News Headlines

Excelsior Springs News Headlines

News Headlines

Here are some news headlines that you may have missed over the past month, collected and collated from a variety of news sources, all pertaining to Excelsior Springs.

City

– Excelsior Citizen
Earlier this week Excelsior Springs city officials welcomed researchers from consulting groups, Vireo and George Butler Associates, who were in town to begin the process of examining ways in which flooding in throughout downtown can be reduced.

– Excelsior Citizen
Heavy rains and flash flooding have impacted Excelsior Springs’ historic downtown for years. In your opinion, what types of flooding impacts affect the area most?

– Excelsior Citizen
Find a summary and livestream recording of the City Council meeting from June 6, 2022.

– Excelsior Citizen
Catch up on what’s happening in local government with these quick summaries and livestreams.

– Excelsior Citizen
Catch up on what’s happening in local government with these quick summaries and livestreams.

Excelsior Springs Hospital’s Vision June Newsletter – Excelsior Springs Hospital
Check out this month’s Vision newsletter and see all the great things happening at our community hospital!

Downtown draws mostly ES traffic in first quarter – Excelsior Springs Standard
The people who make wintertime visits to downtown Excelsior Springs tend to be local folks. That was one bit of information shared by Lyndsey Baxter …

Council approves Westerheide for Tax Oversight Committee – Excelsior Springs Standard
The Excelsior Springs Public Safety Sales Tax Oversight Committee has a new member. On June 21 at the Hall of Waters, the City Council approved …

Vireo conducting flood study of Excelsior – Excelsior Springs Standard
In 2021, Waterfest was canceled because of flooding in downtown Excelsior Springs. This year, the festival returned.

OATS Transit receives $100,000 grant – Northland Family – My Courier Tribune
OATS buses provide transportation to essential services like doctors appointments and grocery stores for local people in Excelsior Springs, …

Public Safety

Vehicle occupant hospitalized with injuries – KMZU
The car overturned according to the report. An occupant, Joshua Williams, 33, was treated for minor injuries at Excelsior Springs Hospital.

Crash Reports June 18 – Sedalia Democrat
Christensen, 58, of Excelsior Springs, sustained minor injuries at 3:52 p.m. Thursday in a Johnson County accident. According to a Missouri State …

Stay Weather Aware This Season – Excelsior Springs Standard
Residents in the Excelsior Springs area need to stay weather-aware as severe storms continue to hit, Excelsior Springs Fire Chief Joe Maddick …

Missouri man arrested after alleged assault at northern Michigan campsite – FOX 2 Detroit
The victim said she traveled with 25-year-old Morgan Daniel Mihalko, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., to camp. The victim told police the pair had been …

1 killed in Ray County crash Wednesday evening – KSHB
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says just after 5:30 p.m., Randy Owens, 56, of Excelsior Springs, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet S10 on Missouri 10 at …

Warrensburg Woman Injured in JoCo Accident – KSIS Radio
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 2003 Chrysler Concorde, driven by 21-year-old Brody S. Willis of Excelsior Springs, …

Sports

2022 All-State Baseball – Ozark Radio News
JR BRENDAN BLACKBURN EXCELSIOR SPRINGS. 2022 MHSBCA ALL STATE TEAMS. 2022 MHSBCA CLASS 5 ALL STATE TEAM. PITCHERS – FIRST TEAM.

Ganzer agrees to co-coach Tigerettes – Excelsior Springs Standard
Another former squad member will help coach the Tigerettes. Kayla Ganzer, a 2013 graduate, has agreed to co-coach the Excelsior Springs High …

School

– Excelsior Citizen
In the wake of an increase of incidents across the United States involving gun violence towards civilians, including elementary-age school children, the Excelsior Citizen met with administrators and School Resource Officers (SROs) from the Excelsior Springs School District to discuss school safety measures they have in place to protect the children of Excelsior Springs.

ESSD announces new free, reduced-price policy on meal service for 2022-23 – Excelsior Springs Standard
The Excelsior Springs School District has released its revised free and reduced-price policy for the 2022-23 school year. This policy is for …

Politics

Richey makes bid for Speaker of the House – The Missouri Times
Doug Richey, R- Excelsior Springs, will run to be 2025-2026 Speaker of the House. Richey has represented House District (HD) 38 for two terms.

