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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Obituary - Debra Beckner

Debra Beckner age 60 of Clinton, Missouri passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at her home in Clinton. 

Fond memories and condolences may be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.

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


Come One, Come All

Come one, come all, for a delicious smoked pork dinner by Alan Lane & live pie auction! Funds benefit the Merwin Christian Church group of 16 adults and students traveling to the Dominican Republic for a mission trip June 29th-July 9th. Hope to see you there!




Obituary - Eva Ramirez

Eva Ramirez, age 87, of Peculiar, Missouri, passed away on May 23, 2018, with her family by her side, at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.

Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 p.m.,with visitation from 12:00-1:00 p.m., on Saturday, May 26, at Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri. Burial will take place at the Raymore Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Scleroderma Foundation www.scleroderma.org.

Obituary - Patricia Ann "Pat" Wallace

Patricia Ann "Pat" Wallace, 82, of Mound City, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

Arrangements are pending with Schneider Funeral Homes and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.




A few strong storms possible Friday evening

You may see some scattered showers and non-severe t-storms Friday morning across portions of eastern Kansas and western Missouri. 

Friday afternoon brings another round of isolated to scattered t-storms. A few of these storms could become strong to severe with hail and wind the primary concern.



Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Obituary - Debra Ann Huston

Debra Ann Huston, 54, Nevada, MO passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 at her home in Nevada. 

Debra was born October 14, 1963. No services are planned.



Brad Colin's Benefit and Silent Auction Dinner





Bates County Circuit Court News 5/18-5/21-2018

Edith C Binder v Russell D Binder, Dissolution of Marriage granted.

St v. Richard A Gregg, I: Felony poss of cont substance, methamphetamine's, found guilty, given SIS, placed on 5 yrs probation w/standard conditions, to do 200 hours of community service, II: Misd. unlawful poss of drug paraphernalia, found guilty, $400 fine and court costs.

St v. Lex Arthur Kennedy, I: Felony poss of a chemical w/intent to create cont substance—dismissed; II: Felony poss of drug paraphernalia w/intent to use—dismissed; III: Felony poss of cont substance, oxycodone—sentenced to 5 yrs in MDOC, given SES, placed on 5 yrs probation, standard conditions, pay court costs.

St v. James L Martinez, I: Felony DWI, found guilty, sentenced to 4 yrs in MDOC, fined $1800, to serve 30 days in BC Jail; II: speeding, $200 fine and court costs, given SES, placed on 5 yrs probation, standard conditions
St v. Melanie T Morris, Felony poss of controlled substance, methamphetamines, found guilty, given SIS, placed on probation for 5 yrs, standard conditions, pay court costs.

St v. Bobbie Wood, probation violation, admitted, probation extended one year.

St v. David William Allen, Felony poss of controlled substance, methamphetamines, found guilty, sentenced to 5 yrs in MDOC, given SES, placed on 5 yrs probation, standard conditions, pay court costs.

St v. David William Allen, probation violation, guilty plea, sentenced to 5 yrs in MDOC, given SES, placed on 5 yrs probation, standard conditions, pay court costs.

St v. Christopher R Lawrence, probation violation, found guilty, Defe to enter and complete Court Ordered Detention Sanction Program.

St v. Mireille A Tawyea, probation violation, previous sentence of 7 yrs in MDOC invoked, jurisdiction retained for 120 day call back option.

St v. Mireille A Tawyea, guilty plea to Felony poss of controlled substance, methamphetamines, sentenced to 7 yrs in MDOC with jurisdiction retained.




Miami County Kansas Sheriff's Office Wanted Wednesday




Update: One killed, Two seriously injured in Bates County rollover accident

On 5/23/17 around 7:30am the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies, Bates County EMS, Butler Fire Department and Adrian Fire Department responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on F Highway at NW CR 8241 in rural Bates County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2001 Ford Explorer driven by 44 year old Carl R. Wisdom Jr. of Butler, Missouri experienced an equipment failure to the drivers side tire causing the vehicle to swerve. Driver over correct and overturned multiple times ejecting Mr. Wisdom and a back seat passenger from the vehicle.

Carl R. Wisdom Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident around 8:34am by Bates County Coroner Greg D. Mullinax. He was transported to the Bates County Coroners office in Butler, Missouri.

Two passengers in the vehicle 39 year old Ryan S. Hill of Butler, Missouri and 17 year old Arien P. Wisdom both sustained serious injuries in this accident and both were transported by air ambulance to Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene of the accident by Adrian Tow.


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