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Fall productions at NKCS high schools begin this week “Anything Goes” — Nov. 10 to 12
memorable songs, including “You’re the Top,” “Blow, Winner of numerous Gabriel, Blow,” “It’s DeTony awards, including best Lovely,” “I Get a Kick Out of revival, “Anything Goes” You” and “Anything Goes.” premieres at Oak Park High Tickets are $7 and may School this fall. be purchased online at This production of Cole ophstheatre.org or at the Porter’s musical escapade door. across the Atlantic will be staged Thursday to Sunday, “How to Succeed in Nov. 10 to 12, starting at Business without Really 7:30 each night in the Main Trying” — Nov. 10 to 12 Theater. A Saturday matiThe North Kansas City nee will begin at 2 p.m. High School production of When the S.S. American “How to Succeed in Busisets out to sea, decorumand ness without Really Trying” propriety fall overboard as marks the 50th annivertwo unlikely pairs set off sary year for this Pulitzer on the course to find true prize-winning play. The musical runs three love — proving that sometimes destiny needs a little days, Thursday to Saturday, help from a crew of singing Nov. 10 to 12, beginning sailors, an exotic disguise each evening at 7:30. A satire of big business and some good old-fashand all it holds sacred, this ioned blackmail. Accompanying this musical follows the rise of J. bumpy ride are some of Pierrepont Finch, who uses the musical theater’s most- a little handbook called
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“Seussical!” — Nov. 17 to 19
Some of the most famous Dr. Seuss characters come to life in the musical production of “Seussical!” The musical, which includes a cast of 80 students, will be performed on the Winnetonka High School Main Stage beginning at 7 p.m. each evening Thursday to Sunday, Nov. 17 to 19. “Seussical” weaves
together the most popular of Dr. Seuss books. The story, narrated by the Cat in the Hat, focuses its storyline on “Horton Hears a Who” and “Horton Hatches an Egg.” The show is bright and colorful with music, energetic dancing, and a lot of opportunity for audience participation for children. Tickets for the familyfriendly production are $7 each.
“It’s a Wonderful Life” — Dec. 1 to 3
Coming up Thursday to Saturday, Dec. 1 to 3, is the Staley High School holiday production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” beginning at 7 each evening in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5. Staley will present its production of the musical “Footloose” in February.
Commission OKs tax payment boxes Clay County taxpayers can drop off envelopes at courthouse, annex By Nancy Hull Rigdon
year before Jan. 1 and county offices closing at 5 p.m. Dec. 31, taxpayers Last-minute taxpayers have chased employees will soon have a new to their cars and stuffed friend: drop boxes out- envelopes under doors, side the Clay County McEvoy said. Courthouse and county And if the last day of annex. the year falls on a weekOn Oct. 24, Clay end — as it does this County commissioners year — county offices approved the purchase are closed. Further, if Dec. 31 of two steel mailboxes where taxpayers can — the postmark deaddrop envelopes with tax line — falls on a day post offices are closed, payments. County Collector the tax deadline is even Lydia McEvoy proposed more inconvenient for the boxes as a solution people, she said. “I realize these people for the headaches lastminute tax payments have waited until the have brought in the last second, but by statute, they do have that past. “We anticipate rather time,” McEvoy said. This year, the county broad usage of these boxes,” McEvoy said. TAXES/Page A12 With taxes due each
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Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011
Nov. 11: From Armistice to Veterans Day Veterans Day originated as Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans Day as a way to honor those who served in all American wars. The day honors military veterans with parades and speeches across the nation. A national ceremony takes place at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Who has served
■ 21.8 million — The number of military veterans in the United States in 2010. ■ 1.6 million — The number of female veterans in 2010. ■ 2.4 million — The number of black veterans in 2010. Additionally, 1.2 million veterans were Hispanic; 265,000 were Asian; 156,000 were American Indian or Alaska Native; 28,000 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; and 17.5 million were non-Hispanic white. ■ 9 million — The number of veterans 65 and older in 2010. At the other end of the age spectrum, 1.7 million were younger than 35.
When they served
■ 7.6 million — Number of Vietnam-era veterans in 2010. Thirty-five percent of all living veterans served during this time (1964-1975). In addition, 4.8 million served during the Gulf War (representing service from Aug. 2, 1990, to present); 2.1 million in World War II (1941-1945); 2.6 million in the Korean War (1950-1953); and 5.5 million in peacetime only. ■ 49,500 — Number of living veterans in 2010 who served during the Vietnam era and both Gulf War eras and no other period. ■ 54,000 — Other living veterans in 2010 who served during three wars: World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam era. ■ 1.2 million — Living veterans in 2010 who served during two wars and no other period: 837,000 served during both Gulf War eras; 211,000 served during both the Korean War and the Vietnam era; 147,000 served during both World War II and the Korean War.
