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Sunday, April 12, 2020

Osage Valley Electric Cooperative Power Outage in Harrisonville/ Peculiar

Osage Valley Electric Cooperative currently has an outage affecting 368 members is the Harrisonville/Peculiar area. 

Crews will work to make repairs and restore power as quickly as possible. Please do not report outages on Facebook or Messenger. 

Check out our website for options to report outages. https://osagevalley.com/report-an-outage/

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Obituary - Jimmie Allen Wier

Jimmie Allen Wier, age 83, Mapleton, Kansas passed away on Saturday April 11, 2020. He was born on September 24, 1936 in Fort Scott, Kansas the son of Lloyd and Thelma Olan Meek. Jim's education included four years at "Mud Holler" in Mapleton, four years at Mapleton Grade School, Blue Mound High School, Fort Scott Community College and Kansas State University ending up with a Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture Education. He played football while attending Fort Scott and baseball while at Kansas State. He served his country in the United States Army and National Guard. 

He was united in marriage to Deanna Smith on October 2, 1965 in the Delphos Presbyterian Church. They were blessed with one daughter, Angela. Jim was a farmer, rancher and insurance adjuster for Farm Bureau Insurance for thirty-six years. He loved his family and took great pleasure in attending all the many activities Angela was involved in. He enjoyed watching movies, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and Kansas State Football. He was a member of the Xenia Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Consistory, Mirza Shrine and the Mapleton United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister in law, Virginia Helget. Jim is survived by his wife Deanna, daughter, Angela Riddell and husband Dr. Chris Riddell, two granddaughters, Haleigh and Arden Riddell, a brother, Don Wier and wife, Imogene, two sister in laws, Joanne Fitzgerald and husband Jerry, and June Gawith and husband, Kenny, two brother in laws, Bernard Helget and Wayne Smith, extended family and friends. Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Contributions are suggested to Bowlus Fine Arts Center, Iola, Kansas, or the Mapleton United Methodist Church, c/o Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, P.O. Box J, Mound City, KS 66056. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Contributions are suggested to Bowlus Fine Arts Center, Iola, Kansas, or Mapleton United Methodist Church, c/o Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, P.O. Box J, Mound City, KS 66056. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

Obituary - Hui Su Finchum

Hui Su Finchum, age 70, of Harrisonville, Missouri, died Friday, April 10, 2020 in Harrisonville.

Service information and a complete obituary will be posted when that information becomes available.

Obituary - Darlene R. Schindler

Darlene R. Schindler, age 88, of Harrisonville, Missouri, died Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Crown Care Center in Harrisonville.

Service information and a complete obituary will be posted when that information becomes available.

From the city of Rich Hill

BBC Electrical Services is scheduled to start the bypass project at the substation on Monday, April 13th. 

They will continue to work on this project through the week. Electric service will be interrupted as necessary to complete the work. 

They will limit the duration's customers will be without electric service as much as possible. Because of the nature of the project, time slots for power outages were not able to be scheduled.

4th confirmed case of COVID-19 in Henry County

As of 12 April, 2020 Henry County, MO has 4 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. Please keep these folks and their families in your thoughts, this can happen to anyone. Missouri currently has 4,160 positive COVID-19 cases, and 110 Missourians have lost their fight with this pandemic. 

Henry County, MO has Tested over 311 people for COVID-19 in our Golden Valley Community, and continues to test more everyday. Emergency Management is working with our Healthcare Professionals to educate and mitigate exposure to this virus within our community.

Henry County, MO residents thank you for doing your part, being responsible for your actions and those of your family members is part of the best defense for our community.

Fact: In COVID-19, 'CO' stands for 'corona,' 'VI' for 'virus,' and 'D' for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses.


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