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Monday, February 4, 2019

A Crawford County, Kansas man is arrested after allegedly stabbing his wife

On February 4, 2019at approximately 1201 hrs, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a domestic dispute in progress at a residence located at 423 N 69 Hwy. The caller identified as Dorma Lemaster reported that her granddaughter identified as Brandy Delmarco was being assaulted by her husband Jeremy Delmarco. The caller also advised that Jeremy Delmarco had cut himself on the arms. 

The first Deputy on scene located Brandy Delmarco and Dorma Lemaster outside of the residence. Both women had sustained serious injuries consistent with being stabbed. The Deputy also made contact with the Jeremy Delmarco and attempted to place him into custody. Jeremy Delmarco resisted and a struggle ensued. During this time, Jeremy Delmarco failed to comply with the Deputies commands and he was tased twice. The Deputy also stunned Mr. Delmarco several times. Mr. Delmarco recovered from the taser deployments and stun drives and continued to struggle with the Deputy. During the struggle, Mr. Demarco’s dog also attacked the Deputy. 

The second Deputy arrived to assist in placing Mr. Delmarco into custody. During that time, the dog continued to be aggressive towards the Deputies and one of Deputies was forced to shoot the dog. 

Once the scene was secure, Crawford County EMS arrived on scene and transported both victims to local hospitals. Brandy Delmarco 37 years of age did not survive her injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. She was transported to Kansas City for an autopsy. Dorma Lemaster 84 years of age underwent surgery and is expected to survive. Jeremy Delmarco 32 was transported by EMS to the hospital, treated and released, and currently in the custody of the Crawford County Jail awaiting to be booked in on Murder in the second degree and Attempted Murder in the second degree.

Jeremy Delmarco is presumed innocent unless and until the allegations against him are proven beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

The first Deputy on scene also went to the hospital to be evaluated for possible injuries. He was treated and released.

Arma Police Department, Pittsburg State University Police, Pittsburg Animal Control, Kansas Bureau of Investigation, and Crawford County EMS also assisted at the scene.

Anyone Missing a dog?

This beautiful lab showed up at Heiman Elevator today in Butler. 

She has a pink collar on, had a lead rope attached to it. 

If she’s yours please call 6606793000 or 6602279174

Obituary - Leonard William Grant

Leonard William Grant, 59, Nevada, MO passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, MO. Leonard was born August 12, 1959 in Norfolk, VA to Albert Rufus and Delores Laverne (Hostic) Grant. He married Helen Lorraine Smith on June 13, 1981 and she preceded him in death on January 14, 2017.

Leonard attended Nevada High School and graduated with the Class of 1978. He worked at Guthrie Motors in Nevada for a number of years before going to work at Tim’s Muffler where he later became owner and operator of the business. Leonard enjoyed fishing, collecting cars, taking his car to car shows with his son Levi, and racing at Nevada Speedway for many years.

Leonard is survived by one son, Levi Grant of the home; one sister, Jackie Anders and her husband Tim of Nevada; and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Monday evening, February 11, 2019 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

Warsaw Police seeking public assistance

Do you recognize the woman in this image? She was driving the tan GMC also pictured. A young lady patronizing our local Wal-Mart left her wallet in the ladies room and the woman pictured here walked into the restroom moments later and the wallet vanished. As far as we can tell she was the only person to enter the bathroom during the time that the wallet was unaccounted for. 

"Finders Keepers" doesn't work when things like State ID and Debit/Credit cards are in play. 

If you can help, please contact us here on Facebook, or call our dispatch center at (660) 438-9555 and you will remain anonymous. As always, everyone is innocent until proven guilty.

Firearms Auction in Montrose

Firearms Auction
Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:00 A.M
Montrose, MO
Montrose Community Building (Knights Hall)
Firearms, Ammo, Knives, Misc. 
Also view sale bill @
Questions call:
Kevin: 660-492-3279
Bryan: 660-492-3740
Tyler: 660-492-7764

Missouri Bison Association Spring Sale at MoKan Livestock

From On Time Disposal

We are having truck issues today, please be patient with us. We are trying to get them fixed as fast a we can and are hoping to be back out today! Also our secretary is out of the office today! - From On Time Disposal Facebook Page

Obituary - James R. "Jim" Brown

James R. "Jim" Brown, 57, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away unexpectedly Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Truman Medical Center in Kansas City.

