Lee’s Summit Town Hall
Friday conversation: Susie Newsam of Meals on Wheels

Friday conversation: Susie Newsam of Meals on Wheels

October 30, 2020

For Susie Newsam, service to the community through the Meals on Wheels program is a multi-generational family affair. With only two weeks left before the Feed Lee's Summit charity event, Susies sits down with Nick to talk about how she first became involved and what drives her to continue with the Meals on Wheels program.

Rolling into winter and celebrating literacy

Rolling into winter and celebrating literacy

October 28, 2020

A few news and notes as October draws to a close (and so does the national election cycle!) and we re-share an interview with Mid-Continent Public Library's Seth Moses as hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury join the City of Lee's Summit in it's celebration of National Family Literacy Day on Nov. 1.

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 expands in-person learning, student accolades and other news from around Lee’s Summit

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 expands in-person learning, student accolades and other news from around Lee’s Summit

October 26, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of October 26, 2020. The Lee's Summit R-7 School District expands in-person learning; honors for the 2019-2020 LSW Volleyball team & local JROTC units; Lee' Summit CARES helps families talk about suicide prevention & more.

Friday Conversation: Monica Humbard & Coldwater of Lee’s Summit

Friday Conversation: Monica Humbard & Coldwater of Lee’s Summit

October 23, 2020
As we move another week closer to the Feed Lee's Summit virtual gala, we turn to the second of four local assistance agencies benefited by the event — Coldwater of Lee's Summit. Executive Director Monica Humbard joins host Nick Parker for a conversation about the agency and the people it serves.

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Joining Forces — Chief Forbes talks about LSPD’s partnership with mental health professionals

Joining Forces — Chief Forbes talks about LSPD’s partnership with mental health professionals

October 21, 2020

Chief Travis Forbes, of the Lee's Summit Police Department joins the show to discuss a new partnership with ReDiscover. The partnership, funded through the CARES Act, has allowed the department to team up with local mental health professionals as co-responders on calls pertaining to mental or behavioral health issues.

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 breaks ground on bond projects; other local school notes and more

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 breaks ground on bond projects; other local school notes and more

October 19, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of October 19, 2020 includes news and events from the Lee's Summit R-7 School District, Summit Christian Academy, City of Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit CARES and more.

Friday conversation: Matt Sanning returns to lead off a series of conversations on local food pantries and charitable agencies

Friday conversation: Matt Sanning returns to lead off a series of conversations on local food pantries and charitable agencies

October 16, 2020

Sunrise Rotary Club's annual Feed Lee's Summit fundraiser is just a few weeks away and Nick Parker is taking the opportunity to sit down with each of the agencies benefitting from this event aimed at helping those in need. This week, Nick's guest is Matt Sanning, executive director of Lee's Summit Social Services.

Catching up on LSR7’s equity mission & training

Catching up on LSR7’s equity mission & training

October 14, 2020

Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury check in on the Lee's Summit R-7 School District's equity training in a conversation with Assistant Superintendent Christy Barger, Educational Equity Consultant's Phil Hunsberger and Lee's Summit West student Chidera Okafor.

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 students receive accolades; Boos Barks & Badges goes online & more

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 students receive accolades; Boos Barks & Badges goes online & more

October 12, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of October 12, 2020. PSAT scores and student journalism earns a string of awards for students in the LSR7 School district. Downtown Lee's Summit hosts a virtual costume contest; Arts& Culture Week continues and COVID-19 forces a temporary closure.

Some notes, a look at the November ballot and (hopefully) some clarity for those voting absentee or by mail

Some notes, a look at the November ballot and (hopefully) some clarity for those voting absentee or by mail

October 7, 2020

Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury pass along some local news & notes before taking a look at what's on the ballot for November and then offering some final bits to help ease some confusion for those voting absentee or by mail in this election.

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