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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Arkansas woman injured in Bates County Crash

On 6/3/18 around 5:40pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol along with the Bates County Sheriff's Office responded to a one vehicle accident in the northbound lanes of I-49 at Mile Marker 125.8 north of Rich Hill.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1994 Chevrolet Van driven by 50 year old Franklin E. Crawford of Malbern, Arkansas traveled off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected returning to the roadway out of control and over turned.

A passenger in the vehicle 55 year old Sandra D. Byers of Malbern, Arkansas sustained minor injuries in this accident and she was transported to Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The vehicle was towed from the scene by Don's Towing of Butler, Missouri.


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Obituary - Meredith June Rose Burnett

Meredith June Rose Burnett, formerly of LaCygne, Kansas, made her transition on June 2 in Leonardville, Kansas. Meredith was born June 1,1923, to Rudy and Eleanor Mitchell Rose in LaCygne. 

She graduated from LaCygne Rural High School and was married to Donald L. Burnett December 6, 1944. Meredith was a member of Chapter CV P.E.O., the Mirza Shrine Women''s Auxiliary, and spent many summers organizing bus trips for LaCygne children to attend swim lessons at the Paola pool. Meredith enjoyed reading and fishing trips with friends. She and Donald retired to Colorado, Texas, and Springfield, Mo.

She was preceded in death by Donald on October 6, 2012. Survivors include her daughters: Donna Keyser, Manhattan, Ks, Diane Janke, Wichita, Ks, Denise McIntosh, Springfield, Mo. and Deena Burnett, Lawrence, Ks. She also leaves behind six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 2 pm Monday, June 4, 2018 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1pm to service time. The family suggests contributions to Linn County Library District 2. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com .




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Obituary - Alice M. Siegenthaler

Alice Malee Siegenthaler age 77 of Harrisonville, Missouri departed this life Friday, June 1, 2018 at her home surrounded with family and love.

Alice is survived by a son, Milton Siegenthaler and his wife Amy of Harrisonville, Missouri; a brother, Lloyd L. Culver Jr. of Rich Hill, Missouri; two grandchildren, Garrett and Beka both of Harrisonville, Missouri.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, June 4, 2018 at the Myrtle Tree Assembly of God, Rich Hill, Missouri at 6:00 p.m.

Cremation. Inurnment will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill, Missouri.

The family suggest in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions may be made to the Alice Siegenthaler Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of Dickey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 432, Harrisonville, Missouri.

A complete obituary will be posted here as soon as that information becomes available.



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Nevada Speedway Feature Results 6/02/18

Mini Stock Feature
1. Foxie Sumner
2. Jon Starnes
3. Jerry Brown
4. Mike Baxter
5. Dennis Crenshaw
6. John Brewer
7. Katie Brown
8. Dennis Hail
9. James Witt
10. Danny Dovenspike


Pure Stock Feature
1. Tyrel Jones
2. James Reddus
3. Jerry Wheeler
4. Thomas Dunham
5. Zachary Hendren
6. Will Hibdon
7. Bobby Brown
8. Andrew Crockett
9. Corey Cagle
10. John Shaver
11. Jason Agee
12.,Jaren Powrie

Street Stock Feature
1. John Coats
2. Jeremy Willard
3. Karl Lehmann
4. Shawn Hendren
5. James Hume
6. Michael Nelson
7. Ethan Lamons
8. Billy Shadden
9. Tyler Roberts
10. Jason Self
11. William Johns II

Midwest Mod Feature
1. Jerad McIntire
2. Brayton Skaggs
3. Kelby Keith
4. Keith Bradley
5. Trever Vann
6. James Lee
7. Broc Rose
8. Steven Arduser
9. Mickey Self
10. Tommy Joles
11. Boyd Engelhardt
12. Bill Schlobohm
13. Garrett Lievens
14. Devin Crockett
15. Bryan Conner

B-Mod Feature
1. Matt Rose
2. Alan Ferguson
3. Justin Amick
4. Jerry Morgan
5. Matthew Hendren
6. Bryce Weldon
7. Brandon King
8. Kent Shouse
9.Jason Mallory
10. Ryan Hill
11. Brice Gotschall
12. Levi Phillips
13. Bobby King
14. Koby Chadd
15. Daniel Long
16. Justin Pike

A-Mod Feature
1. Lucas Dobbs
2. Kyle Thompson
3. John Romesburg
4. Rusty Skaggs
5. Chase Jones
6. Jesse Folk Jr
7. Gene Mills
8. Brenton Jordan

Late Models
1. Craig Wood
2. Billy Humble
3. Michael Bitner
4. Dale Douty
5. Shannon Phillips
6. Dylan Timmerman
7.John Willard
8. Larry Jones



An update on the fox from Officer Totten:

On 06/02/2018 at 0730 hours I was contacted by Tawnya Reber, the rescue caregiver. She said that Nick the young Fox ( my youngest daughter named him Nick in honor of a deceased grandpa) healthy and missing his family. She asked if I would like to be the one to return him to the wild.

I picked him up from her on my way home from work. I transported him to my home where he stayed until midnight that same evening. My wife brought him to the Harrisonville Police Station at midnight. Along with her were our youngest son and youngest daughter. This was a learning experience in returning a wild animal .I knew they would benefit from. 

Sgt. Pearce, Dispatcher Kendra, my wife, two kids and myself took Nick the fox to the same place where we found him a few days ago. We carried the crate into the woodline. When we opened the crate he stepped out slowly. He went about 15 yards then stopped, turned around and looked back at us. He paced on into the woods.

We stood there for a couple minutes listening. We finally heard his high pitched bark and chirping vocalizations in the distance. For another couple of minutes there was only silence. Then we heard the sounds we were hoping for. High pitched barks and chirps were multiplied. He had found his family.

In this job we see and hear a lot of the negative parts of life. Society is collectively inundated with negativity.
The positive response and support from the community we serve has been amazing. So we thought we would share this happy ending with you.

Officer Jim Totten