Where they live
■ 3 — Number of states with 1 million or more veterans in 2010. These states were California (2 million), Florida (1.6 million) and Texas (1.6 million). Source: U.S. Census Bureau
PUBLIC HEARING (#1364) Public notice is hereby given that the Gladstone Board of Zoning Adjustment will meet on Monday, December 5, 2011 at 4:00 PM in the Council Chambers of Gladstone City Hall to consider a request for a front yard setback variance to the Zoning Ordinance for property located at 107 NW 67th Terrace, legally described as Hamilton Heights, Lot 211. Applicant/ Owner: Paul J. Kreszyn. Scott Wingerson, Assistant City Manager. For questions please call 423-4109.
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William & Cora Mae Bowlin William Henderson Bowlin and Cora Mae Stabe were married on Aug. 8, 1951. Attending high school in Grant City, Mo., their ﬁrst date was the 1947 Community New Year’s Eve dance at the skating rink. After high school, William went to college and kept a long distance relationship with Cora while she ﬁnished high school. Cora worked at the Citizens Bank in Grant City, and after their wedding joined her husband at the Missouri University at Rolla, Mo., and ﬁnally the Pentagon in Virginia. William graduated with a degree in civil engineering and served two years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean War. He worked as an engineer and contractor supporting and devoting his time to his famiy and helping Cora in raising ﬁve children and having a healthy impression on the grandchildren’s lives. They now enjoy retirement with family, friends and neighbors, dining out, playing board games, going to the YMCA, and attending North Cross Methodist Church. The couple’s children and grandchildren are: Stephanie Miller, sons David and Max, NKC; Stanley Bowlin, wife Cheryl, son Skyler, Plano, TX; Suzanne Bowlin, Gladstone; Sandra Luckcuck, husband Alan, daughters Rachel and Lexie, Atlanta, GA; Sonya Downs, husband Bill, sons Kyle and Matthew, NKC. The couple stil resides iin Kansas City North and hope to share many more delightful years to come.
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Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011
Deer processing class offered at Parma Woods By Bill Graham Missouri Department of Conservation
One reason white-tailed deer hunting is popular in Missouri is that venison is a lean, nutritious and delicious protein source. Careful processing from field to freezer can enhance deer meat for the table. The Missouri Department of Conservation will offer a course on how to process venison 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Parma Woods Shooting Range near Parkville, 15900 N.W. River Road. Instructors will explain how to process a fielddressed deer for cooking or for storage in a freezer. The class will include tool demonstrations, such as what types of knives work best for various butchering chores. Attendees will learn how to skin a deer and how to prepare various cuts of meat. The class is free but participants are urged to pre-register by Nov. 18. For more information or to register, call 891-9941. A good source of information on how to process deer meat for table or freezer is available on the MDC website, mdc.mo.gov. Some of the basics include: • Hang a deer to allow blood to drain and the body temperature to cool to 50 degrees or below. Freezing the meat immediately can add toughness. It is not necessary to hang deer for long periods, although, hanging them for up to eight days in temperatures from 30 to 40 degrees can improve tenderness and flavor. • Leave the skin on during hanging to avoid dehydration. • Remove as much fat as possibly while processing, and removed bruised or gun shot-damaged tissue. •The deer’s age, sex and diet influences venison taste and tenderness, so plan recipes accordingly.
Missouri deer hunters asked to share meat For many Missourians, the arrival of November also means the arrival of deer hunting season. But before nearly 500,000 hunters pick up their rifles later this month, Gov. Jay Nixon is encouraging them to share the rewards of a successful hunt. Nixon toured the state Nov. 1 encouraging hunters to take part in Missouri’s Share the Harvest program, in which hunters share some or all of the deer meat they capture with Missouri’s food banks. “Like almost a half a million people on the morning of Nov. 12, I’ll be out trying to make sure that we cannot only have some fun, but add to the protein stock of food banks across Missouri,” Nixon said, while speaking at MidwayUSA hunting supply company. Last year, the Share the Harvest program brought in more than 6,100 deer resulting in 350,000 pounds of venison. That was an increase over the 4,600 deer donated in 2009 and 4,200 in 2008. Also on Oct. 31, Nixon announced $1 million in additional funding for the Missouri Association of Food Banks from the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Although hunters can donate a portion of their deer, the program requests whole deer carcasses for processing. Information on donating to Share the Harvest is available at mo.gov. — Missouri News Horizon
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Pachyderm Club to feature entrepreneur Cameron Cushman of the Kauffman Foundation will be the featured speaker at the Clay County Pachyderm Club meeting Thursday, Nov. 10. Cushman will discuss the foundation’s initiatives aimed at catalyzing an entrepreneurial society in which job creation, innovation and the economy flourish, and also at improving the education of youth. Headquartered in Kansas City, the foundation has a national repu-
tation as a think tank for entrepreneurship. As part of their quarterly charitable outreach, the Pachyderms will be collecting child-appropriate gifts for the Northland Christmas Store. The store is a collaborative effort of many churches, organizations and individuals to provide a merry Christmas season for needy families. The Pachyderms meet on the second Thursday CONTRIBUTED PHOTO of each month from 6 to The article “Ford brings 1,600 jobs to Northland” on page 7:30 p.m. at Staley Farms A1 in the Oct. 27 edition of the Gladstone Dispatch conGolf Clubhouse, 10310 N. tained an error. Ford Motor Co. will be building the fullOlive Ave. in Kansas City size Transit commercial van at its plant in Claycomo. North. The cost is $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers, which covers The Clay County Pachy- tion, email claycountypach hors d’oeuvres and a drink derms are on Facebook and firstname.lastname@example.org or call ticket. Parking is free. Twitter. For more informa- 536-9193.
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on any given night,” said One Homeless Night manager Brandy Harrington in a press release. “Abuse, neglect and other serious problems have put these teens in a state of need, and One Homeless Night gives local students a chance to step into their shoes for one night, while at the same time providing critical help.” To learn more about Synergy Service’s youth services or to support One Homeless Night, visit w w w.synerg yservices.org.
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way Patrol reminds the public that driver examination stations throughout the state, including at 310 The Missouri State High- N.W. Englewood Road in
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Community Calendar TODAY, NOV. 10 BIBLE CAFE: Bible Café will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at First Christian Church in North Kansas City in the DCC room of the church. Please enter the church through the doors by the large mailbox. Pastor Carla Hillyer will be leading discussion on the book of John, so be sure to bring your Bible if you have one. Participants also are encouraged to bring their own snacks and beverages. Child care will be provided. CHOIR: The Northland Sweet Adelines meet at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Antioch Community Church, 4805 N.E. Antioch Road, Kansas City North. For more information, contact Peg Simmons at 452-4302 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www. northlandchorus.org.
BOOK CLUB: The Book Club of the Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave., will meet at 11 a.m.
to download digital e-books from Mid-Continent Public Library’s collection onto an e-reader at 2 p.m. at the Antioch branch. This program for adults will provide a general overview of checking out e-books through OverDrive including hardware and software requirements, searching for a title, downloading and transferring to a device. This program is a demonstration only and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Not all ereaders are compatible with OverDrive, see www.overdrive.com/resources/drc/Default. aspx?type=ebook to ensure device compatibility. Registration is required. CHAMBER LUNCH RSVP: Reservation’s for the Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon are due. The meal will be on Nov. 17. For more information, call 436-4523 or visit www.gladstonechamber.com.
RECOVERY: The Recovery Works Dual Recovery Treatment Group meets at TriCounty Mental Health Services from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays. Persons seeking help with mental health issues and substance use problems will find a positive environment. The meetings are at the Lebedun Center, 5844 N.E. Russell Road in Kansas City. For more information, contact Tri-County Mental Health Services at 468-0400 or visit www.tri-countymhs.org. BETA SIGMA PHI: Beta Sigma Phi, Laureate Gamma Upsilon Chapter, will meet on at 7 p.m. For more info, call 547-6466. STORY TIME: The Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave., will host storytime for preschoolers at 10 a.m. and storytime for families at 4:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11 SPAGHETTI DINNER: South Platte Memorial Post 7356 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will offer a free catered spaghetti dinner between 5:30 and 7 p.m. on Veterans Day. All veterans, active-duty military personnel, first responders and their families are invited. Former members of the Kansas City Northland youth area football team and their families will be hosting this event. The post is located at 10125 Tom Watson Parkway, Parkville. E-BOOKS: Learn how to use OverDrive
VETERANS BREAKFAST: A licensed massage therapist will provide free chair massages from 8 a.m. to noon during Gladstone Hy-Vee’s annual Veterans Day breakfast. Free blood pressure screenings will be available from 7 a.m. to noon.
