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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Two injured in Belton hit and run accident

The Belton Police Department along with Cass County Sheriffs Deputies are currently investigation a hit and run accident that injured two pedestrians this evening around the area of Y Highway and Main Street in Belton. 

The vehicle that fled from the scene is said to be a older model white unknown year Ford Explorer. 

The investigation is ongoing if you have any information on this incident please contact the Belton Police Department at 816.331.1500 or (816) 331-5522.

Obituary - Laura Jean Gray

Laura Jean Gray
Laura Jean Gray 37, was born September 2, 1979 in El Dorado Springs, Missouri at 7:02 am to Mark and Paula (Wareham) Gray.  She passed away December 8, 2016 due to a automobile accident. 

Funeral services for Laura J. Gray will be held Monday December 12, 2016 at Sheldon- Goodrich Chapel in Osceola, Missouri. Visitation will be from 1pm - 2pm and the funeral will follow. Burial will be in the Taberville Cemetery in Taberville, Missouri.

Laura Jean Gray went to school in Appleton City, Missouri for 13 years, graduating with the class of 1997. Laura spent her life making friends and doing for others, devoting her time to her children, family and friends. She loved spending time on her porch in the presence of loved ones. 

She loved to cook, sew and garden. Laura was very involved in her kids sports and school activities. She had a passion for life that was immeasurable. Everything she did, she did with love. Laura was preceded in death by her grandparents, Blane Gray (Cocky), Jeanne Wareham and best friend Dusty Schell. 

She is survived by her parents, Mark and Paula Gray; companion Jeremiah Johnson; daughter Gabby McNary; 3 sons Blane and Dalton Shonfelt and Cole Johnson; sister, Sarah Gray; grandmother, Jo Gray, other relatives and many, many friends. She will be greatly missed by everyone! 

Obituary - John W. Mitchel

John W. Mitchel, 94, of Montrose, Missouri passed away at the West Regional Medical Center in Warrensburg, Missouri December 9, 2016.

John was born May 9, 1922 in Montrose, Missouri the son of Fred Matthew and Hattie May (Van Gordon) Mitchel. John served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was married to Aileen Holt and they were blessed with two sons. John was a farmer and dairyman throughout his lifetime and had currently been residing at the Warrensburg Veterans Home in Warrensburg. John had been a faithful member of the Montrose Presbyterian United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife Aileen Mitchel of Appleton City, Missouri and two sons, Jerry Mitchel of Montrose, Missouri and Terry Mitchel of Clinton, Missouri.
Funeral plans for Mr. Mitchel are incomplete at this time.

Mid America Live News will updated with a full Obituary is made available to us.

8 year old boy killed in Kansas fire

On 12/10/16 around 2:15pm the Montgomery County Kansas Sheriffs Office along with several fire crews responded to the death of a 8 year old boy in a structure fire in Dearing Kansas which is located in Southern Kansas close to the Oklahoma state line.

When fire crews arrived on scene they found a fire outside the home near an unattached garage. 
Heavy smoke and fire damage was reported to the West side of the unattached garage.

The death of the boy has been extremely hard for the small community of about 414 people. Mid America Live News will updated when more information is made available to us.

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Teacher Appreciation at the Union

We'll be open WEDNESDAY the 21st at 4:00pm for Teachers appreciation day! 
25% off of food and drinks! 
We are open to the rest of the Public at 5:00pm.

Obituary - Shaddix Jacoby Michael Nickelson

Shaddix Jacoby Michael Nickelson, infant son of Ashlay Jackson and Cody Nickelson, died Wednesday, December 7th, 2016, at Mercy Hospital.

In addition to his parents, survivors include a brother Jaiden Logan; maternal grandparents Frank and Alysha Parker, and Robert Jackson; paternal grandparents David Michael Nickelson, and Cindi Gill; maternal great grandparents Jim and Joyce Young; paternal great grandparent Shirley Allen; aunts and uncles Patrick and Robin Schreiner, Kelly Parker, William and Thomas Jackson, and Colby Gill; cousins Lucian, Timothy, and Alexa Schreiner; and God parents Kearie Fuhr and Jake Foster. He was preceded in death by Clarence “Tink” Stumfoll, Everett “Bud” and Joan Jackson; and Donald “Pete” Williams.

Private burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Shaddix Nickelson Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701.

Three Drexel teens injured in Bates County crash

On 12/10/16 around 10:00pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriffs Office responded to one vehicle accident on NW 12001 just North of Route A in rural Bates County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2002 Oldsmobile Alero driven by 16 year old Chase W. Wright of Drexel, Missouri lost control of his vehicle causing it to travel off the left side of the roadway and strike a tree.

Chase W. Wright along with two passengers in his vehicle 13 year old Ivan A. Sosa and 13 year old Isabella A. Moise both of Drexel, Missouri all sustained minor injuries in this accident and all three were transported by private vehicle to Overland Park Regional Hospital for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by a private tow.

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