Weekly News Headlines

Weekly News Headlines – Week of November 7, 2021

The following are articles pertaining to Excelsior Springs that have appeared recently in the news:

Excelsior City, School District Tax Levies Set – Excelsior Springs Standard
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The City Council set the tax levy Sept. 27. Then, on Sept. 29, it set the levy again. During a Sept…

Food for Fines drive in progress – Excelsior Springs Standard
Patrons at Excelsior Springs and other Mid-Continent branches will have the chance to donate nonperishable food items in place of money to pay off…

Downtown businesses sponsor civic event – Excelsior Springs Standard
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – Bed races, live music, beer-tasting opportunities and vendors greeted visitors at the Oktoberfest in downtown Excelsior Springs.

Updates to four city building codes underway – Excelsior Springs Standard
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The City Council moved toward updating building codes. The council approved the initial reading of an ordinance to accept four inter …

Number of vulnerable children fed by program doubles – Excelsior Springs Standard
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, or DHSS, reported 84,597,200 meals have been served through the Bureau Community …

Fire Prevention Week for fire awareness – Excelsior Springs Standard
WASHINGTON – The Oct. 3-9 Fire Prevention Week campaign “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” is designed to educate everyone about the different sounds that …

A mix of matches pushes Excelsior Springs netters into home stretch – Excelsior Springs Standard
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The varsity girls tennis team has been on the courts often the past few weeks. Excelsior Springs’ schedule has included conference …

Using ground game, Tigers expect to roar against Panthers – Excelsior Springs Standard
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The roars from Tiger Stadium will likely be louder than usual Friday night. One reason is because it is homecoming week. The …

Tigers softballers end losing streak with thriller – Excelsior Springs Standard
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The Tigers’ 10-game losing streak in varsity softball ended in dramatic fashion last week. With the score 2-2 in the bottom of …

Edwards pushes athletic dreams in two sports – Excelsior Springs Standard
Excelsior Springs senior Ethan Edwards is one such athlete. Edwards, who has been nominated for homecoming king, plays varsity soccer and golf. He spends as …

In pictures: Pirates seize title from Tigers – Excelsior Springs Standard
Excelsior Springs’ varsity softball season is finished. The Tigers fell to Platte County 9-4 Oct. 16 at Miracle Field in the Class 4 District 8 …

Sheriff’s office under the gun on tax renewal – Excelsior Springs Standard
The tax raises about $5 million annually for critical law enforcement service the office provides countywide, including road patrols, Boyd said.

Hauntings, spirits and things that go bump in the night – WVTM
Excelsior Springs, MissouriFor years, guests and employees of the Elms Hotel and Spa have shared stories of paranormal activity.

Playing through for women’s health – mycouriertribune.com
28, at the Excelsior Springs Golf Course. The tournament drew 38 teams with 152 players participating. Robert Brinser, left, and Craig Knaak, ..

Editorial: Scapegoating won’t help Parson fix Missouri’s serious computer vulnerabilities – St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Doug Richey, R-Excelsior Springs. He favors accessing some of the $2.8 billion in available federal relief funds to cover the upgrade costs.

UW Photojournalist Student to Present ‘WILD: For the Love of Places Untamed’ Oct. 22 – University of Wyoming
He is from Excelsior Springs, Mo. “These places still represent pure natural beauty, not because they ask for attention, but because they will …

Missouri Making Little Attempt to Update Computer Systems – Governing Magazine
Doug Richey, R- Excelsior Springs, is championing the use of $2.8 billion in federal relief funds to pay for the information technology upgrades, …

Helias now No. 6 in Class 5 in state football rankings – News Tribune
Odessa (7-1), the previous No. 1 team, fell to No. 5 after dropping a 36-20 decision last Friday to Excelsior Springs. Lamar (8-0) in Class 2 joins St …

Missouri Works to Modernize Legacy Gov Computer Systems – Government Technology
Doug Richey, R- Excelsior Springs, is championing the use of $2.8 billion in federal relief funds to pay for the information technology upgrades, …

Missouri lawmakers discuss funding colleges, universities based on graduates’ performance – FOX 2
Doug Richey, R-Excelsior Springs, said. “It seems like we’re missing the real point of higher education and we are chasing after various details.”

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent – Becker’s Hospital Review
Excelsior Springs (Mo.) Hospital: Seeks a clinical informatics analyst. 3. Stony Brook (N.Y.) Medicine: Seeks a clinical transformation analyst.

