Lee’s Summit Town Hall
Permission to succeed

Permission to succeed

June 28, 2019

Life hasn't always been easy. His choices, he says, weren't always based on what was best for him. But happiness and fulfillment came when he learned to get out of his own way and simply give himself permission to do the things his soul craved. Today, he feeds his soul with a passion to tell stories of love and possibility through music. This is John Hardesty.

The calm before the boom… and the bloom

The calm before the boom… and the bloom

June 26, 2019

June is coming to a close and the Independence Day holiday is next week. Nick and Jason take a quick look at some of the events happenings coming up. And for our fellow government and process nerds, we take a shallow dive into Thursday's Planning Commission meeting and public hearing concerning zoning ordinances and the new state law allowing for medical marijuana.

Monday NewsLink

Monday NewsLink

June 24, 2019

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of June 24, 2019 is here.

She’s a deviant — a Change Deviant

She’s a deviant — a Change Deviant

June 21, 2019

She's an inn operator and an HR consultant. She's well on her way to publishing her first book. But what she's really out to do is becoming a world class "change deviant." But before that can happen, she sits down with host Nick Parker to explain the concept and talk about finding our own definitions, and paths, to life success. This is Liesl Hays.

The one with some forward progress

The one with some forward progress

June 20, 2019

Jason and Nick held the show back a day this week as they awaiting a decision from the Lee's Summit R-7 Board of Education on the district's equity plan. The duo takes a look at the vote and what that means going forward.

This is Esian Henderson

This is Esian Henderson

June 14, 2019

Today he celebrates his 34th birthday. He's a former professional basketball, a real estate professional and a coach, partnering with Nike for his Kansas City area youth basketball camps. This is Esian Henderson.

Budgets and mediation

Budgets and mediation

June 12, 2019

The City's budget for the next year has been approved and Jason & Nick discuss what the LS R-7's School District's new plan for mediation between the Board of Education and the Superintendent means for its equity plan.

Monday NewsLink

Monday NewsLink

June 10, 2019

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink is here.

Are you ready for Downtown Days?

Are you ready for Downtown Days?

June 5, 2019

Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street events director Julie Cook joins host Nick Parker to preview this week's annual Downtown Days festival.

Live from the Bridge Space studio

Live from the Bridge Space studio

June 5, 2019

In an episode broadcast on Facebook Live, Nick and Jason are joined by Link 2 Lee's Summit guest columnist John Beaudoin for an in depth discussion on news and issues from the Lee's Summit community. A little technical forced the trio to switch to a mobile device for the final 3 minutes of the broadcast, please forgive the slight interruption in the discussion and change in audio quality. (UPDATE: After this broadcast, the LS R-7 School District announced its Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Dennis Carpenter would be seeking mediation in an effort to better its working relationship.)

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