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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Power Outage in Vernon County

Members of Osage Valley Electric in the Metz area are currently without power. 

Crews are working to make repairs and restore power as quickly as possible.

Mid America Live News will update when more information is made available to us.



Kansas City man injured in St. Clair County Crash

On 5/16/18 around 4:42am the Missouri State Highway patrol in St. Clair County responded to a one vehicle semi truck accident on Missouri 13 Highway around 4 miles north of Collins, Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2016 Peterbilt driven by 42 year old Adam W. Jarrett of Kansas City, Missouri traveled off the left side of the roadway, driver over corrected and traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned.

Mr. Jarrett sustained minor injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance to CMH Hospital in Bolivar, Missouri for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by Mikes Wrecker Service of Collins, Missouri.



Structure Fire in Passaic

The Butler Fire Department along with Adrian Fire Department are on scene of a structure fire located at a single wide trailer house residence located at on the SW side of McBee's in Passaic at this time.

Fire Crews are on scene and are working on putting this fire out at this time and no one is said to be injured at this time.

Mid America Live News will update when more information is made available to me.





1st Annual Scot Lesmeister Memorial Trap Shoot





Tiger Fitness set to open in Rich Hill

We are super excited to announce our GRAND OPENING is finally in sight!

GRAND OPENING
JUNE 2nd
7am-5pm

Coffee and donuts 7am-9am
Ribbon Cutting 9:00-9:15am
Hot dogs and chips 11am-1pm

There will be two drawings! The winner of these drawings will receive a free three month membership. (transferable) You must be present to enter but not to win.


Obituary - Deanna Jean Spears

Deanna Jean Spears, 78, Harrisonville, Missouri was born July 4, 1939 in Kaw, Missouri the daughter of William P and Rose (Ballue) McCannon. She departed this life on Thursday, May 16, 2018 at the Crown Care Center, Harrisonville at the age of 78 years, 10 months and 12 days.

On November 7, 1959, Deanna was united in marriage to Arthur Emery Spears.

Deanna loved being a homemaker and taking care of her family. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #385, Independence, Missouri and enjoyed playing bingo at Crown Care.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Spears on March 25, 2013; a brother, Jerry McCannon and a sister, Virginia Pressley.

She is survived by a daughter, Teresa Cates and husband Autry, Garden City, Missouri; 4 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.


Obituary - Edwin Allen Cline

Edwin Allen Cline, 64, Odessa, MO, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. 

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

Service times and a complete obituary will be posted when information is available.



Double Branch Christian Church New Preacher Meet And Greet

On May 20th, 2018  please come for church services then stay to enjoy fellowship dinner that will include time to meet our new preacher Cody Morris and fiancee Stacy Wilcher.

Double Branch Church SE of Butler off N Highway! Services start 10:15 AM

https://www.facebook.com/events/1828716607429633/




From the Butler School District





2018 Henry County Fair Schedule





Bates County Relay For Life





Job Opening In Drexel

Drexel Police Department is taking applications for a part time officer. 

Applicant must have their Post Certification and must be available to work evenings and weekends. 

Applications can be picked up at Drexel City Hall 137 E. Main in Drexel, Mo.




Celebrate the last day of school: Happy Hour at Koehn Bakery!





Drugs and Guns seized after traffic stop in Henry County

Sheriff Kent Oberkrom reports that on Sunday, May 13, 2018 just after 9:00 p.m. Deputy Lambirth stopped a vehicle on Highway 13 south of Clinton for a lane violation. 

A strong odor of marijuana was coming from within the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed several pounds of marijuana, brownies (suspected of containing marijuana), and a substantial quantity of suspected hashish. The three occupants of the vehicle were all arrested and transported to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

Keeneth W. Wesley Jr, 23, Las Vegas, Nevada for unlawful delivery of controlled substance by manufacture or distributor (marijuana), unlawful possession of firearm, failed to drive on right half of roadway, operate vehicle without license;

Jermel Q. Flowers, 24, Hagerstown, Maryland for unlawful delivery of controlled substance by manufacture or distributor (marijuana), unlawful possession of firearm;

Taylor S. Mayes, 21, Cypress Texas, for unlawful delivery of controlled substance by manufacture or distributor (marijuana), unlawful possession of firearm, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

The investigation into this group is on-going.


