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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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Obituary - Emil Charles Mashek

Emil Charles Mashek, age 85, a resident of rural Richards, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at the Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. He was born December 24, 1932, in Seward, Nebraska, the son of James Lewis Mashek and Mary Hromas Mashek. He served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his military service, he relocated to the Mashek family farm near Richards, where he farmed and raised cattle for the remainder of his life. 

He married Carmen Dobry on December 11, 1959, at Girard, Kansas. Emil was a member of the Olson Frary Burkhart Post #1165 Veterans of
Foreign Wars of Ft. Scott, the Ft. Scott Elks Lodge and the American Legion Post of Dwight, Nebraska. In addition to his life on the farm, he enjoyed going to casinos and playing cards.

Survivors include his wife, Carmen, of the home; two sons, Steven Mashek and wife, Jodee, and David Mashek, all of Richards; a grandson, Skylur Emil Mashek also of Richards and two step-grandchildren, Victoria Krohn and husband, Stephon and Jonathon Ireland, all of Moore, Oklahoma. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, James Mashek and a sister, Mary Ann Shane Jauernig.

Rev. Kevin Moyers will conduct funeral services at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, January 6th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial with military honors will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in Ft. Scott. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Friday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Vernon County Youth Fair and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-month-old baby near Springfield, MO

BREAKING: An Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-month-old baby near Springfield, MO. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, the baby was inside a black 2007 Chevy Impala out of Green County, MO.
The vehicle has a Missouri license plate with a tag of DC43G. It was stolen from the Kum & Go at 4996 South State Highway 125, Rogersville, MO. according to the sheriff's office.

Update: We have found the baby she is safe. More details to follow - Greene County Sheriff's Office

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Plea Hearing for Jessep Carter

A Plea Hearing for Jessep Carter before the the Honorable James K. Journey, Circuit Judge, is scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in the Circuit Courtroom located on the third floor. The plea hearing is continued from Dec. 11, 2017.

Henry County Prosecuting Attorney Richard Shields will represent the state. Defense Attorney is Alice Wasson.

In June, Carter entered a not guilty plea to four charges, during arraignment. The charges include: Resisting Arrest/Detention/Stop By Fleeing-Creating A Substantial Risk Of Serious Injury/Death, Operating Motor Vehicle Owned By Another Knowing Owner Has Not Maintained Financial Responsibility, Operating Vehicle On Highway Without A Valid License-1st Offense and Failure To Properly Affix/Display Tab On Motor Vehicle License Plate.

According to court records, a Henry County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a pick-up truck driving erratically in the 400 block of Northeast 2 Highway in Windsor on Sept. 10, 2016. When the Deputy tried to pull Jessup Carter over, he allegedly sped away going over 70 mph. When the the Henry County Sheriff’s Department Deputy pulled over the pick-up in the 1000 block of Northeast Highway 2, he found Carter, a woman with a handgun in the passenger seat and Kyler Yust, a half-brother of Jessep Carter seated in the back.

Yust has been charged in the deaths of Kara Kopetsky and Jessica Runions. That was the same day the family of Jessica Runions learned Kansas City Police Department officers had found their missing daughter's SUV burned.

"There was nothing in the system, nothing in the state computer system that alerted us that these people were wanted for anything any different than the traffic violation which we had and the weapons charge on the female," Sheriff Oberkrom said.

One day later, law enforcement officers arrested Yust at a trailer in Benton County and charged him with torching Runions's SUV. Witnesses said Runions was last seen leaving a house party with Yust.

In April, 2017, a mushroom hunter discovered remains in a field in rural Cass County.

That prompted the Henry County Sheriff's Office to look back at the September traffic stop. “Just to see if there was anything else that might be of benefit in that maybe something that was overlooked and talked to the officer that made the stop. Although there wasn't anything else unusual; we did discover there are possibly some other traffic charges that could be filed against Mister Jessep so we did a probable cause statement and got that up to the prosecutor," noted Sheriff Oberkrom .

Courtesy of--The Clinton (Mo.) Daily Democrat, Jan. 3, 2018. Information for this story was gathered by Luke Edwards, Assistant Associate Editor, and Daniel B. Miles, Publisher.

Obituary - Glenn “Eldean” Lee

Glenn “Eldean” Lee, 77, Harrisonville, MO, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Meadowview of Harrisonville, Harrisonville, MO. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 5, 2017 at Orient Cemetery in Harrisonville.

Eldean was born February 24, 1940 in Kansas City, MO, the son of Glenn D. and Janet (Wolf) Lee. He had lived in East Lynne, MO for over 30 years before moving to Harrisonville. Eldean was a U.S. Navy veteran. He worked as a local delivery truck driver.

Eldean was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by one son, Robert S. Lee, Rockville, MO; one sister, Janice Davis, Seligman, MO; two nephews, Luke Green (Sonja) and Albert Green, and one niece, Valissa Tucker.

Miami County Kansas Sheriffs Office Wanted Wednesday

From the Garden City Police Department

Attention propane customers!!

Attention propane customers!!

