Category: Community

Martin City Baptist Church Celebrates 50th Anniversary!
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Martin City Baptist Church Celebrates 50th Anniversary!

On August 2, 2015, a beautiful Sunday morning, approximately 146 people met at 520 E. 132 Terrace, Martin City Baptist Church, to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Christian ministry and community service in the Martin City area. Attendees included more than 20 charter members, two former pastors, and many former members who had moved away...

School Starts August 12th in Martin City!
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School Starts August 12th in Martin City!

The first day of school is fast approaching! Can you believe August 13th is the first full day of school at Martin City K-8 School? For 6th Grade students, August 12th is “Transition Day” where they will attend for a half day to receive their schedule, find their locker, and follow their schedule. For all...

The Dental Care Center Of South KC Has A New Facility!
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The Dental Care Center Of South KC Has A New Facility!

The Dental Care Center of South Kansas City won’t just be cleaning teeth at their new location at 325 E. 135th Street in Martin City….they plan on changing lives. “We have SO much space at our new office,” says Ginger Stiver, co-owner of the practice and wife of long time Martin City dentist, Dr. Gregory Stiver....

MCBCA Works To Improve Community In Martin City
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MCBCA Works To Improve Community In Martin City

Have you ever heard of the MCBCA (Martin City Business Community Association)? They are the local Martin City business association who coordinates, and hosts, the annual Irishpalooza St. Patrick’s parade in Martin City – work that takes months of planning and many volunteers. The parade draws thousands of spectators each year and has long been...

Martin City Schools Receive Grant From Big Lots
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Martin City Schools Receive Grant From Big Lots

On Friday, June 12th, Big Lots officially celebrated the grand opening of their new Martin City store with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a big surprise for two lucky area schools. Leadership from the neighborhood store presented $2,000 checks to both Belvidere Elementary School and the Martin City K-8 School! Principal Liz Means of Belvidere, and Assistant...

Get To Know Your 6th District Candidates!
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Get To Know Your 6th District Candidates!

6th In –District City Council Candidates: Due to term limits, on June 23rd,  voters in the six district will cast a vote for an individual to replace John Sharp as the 6th In-District City Council member. The two gentlemen running for the seat are Kevin McManus and Terrence Nash. Here is some background on both candidates. A...

A Baseball Field Could Be Coming To Martin City!
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A Baseball Field Could Be Coming To Martin City!

Get Hits 4 Education and Barnstormers Baseball have agreed to terms with Jackson County Parks and Recreation to begin renovating and developing youth baseball facilities in the Kansas City metro. The first of the projects will kick off this summer with the renovation of a four field complex at 140th and Holmes Road in Martin...

Patios Are Open in Martin City!
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Patios Are Open in Martin City!

We are excited to welcome back the warmer spring weather! Even more exciting is that the warm weather also means patio season has arrived. Several restaurants in Martin City have been hard at work during the winter months constructing new patio seating and are now ready to serve customers outside. Martin City Pizza & Tap...