Saturday, February 13, 2016

Overnight fire destroys Amsterdam home

Around 11:30 last night multiple fire departments responded on a residential fire on the west end of Amsterdam. Upon arrival, crews found the structure heavily involved and additional help from Adrian and Drexel were called to assist.

The home, owned by Jeff Frost, was a total loss. Crews remained on the scene just over four hours.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Breaking News: Body of missing man recovered in Henry County

Jason Bailey
According to Sheriff J. Kent Oberkrom, the body of Jason Bailey, age 37 of Clinton was recovered along the shoreline of Truman Lake. Bailey had been missing since January 20, 2016 when he left his house on foot about 6:00 p.m. Several searches of the area with 100's of volunteers were conducted over that past three weeks.

Henry County Dispatch received a call around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from two men who were arrowhead hunting along Truman Lake and discovered the body about 20 feet off the shoreline.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Water Division deployed a boat from the Sparrowfoot Boat Ramp and assisted the Sheriff's Office with the recovery of the body.

Henry County Coroner Dain Sisk has transferred the body to Kansas City where an autopsy will be performed on Friday morning. The investigation continues with the Sheriff's Office.

Cass County Sheriffs Office Searching for missing teenager

Nevada Police Department seeking public's help

The Nevada Police Department is attempting to identify the subjects in the following photos, or the owner of the pictured vehicle in regards to an ongoing investigation.

If you know the pictured individuals or owner of the vehicle shown please contact Sgt. Jim Dye @ 417-448-5142 or Det. Josh Westerhold @ 417-448-5134.

Any information will be kept confidential.

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Obituary - Mary Joan Ackerman

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Mary Joan Ackerman
Joan loved her family and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed playing the piano and singing in the choir at church. She loved KU Jayhawks basketball, Democrats, and boating on Table Rock Lake.

She is survived by her husband Jerry Ackerman of Spring, Texas, her children Suzanne Lucas of Gainsville, Florida, Stan Johnson of Ozark, Missouri, Steve Johnson and his wife Jamie of West Melbourne, Florida, stepson William Ackerman of Conroe, Texas, brother Jack Clark and his wife Betty Jo of Henderson, Nevada, grandchildren Justin Lucas of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Jennifer Mullins and her husband Mark of Pflugerville, Texas, Tyler Johnson of Springfield, Missouri, Courtney Johnson of Springfield, Missouri, Krystal Vance and husband Scott of Melbourne, Florida, Amara Marcoccia and husband Mike of Melbourne, Florida, Brianna Thrush and her husband Greg of Melbourne, Florida, Brian Cosmillo of Melbourne, Florida, Jarod Ackerman and his wife Allison of Tampa, Florida, Audra Ackerman of The Woodlands, Texas, 16 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing and loving her. May God rest her soul.

"Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself: That where I am, there ye may be also." John 14: 1-3

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Klein United Methodist Church in Klein, TX and also at the United Methodist Church in Bronaugh, MO at a later date.

Memorials are to the Klein, TX United Methodist Church or the Bronaugh, MO United Methodist Church in c/o Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, MO.