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Friday, December 12, 2014

Warrensburg man killed after being struck by a train

One person died in an accident on Dec. 12 in Johnson County on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks at marker 222.5 west of County Road SW 301.

A 2002 GE Union Pacific Train, operated by Michael L. Webb, 44, Lee’s Summit, was westbound. The engineer observed a pedestrian sitting on the tracks and attempted to stop the train, which was unsuccessful.

The pedestrian sitting on the tracks, Joseph M. Johnson, 29, Warrensburg, was pronounced dead at the scene by Johnson County Coroner C.L. Holdren at 10:15 a.m. The body was transported to Sweeny, Phillips and Holdren Funeral Home.

Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper J.T. Langsdale investigated the accident and was assisted by Trooper J.W. Miller, CVETS, Sergeant K.M. Fisher, Sgt. M.P. Fennewald and Union Pacific Railroad Police.

Obituary - Jack A. Guthrie

Jack A. Guthrie, 77, Archie, Missouri died Friday, December 12, 2014 at Meadow View Of Harrisonville Health And Rehabilitation. Memorial services will be held 11:00am Saturday, December 20, 2014 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri. The family will receive friends 10:00-11:00am Saturday, December 20, at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. A complete obituary will be posted when it becomes available.

Burglaries in Cass County

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating two burglaries that occurred in the area of Rolling Hills Road and the Wheatland Estates area. The burglaries both occurred at approximately 12:15 PM today December 12th. 

The suspect vehicle was described by a witness as a small four door grey car and the suspect was described as a white male. 

If you have seen any suspicious vehicles matching the suspect vehicle or have noticed any other suspicious activity please report it to our office at 816-380-5200.

Scam Artists Busy

BATES COUNTY, Mo With the Holiday season upon us, it has brought out the “Scam Artists” working in full force. They are hacking into people’s e-mails, calling people with bogus information and doing everything in their power to get your personal information.

E-mails you receive from people you don’t know asking for help because they are in trouble and only you can help them is always a scam, don’t be fooled.

If someone calls you on the telephone asking for your personal information, stating something like your utilities may be turned off, or state they are trying to collect a debt, never give your information out over the phone. Once they have your information they can do anything they want with it.

Be aware and always guard your personal information. Make sure what and who you are responding to is the genuine article.

Courtesy of Marla Kash, fm92news

Police looking for missing Springfield Girl

Age: 14
Height: 5’7
Weight: 125
Eyes: Hazel
Hair Color: Recently dyed Dark Brown, almost looks Black
Belly button is pierced 

Hannah Smiley was last seen Monday December 8, 2014, after school. If you have seen her or have any information as to her whereabouts, please contact the Springfield Police Department 417-864-1810.

Obituary - Glen Leroy Board

Glen Leroy Board
Funeral services for Glen Board will be 1 p.m. Monday, December 15, 2014 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri with Sandy Schaller officiating. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 3-5 p.m. at Schowengerdt Chapel. Burial in Salem Cemetery, Foster, Missouri. Contributions to Ohio Street United Methodist Church. 

Glen Leroy Board, age 93 of Foster, Missouri died Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Willow Lane Nursing Center in Butler, Missouri. He was born October 20, 1921 to Ervin Parker and Alpha Dale Briscoe in Hume, Missouri.

Glen is survived by three sons, James Board and wife Nancy of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Larry Board and wife Connie of Vichy, Missouri and John Board and wife Donna of Mesa, Arizona; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Board and fiance Jacob Nix, Kelli Board, Lori Robbins and husband George, Ashley Donham and husband Tim and Rebecca Crook and husband Joe; seven great-grandchildren, Allison Crook, Lily Crook, Zachary Donham, Arianna Donham, Avery Nix, Wayne Robbins and Glen Robbins. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Peggy in 1996; and one brother, Ernest Board.