Among surviving are his parents, Robert "Bob" and Beverly Brown, Clinton, MO.

Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton.

Obituary - Darrel D. Cowan

Darrel D. Cowan, age 78, of Raymore, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

A Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the South Haven Baptist Church 16800 Bel-Ray Blvd., Belton, Missouri 64012. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at South Haven Baptist Church with Interment to follow immediately at Belton Cemetery, Belton, Missouri.

Darrel is survived by his beloved wife, Alma; sister Margie Miller; and several nieces and nephews and their families.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Flossie Cowan; and brother Donald Cowan.

Darrel was born at home in rural Henry County on March 7, 1940. He worked on his parents’ dairy farm and helped at their general store. He attended Piper and White Oak One Room Schools and was a member of White Oak Methodist Church. Darrel joined the Army National Guard in March of 1957 and served five years, receiving an Honorable Discharge. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1958. On March 10, 1962 he married Alma Ruth Gaug at the Belton Methodist Church. Together they lived in Belton for 50 years before moving to Raymore in 2013.

In 1960 Darrel worked for Wear Electric and Solo Cup. In 1965 he joined IBEW L.U. 124, ultimately retiring due to health issues in 2000. Darrel joined the Belton Lions Club in 1976 where he was an active member for 36 years. In 1984 he was appointed to the Belton Board of Adjustments and served for 28 years. In 1986 Darrel was appointed Alderman for Ward 4 and held that office for 15 years serving as pro tem to three different mayors. In 1986 Darrel and Alma Joined the South Haven Baptist Church where they still are active members.

Darrel put his heart into whatever he was doing, receiving many awards from the Lions Club in Belton. After retirement he enjoyed the Union Retirees Club. Together, Darrel and Alma took a lot of road trips and many trips to Branson in later years.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to South Haven Baptist Church as addressed above or your favorite food pantry.

The family is grateful to K.C. Hospice and the entire staff at Foxwood Springs.

Two arrested in Lamar

Kevin E. Warner........Matthew J. Henson

On Saturday, February 2, 2019, at about 9:54 p.m., officers with the Lamar Police Department responded to the O'Sullivan building at 1900 Gulf in reference to an alarm activation. As two of the officers entered the building in an area where the alarms had been activated, they could hear people walking on the roof of the building. 

A third officer responded to the area. At one point, the suspects began running on the roof and assistance was requested from the Sheriff's Department.

Located on the roof were Kevin E. Warner, 50, of Webb City (pictured on the left) and Matthew J. Henson, 43 of Carthage. Officers also located a bag containing burglary tools. Both subjects were arrested and transported to the Barton County Jail where they remain on charges of Burglary. Bond for each has been set at $2,500.

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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.

Obituary - John W. Booth

John W. Booth son of Edward M and Wilma W (Hollis) Booth, was born on March 23, 1952 in Clinton Mo, He departed this life on Wednesday, January 29th at St.Lukes East Hospital in Lees Summit, Mo. Fond memories and condolences may be left online at

John called Clinton his hometown. He was an electrician for most of his life, but is probably more well known for his life long love of classic cars. John was always laughing, and was quick to give everyone a smile.

John was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his brother, Rex E Booth and wife Susie of Clinton, ,his sister Deanna M White and husband Walter also of Clinton. He had five nieces, one nephew, and nine great nephews, and six great nieces.

John was blessed with two children; his daughter Ramona "Michelle" Davis and husband Robert of Roscoe Mo, two grandchildren Dakota and Destiny Taylor, and a great grandchild on the way. Also His son Edward "Eddie" Rex Booth who currently resides in Denver Colorado.

John has requested to be cremated. Donations can be made to help with final arrangements to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in lue of flowers. A celebration of life event will be announced soon by family via Facebook account:

Michelle and Robert Davis
Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton and are pending at this time.

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release Jan 28-Feb. 4, 2019

St. Clair County Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made eight arrests and took a stealing report during the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 4, 2019.

