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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Obituary - Dean Oldham

Dean Oldham, 74, Peculiar, MO, died Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Peculiar. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the church or to Kansas City Hospice House.

Dean was born April 25, 1944 in Blue Springs, MO, the son of Edward Earl and Anna Belle (Blue) Oldham. He was a 1962 graduate of Raymore-Peculiar High School. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran. He married Kay Jean Nasalroad on June 26, 1982 at the First Baptist Church in Peculiar.

Dean worked for Coleman Implement in Bonner Springs for 20 years and for Tenant Company before retiring in 2006. He was a life-long resident of Peculiar. Dean was a member and a Deacon of the First Baptist Church in Peculiar. He was an avid golfer and loved watching the Royals.

Dean was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Bob, and one sister, Francis “Frankie” Hoover. He is survived by his wife, Kay, of the home; one son, Michael Oldham (Debbie), Peculiar, MO; one daughter, Nikki Lawrence (Tracy), Excelsior Springs, MO; one sister, Sherry Janssen, Peculiar, MO, and four grandchildren, Chris Woomer, Adam Woomer, Ella and Hannah Oldham.

Monster Truck Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway

MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALS ® Night of Destruction

Over 70,000 pounds of Monster Truck Thunder!

TRICK OR TREAT… Wear your Halloween costume and trick or treat with the drivers at the pit party

PIT PARTY & DRIVER AUTOGRAPH SESSION…Come early, meet the drivers, get autographs and take photos of the drivers and their Monsters.

FREESTYLE INSANSITY MOTO-X … Keith Sayers FMX brings in the greatest in highflying motorcycle action. Featuring stunts like the cliffhanger, deathgrab and maybe even a backflip!

LIL MONSTER TRUCKS … A National Monster Truck Spectacular performed by kids ages 6-17. Watch these youngsters take to the wheel in racing and freestyle.

SERGEANT SMASH MONSTER TRUCK RIDE TRUCK…Get the kids and buckle in for the ride of your life on-board a real Monster Truck during the Pit Party, intermission, and after the show! Rides just $10 per person.

Saturday, October 20th, 2018 - 7:00 pm
PIT PARTY FROM 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
RACE AT 7:00pm

Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, MO
18842 Speedway Drive, Wheatland, MO 65779

TICKETS: Advance discount tickets are available at O’Reilly Auto Parts locations and online at or

Advance Tickets* Adults (16 and up) - $20
Youth (6-15) - $5
Seniors (62 and up) - $17
Active Military (must have ID) - $17
Kids (5 and under) – FREE

Day Of Show Tickets*
Adults (16 & Up) - $25
Youth (6-15) - $10
Seniors (62 & up) - $22
Active Military (Must Have ID) - $22
Kids 5 & Under - Free
Family Pass - $50 (Only Available On-Site)
*applicable fees may be applied

INFORMATION: Subject To Change. The latest information may be found at or by calling (317) 236-6515. For facility information visit or call (417)-282-5984

City of Osceola Request for bids

Request for bids: City of Osceola will accept bids for employee health insurance coverage. Bid deadline is 3:00 pm on November 8, 2018. 

Bid specifications may be picked up at City Hall, Osceola, MO. 

The City reserves the right to reject and or all bids.

Obituary - Faye Marie Ball

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, Faye Marie (Caldwell) Ball, passed away at the age of 80 in the comfort of her home. She was born February 12, 1938 to the late Orville Lawrence Caldwell and Maude Pearl (Robinson) Caldwell in New Franklin, MO. 

While serving in the Women’s Army Corp from 1956 to 1958, Faye met Daryl Keith Ball during an assignment in Chicago. They married October 12, 1957, in Columbia, MO.

After raising her two sons, Greg and Mike, she focused her time on volunteering in literacy and GED programs through Butler County Community College and similar organizations in El Dorado, KS and Clinton, MO. Faye enjoyed staying active with the UMW at Cassoday United Methodist Church, Good Sam’s Camping Club, Clinton United Methodist Church and the Clinton Senior Center. Faye was also an accomplished artist specializing in watercolor and oils.

Faye was preceded in death by her parents Orville and Maude Cladwell. She is survived by her husband Daryl; son Greg (Cheryl) Ball of Cassoday, KS; son Mike (Debbie) Ball of Olathe, KS; grandchildren Felicia, Benjamin, Rebecca, Shawn and Brittany; great-grandchildren Klayton, Gwendolyn, Konner, Ali, and Alexander; brother George (Jean Ann) Caldwell of Colorado Springs, CO; and sister Frona (Richard) Hatfield of Centralia, MO.

