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By Nancy Hull Rigdon Thanks to Gladstone’s National Automotive Parts Association, commonly known as NAPA, North Kansas City Schools students have a top-notch automotive technology program. That message was included in the 2012 Star Partners Awards on March 6 at Harrah’s North Kansas City, where Gladstone’s NAPA was one of eight winners of the annual awards. The awards seek to recognize the best examples of school-business partnerships in the Northland and are an effort of the Northland Education and Business Alliance — an affiliate of the Clay County Economic Development Council. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO NAPA has partnered with the school district’s auto tech program Bill Young, president of Citizen’s Bank, presents Joseph Chadwick, manager of Gladstone’s NAPA Auto Parts, with a 2012 Star Partners Award. The Northland Education NAPA/Page A2 and Business Alliance presented the award to eight recipients.

After being out of the country on the first day of filing for state office last month, Carol Suter filed her candidacy for Missouri House District 15 on Friday, March 9. She joins Jon Carpenter and Shon Adamson on the Democratic primary ballot. The winner of the Aug. 7 vote is expected to face Republican Kevin Corlew in the general election in November. Corlew is the only candidate so far in his party’s primary in District 15, which includes Gladstone, part of Kansas City North and the Oaks villages. Candidates have until March 28 to file for House seats. There is no incumbent in District 15 because it is a newly created district. DISTRICT 15/Page A2

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DISTRICT 15: Mayor pro tem, business owner on ballot “Our representatives have failed to pass even a single bill addressing the issues people really care about. They’re caught up in distractions and political Jon games. PeoCarpenter ple want state lawmakers to focus on the real issues — jobs and the economy, improving our community and strengthening our schools — it’s time for a lot less politics and a lot more getting stuff done.” Carpenter is the owner of Carpenter Communications, a small marketing and advertising firm, and is a member of the Gladstone Area Chamber of

Continued from Page A1 The following information was submitted to the Dispatch by the candidates.

Jon Carpenter

Carpenter, a lifelong resident of the Northland, said in a press release form his campaign that he is committed to responsive, genuine and accountable representation. “Northlanders deserve a representative they can be proud of, one with strong character, integrity, and conviction,” he said. “That’s what my campaign is all about.” Carpenter also believes the Missouri State House in Jefferson City is broken, and he wants to work hard to rebuild it.

islature,” she said in a press release from her campaign. “I understand the needs and interests of local r e s i d e nt s . A nd I understand the impact of decisions made Carol in JefferSuter son City on their lives and on local government.” Suter is a legal and management consultant in priCarol Suter vate practice. Originally Suter has served on the appointed to the council Gladstone City Council in 2007, she was elected to for the past five years and a full term of office in 2008 is the current mayor pro and re-elected last year. tem. Suter serves as council “I believe that experi- liaison to the Telecomence is the very best quali- munications Commission, fication for representing Board of Zoning AdjustGladstone in the state leg- ment, and Industrial DevelCommerce and the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce. He is a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Church and a member of the Northland Democratic Club. Carpenter graduated from North Kansas City High School as a National Merit Scholar and magna cum laude from the University of Southern California. He resides in the Northland with his wife, Midori.

opment Authority. She previously served on the Planning Commission. She also is a board member of Everence Community Investments; a member of the Central Exchange and Greater KC Women’s Political Caucus; and a graduate of the Gladstone Future Leaders Academy and the Centurions Leadership Program of the Greater KC Chamber of Commerce. Suter is active in the Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce, Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce, Clay Co. EDC Legislative Committee, Missouri Municipal League, National League of Cities and MARC 1st Suburbs Coalition. Suter previously led two Kansas City organizations. She served as president of Harmony, a human rela-

tions consulting and training firm, as well as the Center for Management Assistance. Prior to her work in the Kansas City area, Suter was vice president and general counsel for MEDA, an international association that sponsors economic development programs in low-income countries around the world. Suter has practiced law since 1981, first in a general practice and then in a specialized practice limited to employment and labor law. Suter received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Bowling Green State University, and her Juris Doctorate from Ohio Northern University. She and husband, Eugene, have two daughters. — Amy Neal

NAPA: $500 given to fund scholarships Continued from Page A1 for the past 10 years. The school district’s benefits of the partnership include access to software used in the auto tech industry. “Using the software prepares students for realworld situations. Students have become so familiar with this software that NAPA has hired them directly from the auto tech program,” Mike Reik, Platte County R-3 School District superintendent, said as he presented the store with the award. Reik, who serves as a Nor thland E ducation & Business Alliance cochair, continued, “NAPA is also making an investment in North Kansas City students with their long-term returns coming in the form of highly trained, highly qualified prospective future employees. The ability to navigate this software is a key advantage for local students who seek to enter this high-paying occupation at more than an entry-level post.” In addition, NAPA annually cont r ibutes $500 to a North Kansas City Schools district fund that gives scholarships to students who seek auto tech education following high school.

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AWARDS LIST The 2012 Northland Education and Business Alliance Star Partner Awards nominees are as follows. Those with an asterisk were winners. ■ Beverly Lumber, Platte City* ■ Cerner Corp., Kansas City* ■ Garden Valley Manor, Kansas City* ■ Liberty Public Schools social work department, Liberty* ■ Lowe’s, Boardwalk location in Kansas City ■ Mid-Continent Public Library, Kearney ■ NAPA Auto Parts, Gladstone* ■ Niles Media Group, Liberty ■ Parvin Estate Resource Center, Kansas City* ■ Spectrum Station Preschool, Platte City* ■ Walgreens, Parkville*

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Parent Up campaign launched to help parent-teen communication With the support of TriCounty Mental Health Services, the Northland Coalition and local substance abuse prevention coalitions launched the 2012 Parent Up campaign last month during a prevention conference they hosted at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy. The campaign combines a metrowide media saturation about the importance of parent-child communication with the distribution of easy-to-use tools and information for effective parent-child communication, according to a press release. The materials, along with promotional marketing tools and giveaways, will be distributed in the Northland school communities of Kearney, Smithville, Staley, Park Hill, Weston and Liberty.

“Parents often think that kids don’t listen, but the research shows that parents have the greatest influence over their child’s decision to drink or use drugs,” Laura Bruce, Prevention specialist for Tri-County Mental Health Services, said. She cited the following data to support the concern: • One out of five Missouri youth drinks alcohol by age 12. • Twenty percent of Northland youth have consumed alcohol in the past 30 days. • Parents have the greatest influence on their child’s decision to drink or use drugs. • Children who grow up learning about the risks of drugs and alcohol from their parents are up to 50 percent less likely to use these substances. Parent Up encourages par-

ents to develop “no use” drug and alcohol rules for their children by beginning to communicate those guidelines to them at a young age so that they are firmly established by the time they reach the teen years. A website, parentupkc.com, has been developed to help parents acquire the necessary tools and information to help them facilitate these conversations. The Northland Coalition is the umbrella alliance of volunteers in Clay, Platte and Ray counties dedicated to establishing safe, substanceabuse free communities. For more information visit northlandcoalition. com or contact Laura Bruce at laurab@tri-countymhs. org or 877-0498. — Tri-County Mental Health Services

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Students at AKKA Karate USA, 7504 N. Oak Trafficway in Gladstone, graduated to their next belt ranks on Feb. 25, at St. Teresa’s Academy. Pictured are Meghan Connelly, gold belt; Ben Klocek, gold belt; Kelly Miceli, gold belt; Zach Pittman, gold belt; Avant Stewart, gold belt; Alex Burns, orange belt; Dana Bourn, purple belt; Eric Branson, purple belt; Hawkin Miller, purple belt; Danielle Nay, purple belt; Christy Schee, purple belt; Abigail Verzella, Purple belt; Lou Greenhagen, blue belt; Braeden Connelly, third-degree brown belt; and Cole Moore, first-degree brown belt.

Former Clay County auditor aftermath prompts legislative proposals By Nancy Hull Rigdon Northland lawmakers are teaming up to ensure Clay County, as well as the other counties in the state, don’t have another felon in an elected office. After proposed legislation filed by Rep. T.J. Berry, RKearney, on the topic died, Rep. Myron Neth, R-Liberty, found a way to propose legislation that seeks to prevent another William Norris scenario. Norris ran for and won the Clay County auditor’s race in November 2010. Although he had signed an affidavit stating he hadn’t been convicted of a felony, he was indeed a convicted felon. By law, convicted felons are prohibited from running for office. After Norris’ record came to light, he resigned this past summer. Berry had filed a bill this session that would have required candidates filing for county office to pay $40 for a background check. The intention of the proposal was that the election board would remove a convicted felon candidate before an election. However, Berry said the secretary of state’s office had concerns about the bill, including how the back-

Rep. Myron Neth introduces amendment ground checks would affect the county clerk’s office. As a result, the bill never made it to a committee hearing. Neth then added an amendment to an elections bill that he and Berry said has a good chance of passing. The amendment proposes that the affidavit candidate hopefuls sign state that if it is discovered a candidate is a convicted felon, the individual will instantly be removed from office and could be charged with a Class D felony — a conviction that carries up to four years of jail time. “This says, ‘Listen, if you lie, you could be convicted of perjury and be kicked out of office,’” Neth said. “Last time, he had to resign, and then there wasn’t a penalty.” In a newsletter to constituents, Neth said of the proposal, “This is not to say this can’t happen again, but it should make anyone think twice and have sufficient penalties should it happen.” The amendment is included in House Bill 1060. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the bill

within the next couple of weeks. Berry had originally also looked at proposing legislation that would require a county auditor to be a certified public accountant. Norris was not a CPA. However, Berry said once he realized the state treasurer does not have to be a CPA, he realized the proposal would not have a good chance of passing and decided against introducing the legislation.

