Excelsior Springs 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.


Excelsior Springs City Council Recap: July 18, 2022 – Excelsior Citizen
Recap of the July 18th City Council meeting, including livestream, agenda, and chapter markers

Friends of the Wells Fundraises to Bring Mineral Waters Back – Excelsior Citizen
Members of the Friends of the Wells gathered for a Celebrity Bartender fundraising event on Thursday, July 28th at Dubious Claims Brewing Co. in downtown Excelsior Springs. 

Mayor Powell Delivers State of the City in Video Address – Excelsior Citizen
Mayor Sharon Powell took time to record her State of City Address which she had shared at the Clay County Economic Development Council’s annual State of the Cities luncheon held on Thursday, July 14, at Harrah’s casino.

Excitement Builds at Groundbreaking for Outdoor Aquatic Center – Excelsior Citizen
Community leaders and excited citizens gathered Thursday afternoon, July 28, at the Community Center for the groundbreaking ceremony for Phase II of the Excelsior Springs Community center, AKA the outdoor aquatic center.

Public Safety

Excelsior Springs Police, Fire, EMS, and Sheriffs’ reports for July 29, 2022 – Excelsior Citizen
Police blotter, Fire Calls, and EMS Runs for Excelsior Springs, Missouri, as well as Clay County Sheriff, Ray County Sheriff, and Missouri State Highway Patrol reports for July 29, 2022.

History Made at Excelsior Springs Police Promotion Ceremony – Excelsior Citizen
On Wednesday, July 27, The Excelsior Springs Police Department held a promotion ceremony for four of their officers to the rank of sergeant.

Excelsior Springs Police, Fire, EMS, and Sheriffs’ reports for August 3, 2022 – Excelsior Citizen
Police blotter, Fire Calls, and EMS Runs for Excelsior Springs, Missouri, as well as Clay County Sheriff, Ray County Sheriff, and Missouri State Highway Patrol reports for July 29, 2022. Remember, all parties are innocent until proven guilty.

Excelsior Springs man transported to hospital after being ejected from bike – KTTN
An Excelsior Springs resident was hurt when the motorcycle he was operating went off a road at a curve southeast of Excelsior Springs.

Elizabeth Curtis seriously injured in Benton County golf cart accident – The Legal Advocate
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 31-year-old Elizabeth J. Curtis, of Excelsior Springs, was a passenger in a Par Car golf cart when …

Crash Reports Aug. 2 – Sedalia Democrat
Two seriously injured in Benton golf cart accident. Elizabeth J. Curtis, 31, of Excelsior Springs, and Stephen R. Faught, 35, of Higginsville, …

Pit bull ban repealed in Excelsior Springs – KCTV5
The breed-specific ban against pit bulls in Excelsior Springs was repealed by the City Council this week, ending an ordinance that went on the …

Pit bull ban repealed in Excelsior Springs after 35 years – KCTV5
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. (KCTV) – A 35-year-old ban on the Pit bull breed has been lifted in Excelsior Springs. “I’m surprised that people have Pit …

Excelsior Springs repeals pit bull ban – Kansas City – KMBC
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. —. For the first time in decades, pit bull dogs are once again allowed to reside in Excelsior Springs, Missouri …


Sara Burgess wears many hats as a coach for Topeka West football: ‘This is not a token hire’ – The Topeka Capital-Journal
Growing up, Burgess was a club swimmer from when she was a kid until graduating from Excelsior Springs high school in Missouri in 2013 where she …


Teammates give back on Tiger Service Day – Excelsior Springs Standard
On July 13, 54 Excelsior Springs High School football players got together to give back to the community and observe an annual tradition – Tiger …

Irons ‘proud’ to join ESHS Athletic HOF – Excelsior Springs Standard
SHAWN RONEYSports editor Former coachTerri Irons is prepared to make her Excelsior Springs Athletic Hall of Fame induction speech. Sort of.

Webb’s success brings needed thrills to preseason – Excelsior Springs Standard
There’s one reason why:Sam Webb.Webb, as many readers know, is an Excelsior Springs High School… Premium Content is available to subscribers only.


– Excelsior Citizen
At just 12 years old Excelsior Springs Middle Schooler, Dantin McBee has already reached some pretty impressive goals in the sport of archery.

Citizen Spotlight: Sherri Branson-Hurt – Excelsior Citizen
Coach, Jam Lady, Mamma Hurt, Foxy Filly, and Mom are just a few of the names that beloved Excelsior Springs icon, Sherri Branson-Hurt is known by.

Fitzpatrick Steps Down as Chamber President – Excelsior Citizen
Excelsior Springs Chamber of Commerce President, Michael Fitzpatrick has announced he’s leaving his position effective July 29, 2022.

Chamber Adds “Star” Shuttle Bus to Trolley Fleet – Excelsior Citizen
The Excelsior Springs Chamber of Commerce introduced the latest addition to their growing fleet of touring vehicles.

Excelsior Springs Fall City-Wide Garage Sale – Excelsior Citizen
Get ready for the Fall City-Wide Garage Sale by digging out your sale items and getting your address on the list! Free thanks to our sponsors at Griffey Insurance Agency!

Shroom with a View: Lewis Elementary Art Teacher Goes Large with Latest Project – Excelsior Citizen
When borer beetles killed the beautiful red maple tree in front of Katrina Calhoon’s home in Gallatin, MO she turned the tragedy into an opportunity for creativity.

Shreveport Sportswriter Jimmy Watson wins Prep Writer of the Year Award – Shreveport Times
A former publisher of the Excelsior Springs (Missouri) Daily Standard, Watson was sports editor Byrd High’s Highlife in 1969 and was sports editor …

Looking Back at Fairbury history through pages from The Blade – Pontiac Daily Leader
… hopes were entertained by the people of this city and vicinity that the water at Excelsior Springs would prove beneficial and that he might be …

MOScout Daily Update: Hot July Revenues – Richey Works the Speaker Bid – Missouri Scout
… Richey had to get-together today with several candidates and incumbent state representatives at the Elms in his hometown of Excelsior Springs.

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