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Diverse Growth, Eye-Popping Plans and Humor at Luncheon

A variety of developments across the region were highlights of the 2017 Clay County State of the Cities Luncheon March 24. The annual meeting sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council featured reports from representatives of Excelsior Springs, Gladstone, Kansas City, Kearney, Lawson, Liberty, North Kansas City, Pleasant Valley …

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Building Pride Campaign Successful, Liberty Announces Naming Rights for Athletic Complexes

To say there was a lot of excitement in the Board Room at the LPS District Administration Center on Monday afternoon, December 12, 2016, would be an understatement. Flanked by a few dozen large poster boards covered with black draping, Building Pride Co-Chair Shane Davolt introduced the business and corporate …

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2016 Liberty High School Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The 2016 inductees into the Liberty High School Hall of Fame have been announced. Anyone wanting to honor and recognize this group can attend the ceremony on September 29, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at Restoration 1894, 1 East Kansas Street (Liberty Square).  Reservations may be purchased for $40.00 each by …

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HILLCREST HOPE THRIFT STORE CELEBRATES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

Five years ago, renovations were wrapping up at the old Safeway Grocery Store building on Mill Street in Liberty. The Hillcrest Thrift Store was set to open and hosted its ribbon cutting and grand opening with community members, the Liberty Chamber of Commerce, staff, and volunteers all present to celebrate …

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Six area cities recognized as Communities for All Ages

On Friday, June 17, the Mid-America Regional Council recognized the cities of Blue Springs, Gladstone, Mission, Liberty, Raymore and Roeland Park as “Communities for All Ages.” The awards were presented at a meeting of the First Suburbs Coalition at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Drive, Roeland Park, Kansas. …

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Liberty High School Seeks Nominations for 2016 Hall of Fame

It’s Always a Great Day to Honor a Blue Jay! Liberty High School will be accepting nominations for inductees into the 2016 Hall of Fame.  These nominations must be submitted prior to June 1, 2016.  Categories include accomplishments in the following: Academic/Career Athletic Cultural/Performing Arts Special Honorary Achievements Silver Anniversary …

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Clay County Health Department Seeks Liberty Citizen Input

The Liberty Community Health Action Team (LCHAT) is partnering with the Clay County Public Health Center and the City of Liberty to conduct a Health Impact Assessment regarding street design and having sidewalks on one or two sides of the street, and its impact on walkability and connectivity, and thus, …

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Improvements Coming to Kansas St. Corridor From I-35 to 291

Liberty City Councilman Jeff Watt appeared before the Clay County Commission on March 14 to ask the Clay County Commission to approve a letter of support that would be included in a grant for upcoming rounds of MARC Surface Transportation Project (STP) Funding. Several weeks ago MODOT came to Liberty …

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Liberty Teen Helps Build Dog Park for Eagle Scouts

  Adam Larson, a teenager from Liberty, Missouri, recently started his Eagle Scout Project to help and better the community as a whole. Adam’s goal for his project was to improve a dog park at Stocksdale Park. By doing so, he’s made the park much more inviting to not only …

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9-Year-Old Northland Boy Fighting Extremely Rare Form of Bone Cancer

Mason Barnard is a 9-year-old energetic left handed pitcher from Liberty, Missouri. Barnard has been diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. The doctors are saying “only 25-50 people in the United States have this type of osteosarcoma.” He is in the early stages of surgeries with chemotherapy starting beginning …

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