Heiman Agri-Services current propane price is $1.45 per gallon. We have a 200 gallon minimum for delivery. With all of chaos of the holidays, and freezing cold weather, we understand tanks can run low! 

We also cannot stress enough that in order to get your propane delivered, we need some notice. Our route days are as follows
  • Monday: Butler, Adrian, Archie, Harrisonville
  • Tuesday: Rich Hill, Foster, Hume
  • Wednesday: Rockville, Appleton City
  • Thursday: Amsterdam
  • Friday: Amoret
Please call at least a day ahead of your route day! If you run out and need propane on a day that isn't your route day, we may not be able to get to you, or if we do have a truck available, we will have to enforce a $35.00 fee.
Help us, help you!

From Heiman Agri Services of Butler

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Archie R-V School District is accepting applications for a Special Education Paraprofessional:

Archie R-V School District is accepting applications for a Special Education Paraprofessional:

Academic and behavioral support of identified students. Must have 60 college credit hours or have passed the paraprofessional certification exam.

Applications are available on our website at under District > Employment (click) > Support Staff Position Application.

Please send completed applications by e-mail to

Hard copy to:
Archie R-V School District
Attn: Rebecca Deardorff
302 W State Rt. A
Archie, MO 64725

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Happy New Year from Adrian Manor and Crystal Manor!

Obituary - Julius F. Wall

Julius F. Wall, 82, of Clinton, Missouri died Tuesday evening, January 2, 2018 at the St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. Among surviving is his wife Sally Wall of the home. 

Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton. Condolences may be left online at

From the Harrisonville Police Department

This morning we are very thankful to Mayor Hasek and the Board of Aldermen for approving the pay scale adjustment for this position last evening. To be more competitive with the local job market they approved moving the minimum salary for the Communications Officer position to $16.68 per hour and $34,702 annually. We greatly appreciate the continued support from the Board of Aldermen.

We are currently looking to hire two Communications officers. Job advertisement shown below:

Harrisonville Police Dept. wants individuals who are ready to help the community by joining our 33 police professionals as fulltime Communications Officer (Dispatcher).

As a civilian employee of the Police Department, dispatchers work in the Communication Center and often serve as a citizen's first point of contact with the Department. A career as a Police Dispatcher is challenging, interesting, and highly rewarding. You will have an opportunity to work with sworn Police Officers daily in solving crisis situations, assisting citizens and fellow Department members and ensuring that communication between citizens and officers in the field flows efficiently and effectively.

Police Dispatchers respond to the requests for information or police services received through the 911 emergency calls, routine telephone calls and from citizens who come to Police Headquarters. These requests can range from emergency situations needing immediate police service, such as a report of assault or burglary in progress, to providing a citizen with directions to a local city business. You will also answer calls and dispatch for Harrisonville Fire and EMS personnel.

Dispatchers also provide Officers with a wide variety of support services such as conducting wanted person checks by computer through the state and national law enforcement computer networks, conducting driver's license and vehicle registration checks by computer.

Additional Information
Salary range $16.68 to $25.03 per hour. The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an excellent benefit package.
We offer a competitive pay range as well as benefits that include:
Medical Insurance
Life Insurance
Defined Benefit Retirement (LAGERS)
Sick Leave
84 hours paid vacation upon completion of 1 year of service

Applications may be obtained at Harrisonville City Hall, 300 E. Pearl St, Harrisonville, MO 64701, or download from the city website

Please submit your resume with your application by January 26th, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.
Does this sound interesting? Here are the basic requirements for employment as a Police Dispatcher with the City of Harrisonville:
You must be 18 years of age
You must be a high school graduate or have a GED
You must be willing to work 12 hour shifts on days, nights, weekends, and holidays
You will be required to pass REJIS, MULES, NCIC and EMD training.

Contact Information
Mark Terman
Harrisonville Police Department
Harrisonville, Missouri
phone: 816 380-8929

Two teens injured in Cass County Crash

On 1/2/18 around 12:45pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol along with South Metro Fire and Peculiar Fire responded to a one vehicle accident on 252nd Street just east of Peculiar Drive in rural Cass County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1989 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 18 year old Mason R. Swigart of Peculiar, Missouri lost control on loose gravel and traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a tree and ejecting the driver from the vehicle.

Mr. Swigart along with a passenger in his vehicle 17 year old Jeremy R. Hartwell Jr. of Harrisonville, Missouri were injured in this accident. Both were transported to local hospitals for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by Johnson's Tow of Harrisonville, Missouri.

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9 year old child injured when car strikes cow in the roadway in Bates County

On 1/02/18 around 9:00pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County responded to a one vehicle accident on Missouri 18 Highway just west of CR 3001 in rural Adrian.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1997 Dodge driven by 46 year old Julie Mallory of Amsterdam, Missouri struck a cow in the roadway.

A passenger in the vehicle 9 year old Roshelle M. Mallory of Amsterdam, Missouri sustained moderate injuries in this accident and she was transported by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by Adrian Tire.

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*Disclaimer: Accident reports are courtesy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and are a matter of public record no matter the age of a occupant(s) involved