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Thursday, January 16, 2014

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Obituary - Betty Jean Richards

Funeral services for Betty Jean Richards will be 3 p.m. Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri. Visitation will be prior to services from 2-3 p.m. at Schowengerdt Chapel. Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, January 20, 2014 at Garden of Memories in Pittsburg, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Heartland Hospice, Alzheimer's Association or the Butler High School Special Olympics Team.
   Betty Jean Richards, age 87 of Butler, Missouri, died Thursday, January 16, 2014 at her home in Butler. She was born January 8, 1927 to Chester and Allie Lou Green Ohlhausen in Pittsburg, Kansas.    Betty is survived by four daughters, Jacque Austin and husband David of Orange City, Florida, Patti George of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, Nancy Petty and husband Jerry of Wheatland, Missouri and Karen Hastings and husband Rob of Adrian, Missouri; one brother, Gary Ohlhausen and wife Mary Ann of Reno, Nevada; four sisters, Ruth Halloway of Independence, Missouri, Shirley Bowen of Independence, Missouri, Linda Crane and husband Jim of Independence, Missouri and Barbara Baert of Joplin, Missouri; six grandchildren, Jeff Hurd, Kelli Heckadon and husband Perry, Jennifer Murphy and husband Kevin, Karli Searcy and husband Chad, Grant Austin and Bryan Hasting and wife Tiffany; 21 great-grandchildren; and special caregiver Delores Nolan. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gene in 2011; two brothers, Bill and Kenny Ohlhausen; and three sisters, Donna Nesbitt, Violet Hughes and Wonda Dowty

Adrian Clinic Closing

Adrian Clinic Closing Laura Chipman-Thiem RN, Family Nurse Practitioner has announced she will be closing the Adrian Clinic as of February 8, 2014. Nurse Laura... will be returning to work at the Adrian Family Care Clinic which is across the street from where her current building is located. She will begin accepting patients at the new location beginning February 11th. For scheduled appointments, medical records will be transferred. Anyone wishing to continue in Nurse Laura’s care and not due for an appointment may call 816-297-2640 to discuss the transfer of medical records after February 11th. Nurse Laura would like to thank each and every one for allowing her to serve as your healthcare provider and hopes to see you at her new location

Obituary - Thomas "Ernie" Collins

In Loving Memory


Memorial services for Thomas Collins will be 5:00 PM Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Christian Church of Drexel, Drexel, Missouri. Visitation will be held prior to service at 4:00 PM. Cremation. Messages of condolence may be left at http://www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
 
Thomas "Ernie" Collins, 57, of Harrisonville, Missouri passed away January 15, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents Nora Medcalf and Jack Collins; brother Jack Collins. Survivors include his wife Cheryl Collins; son Clayton Collins; daughters Kristen and Cori Collins; sisters Kim Collins and Leslie Faulkenberry; brothers David and Jeff Faulkenberry; and two granddaughters Josie and Sadie.

Weather Update: Strong Winds Continue - Fire Danger Risk Increases

Photo: Winds are rapidly increasing this afternoon and we've already had reported gusts OVER 40 MPH!  These strong winds will continue into early this evening, before only gradually dissipating.  Also, watch out for a few snow, sleet, or rain showers this afternoon and into the overnight hours as cold air plunges southward. 

Be careful out there this afternoon, as the wildfire danger risk is also increasing.  We've already received one wildfire report in southeast Kansas. Please share.

Winds are rapidly increasing this afternoon and we've already had reported gusts OVER 40 MPH! These strong winds will continue into early this evening, before ...only gradually dissipating. Also, watch out for a few snow, sleet, or rain showers this afternoon and into the overnight hours as cold air plunges southward. Be careful out there this afternoon, as the wildfire danger risk is also increasing. We've already received one wildfire report in southeast Kansas.

Wind Advisory for Bates and Surrounding Counties


WEATHER FOR BATES COUNTY:



VERY WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH EARLY EVENING... ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING. * THIS ADVISORY COVERS AREAS WEST OF A UNIONVILLE TO MARSHALL TO CLINTON LINE INTO ADJACENT KANSAS...NEBRASKA AND IOWA. * TIMING: NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS...WITH STRONG AND GUSTY CONDITIONS PERSISTING THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A GRADUAL IMPROVEMENT IS EXPECTED BY MID TO LATE EVENING. * WINDS: SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON... PARTICULARLY ACROSS NORTHWEST AND WESTERN MISSOURI...AS WELL AS ADJACENT EASTERN KANSAS WHERE SKIES ARE AT LEAST PARTLY SUNNY. * IMPACTS: STRONG CROSS WINDS...PARTICULARLY OVER EXPOSED AND OPEN TERRAIN...WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE CAN ALSO PICK UP TRASH CANS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

Rich Hill Schools - KC Meteorologist Speaking on Wed. Jan. 22 - Open to Public‏



On Wednesday, January 22, at 6 p.m., the Multipurpose Completion Committee is welcoming WDAF (FOX 4 Kansas City) meteorologist Michelle Bogowith and KOMU (Columbia) anchor and reporter Jim Riek, co-authors of "Joplin: Our Words, Our Stories, Their Hope."  Bogowith and Riek made more than thirty trips to Joplin in the year after the May 22, 2011, tornado.  They will be sharing some of their stories and focusing on the importance of being prepared in a severe weather threat.  The Multipurpose Completion Committee invites members of the community to attend.  The event will be held at the Rich Hill High School auditorium.  To learn more about the Safe Room project or to make a donation, visit www.richhillsaferoom.com.

Weather Update: Very Windy Today

Batten down the hatches, hoist ye sails, tie down your youngins and pets.....it's gonna be windy today. Looks almost like a repeat of Tuesday's windfest. Winds ...could gust to 45 mph over far northwest Missouri as well as much of Kansas. Most of the rest of northern and west central Missouri can expect winds to gust to 30 to 35 mph.