City of Independence Cooling Center will be open Wednesday, July 17, through Saturday, July 20 INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for our area from 1 p.m. on Wednesday through 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. The Roger T. Sermon Community Center, 201 N. Dodgion St., will be available as a cooling center Wednesday, July 16 through Saturday, July 20. The Sermon Center is open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, and 8 a.m.
Country singer Wynonna brings Big Noise to IndependenceINDEPENDENCE, MO - Multi-platinum country singer Wynonna and her band, The Big Noise, will perform at the 47th Annual Santa-Cali-Gon Days® Festival, on Friday, August 30th, 2019. Wynonna will take the Main Stage (located in the City Hall parking lot at Lexington & Lynn Streets) at 9:30 PM following, The Brad Cunningham Band (6:30 PM) and the Big Time Grain Co. (8:00 PM). “This is a rare opportunity to see this quintessential musician live in
City of Independence announces fee and date changes for Drop-Off Depot INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The City of Independence announced today prices will change for the Drop-Off Depot beginning in August 2019. Additionally, the Drop-Off Depot program will now run from April through October. Drop-Off Depot is located at 875 Vista Avenue and will continue to occur the second Saturday of each month (April-October) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The new prices are listed as follows: Car - $30Trucks/SUV/Van - $40Trailer
City of Independence issues statement following incident on June 17 at Bingham-Waggoner Estate INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The City of Independence released the following statement in regards to the carjacking event which occurred on June 17 at the Bingham-Waggoner Estate. “The City of Independence is committed to the safety of our volunteers and staff. Last night a member of our Parks|Recreation|Tourism team was the victim of an assault and carjacking at the Bingham-Waggoner Estate. Our immediate