View the full press release by using the link we have provided below:

Ft. Scott Kansas woman arrested in St. Clair County

On Feb. 1, Annette Smith, 41, Fort Scott, KS, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for a probation violation on an original class C felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The original charge stems from an investigation on Oct. 4, 2016, when St. Clair County deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Highway 82, west of Osceola on Missouri Department of Conservation land. Contact was made with Smith, the driver of the vehicle, and a passenger. 

During the investigation, a pipe with residue field tested positive for methamphetamine and several other items of drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.

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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.

Appleton City woman arrested in St. Clair County

On Jan. 31, Audbrianna Kirk, 29, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

The original charge comes after St. Clair County deputies assisted the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force with an investigation in Appleton City on Jan. 13, 2018.

After making contact and talking with the property owner, consent was given to search the residence. 

During the search, a plastic baggie containing a white crystal like substance was located in a carrying bag. 

The substance did test positive for methamphetamine. Kirk admitted the methamphetamine was hers.

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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 Nevada Police Department

Update: Vehicle pursuit this weekend in Henry County

On Saturday, February 2, 2019 at approximately 1:06 p.m. Deputy Lambirth attempted to stop a pick up truck for registration violation on Phelps Street in Windsor. The vehicle failed to yield and fled into Pettis County near Hwy E. The pursuit continued into Pettis County eventually crossing Hwy 127 on Upton Road. After a curve on Richardson Road, the suspect vehicle left the roadway driving across an open field. Deputy Lambirth parrelled the vehicle until reaching a farm house.

Deputy Lambirth was met by the property owner, who directed him to an area behind the barn. 

As Deputy Lambirth approached, he saw the suspect vehicle upside down in a ditch and the vehicle beginning to burn. Deputy Lambirth saw the driver of the vehicle running along the ditch. Deputy Lambirth chased the suspect on foot for about 100 yards, crossing over a fence, before taking the suspect into custody.

The suspect was identified as Travis Franklin Hankins, 32 of Cross Timbers, Missouri. Hankins is being held in the Henry County Detention Center for multiple traffic violations as well as a warrant for parole violation. No injuries were reported and Deputy Lambirth was assisted by Cpl. Sebree, Pettis County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri Highway Patrol.

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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.

Obituary - Ret. US Army SSgt. Robert "Bob" B. Steele

Ret. US Army SSgt. Robert "Bob" B. Steele, 85, Belton, Missouri formerly of Garden City, Missouri departed this life on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the Beautiful Savior Home, Belton.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce N. Steele of the home; two sons, Robert E. Steele and wife Cheri, Archie, Missouri, Jerry A. Steele and wife Kim, Belton, Missouri; a daughter, Krisanne Clark and husband Church, Belton, Missouri; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 9, 2019 will Military Honors to follow the service at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.

Family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the funeral home.

Cremation to follow the service.

Family suggests memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans. A complete obituary will be posted when it becomes available

Butler Police Department Activity 1/28-2/3-2019

Animal complaint Delaware and Adams
Walk in Fraud report
Shop lifter call Wal-Mart
Medical assist 600 block of W Pine
Medical assist 800 block of E Nursery
Well being check Ft Scott and Prospect
Animal complaint Rose Lane
Assist DFS 400 block of W Harrison
Report of large amount of glass on road N Bus 49
Property damage report 100 block of N HAvanna
Theft report 400 block of S High
Walk in theft report
Alarm Osage Valley
Animal complaint Maple and Ohio
Walk away from the High School
Traffic assist Schowengerdt
Well being check N Broadway
Noise complaint Cedar Lane
Traffic assist Schowengerdt
Theft report Dollar Store
Well being check 500 block of N Fulton
Keep the peace 200 block of N Main
Warrant service Water and Ft Scott
Noise complaint 200 block of S Olive
Warrant service Main and Atkinson
Disturbance 216 S Broadway
Medical assist 100 block of S Fulton
Alarm Dollar Store
Well being check Orange St
Suspicious male call 900 block of N Water
Medical assist S Broadway
Well being check 300 block of N Havanna
Animal complaint Nursery and Fulton
Keep the peace 300 block of Bennett

Noise complaint S Park