October 10, 2021
This Week's Local Events
Best Week Ever
The Excelsior Springs Tigers definitely had the Best Week Ever! With a successful Spirit Week leading up to the Homecoming Parade, Football Game, and Dance, it was great for the Tigers to have the opportunity to gather and celebrate together this year! Way to go, Tigers!
Word on the Street
Ray's Diner (Lunch) has sold this week to a chef coming from Colorado! Owner Brenda Fudge reports that the diner will be kept the same, to continue the tradition of what we all know and love!

Brenda says any gift certificates that you may have will need to be used by October 30, 2021!
Coming Soon
A Night at the Hospital Virtual Gala
Thursday, Oct. 21st, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Raffle • Silent Auction • Awards

Single Event/Raffle Ticket - $20
Three Event/Raffle Tickets - $10/each
Six or more Event/Raffle Tickets - $8.33/each

Currently accepting sponsorships and auction items! Auction is available to the public, even if you're not attending the event.

Mawby and Hall Crowned Homecoming Royalty
Excelsior Springs’ Homecoming 2021 is in the books, and although the Tigers didn’t come out winners on the football field there were lots of great memories made. Seniors, Lillian Mawby and Dacey Hall were crowned Homecoming Queen and King capping off a week of spirit days and festivities throughout the school district.

Excelsior Springs 4-H Club Partners with Community to Showcase Talents
4-H2O – Excelsior Springs’ 4-H Club celebrated National 4-H Week by partnering with several local businesses to showcase their award-winning projects.

Job Corps Provides
Path to Success
Excelsior Springs Job Corps is an amazing resource here in our community. Job Corps offers industry recognized certifications in 82 high-demand industries. For individuals meeting income based requirements, Job Corps is completely free.

Facebook Outage Makes Local Impact in Surprising Ways
This week’s Facebook outage left the community of Excelsior Springs without the ability to connect easily. In just the six hours that the platform was down, there were a number of things happening around town that would normally be unheard of.

Here's the emergency services log for our police and fire department.

Weekly News Headlines
Here's a collection of various news stories that have appeared online in the past week that have to do with Excelsior Springs!

Weekly Updates from the City Manager
City Manager Molly McGovern offers a weekly report to give citizens a better idea of what is happening on a local level weekly.

Caption Contest
Congrats to
Pam Mann
for being this week's Caption Contest winners with the following caption for this picture:

"Everybody was kung fu fighting! Those kicks were fast as lightning!"

Winners get a free drink from

You can play every Tuesday at 8:00am in the Excelsior Citizen

Beneath Isley Bridge of Fishing River this time in 2020
October 7 - Ralph Monroe O'Dell
October 5 - Barryann M. Martens
October 5 - Stephen L. Gentry
October 4 - Wava June Lytle
October 4 - Linda Marshall
October 2 - Hazel J. Kelsey-Clark
October 2 - Shannon Bosley
October 1 - Robert LeRoy Siddens
October 1 - Vane Oliver Long
September 29 - Delores Jean Cerrone
September 29 - Joyce Ann McCrery
September 20 - Stephen Brandt Owens, Sr.
September 18 - Alice F. Ellett
Excelsior Newsletter Archives
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