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Make a poster celebrating tap water In recognition and celebration of Drinking Water Week, May 6 to 12, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the American Water Works Association are holding a poster contest for Missouri students in the fifth grade. The artwork size can be no larger than 11 by 17 inches. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners: $300 for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place. Contest entries are due no later than Friday, March 23. Each entry should have the student’s name, the teacher’s name and the school name, address and telephone number on the back. Students also should be sure to sign the front of the artwork. Entries will be judged

on how original the entry is, how well the concept is executed, and how well the poster relates to public water supplies. The poster should convey a message celebrating tap water. Mail entries to Drinking Water Week Poster Contest, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Water Protection Program, P.O. Box, 176, Jefferson City, MO 651020176. For more information, call 800-361-4827 or 573-526-1825 or visit dnr.mo.gov/env/wpp/dwindex.htm.

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Correction The ninth and final chapter of the serial story “Patriotic Pals,” published March 1, contained an error. The caption should have said Lincoln’s body was returned to Illinois in 1865.

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Even if you’re not the Man of Steel, some things are better left unsaid It was during the weeks of half-days “Sean,” as most of you know him. I and elongated weekends. Children gave him a wink as a sign of our neweverywhere were anticipating the com- found sacred crime-fighting alliance. This scene played in ing of the New Year, with its opportunities my mind as I was talking with a new doctor. and clean slate … who I answered questions am I kidding? about my bowel moveThe kids just were ments, gas and menhappy not to be sitting strual cycle. Was nothin a desk all day. The DIANE ing sacred or secret? young girl who treats POPENHAGEN The doctor didn’t even my back was without a look up as she wrote babysitter during this break, and her son Sean accompanied my most intimate details in a file I have yet to read. I even had to carry his mother to the office. Sean was a my own urine in front of countless beautiful 4-year-old boy the color of mahogany with a wide smile and bright waiting patients in the lab. I felt like my friend Derek. I can eyes. speak freely, as Derek has passed I bent down to shake his hand. on and lives only in the memory of “And who are you?” I asked, though we who loved him. He was suffering, his mom had already told me his name. Much to my surprise, he shook near the end of his life, when I made one of my routine visits to his hospital my hand and introduced himself as bedside. As I entered, he was asleep. Superman. All this time, I had foolishly thought Superman was older and He had kicked off his blankets and taller. Without missing a beat, I said, wasn’t wearing any underclothes. I “Sshhh! You don’t want just everyone gently placed the blankets back over knowing your secret identity. You can’t his midsection and sat waiting for lead out with ‘I’m Superman.’” him to wake. He never knew that the His mother laughed, but Sean intimate, private parts of him were and I knew that his secret was safe exposed. with me. As I left, I said good-bye to The longer I live, the more I am

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BIBLE CAFE: Bible Café is held from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at First Christian Church, 2018 Gentry St. in North Kansas City. Enter at the doors by the mailbox. Pastor Carla Hillyer leads discussion on the Gospel of John; bring your Bible if you have one. Participants also are encouraged to bring their own snacks. Free coffee, hot chocolate or lemonade is available, depending on the weather. Child care is available. For more information, call 842-2341. 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 jpsimford@att.net, or visit www.northlandchorus.org. RECOVERY: The Recovery Works Dual Recovery Treatment Group meets at Tri-County 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. PARKINSON’S EXERCISE: Parkinson’s seated exercise begins at 1 p.m. each Thursday at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, 4301 NE Vivion Road in Kansas City North. The Parkinson Foundation-Heartland program is free. TEEN PHOTO DISPLAY: The Antioch branch of MidContinent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut in Gladstone, will display images from the third annual Teen Photography Exhibit throughout March. This year’s theme is “Around Gladstone.” For more information, call 454-1306.

7 p.m. at 14 N. Main St. in Liberty. NORTHAVEN 2 MEETING: Northaven 2 will have its neighborhood meeting for March at 6 p.m. Fairview Christian Church, 1800 NE 65th St. in Gladstone. A strategic planning workshop will be conducted during this meeting by Carolyn Vellar, a consultant working with the city of Gladstone helping to build neighborhood organizations. Sandwiches, snacks and refreshments will be provided by the board of directors. For more information, email northaven2@hotmail. com. KOSMOS SINGLES: Kosmos Singles, a social group for adults 50 and older, will meet at Paddy O’Quigley’s, NW 64th Street and Chatham in Kansas City. Meet in the raised area. A dollar donation is requested. For more information, visit www.kosmossingles.com. CANCER SUPPORT: New Hope Cancer Support meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at Liberty Manor Baptist Church, on Birmingham Road in Liberty. The group includes men and women battling cancer or who are in remission. This group offers a safe and confidential environment for men and women battling cancer or in remission to share hopes, struggles and feelings. For more information, call Tom Atkins at 217-5813. DANCE SHOWCASE: Creative Arts Academy, 1904 NE Englewood Road in Kansas City North, will have its Dance Team Showcase at 7:30 p.m. at Liberty Performing Arts Theater in Liberty. This is a free presentation of all of Creative Arts Academy’s competitive work that will be competed throughout the region and at national competition.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20 DEMOCRATIC CLUB: Northland Democratic Club will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at North Kansas City Public Library, lower level meeting room, 2251 Howell St. in North Kansas City. School board candidates from districts, including Liberty, will be in attendance to meet with attendees and speak about their suggestions for improvements. The public is invited to attend. TAX HELP FOR SENIORS: AARP Tax-Aide representatives will be at the Antioch branch of Mid-Continent Public Library beginning at 10 a.m. to assist seniors with moderate to low incomes with tax questions and tax return preparation. Registration is limited for this free program. Call 4541306 for more details. INTERNET 102: The Antioch branch of Mid-Continent Public Library will offer an in-depth look at Web browsers and how to use them more effectively at 2 p.m. Topics include search engines, bookmarks, spyware and more. Registration is required for this program for adults. Call 454-1306 for more details. AARP: The Northland AARP Chapter 2970 will meet at the Gladstone Community Center, North Holmes and 69th Street. It will include a covered-dish luncheon at noon and the chapter’s business meeting and entertainment. It is open to all interested retired persons. For more information, contact Doris Pebley at 587-9562.

TAX HELP: Tax help for seniors, free from AARP, will be offered at the Mid-Continent Public Library’s Liberty branch, 1000 Kent St. AARP Tax-Aide representatives will be at the library starting at 9 a.m. to assist seniors with moderate to low incomes with tax questions and tax return preparation. Ending times vary. No farm returns or rental properties. The tax season is through April 15. For information, call 7819240. LUNCHEON: The Northland Coalition invites community members to join them in planning programs and events to promote safer, substance abuse free communities at their complimentary luncheon meeting. It will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3100 N.E. 83rd St. in Kansas City North. Reservations are required by calling 877-0401 or emailing anhn@tri-countymhs.org.

THURSDAY, MARCH 22 BETA SIGMA PHI: Beta Sigma Phi, Laureate Gamma Upsilon Chapter, will meet on at 7 p.m. For more info, call 547-6466. MENTAL HEALTH: TriCounty Mental Health Services will have its next presentation from at its office at the Northland Human Services Center, 3100 N.E. 83rd St.

The topic will be “A Brush with Kindness” with Gina Levra, Northland resource development coordinator, Heartland Habitat for Humanity. Presentations are offered for groups or agencies in Clay County free of charge on older adult issues for older adults, staff/ caregivers of older adults. ECONOMIC REPORT: Representatives from North Kansas City and Clay County will be speaking about the current economic situation and a variety of economic opportunities available in North Kansas City and Clay County. They will also touch on future plans for both areas. The event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Finnigan’s, 503 E. 18th Ave. in North Kansas City. KOSMOS SINGLES: Kosmos Singles, a social group for adults 50 and older, will meet at Brass Rail, 4940 NE 81st St in Kansas City North. Meet on the left side. A dollar donation is requested. For more information, visit www. kosmossingles.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23 GOSPEL CONCERT: Holy Family Men’s Club will present Charles Graham in concert at 7:30 p.m. Graham is a contemporary gospel singer. Freewill donations will be accepted. Holy Family is at 919 NE 96th St. in Kansas City North. For more information, call 4369200.