MUSICAL: The Broadway-style musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be presented at Harmony Vineyard Auditorium, 600 N.E. 46th St. in Kansas City North. More than 90 children are presenting five shows as part AARP: The Northland AARP Chapter 2970 of ACT One, a drama ministry in the Northland. will meet at the Gladstone Community Center, Tickets are $9 each or $6 for groups of 15 or North Holmes sand 69th Street. It is open to more. For show times and tickets, visit www. act1kc.com or call 401-0040. all interested retired persons. It will include a covered-dish luncheon at noon followed by the business meeting and entertainment. MEDICARE: Clay County Public Health For more information, contact Doris Pebley at Center, 800 Haines Drive in Liberty, will 587-9562. have a Medicare enrollment event from 9 a.m. to noon. Attendees are asked to bring their Medicare card and a list of prescription drugs that they are taking. Walk-ins are welcome, but to avoid wait time, call for an GOSPEL IN LIFE: Gospel in Life will be appointment at 1-800-390-3330. held Wednesdays through Nov. 16 at St. Luke Joy Church, 4301 N.E. Vivion Road. STORY TIME: The Antioch branch of the There will be a family meal together, folMid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestlowed by a short video and small group nut Ave., will host storytime for preschoolers study of the Tim Keller series “Gospel in at 10 a.m. Life.” There will be activities for youth and children as well. For information, call 4533741 or email email@example.com.
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STORY TIME: The Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave., will host storytime for toddlers at 10 a.m.
BOOK AND BAKE SALE: Meadowbrook United Methodist Church, 2800 NE 64th St., will have a Book Sale & Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. For more information, call the church at 453-5733.
ESL CONVERSATIONS: The Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave., will host an ongoing English as a Second Language program for adults at 1 and 6 p.m.
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LIBRARY: The Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave., will host “Pearl Harbor Child,” a program for families, at 11:30 a.m. Dorinda Nicholson will share her personal account of that fateful day. Registration is required.
QUILTING: Antioch Library Quilters and Stitchers will meet at 10 a.m. at the Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave. Registration is required. ANIME: The Antioch branch of the MidContinent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave., will host Anime Movie Night for teens at 6:30 p.m. Registration is required. CITY GOVERNMENT: The City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Gladstone City Hall.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15 STORY TIME: The Antioch branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave., will host storytime for preschoolers and for toddlers at 10 a.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17 GLADSTONE CHAMBER: The Gladstone Chamber Luncheon will take place from 11:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Northland Elks Lodge, 7010 N. Cherry St. The cost is $18 for members and those who are attending for the first time, and $23 for nonmembers. The monthly luncheon will be a traditional Thanksgiving meal with turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings. Oakhill Day School students will present a program to kick off the holiday season. Soup donations will be collected. For more information, call 436-4523 or visit www.gladstonechamber.com. Reservations are due Friday, Nov. 11.
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FALL BALL: Kosmos Singles, a social group for older adults 50 and older invites the public to its annual Fall Ball Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 309 S. Stewart Road in Liberty. Entertainment by The Fabulous Torques begins at 7:30. Light snacks will be served, but there is no cash bar. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. For tickets, call Fran Norton at 529-3950.
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ANTIOCH CENTER UPDATE: St. Luke Joy Presbyterian Church will feature guest speaker Jeff Clayton of AMC Realty at the Men’s Community Breakfast starting at 8 a.m. Clayton is responsible for filling the Antioch Center and will explain the current plans for the center. The breakfast of pancakes and sausage is free to all. The church is at 4301 NE Vivion Road next to Penguin Park. Call 453-3741 for more information.
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Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011
News in Brief
Salvation Army gears up for 2011 campaign The Salvation Army’s 2011 Red Kettle Campaign in Kansas City kicks off Friday, Nov. 11, and continues through Dec. 24 every day except Thanksgiving and Sundays. This year, volunteers will be ringing bells at more than 250 locations in the metropolitan area. To volunteer to be a Salvation Army bell ringer, go to www.ringkc.org or call 9680372. The money collected during the Red Kettle Campaign supports a number of Salvation Army programs in the Kansas City metropolitan area including emergency rent and utility assistance, homeless services, youth and senior programs, substance abuse services and disaster response. Anyone wishing to donate to The Salvation Army by credit card may call 1-800SAL-ARMY or go to www.salvationarmy.us. Checks may be mailed to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 412577, Kansas City, MO 64141. In addition, The Salvation Army will soon launch its Online Red Kettle Campaign, which allows individuals, groups and businesses to host a virtual red kettle on the Internet and invite their family, friends and colleagues to donate. To sign up to participate in the Online Red Kettle program, visit www.onlineredkettle.org.
Lower gas rate OK’d for MGE
An a-maze-ing trip
with the Highway Patrol’s Missing Persons Unit at 573526-6178.
