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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Obituary - Margaret Cecelia Fox

Margaret Cecelia Kelley Fox, 83, Raymore, Missouri, died Tuesday, January 20, 2015 in Raymore. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 23, 2015 at Lee’s Summit Christian Church, 800 Northeast Tudor Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, with visitation from 10:00-11:00. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Orient Cemetery in Harrisonville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007 (www.alsa.org). (A complete obituary will be posted when available).

Large grass fire out East Dakota Street in Butler

The Butler Fire Department along with a brush truck from the Adrian Fire Department and Rich Hill Fire Department is on scene of a large grass fire just out of the Butler city limits on East Dakota Street.

Unknown at this time how many acres are on fire or how many structures are in the path of this fire.

St. Clair County Sheriffs Office: Man arrested on burglary charges

Edwin Lyons
On Jan. 20, Edwin Lyons, 37, Columbia, was arrested on two St. Clair County felony warrants, a class C felony charge of burglary-second degree and a probation/parole violation on an original class C felony charge of possessing a controlled substance. 

The burglary charge is an Osceola Police Department case stemming from an incident on Jan. 2. Total bond is set at $25,000 cash or surety. 

St. Clair County Sheriffs Office: Felony warrant arrest

John King
On Jan. 21, John King, 24, Weaubleau, was arrested on a St. Clair County felony warrant charging him with class C felony of possessing a controlled substance. The warrant was issued the same day and bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. 

The charge stems from a drug investigation in April 2014 at a residence on TT Highway. 


St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office deputies and officers from the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdiction Drug Task Force located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in King’s residence.

Obituary - Franklin Logan Wisely

Franklin Logan Wisely, 59, Butler, Missouri, died Monday, January 19, 2015 at his home. A memorial visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Adrian United Methodist Church in Adrian, Missouri.

Franklin was born June 22, 1955 in Lamar, Missouri, the son of Edwin Logan and Nadine Frances (Shepherd) Wisely.

Franklin is survived by two sons, Keith Wisely (Linda Huenefeld), Butler, Missouri and Sam Wisely (Ashley), Springfield, Missouri; one daughter, Patricia Oldham (Franklin), Reeds Spring, Missouri; step-daughter, Beth Thompson Delp (Brad), Jerseyville, Illinois; one brother, Herbert "Jack" Crosby (Kathy), Nevada, Missouri; five sisters, Jean Simmons, Clinton, Missouri, Dorothy McCaslin (Neil), Lamar, Missouri, Marion Barnes, Nowata, Oklahoma, Norma Mooneyham (Tom), Nevada, Missouri and Lu Hooper (Larry Gregg), Adrian, Missouri; and two grandchildren.