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Monday, May 21, 2018

Obituary - Kayden Blaes Samyn

Kayden Blaes Samyn, age 11, Mound City, Kansas passed away on Sunday May 20, 2018 as the result of an accident.

Funeral services are pending at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.




Obituary - Eldon Wayne Leonard

Eldon Wayne Leonard, 55, East Lynne, Missouri departed this life on Sunday, May 20, 2018.

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

A complete obituary and service time will be published when they become available.





Butler man arrested in Bates County

On 5/21/18 around 6:30pm the Bates County Sheriff's Office arrested 49 year old George R. Kidwell of Butler, Missouri.

Mr. Kidwell was arrested for 1.) DWI- Combined Alcohol/Drug Intoxication - Persistent Offender.

He was booked into the Bates County Jail in Butler and placed on no bond.


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Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.





Most wanted captured, meth and heroin recovered in Vernon County

A Nevada resident who has been listed on the Vernon County Most wanted list for nearly two weeks was taken into custody Monday morning by Sheriff’s Deputies during a traffic stop in the area of Barr and Cedar streets in Nevada. 

According to Sheriff’s Office officials, 27-year-old Jacob T Rawlings, of Nevada MO was wanted on multiple probation violation warrants. 


Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said suspected methamphetamine and heroine were also located during the arrest. 

Mr. Rawlings is currently being held in the Vernon County Jail with no bond.


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Ewbank receives Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from ATSU

Dr. Jordyn Ewbank
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Jordyn Ewbank graduated from A.T. Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) in Kirksville, Missouri, on May 19, 2018. Ewbank received the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree (DO) and was one of 169 new physicians graduating from ATSU-KCOM at its annual May commencement. This was ATSU-KCOM’s 182nd commencement.
Dr. Ewbank, of Amsterdam, Missouri, attended Missouri State University before enrolling at ATSU-KCOM. Dr. Ewbank is a 2009 Miami R-1 graduate. Dr. Ewbank is the daughter of Tracy and Angela Ewbank from Amsterdam, MO, and is engaged to Andrew Roberts of St. Paul, Minnesota.

Dr. Ewbank will begin her residency at CHRISTUS Health in Corpus Christi, Texas, in June where she will train to become an emergency medicine physician.


ATSU-KCOM is the founding school of osteopathy, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still, DO.




From the Nevada Police Department





New Sex Offender Registered in Butler

The Bates County Sheriff's Assistant registered a sex offender today that moved from St. Louis to Butler. His information is below.

Name: Michael Andrew Thompson
Date of Birth: 8/26/75
Address: 603 Park Lane, Butler, MO
Offense: Child Molestation in the 1st Degree
Date of Offense: 8/31/1998




Job Opening in Harrisonville

Now Hiring cooks for evenings and weekend!! Apply in person at Mazzios in Harrisonville!!



Kansas child dies after accident on motorized mini-bike in Linn County

The Kansas State Highway Patrol says a 11-year-old boy died Sunday when a motorized mini-bike he was riding was hit by a pickup truck.

The Kansas State Highway Patrol says the crash occurred Sunday afternoon around 1:36pm around 7 miles west of Prescott in Linn County when the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 21 year old Robert L. Brown of Hume, Missouri struck the 2018 49 cc mini bike driven by 11 year old Kayden Blaes Samyn of Mound City, Missouri.


Kayden Blaes Samyn was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and he was transported to Frontier Forensics.

Mr. Brown wasn't injured in this accident.


Mid America Live News will update when a obituary for Kayden Blaes Samyn is made available us.


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Updated Obituary - Richard Harlow

Richard Harlow, age 50 of Clinton, passed away at his home Friday, May 18, 2018. Richard's wishes were to be cremated with burial at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, Missouri, at a later date. 

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Richard Harlow Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences and fond memories may be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.

A memorial service will be held at Lisa Winkler's home in Clinton, Missouri on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 5-7pm.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Richard is survived by his sister, Lisa Winkler, Clinton, nephews, Steve Navarro and Samuel Winkler and numerous Aunts and Uncles and family members.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, Missouri.