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at the Clinton United Methodist Church, 601 South 4th Street, Clinton, MO, visitation will be held at 10 am with the Celebration of Life service following at 11 am. Graveside services will be on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at Cassoday Cemetery, corner of NE 150th Street and NE Satchel Creek Road, Cassoday, KS, at 1 pm.

Condolences may be left online at this website.

Obituary - Deloris “Dee” A. Colon

Deloris “Dee” A. Colon, age 76, of Clinton, passed away at her home on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

Dee was born June 30, 1942, in Green Ridge, MO, to Elvis Nathaniel Shaw and Mary ‘Knapp’ Shaw.

After high school, she married Clyde Gipson. Together they raised four children, Steve, David, Rick and Kevin. After her husband passed, Dee married Julio Colon on October 31, 2005 in Deepwater, MO. She and Julio made their home southeast of Clinton, in the Tightwad area.

Dee made many friends working at Walmart, where she recently retired.

She was a member of the Park’s Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Julio of the home; six children, Steve Gipson, David (Bobbi) Gipson, Rick Gipson, Kevin (Danel) Gipson, Terry Elkins and Pamela (Rick) Hale; grandchildren, Kris (Kathy), Bret, Brooke, David, Rob, Alysa, Britney, Chase, Josephine, Brody, Alyxandria, Rhianna, Clint, Tyler, Tauri; Great-grandchildren, Jenna, Sawyer, Asher, Vivian, Mason, Mia, Natalynn, Miles, Scarlett, Violet, Seattle; Brother, Ed Shaw; other family and several friends.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Clyde Gipson; and a brother, John Shaw.

A Memorial Service for Dee will be at Park’s Chapel Baptist Church on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 2:00 P.M.

Condolences may be left online at this website.

From the Linn County Kansas Sheriff's Office

Approximately 10 grams of methamphetamine, cash and a weapon were seized recently as a result of a traffic stop. - Courtesy of the Linn County Kansas Sheriff's Office 

Hume Community News 9/25/18

Lew & Vanessa Spencer of Seattle, Washington along with Lew’s sister Carol and Husband, Mark Burnfin of Union Star, Missouri came for a weekend visit Saturday, September 22 with their Aunt Ruth and all the Spencer cousins. They had a great time visiting, eating, laughing and hearing about Lew’s new business “AMS Synthetic Oil”.

We visited reminiscence and sang around the campfire on Saturday night. On Sunday we ate all day and reminisce about the good ole days.

Those attending were Jim & Mary Spencer; Robert & Danyelle Spencer and Anna, Robbie, Emily, Malachi, Callie & James Spencer; Barbara and Ronnie Pruitt, Heather, Josh, Brileigh, Baileigh & Bridleigh Rogers, Natalie, Brena, Breck and Brody Umphenour; Rhonda and Gracelynn Clark; Mike, Tee, Rhett, Haleigh, Reed, and Raygen Spencer; Beverly Spencer, Alexis, Spencer, Blake & Seth; Michael & Angela Clark & Sophia; Steve, Scott, Logen and Ruth Spencer; Dixie Haler and Cheyenne Davidson joined us Saturday afternoon. Dixie had met Lew several years ago. A great time was had by all.

Everett and Karen Irwin, Jess and Virginia Durbin attended the Ford Family Reunion in Sheldon on Sunday, September 23.

October 8th will be the next O5O carry in dinner at the Hume Community Center in Hume.

Kid’s Klub had their first get together for the new school year at the Hume United Methodist Church on Wednesday, September 19th. 32 kids were in attendance on Wednesday afternoon after school. They sang, danced, learned a Bible Story and enjoyed refreshments. They were each given a notebook which will become their prayer journal and at the end of the year they will get to take this home with them. Always lots of fun at Kid’s Klub!

The Hume Food Pantry is always the 3rd Saturday of the month from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. October 20, 2018 will be the next Food Pantry Distribution in Hume. We always appreciate all the support we received.

Courtesy of Karen Irwin

A very "Autumn" Cold Front

Might want to dress the kiddos in layers today, a strong cold front will move through right around the time schools let out in Kansas City. Storms will be hit or miss but the cooler air and breezy north winds won't be!

Nevada Fire Department Open House

Nevada Fire Department will having a open house on October 6th 2018. This year we have added the kids firefighter challenge. 

We will also be showing off Engine 212 our newest truck, we will be having hotdog and popcorn. 

Check out the fun. We will be here from 9am to 1pm. Help us kick off fire prevetion week 2018.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Obituary - Danny DeTienne

Danny DeTienne, Nevada, passed away Thursday, September 13, at his home at the age of 58. 

Services are scheduled at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, at the Heuser Funeral Home in Rich Hill with a private burial to follow in Rich Hill's Green Lawn Cemetery. 

Memorials to the American Cancer Society are suggested.

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