Update: Juvenile arrested for making bomb threat at Henry County School

***UPDATE***
Bomb threat at school

According to Sheriff Kent Oberkrom, the Calhoun High School received a bomb threat on Monday, May 14, 2018 just after 11:00 a.m.

The High School was evacuated and school staff along with members of the Sheriff’s Office searched the building for any suspicious packages or items that were out of place. Nothing was found during the search. The school district notified parents and school resumed for the remainder of the day. The investigation into the matter is continuing by the Sheriff’s Office.

UPDATE: On Tuesday, May 15, 2018 a 15 year old juvenile was taken into custody, by Deputy Adams, regarding the bomb threat made to the Calhoun High School on May 14, 2018. The juvenile was released to the custody of his parent pending action by the juvenile authorities.





Updated Obituary - Darrell Earnest Harden

Darrell Earnest Harden, 83, of Nevada, MO went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Webb City Health and Rehab Center following a lengthy illness. Darrell was born July 7, 1934 in Walker, MO to John Raymond and Willa Rose (Edson) Harden. He was raised in Walker and attended Walker School.

Darrell married Ramona Maxine Long on November 16, 1956 and they made their home in Nevada. Together they had two children, Debbie and Chester.

Darrell worked many years at Key Industries and TufNut in Nevada. He was a member of Spoken Word Tabernacle in Moundville, MO.

Survivors include his wife, Ramona, Nevada; daughter, Debra Maxine (Harden) Savant, Nevada; son, Chester Ray Harden, Joplin; granddaughter, Chrissy Savant; brother, Donald Harden (Shirley); sister, Letha Kuppa; sister-in-law, Sherrie Praiswater; brother-in-law, Vernon Brundridge; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Magarette Kitsmiller, Gladys Newby, Rosemary Brundridge; and three brothers, Allen Harden, Marion Harden, and Charles Harden.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada, MO. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Walker, MO. The family will receive friends from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday evening at the funeral home.





Belton man arrested after fatality accident in Cass County


The Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County has charged 31 year old Zachary A. St. George of Belton, Missouri with 1.) Felony Driving While Intoxicated 2.) Two counts of Involuntary manslaughter. 

He was released to seek medical treatment at Research Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

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View Accident Report Here: 
http://batescountynewswire.blogspot.com/2018/05/update-two-dead-after-fatality-accident.html



Neosho man arrested in Bates County

On 5/15/18 around 7:56pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County arrested 30 year old Cory W. Duncan of Neosho, Missouri.

Mr. Duncan was arrested for 1.) Felony Parole Violation - Arkansas Board of Probation and Patrol.

He was booked into the Bates County Jail and is currently 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.




Update: Two dead after fatality accident in Cass County

On 5/15/18 around 7:04pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County along with Cass County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on Route D just south of 164th Terrace in rural Belton.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2006 Dodge driven by 31 year old Zachary A. St. George of Belton, Missouri swerved into the southbound lane of traffic and struck the 2012 Honda driven by 80 year old John H. Henning of Loch Lloyd, Missouri head on.

Mr. Henning along with a passenger in his vehicle 78 year old Nancy L. Henning also of Loch Lloyd, Missouri were both pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by the Jackson County Medical Examiners Office.

Mr. St. George sustained moderate injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance to Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri for treatment.

Both vehicles were totaled and towed from the scene of the accident by GT Tow.

This is Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 19th and 20th Fatality Accident of 2018.


Arrest made after accident:
http://batescountynewswire.blogspot.com/2018/05/belton-man-arrested-after-fatality.html


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