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Saturday, June 17, 2017

KCP&L Power Outage Map 10pm

Crisis Intervention Team Officers Respond to Call of Suicidal Subject

At about 7:00pm Friday evening Crisis Intervention Team Officers (CIT) of the Garden City Police Department responded to calls of a person threatening to harm herself in the 200 block of Main Street. 

The person was transported by Garden City EMS to a local hospital for evaluation.

Storms moving into the area

Current RADAR - Storms are moving towards Linn County from the NW. Storms have been severe warned with 60 MPH winds and quarter size hail indicated by RADAR. They have just recently gone below severe limits. It appears they will arrive in our area around 9:30 TO 10:00 pm if they continue to travel at the current speed.

W.B. Stout Baby Contest Winner

W.B. Stout Baby Contest Winner 
Quincy Noble, daughter of Dalyn & Laura (Johannigmeier) Noble. Grandparents are Paul & Melinda Noble and Shawn & Diane Johannigmeier

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 2am Sunday

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Missouri has issued a severe thunderstorm watch effective until 2am Sunday for Bates and surrounding counties.

Mid America Live News will update with any and all weather updates when they are made available to us.

Stolen vehicle in Henry County

STOLEN VEHICLE -- 2013 FORD EXPLORER (white in color), bearing MO registration: HJ7-Z6F. 

Taken on Friday, June 16th, 2017, between 5:05 - 5:25pm from the 200 block of North Hwy 7, Clinton.

If vehicle is located, please contact Henry County Central Communications @ (660) 885-5587 or your local law enforcement agency.

Creighton woman arrested in Cass County

On 6/17/17 around 12:39pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County arrested 35 year old Brenda D. Moses of Creighton, Missouri.

She was arrested for 1.) Felony Possession of a controlled substance - Methamphetamine 2.) Misdemeanor Possession of drug paraphernalia 3.) No Seat belt.

Brenda D. Moses was booked into the Cass County Jail and later released. 

KCP&L Power outages

Photos show the current KCP&L outage map. AS you can see, there are numerous outages throughout the regional area so it will likely take some time to get power restored to all areas.

Make sure you have reported your outage. The phone number to do so is shown on the upper right hand portion of the photo's.

Local libraries will often allow you to use their facilities as cooling stations. If power outages become extended, we will look at opening up senior centers in the affected communities for cooling locations.

Cooler temperatures are expected to follow this evenings storms and should provide relief from the excessive heat.

Dangerous Heat this afternoon/ Strong to Severe Storms Possible

The NWS has updated the information for this evenings storms. It appears it will be around 9:00 pm for an arrival time in our area.

It appears they are expecting the system to form a squall line or bow echo by the time it arrives in our area. Damaging winds and large hail will be the primary threats.

Obituary - Evelyn Marie Patterson

Evelyn Marie Patterson, age 94, La Cygne, Kansas passed away on Friday June 16, 2017 at Vintage Park of Paola.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family suggests contributions to Camp Kersey or City Union Mission in care of the Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, Kansas 66040. 

On line condolences for the family can be left at 

Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.

Photo Album: Storm Damage in South Butler 6/17/17

Clinton man injured in Benton County motorcycle crash

On 6/16/17 around 3:36pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Benton County responded to a one vehicle motorcycle accident on Missouri 7 Highway at Route UU in rural Benton County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1984 Honda Goldwing Motorcycle driven by 61 year old Daniel R. Porterfield of Clinton, Missouri had a equipment malfunction and traveled off the roadway and vaulted over a intersection becoming airborne before ejecting the rider.

Mr. Porterfield sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported by Life Flight Eagle to St. Lukes Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

The bike was totaled and towed from the scene by Tolliver's Tow.

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Drexel man arrested in Henry County

Michael S. Cunningham
On 6/17/17 around 1:30am the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Henry County arrested 54 year old Michael S. Cunningham of Drexel, Missouri.

Mr. Cunningham was arrested for 1.) Felony Cass County Sheriff's Office Warrant 2.) Failure to register a motor vehicle.

He was booked into the Henry County Jail and is currently listed as bondable.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cass County Missouri and Miami County Kansas

National Weather Service Kansas City Missouri has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for Cass County in Missouri and Miami Co Ks until 1:15 a.m. the possibility of 85 mph winds is possible with this storm. 

Move to to your basement or interior room away from windows.
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