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Rep. Jon Patterson of Lee’s Summit will be next Missouri House Speaker

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The Kansas City area will have a strong voice in Jefferson City beginning in the 2025 legislative session. Missouri Republicans have selected the current majority leader, Rep. John Patterson of Lee’s Summit, ...

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Mormon Church to sell 1,860 of its 4,000 acres of land in Lee’s Summit

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City office officials and developers in Lee’s Summit have long looked to thousands of acres of land owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for future expansion. The problem ...

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2023 Summit Christian Academy graduating seniors

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The 2023 graduating class of Summit Christian Academy. Alivia Addleman Emma Albrecht Noah Bartley Nathan Bausback Matthew Bird Daniel Black Grace Bowlin Allie Brown Madison Brown Katie Coats Liv Collum Lydia Conner ...

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Summit Christian Academy celebrates dedication of new fieldhouse

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Summit Christian Academy in Lee’s Summit recently dedicated its new 43,000-square-foot fieldhouse and activity center. The facility includes a gymnasium that seats 1,200; locker rooms; strength and conditioning room; multipurpose room; concession ...

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Lee’s Summit School Board shuts off mic, escorts parent out of meeting after he attempted to read from lewd school book

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A citizen distressed about lewd books in school libraries was immediately gaveled down during public comments to the Lee’s Summit, Mo. school board, and was promptly escorted out of the meeting by security ...

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Local Christian business leader Harold Finch dies at age 89

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Dr. Harold Finch, who had a significant impact in building God’s kingdom locally and around the world, died on January 8. Finch was born on March 18, 1933 in Kansas City, Kan., ...

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Summit Christian Academy soccer team finishes second in Missouri Class 1 playoffs

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Summit Christian Academy has just completed its best season ever in boys soccer. The Lee’s Summit school was the runner-up in the Missouri Class 1 playoffs. St. Francis Borgia beat the Eagles ...

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Lee’s Summit School District’s ‘woke’ agenda exposed in mom’s new book

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A Lee’s Summit mother has written a book addressing her concerns about her local school district. Kristin Grubbs, a mother of four, for the last 10 years has had at least one ...

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Janiece LaVon Bradford Chaldecott

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Obituary for Janiece LaVon Bradford Chaldecott October 7, 1936 – September 4, 2022 Janiece LaVon Bradford Chaldecott, 85, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 4, 2022, surrounded by ...

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Continuing to Connect women to hope in a post-Roe America

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On June 24, 2022, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe V Wade, the landmark piece of legislation that made access to abortion a federal right in the United States. Much confusion has ...

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Summit Christian Academy is empowering students for God-given potential

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Since 1989, Summit Christian Academy has empowered students to achieve their God given potential through excellent academics and spiritual training in a compassionate environment. Over the past 33 years, SCA has grown ...

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Summit Christian Academy history teacher honored by national organization

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A local Christian school teacher is being honored for making history come alive for his students. Greg Finch has been named the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding ...

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Officials confirm tornado outbreak on Wednesday morning

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The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has now determined that a tornado outbreak occurred as four twisters ripped through the Kansas City metro early Wednesday morning. The assessment comes as officials ...

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Summit Christian Academy Graduating Seniors 2022

The 2022 graduating class of Summit Christian Academy. Zach Akeson Nate Bartlett Georgia Baxter Zac Beasley Avery Beitzinger Grace Benton Mark Beumer Hannah Brown M’racle Bryant-Morgan Eli Burns Brittney Campbell Colin Campbell ...

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Kansas City-area National Day of Prayer events and prayer guide

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Americans will gather Thursday, May 5, for the annual National Day Of Prayer. The region will host both in-person and virtual gatherings. See the list below as well as a full prayer ...

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Linda Ann Hight

Linda Ann Hight Linda Ann Hight, 68, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., passed into the presence of her Savior on January 18, 2022, surrounded by the family she cherished. A native North Carolinian, ...

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William “Bill” McCoy

William “Bill” McCoy May 12, 1966 – January 12, 2022. William “Bill” McCoy, 55, of Lake Winnebago, MO, died Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00pm and service at ...

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James “Jim” Moore

James “Jim” Moore January 12, 2022. James “Jim” Moore passed away January 12, 2022. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM, Monday, January 17, 2022 at Langsford Funeral Home, Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Jim ...

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Despite arrests, sex trafficking remains prevalent in Missouri

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Platte County, Missouri prosecutors say 29-year-old Sean D. Green of Lee’s Summit faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of sex trafficking charges. His arrest came after an undercover operation ...

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Abundant Life Church, Jackson County settle lawsuit over COVID-19 restrictions

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Abundant Life Church in Lee’s Summit and Jackson County have reached a settlement in a lawsuit over COVID-19 restrictions. The county will pay the church $146,750 and agree that any future health ...

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Concerned Women for America endorses Vicky Hartzler for U.S. Senate

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Concerned Women for America has endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate from Missouri. “She is a woman of great faith and deep conviction,” Penny Young Nance, ...

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Kansas City school district teaches critical race theory and 1619 Project

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Kansas City is the only school district in Missouri that reported using a curriculum that both teaches lessons about critical race theory and includes the 1619 Project, a recent survey found. Two ...

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Census shakes up Missouri town population rankings

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The 2020 Census has big winners and losers in Missouri’s municipal population rankings. St. Louis is again the biggest loser, dropping below the population it counted just after the Civil War in ...

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Kansas City area offers numerous events for July 4 weekend

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Dry weather is in the forecast for the July 4 weekend, and a number of activities are on tap for the Kansas City region. Visit KC offers several suggestions. Look to the ...

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World Revival Church responds to allegations

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Kansas City-based World Revival Church recently came under scrutiny after a local television station produced a story with the headline “Congregation or Cult?” It outlined alleged abuse that occurred at the church. ...

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