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Friday, February 2, 2018

Updated Obituary - John Robert Browning

John Robert Browning, age 67 of Clinton passed away January 31, 2018 at Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation. He was a retired construction worker from the job he truly loved at Westport Construction in Clinton, MO. 

John had an unprecedented work ethic and a desire for perfection that his work crews could not deny. He put his all into every job he was on and loved to see it through to the end.

John was a proud husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He loved is family dearly and enjoyed spending time with them as often as possible. John was an avid fisherman and a huge Kansas City Royals baseball fan. When he was not working on a job site, you could usually find him catching a ballgame or at a good fishing hole trying his best to pick it clean. Watching a Royals game in person at Kauffman Stadium, or going a fishing trip with his brothers and grandsons were some of his fondest memories.

John was proceeded in death by both of his parents Nearis and Zula Browning; two brothers Fuzzy and Jimmy; two sisters Betty and Lou; and one grandson Jason.

John leaves behind his loving wife of 32 years, Sherry Browning of the home. Two brothers: Delbert(Sandra) Browning and Ralph Browning, three sisters: Ann Brewer, Martha Redden, Daisy(Frank) Warmbrodt, and two sisters-in-law’s: Ruth Browning and Lynn Browning. He also leaves behind 3 daughters, Jessie Browning of Irving, TX; Carmen (David) Bristow of Clinton; Chrissy(Jeremy) Wilson of Clinton; 10 grandchildren: Anthony, Tommy, JD, Dakota, Hayden, Riley, Merissa, Angelina, Tatum, Marionna; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation followed by service for family and friends will be at 1pm on Tuesday February 6, 2018 at Vansant Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, MO. The family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or Trinity Lutheran Church of Clinton and may be left in care of the funeral home.

From the Harrisonville Police Department

Obituary - Grady McDonald Jr.

Grady McDonald, 61, Kansas City, MO departed this life on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Meadowview of Harrisonville, Missouri.

He is survived by his son, Dale Edward McDonald and fiancée, Desiree I. Jones, Ridgeland, Mississippi and a daughter, Kayla Sue McDonald, Raymore, Missouri.

Graveside service will be held 1:00 pm, Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.

A complete obituary will be published when it becomes available.

Obituary - Jerry Edward Kibler

Jerry Edward Kibler, 74, Nevada, MO passed away on Friday, February 02, 2018 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO.

Jerry was born February 20, 1943 in Nevada to Edward Morris and Velma (Treat) Kibler, Jr. He graduated from Windsor High School Class of 1961.

Survivors include one daughter, Debra Sites and her husband Brent, Belton, MO; two grandchildren, Kelsey Arnold and her husband Cade, Raymore, MO, Kyle Simmons, Belton, MO; one sister, Barbara Turk, Nevada, and a special friend, Erma Garrett. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Private Committal will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Antioch Cemetery in Nevada.

Obituary - James Ray “Jim” Hough

Hill and Son Funeral Home
Appleton City, Missouri
Saturday, February 3, 2018
11:00 a.m.

Jerry Johannigmeier

Hill and Son Funeral Home
Appleton City, Missouri
Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Montrose VFW Post #8820
Missouri Honor Guard

Appleton City Cemetery
Appleton City, Missouri

Montrose VFW Post #8820

James Ray “Jim” Hough, 71, was born October 16, 1946 in Butler, Missouri the oldest of six children born to Lewis Ray “Sammy” and Thelma (Garrison) Hough. He departed this life unexpectedly, January 31, 2018 at his home, on the family farm south of Appleton City, while enjoying the company of his son. Jim loved his cattle, trucking, and fishing with his grandchildren.

