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Friday, February 8, 2019

Butler woman arrested on Probation and Parole Violation

On 2/6/19 around 6:14pm the Bates County Sheriff's Office arrested 35 year old Ashley C. Bukaty of Butler, Missouri.

She was arrested for 1.) Probation/Parole Violation

Ashley C. Bukaty was booked into the Bates County Jail in Butler and she is currently being held 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.




Obituary - Barbara Hutcherson

Barbara Hutcherson age 75, of Clinton, Missouri, passed away, Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at Clinton Healthcare and Rehab Center, Clinton, Missouri.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, Missouri and are pending at this time.


From the Harrisonville Police Department

It’s not much, but can you help? On February 4th at about 0346 hours, HPD Officers responded to 105 S. Commercial Street, Discount Smokes and Liquors and discovered someone had attempted to burglarize the building by cutting two large holes into the exterior walls of the business. 

If you can identify the pictured subject, he is a person of interest and we would really like to talk to him. Please call Det. Sheppard at 816-380-8933 or the Tips Hotline at 816-474-8477




Obituary - John Leslie Wallace

John Leslie Wallace, 91, Walker, MO passed away on Thursday, February 07, 2019 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Leslie was born December 4, 1927 in Nevada, MO to John Leslie Wallace and Katherine (Kaufman) Wallace. He was united in marriage to Mary Louise Oyler on August 13, 1949 in Nevada and she preceded him in death on June 16, 2012.

Leslie grew up in Vernon County and attended school in various one room school houses. He farmed, operated a dairy, and raised cattle and hogs throughout his life on his farm east of Walker. Leslie was Baptized in the Berea Christian Church and was a member of the Walker Christian Church. Leslie enjoyed woodworking

Survivors include one son, Dennis Wallace and his wife Pam, Walker; three grandchildren, Renee Ast and her husband Kurt, Walker, Travern Wallace and his wife, Meisha, Las Vegas, NV, Keatyn Wallace and his wife Bridgett, Walker; nine great-grandchildren, Taylor Edwards and husband Ashton, Bretton Ast, Treyrn Ast, Kylee Wallace, Kendra Wallace, Tyler Wallace, Mia Wallace, Declan Wallace, and Liam Wallace; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife Mary, Leslie was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Norm Conklin officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

Memorials are suggested in his memory to the Walker Christian Youth Ministries in c/o Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.


Double Fatality House Fire In Cass County

A double fatal house fire in rural Cass County is currently under investigation in the 18000 block of S. Shimel Rd. Strasburg Missouri. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Pleasant Hill Fire Department and the Missouri State Fire Marshalls Office are investigating.

First responders were called to the scene around 4:10 am this morning. First responders stated that the single wide trailer was fully engulfed in flames upon their arrival.

One occupant managed to make it out of the home and was treated for injuries. Investigators have confirmed that two occupants died inside the residence.


The identity of the victims has not been confirmed at this time. The Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office is assisting.