Weekly News Headlines – August 22, 2021

The following news stories regard Excelsior Springs over the past week:

Monster of the mid-size schools – Prepskc
Outlook: Excelsior Springs suffered its first losing season since 2015 but the Tigers will look to bounce back with a strong 2021. The MRVC West is a …

Charlie Parker music, Planet Comiccon, Pride Festival – The Kansas City Star
21 at the Blue Room; the Tyrone Clark Trio, Aug. 22 and 24 at the Green Lady Lounge; … 20-22, Excelsior Springs Memorial Airport.

Clay County Museum holds fundraiser at Inn on Crescent Lake – Courier Tribune
… and Historical Society invites community supporters 12 and older, to an open house at the Inn on Crescent Lake, 1261 St. Louis Ave., Excelsior Springs.

Worship pastor believes theology, apologetics can enrich worship – The Pathway
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The worship pastor of Pisgah Baptist Church, Gabriel Zelaya, believes that a robust familiarity with theology and apologetics helps him …

A final test – Prepskc
St. Pius X – Excelsior Springs, Pembroke Hill and Platte County, 7 p.m.. Warrensburg – Holden and Summit Christian Academy. 6 p.m..

Cameron hosts East Buchanan, Savannah, and Lawson for jamboree – KQ2
East Buchanan Bulldogs will travel to South Harrison, The Savannah Savages will travel to Excelsior Springs, and the Lawson Cardinals will travel to Oak …

1 child dead, 4 others injured after a wreck Friday night in Excelsior Springs, Missouri – KSHB
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 6-year-old girl died and four others were injured in a Friday night crash in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. According to the Missouri …

Community members gather celebrate Flamingo Fridays – ES Standard
The idea for Flamingo Fridays started several years ago, when Lisa Walter’s husband worked in construction in Gladstone. He noticed the neighbors seemed close-knit, familiar and friendly with one another.

After near-death experience, survivor shows appreciation – ES Standard
After Ray Yates suffered a heart attack at Riteway Auto, paramedic Chris Blanchard and Excelsior Springs Fire Department Capt. Doug Fales rushed him to the hospital.

Council nixes surcharge for county sheriff’s fund – ES Standard
Municipal court is no longer collecting money for the Missouri Sheriffs’ Retirement System via surcharges. On Aug.

City accepts land to enlarge park – ES Standard
Luna Valley Park will get bigger.

Hall of Waters refurbishing plans change – ES Standard
Hall of Waters refurbishing plans must change, City Manager Molly McGovern advised city leaders near the end of the City Council’s Aug. 2 meeting.

Fire Department limits house fire to basement – ES Standard
Firefighters restricted a house fire to a basement after responding to a call at 7:10 a.m. Aug.

Wreck takes 6-year-old’s life; four others injured seriously – ES Standard
A wreck that left a 6-year-old child dead also left a 4-year-old child, two teenagers and a 24-year-old man with serious injuries.

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