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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Runaway teens in Rich Hill

Daniel Wyatt
Bates County Sheriff's Deputies are currently looking for two runaway juveniles at this time.

They are indentified as Daniel Wyatt (15) and Justin Breitung (17) of Rich Hill. 

Please help find them!!! They were last seen at approximately 6:30pm by Old Town north of Rich Hill walking the creek bed. 

If you see them please call the Bates County Sheriff's Office at 660-679-3232 immediately! 

Several people and police are searching for them at this time. We don't have a photo of Mr. Breitung and we are working to get one.

Police believe the teens are not in danger and could possibly be looking to steal a vehicle and flee the area and head towards Kansas City. 

The two are said to be wearin dark pants one in a red hoodie and the other possibly in a blue long sleeve shirt.

Bates County Sheriff Chad Anderson advices the public to please lock your vehicles and be alert of your surroundings.


Update 4/14/17 9:20am:
We just received word from Bates County Sheriff Chad Anderson and both boys have been found safe! Thanks everyone for the prayers and shares! We will update when more infromation is made available to us!!

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Obituary - Charles E. Smith

 Charles E. Smith
Funeral services for Charles E. Smith will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri with Pastor Pat Koontz officiating. 

Visitation prior to services 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15. Burial, West Point Cemetery, Amsterdam, Missouri. 

Contributions to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences www.schowengerdtchapel.com.

Charles Edwin Smith, age 80 of Amsterdam, Missouri died Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at St. Luke's East Hospital in Lee's Summit, Missouri. He was born January 11, 1937 to Hiram Earl and Effie Elsie Close Smith in Butler, Missouri.

Charles is survived by his wife, Alberta Smith of Amsterdam, Missouri; a daughter, Crystal Cox and husband Wade of Lee's Summit, Missouri; two brothers, Paul Smith of Butler, Missouri and Robert Smith of Chanute, Kansas; two sisters, Helen Elliott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Elsie Bolser of Lee's Summit, Missouri; and two grandchildren, Jordan Wade Cox and Melody Beth Cox. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steve Smith; daughter, Melody Smith; three sisters, Ann Alexander, Pauline Polaski and Dorothy Walden; and a brother, Tom Smith.






Updated Obituary - Sue Enlow

Sue Enlow 
Funeral services for Sue Enlow will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri with Pastor Ron Dunlap officiating. There is no visitation. 

Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to Happy Hill Church of God. Online condolences, www.schowengerdtchapel.com.
Mayme Sue Enlow, age 89 of Foster, Missouri died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at her home in Foster. She was born October 10, 1927 to Byron Hunter and Erin Talley Cole in San Angelo, Texas.

Sue is survived by her husband Milton Enlow of Foster, Missouri; two sons, William Dixon Gibbs III of Galveston, Texas and Dan Gibbs and wife Cathy of Angleton, Texas; three daughters, Shirley Sargent and husband Richard and Kerry Webb and husband Russell of all Butler, Missouri and Stella “Dee” Anthony and husband Aaron of Noel, Missouri; a stepson, Larry Enlow and wife Rose of Butler, Missouri; stepdaughter, Pam Enlow-Edsall and husband Ben of Kansas City, Missouri; and 19 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband W.D. Gibbs, Jr.; her second husband Elmond Strempel; one brother, Byron; three sisters, Ruth, Shirley and Carleen; and one grandson Darren Enlow.






Anyone seen these missing Kansas juveniles?







Job Opening In Harrisonville

Taking applications for self motivated detail mind individuals. 

Full and part positions available. Experience would be great but not necessary. 

Please mail your resumes or applications to Boshann's Lawn Service PO Box 118. Harrisonville, Mo 64701





Richards man arrested in Allen County Kansas

Kenneth P. Thorn 

On 4/10/17 the Allen County Kansas Sheriff's Office arrested 45 year old Kenneth P. Thorn of Richards, Missouri.

Mr. Thron was arrested for 1.) 4 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Sodomy. 

He was booked into the Allen County Jail in Iola, Kansas and he is currently listed as bondable.


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Obituary - Lily “Marie” Phillips

Lily “Marie” Phillips
Lily “Marie” Phillips, 96, rural El Dorado Springs, MO passed from this life on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs. Marie was born October 22, 1920 in Sugar City, CO to Edgar Patrick and Minnie Louise (Phillips) Moore. On February 12, 1938 she was united in marriage to Charles M. Phillips and he preceded her in death in November 1997.

Marie was raised near Ft Scott and also Rich Hill. Following her marriage she lived most of her life in Nevada. Marie worked for Key Work Clothes and Nelly Don in Nevada for a number of years. She also lived and worked for a time in Belton for the Grace Company. In the early 80’s she moved to Pensacola, FL where she owned and operated her own sewing shop for nearly 20 years. In 2000 she moved back to Neodesha, KS and in 2012 to El Dorado Springs, MO where she has continued to reside. Marie was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nevada.