Jewelry fundraiser for jazz band Jazz & Jewelry, a fundraiser for the Northland’s 5 Star jazz band, will take place 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at First Christian Church of North Kansas City, 2018 Gentry St. The event also benefits First Christian Church of North Kansas City Food Bank. All are welcome to swing to the Big Band Christmas music of the band, and enjoy a night of Christmas holiday fun and prizes. Bring a friend and enter for a chance to win $100 worth of free jewelry. Holiday refreshments will be available. Proceeds help 5 Star purchase instruments, music and equipment for its student members that represent 18 schools in the Northland. A portion of each purchase will also be shared with the Community Food Bank at First Christian Church of North Kansas City. For information, call 588-5376 or email dawna email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Governor reappoints Crawford to election board Gov. Jay Nixon recently made re-appointments to several boards and commissions. The 23 appointments were withdrawn during the special session of the General Assembly. They now will be subject to confirmation by the Missouri Senate when it convenes again in January. The re-appointments include Thelma Crawford to the Clay County Board of Election Commissioners.
The Underwood family of the Gladstone area recently took the Liberty Corn Maze challenge. Colton, 12, leads the way as the group set off to conquer the first of four maze paths totaling almost eight miles. Joining him were sister Leah, 11, brother Dylan, 17, and parents Jeffrey and Chastity. The-1,000-foot by-1,000-foot Liberty Corn Maze featured a design paying tribute to professional indoor soccer in Missouri and closed at the end of October.
Voices from Capitol Hill Your Letters Veterans deserve our gratitude
Crippled Medicare, Social Security need modest reform to heal
It seems like everywhere we turn, we’re bombarded Missouri Gas Energy has with images of politicians received approval from the and different political Veterans Day, when we Missouri Public Service Comgroups arguing. The way honor and thank those mission to reduce its cost the media presents it, who have served in our of gas, the wholesale price agreement on any issue armed forces, is celebrated of natural gas plus interstate seems impossible. on Nov. 11, which marks transportation and storThat’s why I was struck the armistice that ceased age costs, from the current when I hostilities in World War I. $0.71809 per hundred cubic recently The armistice was signed at feet to $0.61559 per Ccf. met in the “eleventh hour of the This request reflects a town halls eleventh day of the elevdecrease of $0.10250 per Ccf, with Misenth month” in 1918. souri seniors — struck by or 14.27 percent from the In all of history, there how they spoke in one current rate. The new rate has never been a greater voice when it came to this went into effect Nov. 1. force for good than the The COG rate changes armed services of the Unit- message: Protect America’s core safety net programs, reflect changes in the mared States of America. Our ket price of wholesale natural veterans have defended our Medicare and Social SecuU.S. Congressman Sam nation and spread liberty to rity. gas, and interstate pipeline, transportation and storage Graves is seeking submissions literally billions of people The seniors I heard from fees as well as reconcilia- for An Artistic Discovery, the around the world, and they didn’t all share the same tion of past over- or under- annual Congressional High continue to do so today. political views, and they recovery of such costs. MGE School Art Competition. As a legislator for 12 years weren’t all supporters of The competition is a yearly and as lieutenant governor does not earn a profit on the mine, either. But their wholesale price of natural event held in each of the for the past seven years, I beliefs about Social Secu435 Congressional districts, have worked to ensure that rity and Medicare — progas, only on its delivery. tections that so many including the 6th District of Missouri state government Missouri, recognizing talentAmerican seniors rely on treats veterans with the that have come under ed young artists. The winrespect they deserve. This increasing scrutiny — were ning entries are exhibited for summer I brought attencrystal clear. It’s an agreea year in the U.S. Capitol. tion to a potential funding Any student at a public ment Congress should take shortage for Missouri’s Vetor private high school in note of. erans Homes, travelling the the 6th District, including I welcome the debate state to assure veterans the The Missouri State High- alternative, homeschooled or about how best to cut state will keep the homes way Patrol announces the vocational students, is elispending and cut the fully funded. kickoff of the National Miss- gible to submit a work of art national debt. When I It’s important that we ing Children’s Day Poster by Monday, Dec. 5. Artwork arrived in the Senate, I never forget the debt owed Contest. must be two-dimensional defied common practice All poster entries must be and can be in any medium, to our veterans. Our miliand my own party, and received no later than March including painting, drawing, tary fights not to conquer decided to reject the cor1, 2012. Fifth-grade students collage, print, mixed media, but to exalt liberty everyrupting, wasteful process from throughout Missouri computer generated or pho- where. President George W. of earmarking. I was only are encouraged to participate tography. Pieces should be Bush expressed this best 14 the second Democrat in the Senate to oppose earin the contest. The theme is no larger than 28 inches by months after 9/11 at a Vet“Bring Our Missing Children 28 inches by 4 inches to the erans Day ceremony at the marks. Home.” outside dimensions of the Tomb of the Unknown SolI’ve voted against every bloated omnibus spending The winner from Mis- frame, and each one must be dier in Arlington National Cemetery: souri will be entered into the ready to hang. bill that has come before “We believe in self-govnational contest. The winA panel of judges will me. And I made rooting ner of the national contest select the winning artwork, ernment for every land; out fraud, waste and abuse will be recognized in Wash- and the winner will be noti- and we believe that freein federal contracting a ington, D.C., at the annual fied by Graves. The winning dom is the hope of people national priority. National Missing Children’s piece will represent the 6th of all cultures,” he said. I’m not a newcomer Day ceremony in May . District in the nationwide “Free nations are in debt to the fight to make “The patrol is pleased to be exhibit at the Capitol. Other to the long, distinguished government live within a part of the National Missing pieces will be chosen for dis- line of American veterans, its means. And when I Children’s Day Poster Con- play at Northwest Missouri and all Americans owe our was asked by seniors at test,” said Col. Ron Replogle State University’s Kansas veterans our liberty.” my town halls whether On this Veterans Day, in a press release. “This is a City Center. All participants I thought adjustments creative way for children to will be invited to a reception please join me in honoring to Medicare and Social talk and learn about a serious to honor them and their art- veterans and their families. Security should be on the They have our heartfelt situation that occurs every work this spring. table, I gave it to them day in our nation.” For more information about gratitude and our enduring straight. I do think there For more information, go the contest, contact Shawna respect. are modest steps we can to www.mshp.dps.mo.gov, Searcy at 792-3976, or shawtake to strengthen and or contact Heather Elder email@example.com. Lt. Governor Peter D. Kinder sustain these programs for
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The seniors I heard from didn’t all share the same political views ... But their beliefs about Social Security and Medicare — protections that so many American seniors rely on that have come under increasing scrutiny — were crystal clear. It’s an agreement Congress should take note of.
responsible for seniors’ health care, nearly half of all seniors were uninsured and more than one-third of seniors lived in poverty. We also talked about the importance of retirement benefits to veterans. We agreed that Congress can’t balance its budget by breaking the promises made to the men and women who’ve served. There will need to be shared sacrifice when it comes to getting spending under control, but veterans have already sacrificed for our country. Hearing directly from Missouri’s seniors was refreshing, because this kind of agreement is rare our kids and grandkids. in Washington. The folks At a town hall in Spring- I heard from were disapfield, I talked with seniors pointed in politicians about one of those modest who more often engage changes I’m supporting: in political games than in to have the wealthiest finding common ground. I Americans pay their fair agree wholeheartedly. share into the Social SecuFrom leading the fight rity trust fund on income to protect seniors from above $250,000, extending predatory mortgage lendSocial Security through at ing to my vote to close the least 2086. prescription drug doughnut hole, I’m no stranger Those are the kind of to fighting for Missouri’s commonsense steps I’m fighting for — to strength- seniors. And from partneren and sustain protections ing with Republican Senalike Medicare and Social tors Jeff Sessions and Bob Security, instead of radiCorker to propose spendcally re-defining them. ing caps, it should be clear But when it comes to I don’t fear crossing the ideas like the one passed aisle. by Republicans in the The reality is simple: We House of Representamust cut spending and tives earlier this year, to our national debt. And we dismantle Medicare and must change Washington. turn it into a voucher But doing that by running program — that’s someaway from our values, thing I reject, just like I like protecting America’s rejected plans in the past seniors, will only make that would have privatized our country weaker, not Social Security. stronger. I’ll keep fighting to accomplish what At a town hall in Belton, I explained to Kansas Missourians already agree upon: making modest City-area seniors why I reforms to sustain Medivoted against the reckless care and Social Security plan the House proposed for our kids and grandkids, for Medicare. It would and put a stop to those have forced seniors to pay $6,000 more each year just who want to fundamento sustain their current tally dismantle these vital benefits and sent them programs. to do battle with huge U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is insurance companies in the senior senator from Misthe private market. Meanwhile, the last time private souri and a member of the insurance companies were Senate Aging Committee.
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Gladstone equine enthusiast helps lay to rest racing legend Racehorse Noor moved to Kentucky grave By Kathy Crawford Gladstone resident Kathleen Kimber took a journey to Kentucky recently to say a final goodbye to an old friend and meet some new ones. Kimber traveled to Old Friends, a thoroughbred retirement and rescue facility, to lay to rest one of her favorite racehorses of all time: Noor. “I’ve always loved horse racing,” Kimber said. She met Charlotte Farmer in a circle of online friends dedicated to thoroughbreds and racing. Farmer was raising funds to locate and reinter the remains of Noor at Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky. Kimber volunteered to help, so Farmer invited her to go along for the burial. Noor, born in Ireland in 1945, came from a good bloodline, Kimber said. When you looked at the thoroughbred, there was no denying that Nasrullah sired Noor, she said. The Aga Khan III owned Nasrullah, who was grand-sire of Secretariat.
