Thursday, September 18, 2014

Pittsburg Kansas Police: Arrests Made in Gorilla Theft

Pittsburg, KS -  On Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 2:42 a.m. an officer observed a truck traveling at a high rate of speed northbound, in the west alley of the 2100-2300 blocks of N. Broadway. A vehicle stop was conducted on the 2009 Dodge 2500 flatbed truck and three male occupants were located.
The vehicle stop led to the discovery of seven small concrete gorillas being located inside the cab and bed of the truck. They were determined to have been stolen earlier that night from In the Garden, 719 S. Broadway.
The stolen gorillas, which varied in size, were returned to In the Garden management and the three Oklahoma males were arrested for Burglary, Theft and Criminal Damage
The investigation is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information relating to this incident or other crimes are encouraged to report it to the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700. Callers reporting criminal activity may remain anonymous.

Missing Cat In Butler

Missing Cat, Female black longer hair and on her belly a tint of brownish and white, bright green eyes, and if u run your hand on her tail there is a it was Maybe broken or something.

She is missing from the South Delaware street area of Butler if u see this cat "her name is Sammie" please pick her up and call Ashley 660-464-0544

Obituary - Nancy Jane Noorbakhsh

Nancy Jane Noorbakhsh, 57, Independence, Missouri, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, September 22 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri with visitation from 2:00-2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Crescent Hill Cemetery in Adrian, Missouri. (A complete obituary will be posted when available).

Weather Update: Rain Chances For Saturday

We're fine tuning the forecast for Saturday, when a cold front is expected to move through the area. Much of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas will see a good chance for showers and storms, around 50%, during the afternoon hours. The greatest chances will then shift southward from east central Kansas through central Missouri during the evening hours. Precipitation should end from north to south during the overnight hours. While widespread severe weather is not expected, the strongest storms could produce strong and gusty winds, especially during the afternoon hours.

St. Clair County Sheriffs Office: Applications being accepted for dispatchers

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for dispatchers. Requirements include basic computer skills, a high school diploma, a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, phone, capable of working under pressure, and able to multitask. Benefits include paid holidays, sick leave and vacation time, Health insurance is available. Applications can be picked up at 360 Chestnut, Osceola, Mo.

Vehicle - Pedestrian Accident In Nevada

The Nevada Police Department investigated a vehicle-pedestrian accident Wednesday morning.  According to information released by the department, the mishap occured at 7:25 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17th at the corner of Prewitt and Cherry in Nevada between a vehicle driven by Marcy Fischer of Nevada and a pedestrian identified as Everett Bass of Nevada with Bass reporting injuries.  No other information on the mishap was released.

4-H Press Release: State Trap Shoot‏

Participants are: Front: Gaven Hale, Austin Nold, and Case Doody. Center: Blake Doody, Caleb Morris, Anson Johnson, Victoria Sears, and Ty Underwood. Back: Luke Crawford, Steven Doody – Coach, Conrad Walley, and Jay Walley – Coach.

Bates 4-H’ers hit the mark
(BUTLER, MO – September 18, 2014)  - Lots of hard work and practice paid off on August 23, 2014, for the Bates County 4-H trap shooting teams.  Ten participants, two coaches and a host of family members arrived at the annual State 4-H Trap Shooting event in Linn Creek, Missouri.  The 4-H members shot very well, bringing home lots of blue ribbons and a handful of reds.