SATURDAY, MARCH 24 CHOSEN PEOPLE MINISTRIES: Jason Rose of Chosen People Ministries will speak at 4 p.m. at First Christian Church, 2018 Gentry in North Kansas City. The program being presented is a Messiah Passover Presentation: “Why don’t Jews believe in Jesus as the Messiah?” A potluck will be served at 5 p.m. For more information, call 842-2341.

Church Directory

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FISH FRY: Fish fries will be offered each Friday during Lent from 4 to 8 p.m. in the basement of St. Charles Borromeo Church, 900 NE Shady Lane Drive. Dinners will have the choice of shrimp scampi; baked, battered or fried tilapia; or Bruce’s New England Clam Chowda. The meal includes a breadstick, green beans, coleslaw and baked potato for $7, or a combo of two entree items for $10. Children’s meals are $3 and include Papa Joe’s baked macaroni and cheese, fish sticks, green beans and breadstick. For more information, call 4360880.

BRIDGE GAME: Bridge will be played from 9 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Community Center, 6901 N. Holmes. See Roz or Nancy to play. No partner is necessary. For more information, call 436-4065.

NEW NEIGHBORS: The Northland New Neighbors League, a nonprofit social group open to all newcomers in the area, is hosting its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Bravo Cucina at Zona Rosa, 7301 N.W. 87th St. in Kansas City North. The cost is $20. Reservations must be made by Thursday, March 15. For reservations or more information, call 248-5942.

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ADVENTURES IN LEARNING: Liberty Adventures in Learning, sponsored by Shepherd’s Center of the Northland, will meet at Liberty United Methodist Church, 1001 Sunset Ave. Blood pressure screenings will be offered at 9:15 a.m. followed by programs at 10 and 11 a.m. and lunch at noon. Everyone is welcome to bring items for a silent auction. Call Mary at 7811825 for lunch reservations by Wednesday, March 14.

at 6:30 p.m. No experience required. All supplies provided. Registration is required for this program for adults. Call 454-1306 for more details.

Rev. David Culver New Traditions Worship........ 8:30 am Sunday School ................... 9:30 am Traditional Worship ............10:50 am Alfa Y Omega Iglesia Cristiana Discipulos de Cristo Servicio los Domingos a las 6:00 pm

Sunday Services ......................10:30 am Sunday School ........................10:30 am Wed Evening Testimonial Meeting .. 7:00 pm Reading Room open to the public Call for hours and location ..........455-0443

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Program shift to brings Hall of fame mental health services closer to home coach to retire from Oak Park By Dale Garrison

If there is one thing a high school coach always knows, it’s the score. Listening to Keith Ross, activities director and assistant principal of Oak Park High School, run through the number of students, games, wins and losses over more than 32 years of coaching is a reminder not only of the action he’s seen on the field of play but also of the many young men he has coached. Ross plans to retire in June, having served more than three decades as a teacher, administrator and coach. He remembers with pride the many students and coaches with whom he has worked. Ross began his career in North Kansas City Schools in 1979. He attended William Jewell College and finished his undergraduate work in three years. He would later earn a master’s degree in administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In the fall of 1979, he was a student teacher and an assistant football coach at Winnetonka High School, and later that semester was offered a teaching contract with a spot on the coaching staff. “That was the fall I worked under Coach Dan Stanley, who was head football coach at Tonka for 25 years,” Ross said. “What a wonderful man to work under and learn from. There is no better start for a young coach.” Ross later was head baseball coach at Winnetonka from 1982 through the spring of 1985, during which time Tonka won its conference and two district titles before clinching state in 1985. “A lot of great kids played baseball during those years at Winnetonka,” Ross said, adding, “and they’re still great people.” Ross completed his baseball coaching at Winnetonka with a 6125 record. By the fall of 1985, Ross was at Oak Park High School where he since has served as head football coach for 27 years. He will finish with a record of 184 wins and 107 losses, three conference titles, 12 district titles, and second at state — barely losing to Hazelwood Central 21-20. “That must be some record,” Ross said, “to beat both Rockhurst in the 1996 quarter-finals at their home stadium and Jefferson City in the semi-finals at the district stadium in Northtown. It made up for our loss two years earlier to Jefferson City during the 1994 semi-finals.” “At Winnetonka I also

coached baseball under Benny Cain, another great man from whom I learned a lot,” Ross said. “My advice to young coaches is always to start with great men like Benny Cain and Dan Stanley. You’ll never go wrong in your coaching career if you follow the lead of men like them.” As with many coaches, Ross is less inclined to talk about his own successes and legacy. In his 32.5 years with the district, he coached all 32, while serving 31 as head coach. In addition to teaching, and coaching baseball and football at Winnetonka, he coached basketball there for six years. At Oak Park he also coached basketball for a couple years in addition to football and baseball. During his tenure at Oak Park, he was the athletic director for 15 years and assistant principal for 12. In recognition of his outstanding career accomplishments, Keith Ross was named to the Missouri Football Coaches Hall of Fame in 2007. When asked how many students he’d coached over the years, Ross said there were too many to count, but what he does remember are the players themselves and the coaches who assisted him. “There were a lot of great coaches and players over the years — many players who went on to play NAIA ball or played NCAA Division I or Division II. But most gratifying are the many that stayed or returned to our community. I see them coaching Little League baseball or kids at the middle and high school level. That’s impressive. I love seeing them give back,” he added. Ross knows well the sacrifice students and their families make for the sake of athletics. His oldest son played Division I baseball at David Lipscomb University in Nashville, and will be a graduate assistant next year in the athletic office as he completes his master’s degree. Because of his own coaching obligations at the high school, Ross has been able to watch his son play only four times in the past two years — not counting a few times via the Internet. Missing those games is something Ross has grown to accept as part of his commitment to Oak Park. As he ponders how to spend his retirement years, one thing will always be true for Ross — a life-long coach never loses his love of the game or his respect for the men and women who play them. — North Kansas City Schools

A significant program relocation took effect recently to provide more localized services for Clay County residents with developmental disabilities and their families. Targeted case management provided by the Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities is shifting to services coordinated by the Clay County Developmental Disabilities Resources Board contracted through the Center for

Human Services. Although some of the case managers may remain the same, the programs will be administered in local offices rather than the state’s Regional Office on Admiral Boulevard in Downtown Kansas City. Nearly 1,000 Clay County residents with developmental disabilities are served through the Kansas City regional office and will be transitioned over a two-year period. Now in its 40th year, the DDRB oversees services for people with developmental

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County Dems to begin delegate selection Missouri Democrats will once again have the opportunity to vote and express their preference for the Democratic presidential nominee while they begin the process of electing delegates to the Missouri State Convention. Mass meetings for the 2012 delegate selection process will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday March 29. Clay County’s meeting will be at North Kansas City Community Center, 1999 Iron St., North Kansas City. A meeting will take place in each Missouri county, and delegates and alternates will be elected to attend the next step of the delegate selection process. Individuals wishing to run for national convention delegate do not need to elected at the mass meeting level. The Missouri Democratic Party recommends that Missouri voters wishing to participate in the state party’s delegate selection process attend a mass meeting in their county. Delegate selection participants should contact their county committee chair for more information. For a list of contact information, visit the Missouri Democratic Party’s website at missouridems.org/localcommittees. A list of mass meeting locations is available on the Missouri Democratic

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Party website at www.mis- at the Gladstone Commusou r idems.org /content/ nity Center, 6901 N. Hollocations. mes. To view a registration form, visit www.gladstone. mo.us. Flotilla 30-1 of the U.S. For additional informa- Coast Guard Auxiliary tion, call 423-4091. will offer the About Boating Safely course at the Clay County Courthouse Annex, 1901 N.E. 48th St. in Kansas City North. This course will be held Registration is under way twice this spring: for the 19th annual Theatre • 9 a.m. to about 4 p.m. in the Park Golf Classic. Saturday, April 21. Participants will help Reg istration beg ins • 9 a.m. to about 4 p.m. support the Gladstone Amphitheatre, home of Monday, March 26, for an Saturday, May 5. For more information Gladstone Theatre in the expedition to the Land about the course, call Park, at the tournament Down Under. This class for youth in 682-6552. Thursday, Aug. 23, at The auxiliary also prothe Paradise Pointe Golf third through fifth grades will be from Monday to vides free vessel safety Course in Smithville. The format is a three- Friday, July 16 to 20, at checks. To schedule one, flight, four-player scramble the Gladstone Commu- visit www.safetyseal.net with a shotgun start at 1 nity Center. The cost is or call 682-6552. $95 per participant. Other Coast Guard recp.m. Students will learn to ommendations to help The player entry fee of $105 per person or $200 speak a little “Aussie,” keep boaters safe include: per twosome includes develop your cartography • Light-weight and comgreen fee, cart, lunch and skills, research animals fortable life jackets; native to Australia and • Hand-held V HF beverages. marine radio with extra Cash prizes will be award- more. They also will use batteries; ed for all flights, including closest to the pin, longest art, music, videos and • Hand-held or mountdrive and a putting con- research skills to explore ed GPS unit; • Up-to-date navigatest. Door prizes will be the Australian continent. awarded at the end of the The class is limited to tional charts; • Emergency Position tournament. This year’s 25, and participants will grand prize is a 2012 Buick need to bring a sack lunch Indicating Radio Beasponsored by Mike Steffens each day. cons; of Randy Reed PontiacTo register, contact • Emergency signaling Buick-GMC. Parks & Recreation, inside kits with flares, signal All proceeds from this Gladstone City Hall, 7010 mirror, whistle, etc.; tournament help with costs N. Holmes or at the Glad• Kill switch leash that associated with the annual stone Community Center, stops the engine if the Gladstone Theatre In The 6901 N. Holmes. boater falls overboard; • Carbon monoxide Park productions. For more information, The registration deadline call 423-4085. detector. is Wednesday, Aug. 15. Registration will be accepted at Parks & Recreation inside Gladstone City Hall, 7010 N. Holmes Jesus Gladstone, MO 64118, by Has Risen! mail (Attn: TIP Golf) and

