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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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Obituary - Lorraine Elizabeth Peterson

Lorraine Elizabeth Peterson
Lorraine Elizabeth Peterson, age 90, of Belton, Missouri passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family on June 3, 2017. 

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 7, at Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri. Graveside service will begin at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 8, at Belton Cemetery. Contributions may be given to St. Sabina Catholic Church or to Wayside Waifs. 

Lorraine was born July 11, 1926 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Sheehan. Lorraine graduated from Belton High School in 1944. On April 13, 1946, Lorraine married, Arthur “Pete” Peterson, and together they were blessed with two children, Steve and Sandy.

For more than 30 years, Lorraine worked for the IRS and retired as Manager of Adjustments in 1990. She worked for MidAmerican Promotions until age 87. She was a member of St. Sabina Catholic Church. At home, she had a passion for cooking, baking and hosting various events. She also enjoyed fishing and spending time with her beloved dog, Bella.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Peterson; son, Steve Peterson; father, Joseph Sheehan; mother, Elizabeth Cunningham and husband, K.R. Cunningham; brother, Bill Sheehan; and sister, Dorothy Feeback. She is survived by her daughter, Sandy Anderson (Mel); daughter-in-law, Phyllis Peterson; five grandchildren, Steve G. Peterson, Bill Peterson (Alicia), Sara Bradley, Kara Anderson, and Chris Anderson (Andrea); five great-grandchildren, Ross, Sierra, Brennan, Keegan, and Lana.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Advanced Health Care of Overland Park, Crossroads Hospice, Carl Hamilton, Diana Courtney, JoAnn Ring, and Allen and Betty Foote.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278

Cooler temperatures today!

Cooler temperatures compared to yesterday afternoon are on tap for today with readings in the upper 70s and lower 80s. 

With mostly sunny skies and low humidity, it's a perfect day to be outdoors!

Obituary - Glenda C. Perkins

Glenda C. Perkins age 79, formerly of Nevada, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Liberty, MO.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017 at Antioch Cemetery, Nevada.

Belton Police Department seeking public assistance

This is a suspect in an auto theft that occurred during the day on June 3rd from 844 N Scott. If anyone has information on the identity of this individual please contact Det. Strong at the Belton Police Department (816) 331-1500

Bates County Emergency Planning Committee sponsored training at the Butler Fire Station

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On Saturday, June 3, 2017, the Bates County Emergency Planning Committee sponsored training at the Butler Fire Station.

The training was MC-306 Tanker Rollover class. Participants trained in actions that would be taken in the event of a tank truck incident involving an MC-306, which would be a tanker transporting motor fuels, such as gasoline and diesel fuel.

The training was funded through the Missouri Emergency Response Commission, and was conducted under contract by Local Emergency Training Specialists, LLC.

Among other topics, participants learned air monitoring, foam application, cold tapping, plugging and patching, and incident command. A tank prop provided by the trainer was utilized for hands-on experience.

Personnel from Butler Fire, Clinton Fire, Montrose Fire, Rockville Fire, Belton Fire, Dolan-West Dolan Fire Protection District, and Sac Osage Fire Protection District attended.

The Bates County Emergency Planning Committee is made up of various entities to include fire, law enforcement, emergency management, health professionals, industry, and the general public, among others, who are tasked with planning for chemical incidents that may occur in the county.

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Windsor Rodeo Days

June 23-24, 2017
Windsor Rodeo Days
High Stakes Rodeo
Added Money: $400RS; $200TE
Entry Fees: $70RS; $80TE; $68GBR; $73DTR
$5 Central Entry Fee
Books Open: June 14 10am-5pm
Entry #: 1-800-639-9002
Emergency #: 816-377-5577

Hume Community News 6/6/17

The community of Hume wishes to express their sympathy to the family of Leon Hester who passed away on May 8. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kathy and all of his family.

We also wish to extend our sympathy to the family of Jerry Isaacson. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Both of these men will be greatly missed by their family and friends.

