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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Obituary - Deanna Rapp

Deanna Rapp, Rockville, passed away Saturday, October 13, at the K.U, Medical Center, Kansas City, Ks, at the age of 80. 

Funeral Arrangements are under direction of the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill, and services are scheduled at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 17, at the Zion Lutheran Church, Rockville, with burial to follow in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery. 

Memorials either to the Zion Lutheran Church or the Lutheran Hour are suggested and can be made in care of the Heuser Funeral Home.





Anderson hat drive tomorrow at Butler High School

Butler High School Wear your hat tomorrow for $1. First hour teachers will collect the money.





Bates County Democrat Meeting

The Bates County Democrats will meet on Thursday, October 25th at noon at The Pennell restaurant.

All are welcome to come and join the fun conversations!!

Obituary - Spencer Ross Burris

Spencer Ross Burris, 74, of Blue Mound, passed away on October 15, 2018 at his home.

Spencer was born on June 27, 1944. In October of 1977 he married Patricia Ingram at Albany, GA. He was preceded in death by wife, Patricia Burris on October 20, 1994.

Services are pending with Schneider Funeral Homes and Crematory, Mound City, Kansas.



St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release Oct. 8-15, 2018

St.Clair County Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 10 arrests and took a property damage report during the week of Oct. 8-15, 2018.

Click on link for more information. https://www.scsomo.org/press_view.php?id=836



Greg Mullinax Presents Octoberfest





Obituary - Dora Jean (Luther) McKinley

Dora Jean McKinley, 74, Richards, MO passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Nevada Nursing and Rehab in Nevada. Dora was born June 12, 1944 in Horton, MO to Wesley Raymond and Jessie Irene (Detienne) Luther.

Dora, a lifelong resident of the Horton area, was a graduate of Metz High School. She lived and worked on the family farm and especially enjoyed managing the pecans. Dora also worked at the Horton Post Office. She loved her animals, her scratch off tickets, and meeting and talking with people.

Survivors include one son, Steven “Tex” McKinley, of the home in Horton; one brother, Wesley Luther, Warrensburg, MO; several nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time.


Obituary - Wanda Jean Gonterman

Wanda Jean Gonterman, 87, formerly of Sheldon, MO passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Heartsworth Nursing and Rehabilitation in Vinita, OK. Wanda was born October 30, 1930 in Detroit, MI.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Sheldon Cemetery in Sheldon, MO with Robert Sanders officiating.




Bates County Circuit Court News Oct 12-16, 2018

St v. Lewis A Covington, I: Felony poss of controlled substance, marijuana—guilty plea, sentenced to 7 yrs in MDOC, given SES, placed on 5 yrs probation, to do 200 hours of community service; II: Misd. failure to drive within right lane, guilty plea, fined $200 and court costs.

St v. Joshua Williams Diggs, Felony assault, guilty plea to 1st amended information, sentenced to one year in jail, given SES, placed on 2 yrs. Probation, pay $500 fine, do 200 hours of community service, to serve 10 days shock time, pay court costs.

St v. Karen B Golden, I: Felony poss of controlled substance, cocaine, guilty plea, given SIS, placed on 5 yrs supervised probation, to do 200 hours of community service, II: Misd. failure to drive within right lane, guilty plea, fined $100; III: Misd. poss of controlled substance, marijuana--$100 fine; IV: Misd. poss of drug paraphernalia—fined $100; V: Misd. driving w/o valid drivers license--$100 fine and court costs.

St v. Julinda Inez Hicks, I: Felony poss of controlled substance, methamphetamines—guilty plea, alford plea, given SIS, placed on probation for 5 yeasr, II: Misd. unlawful poss of drug paraphernalia--$300 fine and court costs.

St v Richard B McKeown, I: Felony poss of controlled substance, methamphetamines-guilty plea, given SIS, placed on 5 yrs probation, II: Misd. failed to register motor veh—dismissed; III: Misd. operating mtr veh w/o properly equipped bumpers—dismissed, pay court costs.

St v. Shane Lee Miller, I: Felony poss of controlled substance, methamphetamines, guilty plea, sentenced to one year in MDOC, given SES, placed on 5 yrs probation, II: Misd. unlawful poss of drug paraphernalia--$100 fine; III: Misd. poss of controlled substance, marijuana--$100 fine and court costs.

St v Brandy L Garrison, I: Felony poss of controlled substance, Tramadol—guilty plea, given SIS, placed on 4 years supervised probation; II: Misd. unlawful poss of drug paraphernalia--$300 fine and court costs.

St v. Kelly K Spink, I: Felony burglary—guilty plea, sentenced to 7 years in MDOC, given SES, II: Felony stealing-sentenced to 4 yrs MDOC, given SES, placed on 5 yrs supervised probation, to do 200 hours community service, pay court costs.

St v. Taylor Tod Palmer, I: Felony poss of cont substance, morphine; II: Felony poss of cont substance, hydrocodone; III: Felony poss of cont substance—methamphetamines, guilty plea, I: sentenced to 4 years in MDOC, Ct II & III dismissed, pay court costs.

St v. Robert Scales, probation violation, admitted violation, sentenced to long term treatment in MDOC

St v. Bruce W Younce, guilty plea to Felony poss of controlled substance, methamphetamines, sentenced to 5 yrs in MDOC, to run concurrently with probation case.

St v. Chelsea Lin Renne, I: Felony poss of controlled substance, methamphetamines; II: Misd. unlawful poss of drug paraphernalia—guilty plea to both; sentenced to 4 yrs in MDOC to run concurrently with probation case now serving.

St v. Christina Chamberlain-Keller, I: Felony poss of cont substance, methamphetamines; II:Misd. unlawful poss of drug paraphernalia; III: Felony delivering or concealing prohibited articles on premises, possessed tramadol, guilty plea to Ct I: given SIS, placed on 5 yrs probation, state dismisses other charges.

St v. Christina D Chamberlain, I: Fel poss of cont substance, meth—guilty plea, given SIS, 5 yrs probation, II: Fel poss of contr substance, hydrochloride—dismissed by state; III: Fel poss of cont subst, methylphenidate hydrochloride—dismissed by state; IV: Misd. unlawful poss of drug paraphernalia—dismissed by state.

St v. Kendal D Foster,Felony Possession-methamphetamines, guilty plea, sentenced to 7 yrs in MDOC,. Given SES, placed on 5 yrs probation, to perform 200 hrs community service pay court costs.



St v. Bruce W Younce, probation violation, guilty plea, probation revoked, previous sentence of 7 yrs in MDOC ordered executed

Hume Community News 10/16/18

The Independence Methodist Church will be hosting a reunion at the Legion Hall in Hume on Sunday, October 21. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. with the meat and drink provided. Those attending are asked to bring a vegetable or dessert. A program will follow the lunch and a time capsule will be opened at that time. An offering for care of the cemetery will be taken. Reservations may be made by calling 816-331-5943 or 660-643-7657.

Hume United Church News: Approximately 40 kids are attending Kid’s Klub each week. We are having a great time each week with lessons, singing, dancing and of course refreshments. The kids call it “Chicken Patty Church Day”; Chicken Patties is on the menu for lunch on Wednesday’s at school.

The Annual Lord’s Acre Day BBQ and Auction will be held on Saturday, November 3 in the Church Basement. The meal will start at 11:00 a.m. and the auction will start at 1:00 p.m. There is always lots of laughter, food and fellowship when we get together for the Lord’s Acre Day event



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