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Business Notes Megan Richardson has joined Tri-County Mental Health Services as a mental health professional in the area of medical services. A resident of Kansas City, Richardson brings a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kansas and a master’s degree in counseling psychology from

the University of St. Mary. She worked most recently as a therapist with Autism Concepts in Lenexa, Kan. She also served as a psychology intern at the Rainbow Mental Health center in Kansas City, Kan., and as an associate counselor with Preferred Family Healthcare in Kansas City.

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Bullies need an attitude adjustment We hear a lot about bullying these days. I’m not making light of this serious problem that has been going on since Cain and Able, and nobody seems to have good answers as to how a child can satisfactorily cope with a bully. I can just tell you how I dealt with bullies growing up and what worked for me. When I was a kid, I was rarely bullied. Oh, occasionally someone would try to pick on me. If they did, I would suddenly be transformed into a pint-sized holy terror. I would kick and bite, pull hair and punch them, even if they were bigger than me — and they usually were. Perhaps, they were caught by surprise when I head-butted them in the stomach and started waling on them. Since I had mostly boys to play with, I was accustomed to getting into fistfights and more often than not emerging the victor. Once the skirmish was over, though, we’d go back to building huts in the woods, catching snakes and swinging on a rope into the creek. I remember going from sixth grade to junior high, a time when kids can be particularly vicious. I had nightmares about making the transition, worried about not remembering my locker combination and wandering lost in the cavernous building with all its hallways as I looked for my next class. It was in gym that the

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When I was a kid, I was rarely bullied. Oh, occasionally someone would try to pick on me. If they did, I would suddenly be transformed into a pint-sized holy terror. moment of truth came. A big, blond girl decided she was going to throw me into one of those wheeled, canvassided laundry baskets that you throw towels in. In the Cheyenne, Wyo., of my youth, the Mexicans lived mostly on the south and west side of town; the blacks on the west side; and the whites almost exclusively on the north and east sides. Blondie was from the north side of town, and we had never met. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw her coming. I braced myself and used her momentum to my advantage. Into the laundry basket she tumbled with a stunned look on her face. The other girls laughed, and Blondie never tried that stunt with me again. I don’t remember the

gym teacher intervening. I was 16 before I encountered another bully. Her name was Carmen, and she belonged to a girl gang known as The Jokers. Carmen came from the west side and I knew was not one to be trifled with. When she started calling me names and pushing me for dating a white guy, I had no choice but to fight. Carmen was not big, but she had a reputation for being tough. I soon realized I was in for the fight of my life, but somehow I wound up straddling her and had her by the hair, pounding her head on the ground. That’s when the cops showed up. An officer grabbed me around the waist and lifted me up while I continued swinging my arms and kicking. They told us to break it up. My fingernails were torn and bleeding, and Carmen had bitten me, which I didn’t even feel. But I had the biggest bruise on my upper arm that turned black and purple and green and yellow. Emboldened that I had put up a good fight, I walked to town a few days later to let The Jokers know that I would not be intimidated. My mother had told me she had seen Carmen and her face was a mess. Those girls never bothered me after that, and I was glad of it. I never wanted a rematch with Carmen, and I guess she felt the same way.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Reps provide new windows into making laws During the contentious debate over President Obama’s health care law in Washington D.C., former U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said that “we have to pass the bill so you can find out what’s in it.” That’s a wrongheaded approach for Washington and the opposite of what we’re doing here in Missouri. For the first time ever, Missourians can now access amendments to legislation online before they are considered by the full House. While this may sound small, it has the potential to bring great change to the lawmaking process in Missouri. Two years ago, the House implemented a new tracking program that has paid great dividends for taxpayers. Before then, legislators received 1.1 million pages of paper on their desks in the House chamber every year. Last year that number had dropped 80 percent and the cost of printing has gone down substantially. Information is more organized and legislators are better prepared for upcoming debates. It’s harder for unscrupulous legislators to sneak things into bills. There’s an old saying that making laws is like making sausage — you may like the end product, but you don’t want to see it being made. Sometimes, though, a little input up front can save lots of time and effort, making the end result more palatable. In the past people could follow bills, but it wasn’t until after the bills were adopted that they would be able to find

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out what changes were made to them. Every once in a while, constituents call to let us know that we passed a bill that will create a new problem even bigger than the original problem we were trying to fix. These legislative failures often occur because the law-making process isn’t as transparent as it could be. It used to be considered reasonable that House members would re-write a simple 20-page bill into a 200-page behemoth on the last day of session, have it printed and distributed, and suddenly that day, it went to the governor to become law. We have put roadblocks in the way of that practice in the Missouri House by requiring a new version of a bill to be submitted at least one day in advance, though more time for review would be even better. As your elected state representatives, we work for you in Jefferson City. It’s our job to do the best we can to make good laws that govern all Missourians. Unlike the now-infamous statement of Pelosi, we want you to have more opportunities to help us shape the laws we will all live under. If you are interested in learning how to view House amendments and help us craft more effective laws, please visit www.house.mo.gov and click on “help finding amendments” under “Related Links.” Thank you for the opportunity to serve. Rep. Myron Neth of Liberty serves Missouri House District 34. Rep. T.J. Berry of Kearney serves House District 35. Rep. Ryan Silvey of Kansas City serves House District 38.

Like mother like daughter Nicknames usually are given without input from the person who will later be expected to respond to the new moniker. Some are predictable, though, and when my daughter was born I looked forward to the day when she would start calling me “Mommy.” My little Sprout bypassed “Ma-Ma” even though “Da-Da” was an early vocabulary favorite. Between her first and second birthdays I was “Mommy.” In fact, she often challenged anyone within a few feet with a steady stare and the declaration, “That my mommy.” Then, during a visit from my own mother, Sprout realized I had a first name. I had officially become “Mamie” to my in-laws when my nephew was learning to talk, so I took her adoption of this mispronunciation of my name in stride. It’s not like it made her forget who I was. Cashiers, the other kids playing at the park and even our cats still were told, “That my mommy,” when they would get too close. “Mamie” lost its novelty pretty quickly, and it was several months until Sprout tested out the next alias. The first “Mama” was delivered as a question, as if she wasn’t sure I would know she was talking to me or whether I would respond. But I did, and she was delighted. “Mama?”

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As I’ve tried to navigate the minefields of parenting, I’ve tried to model good habits for Sprout to emulate. Being silly sometimes is one of them I’m glad she has embraced. “Yes?” “Mama.” “Yes?” “Mama. Mama. Mama. Mama!” Giggles followed, and this scene was repeated several times each day for weeks. Now I know that her pronunciation of “Mama” is like a conductor’s call of “all aboard.” The silly train is about to depart. As I’ve tried to navigate the minefields of parenting, I’ve tried to model good habits for Sprout to emulate. Being silly sometimes is one of them I’m glad she has embraced. On the other end of the spectrum, she has adopted one of my

methods of dealing with my mom, and I’m not as thrilled to be on the receiving end of those comments. There is a tale-tell sigh and then “Yes, Mother” in response to questions which Sprout thinks have obvious answers or which she knows are not queries than can be answered with a “no.” “Sprout, can you help me pick up these toys?” Sigh. “Yes, Mother.” “Sprout, do you like that ice cream?” Sigh. “Yes, Mother.” “Sprout, it’s time to sit on the potty.” Sigh. “Yes, Mother, I know.” I’ve done my share of sighing, yes-mothering and I-knowing. “Amy, did you know you can buy new drip pans for the stovetop if they won’t come clean?” Sigh. “Yes, Mother.” “Amy, if you need an upholstery staple gun so you can replace the fabric on your dining room chairs, I have one you can borrow.” Sigh. “Yes, Mother.” “Amy, you probably should nip Sprout’s back-talking in the bud.” Sigh. “Yes, Mother, I know.” Truth be told, it isn’t all that bad. My little Sprout is exploring the adult behaviors she sees me model and the language I use. I hope she’s not truly exasperated with me at age 2. Regardless, I’m still proud when she tells people, “That my mommy.”