The Cub Scout Pack 73 held their Bridging out Ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Rich Hill on May 24th. Boys advancing from Wolves to Bears were: Wyatt Swarens, Thomas Davenport, Chance Poulter, Cooper Fox, Jaritt Fry, Raed Rebman and Ryan Reed. The boys advancing from Weblos to Arrow Light were Nolan Mubanga and Braden Coonce. Starting as a Weblo was Nicholas Coker. These boys do amazing work. Adam Swarens is the den leader.

Approximately 120 attended the Hume Alumni held on May 27 at the Larry L. Berry Gym at the Hume School. Emcee’s Heather Rogers and Bill Hawks did a great job. Carrie Irwin gave the welcome to the 2017 Seniors with Michala Lantsberger giving the response. Wilda Sears had the initiation for the Senior Class of 2017. Cliff Yarick ask the blessing upon the meal. A delicious meal was served by Sister’s and Friends CafĂ© of Hume. The date for next year’s Alumni will be Saturday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m. In the past it has been at 7:00 p.m. but we have voted to change the time to 6:00 p.m. Please make note of this change for next year.

A retirement reception was held on Sunday, June 4th for Mr. Kirk Hart as the Hume High School. Mr. Hart had an awesome impact on all the students he came in contact with. He will be greatly missed at Hume but assured everyone he would be back to sub. Mr. Hart was presented a plaque by Superintendent Scott Morrison.

The O5O Club held the noon carry in dinner on Monday, June 5 with lots of delicious food. It is always wonderful to be able to gather together for food and fellowship. The next carry –in dinner will be held on June 19 at the Hume Community Center.

This weekend coming up is our annual Hume city wide garage sale and city wide clean up. There will be a dumpster placed up town, but please be sure to check with city hall on what can be dumped in there as there are a few things that they can not take.

The Fair Board held a work day last Saturday. They began replacing seats on the existing bleachers and replacing the fence destroyed by the tornado. Fair dates this year are August 1 through August 5. We are looking for Rodeo Queen Candidates ages 13 and up and Prince and Princess Candidates ages 5 to 12 years of age. If interested contact any fair board member. My apologies that I haven’t had any news in the last couple of weeks, if anyone has any news items they would like to share please let me know.

Obituary - Doris Helen Prothe

Doris Helen Prothe, age 95, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away on Friday June 2, 2017. She was born on September 2, 1921 the daughter of Lloyd and Alice Eckhart Jenkins. She graduated from high school and attended nursing school. She married Kenneth Prothe on May 23, 1944 at Los Angeles, California. He preceded her in death on March 26, 1992. 

She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Martin and a brother Paul Jenkins. Doris worked as the director of the Pleasanton Housing Authority for many years. She was a member of the Pleasanton Presbyterian Church, Order of Eastern Star, and the VFW Auxiliary. 

Doris is survived by her daughter Penny Johnson and husband Steve, two grandsons, Kenny Johnson and Meredith and their children Bryce and Neyla, and John Johnson and Christy and children Brianna and Aly.

Private Graveside was held 2 pm Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Pleasanton Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Pleasanton Presbyterian Church. On line condolences for the family can be left at Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.

Two arrested for sexual misconduct in Eldorado Springs park

 Joseph M. Burnett Jr.
On June 4, 2017, officers responded to the 1100 block of South Main Street, Lion's Club Park, concerning a report of Sexual Misconduct. 

The investigation revealed that two subjects were having sexual intercourse in the presence of bystanders.
Angela K. Barlow

The investigation resulted in the arrests of Joseph M. Burnett Jr. 39, and Angela K. Barlow, 37, of El Dorado Springs charging them with Sexual Misconduct in the First Degree. Officers completed a probable cause statement for these charges.

Officers received a Cedar County Warrant, charging Burnett with Sexual Misconduct Involving a Child Under 15 and Sexual Misconduct, with no bond. 

Officers also received a Cedar County Warrant, charging Barlow with Sexual Misconduct Involving a Child Under 15 and Sexual Misconduct, with no bond. They were transported to the Cedar County Jail pending court appearance.