Survivors include her children, Louise Parizek and her husband Richard, Overland Park, KS, Charlene Jenkins and her husband Jim, rural El Dorado Springs, Charles Phillips and his wife Sandra, Pensacola, FL, Harold Phillips and his wife Elaine, Chelsa, OK, Martha Osterhout and her husband Nelson, Huntsville, AR; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Bill Moore, Holden, MO; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Marie Reed, three brothers, three sisters, and one great-granddaughter, April Nicole Jenkins.



Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nevada with Pastor Abel Hagan officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Seventh Day Adventist Scholarship Fund in c/o the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 15467 E Quail Rd, Nevada, MO 64772.









Obituary - Wallace Eugene Sloan

Wallace Eugene Sloan
Wallace Eugene Sloan, 90, Nevada, MO passed away on April 12, 2017 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Wallace was born July 7, 1926 in Fallis, OK to Orval C. and Eva Mae (Howell) Sloan. He was united in marriage to Ida Maxine Carlini on June 3, 1948 in Nevada, MO and she survives of the home.

Wally was raised in Cushing, Oklahoma and attended high school there. He helped his father farm for a while before leaving school early to join the United States Navy. Wally served in the US Navy from 1943-1945 and was in the reserves until being fully discharge in 1946. While in the Navy, he was a Navy Sea-Bee and was stationed in Okinawa and Guam during WWII. Following his time in the service, Wally began a career pipelining throughout the United States. In 1954 Wally and Maxine came home to Nevada to live and in 1965 began a career in heavy equipment projects for farms and conservation areas. He was a craftsman who built and repaired his own construction equipment. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Nevada. Wally enjoyed woodworking, his paint horses, and time spent on his farm. He especially loved spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife Maxine, he is survived by two children, Ron Sloan and his wife Karen, Nevada, Connie Barker and her husband Jim, Nevada; two grandchildren, Veronica Prough and her husband Deland, Schell City, Jason Sloan, Colorado Springs, CO; two great-grandchildren, Jaxon Prough, and Weston Prough; sisters, Donna McAffee and her husband Wilburn, Tulsa, OK, Helen Blankenship and her husband Donald, Catoosa, OK; brother-in-law, Bill Carlini and his wife Glenda, Nevada, sister-in-law, Frances Sloan, Muskogee, OK; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Buford Sloan.



Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. prior to the service.





Congratulations Lieutenant Travis Cole!


The Vernon County Sheriff's Department would like to congratulate Deputy Travis Cole on his promotion from Sergeant to Lieutenant of the Patrol Division. Sergeant Cole started with the Sheriff's Office in 2013 and was promoted to Sergeant in 2015. Lieutenant Cole has more then 10 years of law enforcement experience. Lieutenant John Randall will be transferring from Patrol to the Investigations Division as the supervisor of investigations.








Obituary - Eunice Wallen

Eunice Wallen, age 93, of Clinton, MO, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Westwood Living Center.
Graveside services will be Friday, April 14, 2017, at 1:00 PM at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, MO.
Condolences may be left online at this website.





Obituary - Mayme Sue Enlow

Funeral services for Sue Enlow will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri with Pastor Ron Dunlap officiating. There is no visitation. 

Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to Happy Hill Church of God. Online condolences, www.schowengerdtchapel.com.

Mayme Sue Enlow, age 89 of Foster, Missouri died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at her home in Foster. She was born October 10, 1927 to Byron Hunter and Erin Talley Cole in San Angelo, Texas.

Sue is survived by her husband Milton Enlow of Foster, Missouri; two sons, William Dixon Gibbs III of Galveston, Texas and Dan Gibbs and wife Cathy of Angleton, Texas; three daughters, Shirley Sargent and husband Richard and Kerry Webb and husband Russell of all Butler, Missouri and Stella “Dee” Anthony and husband Aaron of Noel, Missouri; a stepson, Larry Enlow and wife Rose of Butler, Missouri; stepdaughter, Pam Enlow-Edsall and husband Ben of Kansas City, Missouri; and 19 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband W.D. Gibbs, Jr.; her second husband Elmond Strempel; one brother, Byron; three sisters, Ruth, Shirley and Carleen; and one grandson Darren Enlow.






Missouri Missing Adult: William S. Nesheim Jr.







From the City of Harrisonville







Messenger newspaper announces final edition today

From the Messenger Facebook page

It is with our deepest regret that we share this. As of April 13, 2017, The Hub & Messenger will be closing its doors. We want to thank you for putting trust and faith in our company. The struggling economy made it impossible for us to sustain our humble business, but we gave it our all. A letter appears in our final issue, on newsstands now. The photo below was our company motto; we did love it, and we're proud of what we created. Archives of The Messenger can be explored by going to the Butler Public Library and the Adrian Community Library.






Have you seen this missing Missouri man?