Smithville’s softball season ends in districts – mycouriertribune.com
Smithville was defeated by Excelsior Springs 11-1 in the district semifinals on Thursday, Oct. 14. The Warriors season ended with a final record …

Ghosts, spirits, and things that hit at night – Ohio News Time
Excelsior Springs, South Carolina For many years, Elms Hotel and Spa guests and employees have shared stories of paranormal activities.

Johnson, Dixon, Cadwallader back in I-35 Speedway winner’s circle – USRA Racing
USRA MODIFIEDS. Heat #1: 1. (4) 07 Daniel Harris, Excelsior Springs, Mo. 2. (6) 9D8 Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kan. 3. · MEDIEVAL USRA STOCK CARS. Heat # …

Smith-Cotton blanks Boonville 8-0 in soccer – Boonville Daily News
Excelsior Springs will play in the winner of Sacred Heart-Oak Grove in the first semifinal at 5 p.m. while the winner of Marshall-Boonville will play …

Adams – 80th Birthday – Messenger News
… of Pottersville, Missouri; and Mark Adams, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri. He has nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Kearney’s season ends in District Championship – mycouriertribune.com
Kearney was able to defeat Excelsior Springs in three sets on Saturday, Oct. 23 for their lone postseason win for the Bulldog team.

Take a road trip to these haunted places in Missouri – FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV
Admission is $8.50 for adults, $5 for children, and kids under 8 are free. EXCELSIOR SPRINGS. The Elms Hotel & Spa, 401 Regent St. Step back in time …

Van Horn can’t overcome early deficit in season-ending loss to Excelsior Springs – Examiner
On just the second play of the game, Excelsior Springs running back Amani Robinson showed off his speed on a 58-yard touchdown run to put the Tigers …

Missouri’s district quarterfinal scores – KTLO
Excelsior Springs 30, Van Horn 15. Kearney 35, Winnetonka 13. Class 5 District 1. Mehlville 38, Fox 12. Poplar Bluff 42, Oakville 7

Missouri Rep. Doug Richey says the state must improve its information tech – St. Louis Public Radio
Doug Richey, R-Excelsior Springs, during a Joint Committee on Education hearing on critical race theory on July 19. Richey heads the committee.

Excelsior Springs RB Amani Robinson voted SBLive’s Missouri High School Athlete of the Week – scorebooklive.com
Congratulations to Excelsior Springs running back Amani Robinson for being voted SBLive’s Missouri High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 18-24!

Schools search for solutions to staff retention problem – Eminetra
Mental and physical health is the focus of many districts in our region. Jarrett Tomlinson, Deputy Police Officer of Excelsior Springs, said it was …

Soccer Grems Lose to Oak Grove, 3-0 – KSIS Radio 1050 AM
Oak Grove faces #1 seed Excelsior Springs Tuesday at 5 p.m.. Filed Under: Excelsior Springs, Gremlin soccer, Odessa, Sacred Heart High School.

Central’s opponents altered following Suburban Conference – Yahoo News
.. Conference included four divisions — Gold, Red, While and Blue — but the addition of Excelsior Springs after 15 years in the Missouri ..

Bluejay wrestlers win some impressive matches against Iowa Lakes – The Globe
Damon Ashworth, a state high school champion from Excelsior Springs, Mo., in his junior year, who lost in the state finals in overtime as a senior …

Lafayette looks to keep district run alive – St. Joseph News-Press
For the fifth time since 2016, Lafayette football will go up against Excelsior Springs in the postseason.

Owls fall in district final – Marshall Democrat-News
Junior Carter Pitts broke through seven minutes later and freshman Kolin Kincaid scored the final two goals for Excelsior Springs, who out-shot …

Excelsior Springs proves to be too much for Lafayette in district semifinal – Yahoo News
Excelsior Springs head coach Mark Faubion said recovering onside kicks has been a strength for the Tigers all year.

Excelsior Springs proves to be too much for Lafayette in district semifinal – St. Joseph News-Press
Excelsior Springs head coach Mark Faubion said recovering onside kicks has been a strength for the Tigers all year. “We just kind of had watched film …

Lafayette falls to Excelsior Springs in district semifinal, 54-20 – St. Joseph News-Press
Excelsior Springs jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the opening 2 minutes and never let up, defeating Lafayette in the district semifinals Friday.

Area Football Results – KCHI Radio
Class 4 District 8 Excelsior Springs 54 St Joseph Lafayette 20. 8-Man District Area Scores District 2 Northwest Hughesville 42, …


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