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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Harwood man injured in Vernon County rollover crash

On 5/26/18 around 9:30pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County responded to a one vehicle accident on East Grange Road around 4 miles east of Harwood.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2003 Chevrolet Impala driven by 16 year old Jordan H. Deragowski of Harwood,Missuri ran off the roadway and overturned.

A passenger in the vehicle 20 year old Jared P. Hilvert of Harwood, Missouri sustained moderate injuries in this accident and he was transported to Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri for treatment.


The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by a family member.


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*Disclaimer: Accident reports are courtesy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and are a matter of public record no matter the age of a occupant involved.











Obituary - Brenda K. Speer

Brenda K. Speer, 48, Peculiar, Missouri, died Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.  

Funeral services will be 10:00am Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri. Burial in the Peculiar Cemetery, Peculiar, Missouri. 

The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00pm Tuesday, May 29 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. 

The family suggests contributions to the Kansas City Hospice House. A complete obituary will be added when it becomes available.


Two seriously injured in Cass County motorcycle accident

On 5/26/18 around 9:26pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County responded to a one vehicle motorcycle accident on Missouri 2 Highway at Route DD in rural Cass County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2008 Yamaha driven by 59 year old Steven A. Roark of Belton, Missouri struck a deer in the roadway, causing the bike overturn and slide onto its left side ejecting both riders.

Steven A Roark and a passenger 13 year old Elijah L. Smith of Belton, Missouri both sustained serious injures in this accident and both were transported by Central Cass to Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville for treatment.

The bike was towed from the scene by Johnson's Tow of Harrisonville.


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*Disclaimer: Accident reports are courtesy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and are a matter of public record no matter the age of a occupant involved.
   




From the Warsaw Police Department

Due to recent events, the Police Department's staffing and scheduling has been strained. We could not have overcome this challenge without our Reserve Officers. 

The sacrifice that these excellent officers and their families have made to ensure that Warsaw gets professional, round the clock service on a holiday weekend is sincerely appreciated. 

Thank you! The Warsaw Police Department is still actively hiring Reserve Officers. If you have a commission elsewhere or possess a Class A POST license, ask us how you can join our team.





Dangerous Heat This Afternoon

Another hot day on tap with mid to upper 90s expected across the region! Heat advisory in effect for the Kansas City Metro from noon through 8 PM. Stay cool out there!

Nevada Speedway Test & Tune Practice



We have had some drivers asking about some practices. Nevada Speedway will be having a practice NEXT week Wednesday May 30th!!
Any driver is welcome to attend.

Practice is 5:00pm until dark.

Pit passes are just $10 for all Adults, and $5 for Kids 6-12. Kids under 6 are free. Grandstands are free.

Please share and tag drivers, we are in need of a good turnout for this practice to possibly have a few more throughout the season. Thank you.

Nevada Speedway
Nevada MO



Saturday, May 26, 2018

Thank you Butler Saddle Club



On Tuesday, May 22, the Butler Saddle Club presented the Bates County Community Health Foundation with a $2,000 check for the #BCMHCaresfree mammogram program, which assists in detecting breast cancer for women in the community. 

Micah Patrick, 2017 Butler Rodeo Queen, is pictured presenting the check to BCMH Board Member Linda Jennings, with Reana VanVoorst, 2017 Butler Rodeo Princess, and Dr. John Bustle, CEO.

This year, the Butler Saddle Club will host its 5th annual 5K on June 16, 2018 during the club's upcoming rodeo weekend. The race begins at 7:30 a.m. and is open to walkers, runners, bicycles and riders on horseback. Open registration is available the morning of the race starting at 6:30 a.m. 

You may also pre-register for the 5K - recommended to be guaranteed a t-shirt if you pre-register by June 5. For more information or to pre-register, call Myrtle Patrick, 816-738-9614, or Susan Anderson, 816-217-5938.

For more information about the BCMH Cares free mammogram program, call BCMH Imaging Services, 660-200-7085.


Updated Obituary - James "Jim" Allen Worthley

James “Jim” Worthley, 77, Harrisonville, MO, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2018, at the United Methodist Church in Harrisonville, MO with burial in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. Memorial contributions may be made to Kansas City Hospice House.

Jim was born February 13, 1941 in Harrisonville, MO, the son of Robert Clarence and Dorothy Emily (Karg) Worthley. He was a 1959 graduate of Harrisonville High School. Jim married Barbara Jean Boner on October 4, 1970 in Harrison, AR. He worked at Pitcher Automotive from 1959-1970 and owned and operated his own NAPA store from 1970-1990. He then worked in the parts department for Milner-Ford for 15 years before retiring. He loved working on cars and he especially loved Chevrolets! His prized possession was his 1962 Corvette that he completely restored.

Jim loved the Lake of the Ozarks. He and Barbara bought their lake house in 1976 and after he retired they spent their summers there. It was definitely his happy place. He loved to sit and watch the boats go by and visit with the neighbors. Hamm sandwiches were often consumed on the patio.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, of the home; four daughters, Kim Long (Mark), Teresa Fordyce (Tom), and Krista Lawson (Duane), all of Harrisonville, MO and Tammy Spainhour (Tony), Peculiar, MO; one son, Kevin Worthley (Kelly), Cleveland, MO; 6 grandchildren, Amanda Edwards (Brandon), Ciera Sears, Jacob Long (Nikki), Cassie Long, Haley Fordyce, Brody Lawson, and 2 great-grandchildren, Chloe Edwards and Jasper Edwards.



Obituary - Vicki Bailey

Vicki Bailey, age 70, of Clinton, Missouri passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Bothwell Regional Health Center, Sedalia, Missouri. 

Condolences and fond memories may be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.

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






Obituary - Idabelle Ray

Idabelle Ray, 80, of Harrisonville, Missouri departed this life on Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri surrounded by love and family.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, Harrisonville, Missouri.

Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, Harrisonville, Missouri.

Graveside service will be 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Fair Grove, Missouri.

Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, Harrisonville.

A complete obituary will be published when it becomes available.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.