Missouri funeral home will be converted to haunted house, prompting uproar

A creepy site for a haunted house has become the center of controversy in a Missouri town. An abandoned funeral home in Rogersville, Mo., will be transformed into a haunted house for a high school fundraiser. But some of the town’s residents are crying foul – saying it’s an inappropriate and insensitive place to hold the Halloween-themed event. The Preston-Marsh Funeral Home has been abandoned for some time and was…

Parkville MO Real Estate

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Watch: Hurricane Maria Rips Roofs Off Homes; Death Toll Rises To 9

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — Hundreds of Puerto Rican homes have been destroyed by Hurricane Maria — the strongest hurricane to hit the island in over 80 years — and people across the island lost power Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis. Maria left at least nine people dead in across the Caribbean, making landfall in the morning in the southeast coastal…

Tips For Buying A House In Parkville, MO

The fast-paced nature of city living isn’t for everyone. If you are looking for something a little bit quieter, you may want to think about moving to Parkville, MO. This town, which has a population of fewer than 6,000 people, is located just outside of Kansas City. That means that you get to enjoy small-town living while at the same time having easy access to all of the amenities that…

NWD mulls scheme to help university grads buy their own homes

Adrian Cheng (L), Executive Vice-Chairman of New World Development, speaks at a news conference Thursday following the announcement of the company’s year to June 2017 results. Photo: HKEJ New World Development Co. (NWD), one of Hong Kong’s largest property developers, is looking at launching a special scheme to help young people who want to buy their first homes. The group is studying the feasibility of a financing scheme that will…

‘Exploitative’: Parkville residents oppose 22-level tower at former Games village

When former premier Steve Bracks was poised to sign off on the Commonwealth Games Village in Parkville in 2003, protesters fought bitterly to ensure it was largely low-rise housing. They mostly won, with the majority of the 900 homes built on the site next to Royal Park kept to two or three levels, or within medium-rise apartment blocks bordering CityLink. The tallest building was 11 levels. But 14 years later,…

Carbohydrates could be key to improved malaria vaccine

Image used for representational purpose only SYDNEY: Offering vital clues to improving malaria vaccine, an international research team has shown that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in their ability to infect mosquito and human hosts. The discovery, published in the journal Nature Communications, also suggests steps that may improve the only malaria vaccine approved to protect people against Plasmodium falciparum malaria — the most…

Missouri couple warns of tainted alcohol after Mexico health scare

Cindy Otte said she drank tainted alcohol when she was vacationing at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico. (FOX4KC) A Missouri couple is warning other travelers about drinking tainted alcohol in Mexico after their own harrowing experience at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico led to a costly hospital visit. Cindy and Jeff Otte, along with four other couples, booked a vacation in May at the Royal Playa del Carmen resort in…

Missing woman last seen in Parkville found safe

Baltimore County police said a missing woman last seen Friday in the Parkville area has been found safe and is getting medical attention. Elizabeth Ann Prodey, 54, was last seen on Friday in the 8100 block of Clyde Bank Road in Parkville. [related id=’40bcf202-67a2-4dd2-87e8-1cea97c42a23′ align=’center’][/related] [mediaosvideo align=” embedId=’9f8dafe2-c91a-431d-a7a8-3d300bf34887′ mediaId=’3571c0a2-8fec-47fc-9ace-6a38fe10be11′ size=”][/mediaosvideo] Source Article

It’s The Perfect Time To Buy A House — But Here’s Why Buyers Are Balking This Week

Homebuyers and homeowners rejoice: Mortgage rates are down this week. However, high home prices have caused sales of new homes to take a dive. With the new-home market feeling the pain that has been seen among resales, would-be buyers have been taking a time out on real-estate shopping. So while now’s a great time to snag a killer mortgage deal, finding an affordable home — whether it’s new or pre-owned…