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Smithville Meals on Wheels Program Needs Volunteers

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The Smithville Meals on Wheels program is in need of caring individuals like you who can help deliver meals to seniors in our community. Meals on Wheels Volunteers: – Are often the only contact our clients have all day. – Provide a warm smile and a caring attitude. – Are …

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Smithville Police Department Needs Blankets For Their Animal Shelter

The Smithville Police Department is looking for blankets for their animal shelter. From the Smithville Police Department Facebook Page: If you would like to help the dogs at the animal shelter, they are in need of blankets for the shelter. With the nights getting cooler, staff wants to make sure …

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Help the Smithville Families Affected by Apartment Fire

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Most of the major news stations covered the fire at the Smithville Hillside Estates apartment complex. We’ve been eyeing social media trying to figure out how the community is helping those affected by the fire now that it’s over. Grace Community Church located in Smithville is one place to reach out …

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Smithville Lake Blue-Green Algae Bloom

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Press release from the Army Corps of Engineers about the blue-green algae outbreak at Smithville Lake. KANSAS CITY, Mo.,— July 15, 2015- The U.S Army Corps of Engineers is announcing a potentially toxic blue green algae bloom at Smithville Lake. Blue green algae identification tests and toxin tests performed July …

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Powerful Words From the Chief of Police of Smithville, Missouri

We saw this on Facebook, and thought the larger Clay County, Missouri community would enjoy it: Good Morning Smithville, I’d like to take a moment and share something with everyone. Recently officers responded to a call where a small child (3) was being neglected, and placed in a dangerous situation, …

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Clay County Missouri In the News July 2, 2015

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We read the other guys, so you don’t have to. Check in for a daily dose of Clay County, Missouri news and related content served straight to your screen: The Kansas City Star is reporting that Winnetonka High School Principal Matthew Lindsey was appointed to the 24 member board of the National …

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Smithville Schools to Turn Over Files on Dr. Rudy Papenfuhs to Missouri AG

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The Smithville School District released a press release about four hours ago announcing that the Missouri Attorney General’s office had subpoenaed personnel files, notes and other documents related to Dr. Rudy Papenfuhs. Papenfuhs was the former Smithville High principal who resigned after district leaders had accused him of violating seventeen policies. Here’s …

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Smithville Board of Education June 2015 Recap

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The Smithville Board of Education met for their June 2015 meeting on June 17th. Dr. Todd Schuetz highlighted that the Smithville Board of Education was recently recognized by the Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) as an Outstanding Board of Education. According to a press release from the MSBA, Smithville received the …

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Nineteen Clay County High School Baseball Players Make MHSBCA All-State Teams

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Congratulations are in order for numerous Clay County high school baseball players. A total of nineteen players made the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State teams in Class 4 and Class 5. Additionally, six players made the Missouri West All-Star Team. In Class 4 three players from Smithville High School …

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Hooray for Hometown Heroes at the Smithville Public Library

Hooray for Hometown Heroes Smithville Public Library

If you’ve taken your little one to the library this summer, you are probably aware of the hero theme that the libraries are using. The Northland News dropped by to take a peak at the Hooray for Hometown Heroes event at the Smithville Public Library. The event started with an …

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