And Noor kept good company. Charles Howard, owner of Seabiscuit, bought Noor in 1949. Although Noor did some racing in 1949, he began breaking records in 1950. But something bigger happened that year. “In 1950 the Korean War broke out,” Kimber said. This is probably the biggest reason Noor, a hall-of-famer, did not get the press he would have in other circumstances, she said. Kimber said Noor beat the famous Citation in four out of five races, and that is when she took notice. She said she has a video recording of Noor beating Citation and Assault, both Triple Crown winners, during the Hollywood Gold Cup. “That was the biggest win, I think,” Kimber said. Noor was one of only two horses ever to defeat two Triple Crown winners and was named the 1950 U.S. Champion Male Handicap Horse of
The “hall of fame” cemetery at Old Friends Equine, a facility for retired thoroughbred horses, includes the grave of Noor. Charlotte Farmer said the racehorse had been named for the Kohinoor diamond. Kohinoor means “mountain of light.” the Year, according to Farmer. Noor went to Charles Howard’s ranch after this race, and in 1951 he moved around to a few ranches to stand at stud. Noor died in 1974 at the age of 29 and was buried infield at one ranch’s half-mile training track, according to Farmer. Kimber said Noor was the first hall-of-famer buried in his entirety at Old Friends rather than an exhibition. She said Old Friends is a special
Exercise rider Louis Ewing rides Noor at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., in 1950. In 1999, Blood-Horse Magazine named place because a lot of the racehorse No. 69 in its list of the top 100 thoroughbred horses end up on slaugh- champions of the 20th century. Three years later, Noor was ter trucks when they no inducted into the Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame at Saralonger make money for toga Springs, N.Y. their owners. Michael Blowen is the founder of she met was Cigar. “We put Noor in the Old Friends. “Tears were streaming ground in August,” Kim“Michael has saved so down my face, and he ber said of the reintermany horses,” Kimber kissed me,” Kimber said. ment in Kentucky. Kimber said the box said. “Old Friends is a “I thought, ‘I’m never beautiful place. It took going to wash my face that Noor was buried in, which Farmer made, was my breath away.” again.’” Although she was there Kimber said Farmer beautiful. His remains to lay a friend to rest, hired two archeologists to were wrapped in a blanKimber said while at Old find all of Noor’s remains ket of blue and white sadFriends she never touched at the California race- dle clothes. “So, he took part of his so many horses in her track where he originally home with him,” she said. life. Among the horses was buried.
Park plan halted: Commission denies Claybrook playground By Nancy Hull Rigdon
War, George Claybrook Clay County provided Clay County park leadwas unable to pay his the following history of ers have envisioned a back taxes and lost his the Claybrook property at playground that would house and property. Jesse James Farm. complete the Claybrook ■ In 1975, Eileen and ■ In 1901, Henry Barr site near the Jesse James Loyd Kelley donated purchased the Farm. However, a recent the Claybrook house property and married Clay County Commisand property to Clay Mary Susan James, sion decision has brought County. A two-story daughter of Jesse uncertainty to the plans. home built by George James. Henry and During an Oct. 24 meetClaybrook once stood Mary raised three sons ing, a 2-1 commission on this site. The home in this home. They sold vote scrapped a proposal was the centerpiece the property in 1921. to spend $65,000 on a of his plantation. In ■ Over the years, the playground at the site. the manner of many home passed through Commissioners Pam antebellum homes built several owners and Mason and Katee Porter in the years just prior experienced periods of voted against the proposto the Civil War, the abuse and neglect. al. Commissioner Larry history of Claybrook ■ The house was lost Larson voted in favor of was marked by times to fire in 2002. it. of trouble and dreams Clay County received Porter said that in light never quite realized, $175,000 in insurance of the economic times and especially for George money after the recent decision to give Claybrook. The home incident. At the site, county employees and was completed in the county has built elected officials raises, she 1858, with much of the a shelter, restroom didn’t support the expenlabor done by slaves. facilities and parking diture. At the end of the Civil lot. Mason also had financial concerns and added that recreational equipment is often vandalized. way to spend this money,” The county property Larson stressed that the Larson said. outside of Kearney was funding to be used for the project was coming from insurance claim money tied to the property and was not taxpayer money. “I can’t think of a better
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previously home to the historic Claybrook House until a 2002 fire destroyed the house. As a result of the incident, the county received $175,000 in insurance money. The funding has gone toward building a shelter and restrooms at the site. The shelter was dedicated in 2008, and the county rents it for $75 per event. Restroom facilities include men’s and women’s bathrooms and are open year round. The site also includes a parking lot with two handicap-accessible spots next to the restroom facility and near the shelter. An interpretive sign provides the history of Claybrook. Of the original insurance money, $85,000 remains. In 2002, county commissioners committed to putting all of the insurance money back into the property, creating a recreational destination for county residents and visi-
tors. However, the commission members have changed since that time, and nothing aside from the former commission’s word binds the present commission to the original plan for the funding. The Clay County Park Board unanimously recommended the playground expenditure to the commission. Porter and Mason did
not indicate what they would like the funding to go toward instead of the play equipment. County parks leaders are evaluating the next step. “We would like to have something available to the people of Clay County at the site that would enhance what we already have there,” said Beth Beckett, Clay County historic sites director.
