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Sunday, February 17, 2019

School Closings for tomorrow 2/18/19

The following schools will be closed tomorrow 2/18/19 due to the extremely slick road conditions:

Adrian School District
Ballard School District
Osceola School District

Please bookmark this page as we will be updating throughout the evening when closing are announced to us.

Test and Tune at Nevada Speedway

Who else is tired of this cold weather? Hopefully mother nature gets it together soon because our first play day is right around the corner!

KIDS 6-12 $5

More Snow Tuesday Night

More snow is headed our way Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning. Sigh.

Obituary - James Herbert Gotschall

James Herbert Gotschall, 93 of Nevada, passed away at the Joe Clark Residential Care Home in Nevada following g a short illness. Herb was born March 2, 1925 in Moundville, MO to James R. and Evelena (Williams ) Gotschall. On October 16, 1946 he married Opal Mae Beshore and she preceded him in death on January 24, 2015. Herb attended school in Moundville and left school early at the age of 17 to enlist in the United States Army. Herb was a WWII Veteran where he served in the Pacific Theater for two years being assigned the task of overseeing a jeep motor pool. Following his time in the service he returned to Nevada where he began working at Gotschall’s Laundry and also Gotschall’s DX Service Station. Herb later became a partner in M&M Motor Supply in Nevada which he continued until his retirement in 2001. Herb was a member of the Nevada Elks Lodge #564 in Nevada. He loved traveling and vacationing with Opal for many years, was an avid quail hunter, and in his later years enjoyed taking care of his cattle.

Survivors include her daughter Elaine O’Rear and her husband Darrell of Kansas City, MO, her son Timothy Gotschall and Stephanie of Nevada, eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, one sister, Ada Edson and her husband Fred of Muskogee, OK, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Helen Shrewsbury and Lois Rich, and one brother, Stanley “Pete” Gotschall. Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Interment with military honors will follow in Newton Burial Park. Those who wish may contribute in Herb’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association in care of Ferry Funeral Home The family would like to express their gratitude to Karen, Amy, Janetta, and the staff at Joe Clark Residential Care for the wonderful care and kindness they received.

Wasteland- St. Patty's Day Party at Carol's Place

Come join Wasteland at Carol's Place in Deepwater Mo on Saturday March 16th. Mike "Ol Skool" Hays will be laying down the riffs on guitar for this show. If you've heard him before you know you don't wanna miss out on the chance to see and hear him again! There will be a $5 cover charge, drink specials, and all the Irish festivities you'd expect. Put on some green and come on over! It should be a great time!

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8 PM – 12 AM

Obituary - Doris Laverne Martinette

Doris Laverne Martinette, 95, Morrison, IA, formerly of Archie, MO died Friday, February 15, 2019 at Mercy One Medical Center in Waterloo, IA. 

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

Service times and a complete obituary will be added when they become available.

Obituary - Benny J. Davis

Benny J. Davis, 66, Freeman, Missouri died Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Lee's Summit Medical Center in Lee's Summit, MO. 

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

A complete obituary and service information will be updated when it becomes available.

Winter Mix Sunday Morning

Freezing drizzle is moving out of the area and should be clear by 9-10AM. Roads are likely hazardous so use caution.

Tue PM into Wed looks to be another possible snow to freezing drizzle scenario, especially south of the Mo River. There is still uncertainty to snow and ice totals because of that transition.