Miami R-1 A Honor Roll

Miami R-1 All A Honor Roll for Third Quarter

3rd
McCartney Downs
Milee Hragyil
Vivian Sixkiller

4th
Katherine Downs

5th
Basia Bettels
Chaz Bettels

7th
Jack Embrey
Levi Julien

8th
Charlee Chambers
Whalen Downs
Morgan Harriman
Jayden Reitz
Hanna Winburn

9th
David Gonzalez
Nathan Hines
Charles Johnson

12th
Hunter Elkinton
Sydney Gray
Edward Masters
Brooklyn Popplewell
Madison Talley
Cauy Urton




Updated Obituary - Anthony D. Barnes

Anthony D. Barnes
Anthony D. Barnes, 31, Milo, MO passed from this life on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 following a long battle with Epilepsy. Anthony was born March 4, 1986 in Nevada, MO to Tony Lee Barnes and Marlo Michelle “Missy” Householder.

Anthony was raised in Bronaugh and Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 2005. Anthony has lived the past five years in Milo. He enjoyed fishing, video games, volleyball, time spent playing basketball and games with his nephews, and hunting and spending time with his family. He loved to watch wrestling with his buddy Marty. Anthony never left his mother’s side the past 31 years. He was a very loving and fun loving guy who liked to make people laugh.

He is survived by his mother, Missy Householder of the home; his father, Tony Barnes of Nevada; one brother Christopher Barnes; four sisters, Deborah Rogers, Megan Rye, BreAnna Householder, Emily Burrus; grandmother, Elaine Mitts, Milo; great-grandmother, Ruby Craft, Milo; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Milo Baptist Church in Milo, MO with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Milo Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

Those who wish may contribute to the family in c/o Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.






Murder Mystery Night at Poplar Heights Living History Farm

Do not miss Murder Mystery Night at Poplar Heights Living History Farm on April 28th.






Obituary - Steven "Steve" William Hon

Steven "Steve" William Hon, 61, La Tour, Missouri, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida. 

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri with burial in Crescent Hill Cemetery in Adrian, Missouri. 

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 18 at the Atkinson Funeral Home.






5K Memorial Walk/Run in Pleasanton Kansas







Obituary - Mary L. Robbins

Mary L. Robbins
Mary L. Robbins, age 90 years, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Clinton, Missouri.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Vansant-Mills Chapel, Clinton, Missouri.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, April 14, 2017 also at the Chapel.

Interment will follow in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Missouri. Fond memories and condolences can be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.

Mary Lorene Moree (Boyd) Robbins was born February 14, 1927 in Clinton, Missouri the daughter of Robert L. Moree, Jr. and Macy (Ballew) Moree. She attended Clinton High School graduating in 1945. Mary was married to Charley F. Boyd on September 15, 1945 until his death in 1972. To this union two daughters were born: Mary Beth and Becky.

Aside from enjoying farm life raising hogs and cattle with Charley, Mary also worked outside of the home at Long Truck and Tractor, as a bookkeeper for Keith Kreissler, CPA for 32 years and ended her working career at First National Bank in 2000. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Clinton cradle roll, giving her life to Christ and joining the church in 1935.

Music was a big part of Mary’s life wherein she enjoyed sharing her talent at church by singing in the choir, and playing the piano for her Sunday School class as well as senior living facilities.

Besides being involved in her church, Mary devoted time to the Clinton community by serving as the Treasurer of both the Clinton Senior Center Service Board and Nancy Calvird Shoe Fund.

On October 10, 1998, Mary and Robert Robbins, Sr. were married. During their 18 years of marriage they enjoyed traveling, area country music shows and social activities at the Clinton Senior Center. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Violet Long, husband Charley and just recently her husband, Robert.

Survivors include: Daughters Mary Beth Norman and husband Jerry of Olathe, KS; Becky Reser and husband, Ron of Branson, MO; her granddaughter Bethany (Waugh) Istas and great-grandson Bray Istas of Olathe, KS. Robert’s children and grandchildren, Robert Robbins, Jr., wife Pam and daughter Robin Beach and husband Jeremy; Linda Miller, husband Marvin and children Daniel Vaughn, Marva Miller, Jacob Miller and wife Amber, Samuel Miller; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Kayla, and Kyle Miller, Jacob Carter, Trinity and Elijah Miller.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home of Clinton, Missouri.












Chances of rain this weekend

Weekend plans hopping off to an early start? Make sure somebunny keeps an eye on the forecast!







Lowry City man injured in Henry County crash

On 4/12/17 around 1:25pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Henry County responded to a one vehicle accident in the Northbound Lanes of Missouri 13 just north of SE CR 1100 in rural Henry County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2000 Chrysler driven by 44 year old Andrew R. Johnson of Lowry City, Missouri had a defective tire which caused the vehicle to travel off the right side of the roadway.

Mr. Johnson sustained minor injuries in this accident and he was transported to the hospital by private vehicle.

The vehicle received minor damages and it was towed from the scene by Mike Robert's Tire Shop of Lowry City, Missouri.



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