Jim Heeter (far right) engages in a friendly game of tug-of-war with Sly James and children at Operation Breakthrough. The two civic leaders wrapped up their health competition at the school earlier today.
Roy Scott loves music. He was 12 when he first started writing lyrics, 15 when he started to produce his own beats. He became part of the underground “gangster rap” subculture. This is when Scott became “Macc James,” a member of the Chop It Up Clicc. But as Scott got older with kids of his own, he realized the power and influence music can have on young people’s lives.
Residents will soon have new way to get around downtown Kansas City. The advocacy group BikeWalkKC, with help from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, has announced its launching a bike share program.