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

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pounds flat cut corned beef brisket 12-ounce bottle Guinness draught (do not use Guinness stout, as it will turn bitter) medium yellow onion, peeled and cut into wedges garlic cloves, minced bay leaf teaspoon ground cinnamon to 1/4 quarter teaspoon ground cloves (to taste) teaspoon ground allspice teaspoon ground black pepper head cabbage, cut into wedges, rinsed and drained medium white potatoes, peeled and quartered to 2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces

Rinse corned beef under cold water and pat dry. In a Dutch oven, or other large pot

with cover, brown corned beef well on all sides over high heat. Pour Guinness over the meat and add enough water to just cover the brisket. Add the onion, garlic, bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and pepper to the pot. Bring pot to a boil and skim off any foam. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover pot and simmer for 3 hours. Add carrots, then potatoes and then the cabbage wedges to the pot. Cover pot, and continue cooking until meat and vegetables are tender (about 20 to 30 minutes). Remove meat and vegetables to warm serving platter/dishes, leaving the cooking liquid/sauce in the pot. Over high heat, bring the cooking liquid to a boil, and cook until the amount of liquid is reduced by half (about 10 minutes). Slice the corned beef; serve with the vegetables and the sauce on the side. Note: Corned beef should always be sliced across the grain. — Metro Creative

Saint Patrick’s Day is rife with tradition. Community parades, Irish music and, of course, a few adult beverages are just a few of those traditions, each of which helps make Saint Patrick’s Day a beloved holiday for men, women and children regardless of their heritage or religion. Another Saint Patrick’s Day tradition is cooking and enjoying Irish cuisine, including corned beef and cabbage. For those entertaining a few friends this Patty’s Day, consider the following recipe for “Corned Beef and Cabbage in Guinness,” courtesy of Food.com.

METRO CREATIVE

Irish-made Guinness draught can be added to corned beef for a different flavor for this traditional St. Patrick’s Day dish.

Relive Jesse James’s funeral

Mortician-turned-author to speak at Jesse James Farm on embalming practices of 1800s By Angie Anaya Borgedalen When Lee Ward was a little boy growing up in the Chilhowee area, he didn’t want to be a cowboy, fireman or baseball player. He wanted to be an u nder ta ker. A defining event that set Lee Ward him on his career path was the death of his grandmother, who was killed in an automobile wreck. Ward has now spent more than 50 years in the death business. Today he maintains a funeral museum in his basement in Independence. “I was 9 years old when I decided I wanted to be an undertaker,” Ward said. “In the small towns where I grew up, undertakers were heroes. They wore suits and they were well thought of.” Ward, 65, who has written four books, including “Coffins, Kits and More!” about embalming practices of the Civil War era, will speak about the funeral of outlaw Jesse James at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at the theater in the Jesse James Farm and Museum in Kearney. The program is free, but regular fees apply for museum admission. Jesse, living under the alias Thomas Howard, was killed by a member of his gang in St. Joseph on April 3, 1882. According to information provided by Beth

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Beckett, Clay County historic sites supervisor, Jesse’s body was accompanied by family and friends back to Kearney. A news account of the times said the train carrying Jesse’s body arrived after midnight and the coffin was taken to the Kearney Hotel, where crowds of people had gathered. The news of Jesse’s death made headlines all across the country. “The scene was terrible. There were shrieks, moans and curses,” according to a New York Times article. The headline in the St. Joseph Daily Gazette was “Jesse by Jehova.” Ward said Jesse’s body was ice cooled, not embalmed. “The actual funeral took place in a church, which was unusual for this time period, as most funerals were done at home,” Ward said. Jesse was buried in the front yard of the family home in Kearney and eventually an 8-foot tall tombstone was erected that was chipped away by souvenir hunters. Zerelda, Jesse’s mother, sold pebbles to visitors that she gathered and sprinkled on the grave, said Liz Murphy, a tour guide at the farm. “His body was moved in 1902 to Mt. Olivet Cemetery (in Kearney) so he could be with his wife,” Murphy said. Ward said embalming as we know it today began during the Civil War because families, especially those from

■ What: “Jesse James: More Dead than Alive” ■ Who: Speaker Lee Ward ■ When: 4 p.m. Saturday, April 7 ■ Where: Jesse James Farm in Kearney ■ Information: 736-8500 or jessejamesmuseum. org ■ Cost: Free the North, wanted their loved ones’ remains CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Jesse JamesMuseum returned home. Because of massive casualties Outlaw Jesse James lies in his coffin after being fatally shot by during the War Between a member of his gang. the States, embalming became a way of preparing bodies for transport and viewing, he ‘‘ said. ’’ “More than 600,000 men died, and less than VANITY FAIR, Bruce Handy a third were embalmed, ‘‘ almost all from the North,” Ward said. that is funny, tender and ultimately moving.’’ SCREENDAILY, Mark Adams “Prior to the Civil War, embalming was not ‘‘ practiced in the United States.” ’’ Ward trained at the FIRSTSHOWING.NET, Alex Billington California College of Mortuary Science in Los Angeles. After graduation in 1967, he returned to Missouri and owned funeral homes in Chilhowee and Urich, and later worked for a large metropolitan f uneral home. To tour Ward’s funeral museum, email lward@yahoo.com or call 254-9444.

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Liberty Editor Angie Anaya Borgedalen can be reached at 389-6636 or aborgedalen@npgco.com.

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Individual(s) to contract with the Liberty Tribune to sell newspaper subscriptions at local businesses in the Liberty and Kearney areas. Flexible hours. Interested individuals can call (816) 719-1224 or by email at stephaniecates@npgco.com.

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La Petite Academy is seeking Lead Teachers for our Kansas City schools. Must have degree in ECE, CDA or 12 ECE credits & 1 yr. of exp. Visit our job fair on March 31st from 9am-12pm at 9371 North Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64155 To apply now, email your resume to scraig@lapetite.com or call 816-407-1414 Ask about our Sign-on bonus! EOE

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Applicants that meet the above requirements may apply for the apprenticeship program. Applications taken the last Monday of each month at Builders Association Education and Training Center, 105 W. 12th Ave., North Kansas City, MO 64116 Once the application is complete you will receive a list of contractors that are signatory to Local 15. From this list you can contact those contractors, if you find one willing to hire you, you must receive a “Letter of Intent to Hire” from the contractor. At that time you will need to contact the Apprenticeship & Training office for an appointment to finish your applications and to take a drug screen.

Call 816-595-4135 to learn more about the program. All applicants are afforded equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age or disability.

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Healthcare

CNAs All shifts Please apply in person. 2201 Glen Hendren Dr • Liberty

Smithville Marine Immediate work available Boat Sales Service Writer Boat Cleaning Accessories Retail Clerk Apply online only www.SmithvilleMarine.com Spring is almost here. Get your real estate license NOW! Class starts April 2 in Gladstone. Free catalog. 816-455-2087. www.realestateprepschool.com

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Personal Services Hiring Nurse Aides and CNA’S for Clay and Ray Counties, part to full time.Vacation pay & insurance available. 877-890-2130.

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Wanted- Gardner to help with cleaning, trimming and general yard care. No mowing. 454-3491.

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All Northland Area

Financial

JANITORIAL OFFICE CLEANING

2-5 evenings/wk

Individuals, Partners, Retirees ● PT, 4-hour shift ● No weekends

Worlds of Fun • Gladstone • Liberty Barry Rd / I-29

(816) 472-8181 K.K. Custom Clay County Opportunity Community Relations Coordinator For position description and minimum requirements visit www.claycountymo.gov or pick up an application at: Clay County Human Resources 1 Courthouse Sq. Liberty, MO 64068 EOE/M/F/D/V FARM CARETAKER: Horse farm near Liberty needs caretaker for farm maintenance, feeding, cleaning stalls, and putting up hay. Applicant must be drug and criminal record free. Competitive salary. 816-218-2407. KCCC is looking for Qualified Counselors with a minimum of CRADC certification through MSA PCB. Positions are located in Liberty and Kansas City. EOE Send resume to: pamlane@kccommunityctr.org

RESIDENTIAL CLEANERS

M-F, 8a-5p. Up to $10 /hr., paid weekly. Must be insured driver w/vehicle. Apply in person at 9am, M-F, The Cleaning Authority, 7624 N Oak Trfwy., Gladstone, MO 64118. 816-420-0909

HELP WANTED Check out the opportunities in this week’s classifieds.

Situations Wanted

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Business Opportunity

Ding Dong AVON calling!! $10 to start. Let’s talk!! Call/email: Kathy Dilley 816-781-7798 or dilleykj@aol.com

200-599

Business Services 201

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Handyman

FAMILY MAN NEEDS WORK

Lawncare, gar. & bas. cleaning, odd jobs, hauling.