Missouri charter schools will receive millions in state funds with governor’s signature – Missouri Independent
Doug Richey, R-Excelsior Springs, aims to close a discrepancy in funding allocated to charter schools versus traditional public schools that was …

Featured

– Excelsior Citizen
When it comes to history in Excelsior Springs, you can find the names of founding families on historic buildings and street signs throughout the downtown area. Honoring and recognizing the community’s founding families is something that the Excelsior Springs Genealogical Society has been working on since 2017.

– Excelsior Citizen
This week the Excelsior Springs area laid to rest two veterans of World War II that both earned Purple Hearts for their courageous time spent serving our country.

– Excelsior Citizen
Beyond Wellness and Yoga, located at 461 South Thompson Avenue held a grand opening event Saturday, June 25 welcoming citizens of Excelsior Springs to explore new paths to new levels of health.

– Excelsior Citizen
Most people plan their summer vacations around rest and relaxation; time at the lake or beach, a family trip to an amusement park, or a leisurely cruise in the Caribbean. But, local adventurer, Don Ledford had other plans.

– Excelsior Citizen
Volunteers of the Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce work year-round in order to bring a successful festival to the town.

– Excelsior Citizen
Ameren Regional Account Executive, Mike Edwards and his son, Ethan delivered some very cool donations to the Good Samaritan Center of Excelsior Springs this week.

Car Seats for Claudia Honors Life of 5-year-old Claudia Happy – Excelsior Citizen
Good Samaritan Center case worker Kriston Mosley said, “This is a chance for us to come together and try to make this right, to make sure that we don’t lose another child in Excelsior due to the lack of a car seat.”

Thrive Excelsior’s May Curb Appeal Winner Announced – Excelsior Citizen
This month Thrive Excelsior is awarding David and Jill Evert of the City Central and Southern Neighborhoods! Check out their beautiful yard and find info on Thrive Excelsior’s mission!

– Excelsior Citizen
Neighbors in the Westwood Hills neighborhood are watching for pink plastic flamingos to tell them where to go on Friday night!

Excelsior Springs’ Biggest Festival Set to Return Next Weekend – Excelsior Citizen
Waterfest is back for the 2022 year! The long-range forecast does show showers prior to the festival’s start but doesn’t look like it will force the festival to cancel like it did last year. 

Citizen Spotlight: The Summers Family – Excelsior Citizen
Chris and Dawn Summers moved with their three girls (Emalee, Gracee, and Natalee) to a little plot of land just east of Excelsior Springs six years ago with a dream of living a self-reliant lifestyle.

Citizen Spotlight: Stephen and Jeanine Stubbs – Excelsior Citizen
Each week we select a citizen (or citizens) from Excelsior Springs to highlight the positive impact they are having on our community. This week meet Stephen and Jeanine Stubbs!

Citizen Spotlight: Vicky Goetz – Excelsior Citizen
Each week we select a citizen (or citizens) from Excelsior Springs to highlight the positive impact they are having on our community. This week meet Vicky Goetz!

Citizen Spotlight: Charles Bigham – Excelsior Citizen
Each week we select a citizen (or citizens) from Excelsior Springs to highlight the positive impact they are having on our community. This week meet Charles Bigham!

Historic building of Hall of Waters in Excelsior Springs, Missouri is a reminder of when the city was founded | CJ Coombs- Newsbreak
The Hall of Waters is part of the history of Excelsior Springs. In the late 1800s, one of the first springs discovered in Excelsior Springs, …

Disaster Relief teams respond after tornado – MBC Pathway
“The Pisgah Church in Excelsior Springs brought a shower unit, and Ron and Joann Hahs helped with the mass feeding. It was a wonderful operation …

Kiprop, Broadaway take Waterfest crowns – Excelsior Springs Standard
Excelsior Springs has some new royalty. AnnaBella Kiprop, 9, was crowned Little Miss Waterfest and Brecken Broadaway, 5, was crowned Little Mr.

Financial Corner: Economy Slowing but not Shrinking – Greg Broadbent, Family Wealthcare Center – Excelsior Citizen
Financial Consultant Greg Broadbent with Family WealthCare Center offers a financial feature regarding the current economy.

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