King Holiday Celebrations: We’re planning our King Holiday issue on Jan. 6. If you have King holiday events planned for the public, submit them to us at Put KING HOLIDAY EVENT in the subject line. We need events no later than Wed., Dec. 28. You can get a jump start on coverage by posting your event on our “post it yourself” website calendar. Event listings are always free.

Love Couples: This year our Love Couples will be featured in our Feb. 3 issue. The Love Couples issue is always a readers’ favorite. We’re looking for couples of all ages to feature, who have a great and loving relationship. Does that sound like you and your spouse? If not, do you know someone whose relationship you admire? Then send us their names and at least two ways to contact them – email and cell phone preferred. Deadline for submissions is Mon., Jan. 16. Email and put LOVE COUPLE in the subject line.

Black History Edition: Everyone’s still talking about our 2022 Black History edition and the cover story, “Kansas City’s Black Mafia.” We always strive to share unique and uncovered Black History stories in this special section, I believe it will be our 15th edition. If you know a great story for us to share, reach out to us @ The sooner you reach out, the better. It takes us a lot of time to prepare this special issue, so we pick our topics early. 

Black Women in Business: For Women’s History month, we will again recognize Black women excelling in business. Do you know a woman who deserves recognition? She’s climbed the ladder against the odds, which are too often stacked against us. Submit her name by our Feb. 1 deadline to

Did you know?  You can read editions of The Community Voice on our website. Not just current and recent issues. You can read issues dating back seven years.

Here’s the link to our online paper!