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1. A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism February 22, 1985 Biographical article about Reverend MacCharles Jones, or Rev. Mac Jones, the 35-year-old pastor of the St. Stephen Baptist Church at 1414 Truman Road. Rev. Jones was the leader at the Black Unity Retreat...

2. A New Mold: Eligius Bronze Casts Its Lot With Fine-Art Niche A New Mold: Eligius Bronze Casts Its Lot With Fine-Art Niche October 20-26, 2006 Story features a fine-art foundry called Eligius Bronze owned by Rick Redhair. It was founded in 1997, has 11 employees and is located at 3401 E. Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri. The business has...

3. Adding To an Anchor Adding To an Anchor November 16, 2005 Saint Paul School of Theology located on Truman Road between Van Brunt and Hardesty continues to grow on the east end of the Northeast area. It traces its roots back to the early 1900s when it was a woman's...

4. Anthrax Scare Proves Cautionary So Far Anthrax Scare Proves Cautionary So Far October/24/2001 Photo (of the "Haz-Mat fire station on Truman Road") and article about the high volume of calls and other alerts dealt with by the Kansas City Fire Department's Hazardous Materials division and the Kansas...

5. Bridging Time Bridging Time November 30, 2005 Construction has begun on the Truman Road Bridge over the Blue River. It will cost $14 million for the project with $10 million coming from federal sources. "The project will repair the 1962 concrete span,...

6. CID 101 CID 101 February 1, 2006 Article about efforts of the Truman Road Corridor Association to create a Community Improvement District (CID). The boundaries for the proposed District are between Indiana and White Avenues, and as far...

7. City Mourns Loss of Elmwood Cemetery Deer City Mourns Loss of Elmwood Cemetery Deer August 6, 2013 Article on Ella, a deer who made her home at Elmwood Cemetery at Truman Road and Van Brunt Boulevard. Born in the cemetery in 2011, Ella became a common site to volunteers, visitors, and mourners. She...

8. Commitment to Downtown KC: The Star Will Help Rejuvenate City's Core with Its New Printing Plant Commitment to Downtown KC: The Star Will Help Rejuvenate City's Core with Its New Printing Plant May 11, 2003 Groundbreaking for The Star's new printing plant, May 12, 2003. A feature of the new plant, to be completed by 2006, allows passers-by to view the computer-driven equipment. The slope-roofed building stretches...

9. Dead Bolt Dead Bolt October 23-29, 2003 Article promoting the ''Graveyard 5K Run and Family Walk'' at the historic Elmwood Cemetery (4900 Truman Road). The financially struggling cemetery is the place of burial of such historic Kansas City figures...

10. East Crossroads Area Sees Revitalization on Horizon East Crossroads Area Sees Revitalization on Horizon February 1-8, 2008 The East Crossroads "runs approximately from Grand Boulevard to U.S. Highway 71 and from Truman Road to the railroad tracks behind Union Station." As artists are priced out of the Crossroads District,...

11. Explaining Advantages of Youngstown Rotary Wall Cabinet Explaining Advantages of Youngstown Rotary Wall Cabinet October 17, 1952 Vertical file containing photos and captions about A. Melvin DeMoss, "manager of the Youngstown Kitchen store, 2114 Truman road," opened in 1952.

12. Family Dining Family Dining July 14, 2010 Spotlight on Portia's Cafe (3840 Truman Rd), which is celebrating 30 years in business. Owner Portia Kilburn opened the cafe in 1980 at Independence and Benton boulevards and moved into the building on...

13. High-Tech High School on the Drawing Board High-Tech High School on the Drawing Board March 3, 2008 The Kansas City School District and industry partners are planning an engineering and construction academy that would be a "complete high school adhering to state academic standard." The first phase of...

14. History in Personal Stories History in Personal Stories March 2, 2005 Article features Elmwood Cemetery and some of the famous people buried there. Richard Stewart has been researching the people and famlies of some who are buried there. The cemetery sits on 50 acres and...

15. Homeward Bound: Once Deep in Debt, Wayside Waifs Now Thrives, Thanks to Harold Melcher Homeward Bound: Once Deep in Debt, Wayside Waifs Now Thrives, Thanks to Harold Melcher July 22, 2007 Feature story about Wayside Waifs, a private, nonprofit animal shelter located at 3901 Martha Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri. Harold Melcher is chairman of the board and has helped to revive the...

16. Mattie Rhodes Muralist Gets Around Mattie Rhodes Muralist Gets Around May 17, 2006 Jose (Joe) Faus is a local muralist who has been commissioned by the Mattie Rhodes Center to complete a mural at their Northeast Satellite office at 148 N. Topping Avenue. "Faus' piece, a colorful 'madonna...

17. Max Studna Is Dead Max Studna Is Dead May/25/1958 Photo and obituary for Max Studna, "90, formerly of Kansas City," a car dealer and former horse dealer here. Native of Poland emigrating to Kansas City in 1891 as a blacksmith at the later site of the...

18. Methodist Leader's View Molded by War Privations Methodist Leader's View Molded by War Privations April/19/1959 Photos and biographical article about Reverend Don Holter, "president of the new National Methodist Theological seminary at 5123 Truman road" at the age of 53 in 1959, with information about his life and...

19. Mud, Sweat and Tires Mud, Sweat and Tires March 22, 2006 In the column "Castle's View," the author remembers his fascination with Olympic Stadium and stock car racing. The stadium was located on the north side of Truman Road, just west of where I-435 would be...

20. Neal Brings City Hall to the Neighborhood Neal Brings City Hall to the Neighborhood October/3/2001 Photo and biographical article about Mary Williams-Neal, city councilperson for Northeast Kansas City with a "new field office in the Industrial Medical Center on Truman Road."