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is also collecting taxes for the cities within Clay County. The county is purchasing the boxes for $440 a piece from BLR Manufacturing in Smithville and hopes to have them in place later this month. The steel mailboxes will be bolted into concrete outside the county buildings in Liberty and Kansas City North. McEvoy plans to collect the payments in the boxes early the morning of Jan. 1. Commissioners had safety and vandalism concerns about the boxes, and McEvoy detailed security and anti-vandalism features of the boxes. Commissioners also questioned what would happen if a taxpayer were to say he or she had put the payment in the box but the county had no record of
Clay County will install steel mailbox depicted above outside the courthouse in Liberty and outside the county annex in Kansas City North for collection of property tax payments. the payment. “It is not any different than someone saying it was lost in the mail,” County
Counselor Kevin Graham said. “It is still incumbent upon the taxpayer to make sure it is paid.”
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2010/2011 Chevrolet Impala..................... ...6 to choose from 2010/2011 Chevrolet Malibu..................... ...6 to choose from 2010/2011 Dodge & Chrysler Mini-Vans....4 to choose from 2011 Chevrolet Cruze ...................................4 to choose from 2011 Chevrolet Traverse ..............................4 to choose from 2011 Chevrolet HHR ....................................3 to choose from 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe .................................. 3 to choose from 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab...........3 to choose from 2011 Chevrolet Equinox ...............................2 to choose from 2011 Buick LaCrosse CXL ..........................2 to choose from 2010 Buick LuCerne CXL ...........................2 to choose from
COLLECTING FOOD & COATS FOR THE SMITHVILLE FOOD PANTRY!
Support your community & show your love by placing them in the red truck on the Showroom Floor! Thank You! The Benefits of Nitrogen in Tires • Dramatically slows pressure loss from permeation • Improves fuel economy • Reduces tire oxidation • Eliminates interior wheel corrosion • Reduces running temperatures • Decreases false alarms and activation of Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems • Improves steering
• Improves handling • Improves braking • Reduces chance of tire failure • Saves Time, Money and Tires • Increases Safety • Tire failures were reduced by 50% • Tread Life was increased by 25-30% • Improves Performance
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NEW TO THE LOT - SUPER SAVERS!
2003 LINCOLN LS SEDAN One-Owner/Heated Leather/Sunroof/ Chrome Wheels/Spoiler/MINT!
2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU 2LT
33 MPG/One-Owner/Heated Leather/Remote Start/Alloy Wheels/Only 47,000 Miles!
2007 FORD ESCAPE
2006 CHEVROLET HHR LT
29 MPG/Auto/Sunroof/Chrome Wheels/Nice!
Local Trade/V6/Leather/Alloy Wheels/Clean!
2010 FORD EXPLORER 2011 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 3500 VAN EDDIE BAUER 4X4 Local Trade/V6/Auto/Heated Leather/ Chrome Wheels/Loaded!
15-Passenger/V8/Auto/Power W/L/M/ Driver Seat/Cruise/CD/Keyless
14,674 $22,995 $27,988 View ALL of Our Inventory On-Line at
www.kindredchevroletolds.com If you don’t see what you’re looking for -Call Us and we’ll do the shopping for you! Welcome to the Family and at Kindred Chevrolet, Family Comes First! WE PAY CASH FOR CLEAN PREOWNED CARS, TRUCKS VANS & SUVS * Call Dealer for Details. 0% Financing in lieu of Rebates and Bonus Cash Offers. With Approved Credit.
Sale Ends November 15, 2011
CHEVROLET-FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1922 Plus $89.00 administration charge.
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