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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Miami R-1 Court Warming Royalty

2015 King and Queen JR's Colby Muller and Hayley Loper

Reigning 2014 King and Queen SR's Cole Frye and Jaclyn Crawford with Kindergarten Crown Bearers Gavin Schmidt and Keeley Lewis.

Obituary - Robert Glen Ashley

Robert Glen Ashley
Robert Glen Ashley, age 76 of Nevada, MO passed from this life at 8:20 a.m. Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada.  He was born September 1, 1938 in Nevada, the son of Marvin Harold and Ruby Fern (Scifers) Ashley.  On June 5, 1960 he was united in marriage to Irma Sue (Smith) Ashley and she survives of the home

Robert attended school in Nevada, graduating with the Class of 1956.  He served our country with six years of service in the Army National Guard.  Early in his working life he was a meat cutter, first for Maxwell’s then for Village Market.  In 1976 he began employment with the 3-M Company working there for twenty-seven years until his retirement in 1993.  When time allowed he enjoyed camping, and always loved old cars.  His greatest joys were his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchild.  He was a longtime member of the Nevada Elks Lodge. 

Survivors in addition to his wife Irma, include his three children, Randall Ashley of Nevada; Dianne Kimzey and husband Rob of Oak Grove; and Matthew Ashley of Nevada; brother, John T. Ashley and wife Shay of Overland Park; KS; grandchildren, Arren Ashley and companion Darcy Hawkins of Fort Scott, KS; Zachary Kimzey and Dalton Kimzey both of Oak Grove; great grandchild, Morgyn Ashley of Fort Scott; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.  Robert was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Mary Lou Harden

A graveside memorial service for Robert Glen Ashley is scheduled at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Newton Burial Park in Nevada, MO.  Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

Missouri State Highway Patrol arrest report 1/24/15

Jacqueline M. Gorham
On 1.24.15 around 3:25 p.m. The Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County arrested 40 year old Jacqueline M. Gorham of Peculiar, Missouri.

She was arrested on 1.)Misdemeanor Lafayette County arrest warrant.

Gorham was taken to the Bates County Jail and he status is listed as bond able.

Obituary - Vena Maxine Ours

Vena Maxine Ours, 93 of Butler, Missouri passed away January 24, 2015 at Medicalodge in Butler. Graveside services will be 11:00 am Tuesday January 27th at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler. No visitation scheduled. Contributions are suggested to Heartland Hospice or charity of donor’s choice. Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler, Missouri (660)679-0009.

Vena “Maxine” (Smithey) Ours was born July 5, 1921 in Hume, Missouri. She was the daughter of James E. and Allie (Sylvester) Smithey. Maxine was united in marriage to Lester Ours on June 13, 1941. Together they owned and operated the Ours Oil Company. Maxine and Lester both had a passion for ballroom dancing and big band music. Entertaining family and friends during holidays or class reunions brought Maxine great enjoyment. She was a proud, longtime member or Beta Sigma Phi. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a son Gary Ours, and a brother Kenneth Smithey. Maxine is survived by her son Jerry Ours and his wife Marcia, Grandchildren; Kyle Ours and wife Tonya, Mark Ours and wife Jennifer, Kerry Dudley, Kacey Chandler and husband Wade, Steve Craigmiles and wife Julie, great-grandchildren; Jordan, and Regan Ours, Mason, and Rhett Dudley, Allie, Kalee, and Jake Chandler, Zack, and Conner Ours, Grant, Haylea, and Garrett Craigmiles and by brothers Homer and James Smithey. Maxine will be forever missed by her family and many friends.

Nevada Police Department looking for a suspect in theft

The Nevada Police Department is looking for a suspect responsible for theft at the Nevada Recycling Center. Nevada Police Department Detective Sgt. Steve Bastow says, last week a suspect broke into the Nevada Recycling Center, stealing copper and tools, and damaging the center. Some of the tools stolen belong to employees. The suspect apparently broke into the office, pulling out and emptying drawers, while take additional items such as batteries and charges. 

Detective Sgt. Bastow says, the case is moving forward slowly, as they are checking that night's video from the recycling center and surrounding locations, as well as following-up with people on the possible suspect. Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to call the Nevada Police Department at 417-448-2710.