816-320-3990

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Hauling

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A L L T H I N G S M E TA L Appliances • Water Heaters Furnaces • AC Units Outdoor Items • Scrap Metal 816-682-0123

#1 HAULING

Trash, brush, construction trash, household items, also junk cars.

816-781-5757

GENERAL HAULING House cleanouts, heavy appliances, yard cleanup. Haul and dispose. Fully insured, In business 24 yrs. 816-454-0289 www.steveshauling.com

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Public Notice

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House Cleaning

# 1 JA N E A’ s Professional Housecleaning, LLC Complete Service, Reasonable Rates, Serving Liberty &The Northland. Supplies Furnished. Insured • Licensed• Bonded 816-868-5024 Mature, reliable woman, excellent work, references, reasonable thorough. Free estimates. 816-824-9604

Lawn Maintenance

378

Lawn care services, mowing, triming & various other services. Free estimates, call Tim @ 816-7977299.

380

Lawn Mowing

Anthony’s Lawn Care Call for free estimate. Mowing, Edging, Fertilizing 816-519-7174

Kyle’s Precision Lawn • Lawn Mowing

• Spring Clean Up

Will beat anyone’s prices.

816-349-1643

Public Notice

NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY

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Auction Date: March 22, 2012 @ 11:00am

Please come in and register no later than 10:30am

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CELEBRATING AMERICA’S LOVE OF FOOD Published the first week of every month.

Painting

Missouri Concealed Carry Course Sat. March 31 at the Liberty Club Room inside the new Hyvee.

w w w. m a t c h p o i n t f i r e a r m s . c o m or contact Ray Graham at

816-289-9713

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Announcements Found Misc.

FOUND- Sunglases in SERC parking lot 2/24. Kanning Ortho next door. Please call to verify. Jessica 816-349-0964.

Everything must go! Paddle boat, hot tub, go-cart, fishing supplies & tackle, yard equipment & tools, paintball guns, office supplies, games, & much more.

13618 Scottie Circle 3/16-17, 8a-noon.

860

Liberty Garage Sales

700-799

Merchandise 729

Furniture

MOVING Must Sell- Beautiful antique bedroom furniture, 5 pc. queen size. Sofa bed-queen- like new. See to appreciate. 582-7011.

768

Country Kids Child Care

Quality, dependable childcare conveniently located close to Liberty and Kearney. 620-952-2554.

410

Musical Instruments

Pets/Pet Supplies

Bloodhounds, AKC registered, Red or Black/Tan, UTD S/W, $400. Tonganoxie. 913-481-2949.

CHILDCARE- Breakfast, lunch & snacks. Large fenced yard. Central Gladstone. 816-436-4714

816-813-7391

816-289-9713

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Childcare Provided

Liberty • Kearney Excelsior Springs Mosby 37 years experience. Infants-school age. Montessori pre-school in a country setting.

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New & used Pianos on sale at Meyer Music Call: Bette (816)228-5656 or Mike (913)491-6636

Appliance Repair

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We can provide the pistol if you don’t have one.

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Washer & Dryer Repair 816-436-3914

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at the Liberty Club Room inside the new Hyvee. Bring your own pistol, learn the basics, and get to shoot it!

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NRA Pistol Orientation for Women Sat. March 24

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All contents of the following units #64 Barbara Gumm, , #117 Keota Litthong, #159 Jacob Wood, #160 Helen Brasher, #163 Charolette Brewer, #172 Cassandra Boley. Auction to be held at Pioneer Park Mini Storage

AC/Heating

Rheem Furnance & 2.5 AC $3395 Installed

is looking to contract youth ages 12-15 to sell newspaper subscriptions door to door in the Liberty area. Interested individuals can call (816) 719-1224 or by email at stephaniecates@npgco.com.

Applicants MUST provide copies of their birth certificate, high school diploma or GED certificate when making application. Duplicate copies of the original documents should be submitted, as they will be kept by the committee.

SALES OPPORTUNITY Are you a driven, independent, goal setter looking for more than a job, looking for a career with unlimited growth opportunity??? $30,000 a year with bonuses and training. Don’t miss out on joining a winning team. Please call today at 816-848-0312 to schedule an appointment or fax your resume to 816-630-9727.

Min. 18 yrs. of age High School Graduate or GED Must be able to perform essential job functions of the trade DD214 if Veteran Drug screening required before employment

Hey, teenagers! Want to earn extra money?

Wanted To Buy/Trade

Diabetic test strips wanted- up to $10 for extra, unused boxes. 816510-2301.

850-899

Garage Sales North 856

Kansas City North Garage Sales

Garage /Moving Sale- Benson Place- 9802 N. Smalley. Thurs., Fri., Sat., 7:30a-3p. All must go!

9 7 7 H o l l y D r. 3/16-3/17 • 7am

Washer & dryer, baby clothes, maternity clothes, children’s books & games, bassinett, baseball gear, lots of others. Everything quality & clean.

880

Estate Sales

5819 NW 108th Court- 64154. Huge sale 3/16-17-18. 9:15a-4p, Limited entry, furniture, lots of power & hand tools, collecitbles antiques, house full of misc. www.classicestatesaleskc.com

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1 N. Water. St., Liberty. 3/15-3/17 Thurs./Fri. 10-6 & Sat. 10-3. Cool antiques, Drexel hutches, couches, air compressor, tools, complete bedroom sets, primitives, signed original art, unique collectibles, and much more!!! Only 3 days each month. Grab the opportunity!

Sell it in the Classifieds! Call 816.389.6618

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Duplexes

Homes For Sale 1085

Smithville Homes

Beautiful 3,900 sq ft home, 1.5 story, 8.9 acres on city limit edge. Call 816-665-9055 or visit SmithvilleHomeForSale.com

2 BR, 1BA off Vivion & BrightonC/A, garage, appl. $600, $250 dep. 436-7871

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3 BR, 1.5 BA Duplex in Liberty, all appliances included except fridge, 1 car garage. W/D hookups.

$799 per mo + deposit. Call June 816-454-7171

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Land For Rent

Pasture: 21 acres with pond for rent, Kearney area on 136th St. 816-350-2889.

816.781.4941 816.454.9660

1300-1499

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Automotive 1344

Lexus

Professionally Managed by Charles F. Curry Real Estate Company

2BR, 1 BA, $575 /mo.+ $585 dep. 1 yr. lease. 781-5600

4-PLEX- 2 BR, C/A, appls.,

water paid, newly remodeled. $500/mo + $150 dep., 436-7871

1200-1299

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Homes For Rent

LIBERTY- 2BR, 1BA, $650/mo $860/dep., 816-781-5600. LIBERTY- 3BR, 1.5BA, 1 car garage, $800/mo., 816-781-5600. LIBERTY- 3BR, 2.5BA, 1 car garage, $850/mo., 816-781-5600.

1090 For Sale By Owner FOR

SALE

831 Spring Court- In Liberty. 3BR, 1.5 bath, 1 car garage. W/D hookups, appliances. $800 /mo. + $700 dep. (816)454-2665.

Sell it in the Classifieds! Call 816.389.6618 1090 For Sale By Owner BY

OWNER

Liberty Duplex, $625/month, 1 year lease. Two bedroom duplex in an established Liberty neighborhood.Huge Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Kitchen with new stove & refrigerator , washer dryer hook ups in lower level with additional storage, Trash , water & lawn care all included. Call 781-1326 or 853-9880 for more information.

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LIBERTY- 1bdrm- 1 yr lease, gas & water paid, no pets, $490 mo. 781-5600 1 month free call for info- spacious 1BR Apt., quiet neighorhood near Ford Plant $435/mo. 741-3920. 11147 N McGee- cute 1BR apt in 4plex, stove, fridge, microwave, w/d incl, carpet & blinds, all util pd. $475, $350 dep. Must qualify. 436-4415.

1BR- close to Ford Plant, appls, C/A, water pd, pool, no pets. $405 /mo + $100 dep, 436-7871

$188,700 Call for appointment (816)854-0528

723 Crabapple Lane, Liberty, MO

Beautiful 3BR, 2 1/2 BA in Clay Meadows Beautiful kitchen w/island/main floor laundry, jacuzzi tub in master bath, Double garage, spacious finished family room walks out to huge fenced back yard. New paint inside/out. Close to Elementary school/swimming pool. Check out our website www.723CrabappleLane-Liberty.webs.com

FOR SALE BY OWNER

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781-4460

Liberty Court Apts

Townhouse in New Mark First Townhouse Association

10020 N. Cherry Dr. KCMO 64155 Excellent location- access to 152 Hwy. 291 Hwy., 169 Hwy. Close to shopping, short drive to KCI, 15 min. to downtown.

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LIBERTY- 2bdrms- 1 yr lease, no pets, $490 mo. 781-5600 4-Plex Gladstone 2br, appl, c/a, w/d hk-ups, clean credit req. Owner. $495. 816-587-5544

(816)415-3537

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Cherokee Village Apartments Liberty, MO

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DODGE- 2005 Ram 1500, High Top Wheel Chair van w/lift & power chair. 816-415-3245. LINCOLN- 2000 Signature, Silver, power sunroof, 152,000 miles, $3500. 816-415-3245.

