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Monday, May 25, 2015

Mapleton, Kansas man injured in early morning Vernon County Crash

The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a 1 vehicle accident around 6:20 a.m. this morning on Route FF - 2 miles East of Garland, Kansas in rural Vernon County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2014 Dodge Ram driven by 35 year old Donald S. Million of Bronaugh, Missouri was East bound when he ran off the right side of the roadway, Over Corrected causing the vehicle to go off the left side of the roadway, striking a culvert and overturning.


A passenger in the vehicle 24 year old Ian Perry of Mapleton, Kansas received minor injures in this accident and was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Ft. Scott, Kansas. 


Mr. Million wasn't injured in this accident, The truck was totaled and towed from the scene by TCB Towing of Nevada, Missouri.



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Obituary - Kenneth L. Routen

Kenneth L. Routen passed away May 24, 2015 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO.

Funeral Services are pending with the Mullinax Funeral Home in Butler and will be announced when the information becomes available.

Charges issued for rural Nevada man

Joshua L. Schnedler
Charges have been issued for a rural Nevada man after Deputies responded to a call of “shots fired” in the Milo area Saturday afternoon. 

Joshua L Schnedler, 34, has been charged with Assault in the Second Degree and Armed Criminal Action after allegedly firing a weapon during a verbal dispute at a residence in Milo Saturday. 

Mr. Schnedler is being held in the Vernon County Jail on a $25,000 cash only bond.

Weather Update: Memorial Day Storms... Possibly Severe

Today, the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill/Kansas City would like to thank and honor those who have fallen, fighting for our country on this Memorial Day.

For those that will be out at ceremonies, services, and other Memorial Day events, there will be some weather concerns. First, we are watching an area of showers and few embedded thunderstorms moving through eastern Kansas this morning. This area of showers will move through eastern Kansas and into western Missouri this morning before dissipating. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon however, they should be spotty in nature and will not be severe. The main push of showers and thunderstorms will come this evening into tonight. There is the chance that some storms may be severe across northeastern Kansas and northwestern Missouri. The main threats would be large hail and damaging winds with the possibility of an isolated tornado.

American Legion Memorial Day Observance in Butler

BUTLER, Mo – The American Legion will hold a Memorial Day observance on Monday, May 25th at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler on the east side near the Veteran’s Plot beginning at 11 a.m. 

The observance is open to the public and Father Tom Hermes will be speaking.

Butler man receives moderate injuries in Henry County Crash

A Butler man was moderately injured in a one vehicle accident Saturday evening in Henry County. 

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 5:15 P.M. Saturday evening on East Bound 7 Highway at Martin's Curve, in rural Henry County, involving a 2002 Ford driven by 27 year old Caleb Griffith. 

The Missouri State Highway patrol says Mr. Griffith was traveling Eastbound when he traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. 

Mr. Griffith was transported by EMS to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton.