Community News

Hangers Cleaners is improving our community, and you can help too!
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Hangers Cleaners is improving our community, and you can help too!

Hangers Cleaners launched a “give back” program in late 2009 with local schools and charities and it is proving to be a win-win for everyone. Here’s how it works: Hangers currently works with 23 local schools and 5 active charities. When you go to drop off your dry cleaning, make sure to mention the name...

Ford’s New F-150 is coming to Rob Sight in Martin City!
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Ford’s New F-150 is coming to Rob Sight in Martin City!

The most popular selling vehicle in North America has been redesigned and will begin rolling off the line in Kansas City by the middle of February and Rob Sight at Rob Sight Ford in Martin City says they are really looking forward to welcoming the new F-150 to their lot. Ford has transformed the highly...

Martin City Business Changes And Upgrades
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Martin City Business Changes And Upgrades

CHARM Starting October 2nd, Charm will be open every Thursday from 10am to 8pm!  (ONE day per week) They were previously only open three days per month starting on the 3rd Thursday of each month but now you can stop by every Thursday to find new treasures! October items will continue to have a fall/Halloween...

Rosehill Garden’s 100 Year Tree Give-Away Benefits Home For Kids
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Rosehill Garden’s 100 Year Tree Give-Away Benefits Home For Kids

Ozanam, A Residential and Day Treatment Program in Martin City for boys and girls ages 12 to 18, entered Rosehill Gardens 100th Anniversary Tree Giveaway in March and after a lot of hard work to drum up votes on Facebook, finally won three trees! Rosehill team members went out in August and planted three maple trees on...

August 5th Ballot Issues
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August 5th Ballot Issues

*The Martin City CID takes no position on this matter.  This is for information purposes only. On August 5th, Kansas City Missouri voters will be asked to decide on two sales tax issues. Voters are being asked to consider the renewal of the 1/4% local sales tax for the purpose of providing revenues for the...

What’s in store for Martin City in 2014?
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What’s in store for Martin City in 2014?

135th Street Construction Begins! After years of designing, seeking funding and just plain tenacity, Martin City will see the start of improvements along 135th Street from Holmes Road to Hwy. 150 beginning mid to late January 2014. Once all of the construction is completed, Martin City will have new street curbing, sidewalks, parallel parking spaces, decorative...

Rosehill Gardens Takes Jess & Jim’s 75 oz. Steak Challenge!
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Rosehill Gardens Takes Jess & Jim’s 75 oz. Steak Challenge!

Eight ENORMOUS Rosehill Gardens employees decided to take the plunge on July 17th and attempted the 75 oz. Steak Challenge, captured here on video. One participant did actually finish!  Curtis Stroud, Rosehill Gardens Owner, supervises!  This is really a hoot! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huQHhNmBclY&w=560&h=315]

Martin City Animal Hospital Open House!
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Martin City Animal Hospital Open House!

Saturday, April 13, 1-4 pm, Martin City Animal Hospital will be celebrating Dr. Libby Robertson’s 5 year anniversary of owning the clinic!  The clinic itself has been in operation for 36 years so all of us in Martin City are celebrating that too! Happy Anniversary Dr. Libby! Kansas City Disk Dogs will also be there!...

James Ralph Martin Wins 2013 Community Humanitarian Award!
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James Ralph Martin Wins 2013 Community Humanitarian Award!

Ralph Martin is 96 years old and as sharp as someone 30 years younger.  He and Elmeda Trucelle Hilbert Martin were married for 74 years.  Sadly she passed in January 2013. Ralph and Trudy have three children – two daughters and a son who live in the metro area. They have seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren....

Welcome Honeywell Employees!
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Welcome Honeywell Employees!

On January 23, 2013, the NNSA’s Honeywell plant in Kansas City will begin the complex task of moving manufacturing, laboratory and office equipment from its current location at the Bannister Federal Complex to a newly constructed National Security Campus eight miles south at Botts Road and 150 Highway in South Kansas City.  The move will...