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Sunday, March., 18 • 11:00 A.M. Earnest Shepherd Center 610 E. Shepherd Rd., Liberty, MO From K.C., take i-35N to 69Hwy (Exit 20). Turn S. on 33 Hwy to Shepherd Rd. E. to auction. Selling many antiques & collectibles, from an estate packed away since 1970s; Old Springfield Dbl Bbl. .410 Shotgun; Old Lures; Furniture; Lots Glassware; Much Depression Glass; Old Kitchen; Primitives; HP China; RS Prussia; Germany; Nice Pottery; Rookwood Bowl; Fulper Vase; Roseville; Hull; Vintage Items; Old Buttons; Jewelry; 100s of boxes still to be unpacked.

EARLY PUBLIC NOTICE To: All Interested Agencies, Groups, & Individuals The City of Liberty, Missouri See Website for photos! is proposing to provide assistance STEVE RITTER AUCTION for the location of an automotive EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO. assembly process plant, referred to (816) 630-1252 • Steve & Steven Ritter as Project Victory, to lot 7 in Heartw w w. r i t t e r a u c t i o n . c o m land Meadows. The project will  involve the construction of a 180,000 SF industrial building on  45 acre site; extension of water and GUN AUCTION AUCTION sewer, construction of acceleraSaturday, March., 17 • 10:30 A.M. tion/deceleration lanes on US HighEarnest Shepherd Center way 69 and driveway drainage way 610 E. Shepherd Rd., Liberty, MO improvements will involve general From K.C., take i-35N to 69Hwy (Exit 20). Turn S. on grading and permanent fill of 625 33 Hwy to Shepherd Rd. E. to auction. LF of ephemeral stream and 0.19 Over 75 Nice Guns!!! Rare Mauser Broomhandle Pistol; Rare Winchester acres of wetlands for general site 1901 Lever Action 10ga; Nice Antique Winchesters; Winchester grading and development. One Commemoratives; Colt; Browning; Remington; Savage; Marlin; Ruger; Rifles; Shotguns; Handguns; Full Listing on Website; roadway culvert will result in culOwners; Bob & Donna Smith. vert fill of an additional 158 LF of See Website for photos! intermittent stream, and angular STEVE RITTER AUCTION rock is proposed for energy dissipaE X C ELSIOR SPRINGS, MO. tion in channel bases and sides for (816) 630-1252 • Steve & Steven Ritter the surface armoring of an addiw w w. r i t t e r a u c t i o n . c o m tional 170 LF of streams. The proj-  ect avoids 2,327 LF of ephemeral and intermittent streams located in a designated wetland. The City of Liberty is interested in discussing alternatives to this project and securing public perceptions of March 25th • 3pm possible adverse impacts that Plattsburg MO. could result from the project and possible mitigation measures. Clinton CO. Youth Bldg This notice is required by Section 1 mile east of town on HWY 116. 2(a)(4) of Executive Order 11988 for floodplain management and Antiques, Household, Coins, Lawnmowers, Section (b) of Executive Order Vintage items, Collectibles. 11990 for protection of wetlands, and is implemented by HUD Reg816-560-5681 ulations found at 24 CFR 55. Written comments must be www.mcquerreyauctions.com received by March 30, 3012 at the following address: (Karan Johnson, Planning & Economic Development Director, City of Liberty, 101 E. Kansas, PO Box 159, Liberty, Missouri 64068 and/or 816-439Saturday, March 17, 11:00 AM 4532. 9618 Lancaster Rd. • Liberty, MO Greg Canuteson, Location: From Liberty east on State Highway H to Lancaster Rd., Mayor of City of Liberty North to auction. Watch for signs Published: Camper/3 horse RV Combo * Truck: 1995 Chevrolet Silverado, March 15, 2012

Consignment Auction

$89,900.00

2 Bedroom, 1 Full Bath, 2 half Baths, Fireplace, Full Finished Walk-out Basement, Enclosed Back Yard w/ Storage Shed. Appliances Stay, Ceiling Fans, Energy Efficient. For appointment, call Bill Lowe

Lexus ES300 2002, loaded, 72K miles, excellent condition, 1 owner, 25 mpg, GPS, heated seats. $13,500. 816-454-7250.

(816) 781-6537

Lg 1br, 1ba, most util paid, Liberty $425. No Pets. 225-7783 OAK TREE APTS (2004 Swift Ave, NKC)

Studios with Kitchen

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(816) 452-0099

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Notice of Sale NOTICE OF LEIN SALE Claycomo Village Stor-it will sell the following units: 118Richards; 271-Kenney. Sale to be held Sat. April 7, 2012 at 10a.m., cash only. 339 NE 69 Hwy, Claycomo, Mo. Published: March 15, 2012

quad cab, dually, 42,000 miles. * Arabian Horses: 11 yr. old purebred proven broodmare, SIDS positive 5 yr. old purebred Arabian gelding, American Royal champion and has won many halter classes. Both horses will sell with reserve. * Tractor & Equipment * Lawn & Garden * Trailers * Saddles & Tack: 4 older western saddles and 1 English jumping saddle and some misc. tack. * Household & Collectibles * Farm Items & Misc: Large lot of corral panels; 2 large bale rings, some little bales of alfalfa and grass hay. Small new air compressor, air tank

Auctioneer’s Note: For terms, photos or more info check our website. Please plan to attend this nice auction. Food and Restrooms available.

Owner:

Office Space

First Month’s Rent Free! Gladstone professional office space for lease with high traffic street exposure. Large reception area, 2 private offices with kitchenette. Off 169 & Englewood Rd. 914 sq.ft., $10.50/sq.ft. Call Terri 816-808-4817.

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Professionally managed by Charles F. Curry R/E Co.

1225

Apartments

Chev-T Arabians Judy Tate

Full-Time Certified Licensed Auctioneer and Real Estate Broker

Claycomo- Quaint neighborhood, close to shopping, schools & hwys. Single lots $315. Water and sewer paid, yards mowed.

1225

Apartments

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Gladstone - 2 BR, squeaky clean, quiet neighborhood, well maintained, close shopping, retirement allowance, no pets. $575/month. Call 453-7870

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Gladstone Dispatch A13

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Marriage Licenses MARRIAGE LICENSES RECORDED IN CLAY COUNTY FEB. 27 THROUGH MARCH 2, 2012: ■ SEAN RICHARD ROHLFING, 24, KANSAS CITY, KRISTIN MARIE JOHNSON, 23, KANSAS CITY; ■ BRANDON LEE CLEVENGER, 22, LIBERTY, TIFFANY AGNES GREGORY, 21, LIBERTY; ■ CRAIG MICHAEL BOHNERT, 54, MISSION, KS, BEVERLY HAAS DELUGEAU, 54, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS; ■ JUSTIN CORLIN COOK, 19, LIBERTY, KARI ALYSSA BJAASTAD, 20, KANSAS

CITY; ■ ERIC PAUL LORENZEN, 29, MERRIAM, KS, ASHLEY RENEE MANSFIELD, 26, MERRIAM, KS; ■ CALEB JAMESON MCDONALD, 22, SAVANNAH, MATTIE JO EPPERSON, 21, KANSAS CITY; ■ JOSHUA PAUL SMITH, 29, EXCELSIOR SPGS, THERESA MARIA MILLER, 27, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS; ■ BRADLEY RAY HOLT, 58, LAWSON, LISA MARIE RHODES, 48, LAWSON; ■ DIANTOINE HUBERT JAMES, 25, KANSAS CITY, JASMINE ANAI TAYLOR,

News in Brief

Tree, shrub bundles available through MDC

23, LEAVENWORTH, KS; ■ JONATHAN RUSSELL LEWIS, 24, KANSAS CITY, JESSICA ANN POKORNEY, 28, KANSAS CITY; ■ JONATHAN DAVID HOCKMAN, 30, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, ROSANGELA OTONI RICHEL, 27, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS; ■ MITCHELL JARELL GANT, 28, NORTH KANSAS CITY, MERCEDES MONIQUE BRYANT, 27, NORTH KANSAS CITY; ■ GLENN JAVON HALL, 25, KANSAS CITY, TAMIA ALICIA DORSEY, 21, KANSAS CITY.

erosion control and wildlife habitat, food and cover. For areas where a variety of seedlings in smaller quantities are needed, there are specialty bundles available. Reservations for trees are filled on a firstThe Clay County University Extension center is distributing order forms for seedling come, first-served basis. Order forms are available at the University trees and shrubs from the Missouri Department of Conservation. Extension Center, 1901 N.E. 48th St. in Kansas These bareroot, 1-, 2- or 3-year-old seed- City in the Clay County Courthouse Annex. lings are available in single-species bundles The order form is also available through the of 25 seedlings for reforestation, windbreaks, MDC website at http://www.mdc.mo.gov/.