In 1966 - 1968 Jim served his country in the U.S. Army, spending eleven months in Vietnam. After being honorably discharged, Jim returned home where he made his living farming and trucking, as well as driving for UPS for nine years.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Thelma Hough. Survivors include: his children Angie and husband Tomas Pagan of Pooler, Georgia, Brandon Hough and wife Tina of Roscoe, Missouri, Brittanni and husband Ryan Turner of Appleton City, Missouri, James Hough of the home; seven grandchildren: Erica Williams, Chance Williams and wife Lysette, Jaden Pagan, Hailey Hough, Brandy Hough, Alexis Turner and Kade Turner; one great-granddaughter Valeria Williams; his siblings: Dave Hough and wife Cindy, Lois and husband Wayne Schenker, Bob Hough and wife Beth, Bill Hough and wife Anita, Lucile Hough and Donald, many nieces nephews, cousins as well as numerous good friends. He will be missed by all.

Meet the Archie Police Departments newest addition

Meet the Archie Police Departments newest addition. K-9 Moose is a German Shepard, He was born in Germany March 25, 2016. Moose is a dual purpose police Canine that specializes in Narcotics, tracking, and patrol work. 

Moose and his handler, Officer Kenneth Massa are currently being certified by the Missouri Police Canine Association. 

Both are expected to complete training by mid February. Please help us welcome our newest edition to our Community. 

The Archie Police Dept. K-9 Unit is solely ran only on sponsorship's, and donations. The Police Dept. welcomes any donations to help support the K-9 Unit.

Wasteland Live at Rockville Bar & Grill

Tomorrow February 3rd at 9 PM - 1 AM .. Local Butler band Wasteland is jamming at the Rockville Bar and Grill 303 Bates Street, Rockville, Missouri 64780!! Come out and let's have a good time!! 

Burglary in Montrose

On Jan. 31, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to NW 1150 Rd. in reference to a burglary.

Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Jana Killiebrew. She stated she was at work last night. When she got off of work she checked her phone and found messages from ADT that her alarm had been activated.

When she arrived at the residence, Killiebrew noticed the bedroom window on the East end of the house had been removed and broken. The deputy checked the residence to make sure no one was still inside.

Killiebrew stated that two 40 inch Samsung TV’s, a 65 inch Samsung TV, two small stereos, one large stereo, Nintendo WII game console with games, camera system, Virtual reality game system, three DVD players, two karaoke machines, Air fryer, a Soda Stream, a RCA laptop, and a PC laptop/tablet combo for a total loss of $8,900.

Evidence was collected at the scene and a suspect has been named. A request for prosecution has been signed.

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to

Nevada woman arrested in St. Clair County

On Feb. 2, Angel McDonald, 27, Nevada, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Dallas County warrant for a non-moving violation ordinance charge. Bond is set at $150 cash only.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was called to assist a stranded vehicle in the roadway. 

A record check of the occupants revealed McDonald had a warrant out of Dallas County.

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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.

It's Still Winter

In case a reminder is needed, especially once you feel tomorrow's temperatures, it's still winter, & we could see some minor accumulating snow arriving on Sunday. #GroundhogDay

Power outage in the Amsterdam Area

Around 448 KCP&L Customers are without power at this time. We have heard of several power outage reports around the Amsterdam area.

Unsure at this time the cause of this outage but crews are on the way to fix the problem.

Mid America Live News will update when more information is made available to us from KCP&L.

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Nevada man arrested in Bates County

On 2/1/18 around 11:17pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County arrested 24 year old Dereck W. Page of Nevada, Missouri.

Mr. Page was arrested for 1.) Felony Vernon County Sheriff's Office Warrant 2.) Driving While Intoxicated 3.) Speeding.

Dereck W. Page was booked into the Bates County Jail in Butler and placed on no bond.

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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.

Stolen ATV's from Henry County recovered in Johnson County

On February 1, 2018 members of the Johnson County Detectives division recovered three (3) stolen ATVs in the south portion of Johnson County.

The ATVs had been stolen from the Bucksaw area in Henry County. Detectives assisted the Henry County Sheriff’s Office in locating eight (8) separate burglary locations. 

During this investigation the detectives were able to identify two suspects responsible for three (3) burglarized storage units near Leeton.

The stolen property from the storage units was located inside a residence in Leeton. 

The victim was contacted and recovered the property. Detectives will be seeking formal charges on the two suspects in this case.