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Sunday, November 12, 2017

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Nice Job Bryson!





11 year old Bryson Morrison from Hume Missouri shot this doe outside of Hume, Missouri using the one and only Scent Thief! Nice job Bryson! If you would like us to post your deer photos please email us at bateswire@hotmail.com or send us a private message. 

Obituary - Gary Wayne "Pee Wee" Lemm

Gary Wayne "Pee Wee" Lemm
Gary Wayne ''Pee Wee'' Lemm, 59, went to be with his heavenly Father on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Gary was a lifelong Kansas City resident, and an avid sports fan; he especially loved the KC Chiefs. 

He was a Corporal in the ROTC and graduated from Westport High School in 1976. Gary was a hard worker and loved doing yardwork. 

He was the nicest person and always willing to help anyone in need. Beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Mamey and Nathan Lemm. Gary is survived by his sisters, Nancy (Mike) Campbell, Marilyn Eneff, and Phyllis (Everett) McBrayer; brothers: Rick Lemm, Mike Lemm and Tim (Janet) Lemm, and his three aunts. He also has many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to Campbell Care, Dumas Care, St Paul Presbyterian, and United Missionary Baptist.

A Celebration of Life will be forthcoming.



Obituary - Patricia E. Garrison

Patricia E. Garrison, age 75, a resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Presbyterian Village in Ft. Scott. She was born on August 22, 1942, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Keating Sheehy. She graduated from Hume High School. 

She was a dedicated homemaker who also worked through the years for Sears in Iola and Ft. Scott and Security State Bank in Ft. Scott. 

She was a volunteer for the hospital and the church. She was a awesome mother, step-mother, grandmother and aunt. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her pride and joy. Patricia was an active member of Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church.

Survivors include her son Jeff Locke and wife Michelle, Satanta, KS; three step-sons, James Garrison, Phoenix, AZ, Jon Garrison and wife Marianne, Ft. Scott, and Jeff Garrison and wife Barbara, DeSoto, KS; a sister, Mary Kay Johnson and husband Charlie, Prescott, KS; a sister-in-law, Mary Beth Sheehy, Ft. Scott; nine grandchildren, Megan Underwood, Matthew Locke, Morgan Locke, Mason Locke, Joseph Garrison, Christina Adams, Jacob Garrison, Joshua Garrison, and Cole Oberg; seven great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death her husband, Jim Garrison; three brothers, twin Patrick Sheehy, John Sheehy, and Bill Sheehy; a sister, Elizabeth Alt; and twin infant siblings Mary and Joseph Sheehy.

Father Robert Wachter will conduct services at 10:00 AM Thursday, November 16th, at the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the St. Michael’s Cemetery, Fulton, KS. The Rosary will be prayed at 5:30 PM Wednesday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel. 


The family will receive friends following from 6:00 until 8:00. Memorials are suggested to St. Mary’s Catholic School and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.


Obituary - Clayton Dale Bradley

Clayton Dale Bradley, 77, Adrian, Missouri died November 11, 2017. 

Services are pending at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Adrian, Missouri. 


Service times and a complete obituary will be updated when they become available.




Drexel woman arrested after Cass County Crash

On 11/11/17 around 11:10pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County responded to a one vehicle accident on Route C at 233rd Street in rural Cass County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2013 Chevrolet driver by 22 year old Skyler E. Lancaster of Drexel, Missouri ran off the left side of the roadway and struck several road signs.

Skyler E. Lancaster sustained minor injuries in this accident and she refused medical treatment at the scene of the accident.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by J's Southland Tow.

Skyler E. Lancaster was arrested and charged with 1.) Driving While Intoxicated 2.) Careless and Imprudent Driving resulting in a motor vehicle accident. 


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Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.





From the Joplin Police Department

On November 10, 2017 at 2:41pm we received a call to Freeman Hospital, 1102 West 32nd, for a 3-year-old boy brought in with serious injuries. Shortly thereafter, the child was transported to Children's Mercy in Kansas City.

Our officers and detectives responded to Freeman and began their investigation. They determined the child resides at 1502 South Michigan, Building 5 Apartment 11, and believe the incident occurred at that address. Detectives went to Kansas City this morning to continue their investigation. As a result, the Jasper County Prosecutor’s Office issued a warrant for the arrest of Lenard Valdez, 21, Joplin, for Child Abuse with a $15,000 bond plus $5,000 cash. 

He was taken into custody at a hotel in Kansas City by Kansas City Police Department. He is currently being held at a jail there, therefore we don’t have a mugshot to release.

The child is currently listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. The investigation into this incident is still on-going.


Update 11-12-17:
The victim in this case has died from his injuries. He was pronounced dead today at approximately 2:47pm at a hospital in Kansas City. He is identified as 3-year-old Jonathan Munoz-Bilbrey. This case is now a death investigation and is on-going. An autopsy will be scheduled.



Obituary - Ronald D. Essenpries

Ronald D. Essenpries, 82, Adrian, Missouri, died November 11, 2017. 

Services are pending at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Adrian, Missouri. 

Service times and a complete obituary will be updated when they become available.



Obituary - Ryan Humphrey

Ryan Humphrey, 31, Kansas City, Missouri died Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Funeral services are pending at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri. 

Service times and a complete obituary will be added when they become available.






Obituary - Laura Humphrey

Laura Humphrey,29, Kansas City, Missouri died Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Funeral services are pending at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri. 

Service times and a complete obituary will be added when they become available.


Nice deer Aerial!!

Aerial Myrtle of Ballard shot this nice 9 point buck while hunting this morning in rural Bates County! Nice job Aerial! If you would like us to post your deer photos please email us at bateswire@hotmail.com or send us a private message.




12 point buck shot near Rich Hill

Adam Burris of Rich Hill, Missouri shot this 12 point buck while hunting this morning in rural Bates County! Nice job Adam! If you would like us to post your deer photos please email us at bateswire@hotmail.com or send us a private message. 




Nice 10 point buck shot in Bates County

Cody Myrtle of Ballard shot this nice 10 point buck while hunting this morning in rural Bates County! Nice job Cody! If you would like us to post your deer photos please email us at bateswire@hotmail.com or send us a private message. 



Obituary - Helen Mae Jackson

Graveside memorial services for Helen Jackson will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Rich Hill, Missouri. Helen's wishes were to be cremated. There is no visitation.

Helen Mae Jackson, age 83 of Rich Hill, Missouri died Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas. She was born February 1, 1934 to George Dewey and Agnes Josephine Stacey Lucas in Kansas City, Missouri.

Helen, one of six children, grew up in Kansas City where she attended school. In 1960 she was united in marriage to Edward Joe Jackson and together they raised six children. Helen worked as a cook for various restaurants in Lee’s Summit, Garden City, Rich Hill and Metz. Helen was a practical jokester, had a great sense of humor and enjoyed traveling and visiting casinos, she was a very kind and generous person.

Helen is survived by one son, Robert Wayne Bates and wife Debra of Houston, Missouri; three daughters, Mary Castlebury of Rich Hill, Missouri, Joyce Thompson and husband Raymond of Raymore, Missouri and Debra Entrikin and husband Kenneth of Belton, Missouri; one brother, John Lucas of Oklahoma; 12 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and a few great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Edward Joe Jackson; one son, Eddie Jackson Jr.; daughter, Diana Lewis; one brother, George Lucas; and three sisters, Naomi Lucas, Artie Howell and Sue Lucas.