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  • The Paw Print Issue


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  • Halo's

    Virtual ArtReach Auction

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and The Ivy Community Service and Education Foundation's

    68th Debutante Ball

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  • Kansas City Monarchs

    Rebranded And Reborn

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  • Culinary Curiosity

    Elsa's Ethiopian

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  • Homegrown: Living The Independent Life

    Spring Clean: Closet Edit and Audit

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  • Art Scene

    Tanya Hartman

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  • Forty Years of Hope


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  • The Hands and Hearts Auxiliary of Children’s Mercy

    Red Hot Night, “Virtually Over the Rainbow”

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  • Yesterday And Today

    The Thomas J. Stricklers

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  • Welcome House

    50 Years of Service

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Recent Features

The 2021 Paw Print Issue A celebration of the remarkable pets of Our Town.  Sponsored by:       Cooper * The Silvey Family   Dobby and Haley Bowman Photo Credit: Nicole Bissey   Captain… Read More
Congratulations, Morgan & Robert! Dr. Morgan Elizabeth Gonder and Dr. Robert Wayne Weidling were married on September 26th. The bride is the daughter of Andrea and Gil Gonder of Loch Lloyd, Missouri. Her groom… Read More
Service and Soul: Dogs “I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.”… Read More
HOWL ME A TUNE: As composers evoke animals in their music, orchestral musicians draw symbiotic sustenance from their own pets    Early humans may not have actually learned to make music from the beasts of the air, land, or sea, but they were clearly aware of the sounds around them. We… Read More
Homegrown – Pretty and Pawsh: Decorating with Dogs
I remember when I was pregnant with my first child, people would warn me that our dogs would absolutely move down the love line. As a lifelong animal lover, I would deny this theory over and over again and insist…
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Art Scene – John Keeling
We ran into John Keeling and his work quite by kismet. (By the way – the word kismet is taken from Turkish and Arabic origin – qisma, meaning lot or portion, which extrapolates out to “fate” as in, our portion…
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Halo’s Virtual ArtReach Auction
HALO’s Virtual ArtReach Auction, “The Main Event,” was held on February 26th. The evening featured the premiere of the HALO documentary short film, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, and Special Guest Oprah Winfrey, who interviewed HALO youth, Marjai. Proceeds…
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and The Ivy Community Service and Education Foundation’s 68th Debutante Ball
The Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and The Ivy Community Service and Education Foundation hosted the 68th Debutante Ball on February 26th. The theme for the virtual event was “A Celebration of Grandeur and Grace.” Twyla Woods-Buford,…
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Rachel’s Reads – April 2021
Throughout history, stories have been told through poetry. My first introduction to these wonderful tales was through The Odyssey as I first delved into Greek mythology. After digging into other epic poems, the ability for stories to shape their culture…
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