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Closed Monday Tues & Wed 9-5 Thurs 9-7 Fri & Sat 9-5

(Formerly the Jem Restaurant)

8 East Franklin • Liberty, MO 64068 Located on the Historic Downtown Square

$

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HOURS: Monday-Thursday 11am to 11pm Friday & Saturday 11am to 1:30am

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A14 Gladstone Dispatch

Thursday, March 15, 2012

On the Record ■ 1125 LOCUST/WARRANT SERVICE ■ 3200 BLOCK NE 59TH TER/ DISORDERLY CONDUCT ■ 6800 BLOCK N OAK TFWY/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ 7010 N HOLMES ST/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ NE 72ND ST AND N OAK TFWY/TRAFFIC DWS ■ 100 BLOCK NE 59TH TER/ FORGERY ■ 5700 BLOCK N OAK TFWY/ VEHICULAR INJURY ■ 7200 BLOCK N M1 HWY/ VEHICULAR INJURY ■ 7010 N HOLMES ST/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ 6400 BLOCK N PROSPECT AV/STEALING MISDEMEANOR ■ NW ENGLEWOOD RD AND N MAIN ST/DUI

MARCH 5 ■ 2500 BLOCK NE 72ND ST/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ 5700 BLOCK N INDIANA AV/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ NE 72ND ST AND N M1 HWY/VEHICULAR NONINJURY ■ 7010 N HOLMES ST/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ 6800 BLOCK N OAK TFWY/ STEALING MISDEMEANOR

MARCH 6

■ 5700 BLOCK N BROADWAY/ VEHICULAR NONINJURY ■ NE SHADY LANE DR AND N PARK AV/VEHICULAR NONINJURY ■ 200 BLOCK NW 63RD ST/ DISORDERLY CONDUCT ■ 7010 N HOLMES ST/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ 415 3RD ST/WARRANT SERVICE ■ 7200 BLOCK N M1 HWY/ STEALING MISDEMEANOR ■ NE 59TH TER AND N OAK TFWY/DUI ■ 7010 N HOLMES ST/ INFORMATION REPORT ■ EXCELSIOR SPRINGS PD/ WARRANT SERVICE

■ 2010 HOWELL ST/WARRANT SERVICE ■ 300 BLOCK NW 62ND TER/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ 7300 BLOCK N BROADWAY/ TRAFFIC DWS ■ 100 BLOCK NW 63RD ST/ DISORDERLY CONDUCT ■ 1600 BLOCK NE 67TH ST/ ANIMAL CONTROL ■ 6500 BLOCK N OAK TFWY/ STEALING MISDEMEANOR ■ 7000 BLOCK N OAK TFWY/ FORGERY ■ 6800 BLOCK N OAK TFWY/ STEALING MISDEMEANOR ■ CLAY COUNTY JAIL/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ 5500 BLOCK N WYANDOTTE ST/DISORDERLY CONDUCT ■ 7000 BLOCK N TROOST AV/ INFORMATION REPORT ■ NE 64TH ST AND N PROSPECT AV/TRAFFIC ARREST ■ NW 65TH ST AND N BROADWAY/WARRANT SERVICE ■ 7001 E 163RD ST/ WARRANT SERVICE

MARCH 3 ■ 3500 BLOCK NE 72ND ST/ DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY ■ 6000 BLOCK N ANTIOCH RD/DUI ■ 8880 CLARK ST/WARRANT SERVICE ■ 7200 BLOCK N M1 HWY/ FORGERY ■ 6600 BLOCK N MCGEE ST/ ASSAULT 1ST DEGREE DV ■ 4900 BLOCK N OLD PIKE RD/STEALING MISDEMEANOR FA

MARCH 7 ■ NE 68TH ST AND N TROOST AV/TRAFFIC DWS ■ 3100 BLOCK NE 65TH TER/ ASSAULT THIRD DV ■ I29 SB VIVION/WARRANT SERVICE ■ NW 64TH ST AND NW 63RD TER/TRAFFIC ARREST DWR ■ NE 65TH ST AND N FOREST AV/INFORMATION REPORT ■ 3600 BLOCK NE BROOKTREE CIR/FRAUD ■ NE 57TH TER AND N FLORA AV/WARRANT SERVICE ■ 7010 N HOLMES ST/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ NW 72ND ST AND N BROADWAY/VEHICULAR INJURY ■ 3900 BLOCK NE SHADY LANE DR/DISORDERLY CONDUCT

MARCH 4 ■ 2400 BLOCK NE PURSELL RD/DISORDERLY CONDUCT ■ 300 BLOCK NE 72ND ST/ INFORMATION REPORT ■ 100 BLOCK NW 72ND ST/ TAMPERING FIRST DEGREE ■ 6900 BLOCK N BALES AV/ NARCOTICS POSSESSION ■ 6000 BLOCK N WOODLAND AV/RAPE FORCIBLE ■ 223 N MEMORIAL DRIVE/ WARRANT SERVICE ■ 6000 BLOCK N BIRCAIN PL/ DISORDERLY CONDUCT ■ 200 BLOCK NE 58TH ST/STEALING MISDEMEANOR (FA) ■ 3500 BLOCK NE 72ND ST/

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Men High Game Jimmie Gibson Jr. Fred Johnson Dan Shields Jon Campbell Kyle Livingston Danny Howell Chris Knabe Women High Game Candace Bleyenberg Wendy Watson Angela Durand Cindy Daniels Amy Chalfant Cecilee Leech Willa Russell

Men High Series Danny Howell Jim Tremain Randy Stayer Scott Brown Jay Stobaugh Chris Knabe

279 279 279 278 278 277 277

Senior Men High Game Larry Pagel 290 John Deatherage 269 Bill Moran 249 Tony Michaels 247 Ray Cracraft 242 Fred Coleman 234

750 737 727 724 724 723

Senior Women High Linda Hughes Pat Needham Linda Henderson Penny Yardley Sharon Otto Artice Kramer

Women High Series Amy Chalfant 672 Kathy Torgerson 661 Kathy Essary 652 Willa Russell 651 Kelly Gibbs 628 Cindy Daniels 621 Sally Mc Coy 621

254 251 246 245 244 244 241

Senior Men High Series John Deatherage 688 Dennis Manthei 675 Larry Pagel 674 Tony Michaels 658 Jerry Donahue 657 Lou Kern 652

Game 225 221 210 209 206 205

Senior Women High Series Linda Hughes 608 Artice Kramer 591 Virginia Norman 583 Penny Yardley 575

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$

20,685

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2012 Chevrolet Colorado Crew LT 4x4 Auto/Tilt/Cruise/AC/Keyless/CD/Full Power/Alloy Wheels/Bedliner/Tow Package/Appearance Package!

$

24,995

2012 Chevrolet Silverado LS 4x4

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$

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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD EXT LT 4x4 Diesel/Allison Auto/Full Power/Park Assist/Remote Start/20” Wheels/Back-Up Camera/Trailering Package/Long Bed MSRP: $51,675

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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze 2LT RS 36 MPG/Auto/Heated Leather/Sunroof/Alloy Wheels/ Very Low Miles/Over $25,000 New!

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2004 Chevrolet Impala Sedan - Service Records - .......... $5555

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD EXT 4x4 .................... $9999

2005 Chrysler Sebring Convertible V6 - Local Trade - ...... $6931

2006 Chevrolet Impala LT - Low Miles .......................$10,635

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe FWD V6 - Local Trade - .............. $7940

2005 Jeep Liberty 4x4 - Looks Like New - ..................$10,968

2006 Chevrolet HHR 2LT - Sunroof/Local Trade - ............ $8888

2007 Chevrolet Uplander - Local Trade - ....................$10,999

2007 Dodge Caliber R/T - Sunroof/Local Trade - ............. $9995

2008 Chevrolet HHR LT - Only 49,000 Miles - ...............$11,481

2008 Chevrolet Impala LS - Local Trade - ..................... $9999

2004 Ford F150 XLT SuperCrew 2WD.........................$13,295

KINDRED

CHEVROLET-FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1922

Sale Ends March 20, 2012 169 & 92 Hwy., Smithville, MO www.kindredchevroletolds.com

532-0900

*Requires a 1999 or newer trade-in to qualify for trade-in bonus cash ($2000 on Silverado 1500/$1000 on Silverado HD Gas/$2750 on Silverado HD Diesel)

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MARCH 2

The following weekly high scores at Gladstone Bowl were submitted by Vicki Bowman.

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WARRANT SERVICE ■ 6800 BLOCK N HOLMES ST/STEALING FELONY ■ 7200 BLOCK N M1 HWY/ INFORMATION REPORT ■ 2400 BLOCK NE 68TH ST/ PROPERTY RECOVERED ■ 7100 BLOCK N BALTIMORE AV/WARRANT SERVICE ■ 00 BLOCK NE 62ND ST/ ASSAULT THIRD DEGREE DV

MARCH 1

On the Lanes


March 15, 2012 Gladstone Dispatch