, Clay, Platte and other counties of a new phone scam targeting them. The scam consists of PCEC members being falsely told the cooperative was bought out by another utility and their payments were not processed correctly due to the merger.