March 4 Blue Springs student and debate team stand out Garrett Clark was killed when his pickup truck veered off a the Woods Chapel Road exit and struck a bridge pillar. Clark had just qualified for nationals in policy debate.March 19 Citing a building, the Independence School District relocated its office from the corner of Truman Road and Pleasant Street to the former site of a Lincoln Mercury car dealership at 3225 S. Noland Road, just north of Truman High School, where it remains.March 26 Dave Lamken was named interim police chief of the Independence Police Department after Fred Mills announced his retirement March 19.March 28 Mills worked his last day after seven years.April 8 Carson Ross became Blue Springs new mayor, defeating Jeff Quibell handily.
The method requires the use of a reference ore of known grindability. The reference ore is ground for certain time and the power consumption recorded. An identical weight of the test ore is then ground for a length of time such that the power consumed is identical with that of the reference ore.
Sharon Athanasiou and her husband, Tommy, always wanted to start their own T shirt line, but they never expected to find inspiration in the face of tragedy. In 2009, a pit bull named Smokey was rescued after someone poured acid on his back and dumped him in a California desert. “They literally left him to fry in the sun,” Sharon Athanasiou says.
It is generally agreed upon that house music got its name from the Chicago dance club “The Warehouse,” where DJ Frankie Knuckles, the “godfather of house,” presided over the dance floor. Knuckles came to the Warehouse in 1977, bringing with him the music and spirit of the New York disco scene. Knuckles was one of the first DJs to employ mixing and programming in an attempt to create a continuous, uninterrupted flow of dance music..
Mill Creek second grade teacher Jill Bledsoe shared, “Tomorrow is the 102nd day of school and we are making 102 day trail mix. We will have 10 items on plates and students will take 10 of each item and then add two more items of their choice. This is a fun way to reinforce the concept of number grouping, while teaching them to make healthy snack choices!”.
A massive head signifies “Contemplation,” indicating a time of respite to enable quiet introspection. From certain angles, the dark glass face is bisected by a beam of light made of crystal, suggesting a state of transition. The series culminates with “Sky,” in which organic and figural forms give way to a dazzling constellation of geometric shapes and orbs of silvered glass suggestive of the universe and the infinite.