I dropped by the North Independence Branch a few days ago. I had some minutes to spare, so I wanted to see its newly remodeled building. Its address is 317 W. US 24 Highway, close to the Truman Library. The building is really nice. There are some pictures on our homepage.
You know that perfect play. The three-point shot right at the buzzer. The grand slam or the touchdown in the last minute to win the game.
Or perhaps, it's a bicycle kick with only twelve minutes left and the game is tied.
For those of you that don't follow the worldwide sport of soccer, I'm sure you're looking at this going "bicycle what?" But it's an extreme soccer move that requires a lot of talent to even try, let alone execute perfectly.
Our current war in Afghanistan is now over nine and a half years old...the longest war in American history. Many tales of heroism and sacrifice have come out of our wars, but here is a tale of a man in another war that staggers the mind.
Are you hungry for spring to get here? If you join us at the Camden Point Branch on Saturday, February 26, you will go home with a little bit of spring’s possibilities in your hands.
The program, Wildflower Seedballs, will be presented at 2:00 p.m. by Larry O’Donnell from the Little Blue River Watershed Coalition. We will learn about native plants and how they help the land. Each participant will make a wildflower seedball to take home and plant in the garden.
As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, we’re constantly reminded that being single can be the pits – and I can personally confirm that with a resounding "AFFIRMATIVE"! But as a single woman wandering around Kansas City looking for love, I have learned one thing … even worse than being single are those you end up finding to date.
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the contributions African Americans have made to our country’s culture. We should take this opportunity to recognize the importance of Black History and the difference black American heroes have made in our thinking and in the way we treat our fellow man. In the defining of our diversity, let us strive to be a bridge between those differences. Let us always remember Coretta Scott King’s statement, "Hate is too great a burden to bear.