Saturday, August 29, 2015

Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Killed In Crash

Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper James Bava

AUDRAIN COUNTY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating an incident that left an on-duty trooper dead in a crash on Friday morning.

The Patrol issued the following information about the crash:

At 8:29 am, Trooper James Bava, 25, radioed he observed a motorcyclist commit a traffic violation on Missouri Route FF in Audrain County. A few minutes later, communications operators at Troop F Headquarters in Jefferson City attempted to contact Trooper Bava by radio and did not receive a response. At 8:35 am, Troop F received a report of a Missouri State Highway Patrol vehicle crashed on Route FF, just east of Audrain Road 977. Emergency responders arrived on the scene and confirmed Trooper Bava had been killed in the crash.

Appointed to the Missouri State Highway Patrol on July 1, 2013, Trooper Bava was member of the Patrol’s 97th Recruit Class. He is the 31st member of the Patrol to lose his life in the line of duty. Trooper Bava is survived by his parents, two sisters, a brother, and a half-sister.

Trooper Bava took an oath to serve and protect the people of Missouri,” Col. J. Bret Johnson said. “Today, he made the ultimate sacrifice in carrying out that sacred oath. The entire Patrol family mourns the loss of our brave and dedicated colleague, and we send our prayers and support to Trooper Bava’s family, friends, and those who worked most closely with him.”

Butler Bears Nascar Races this evening in Butler

Looking for something fun to do this evening?? The Butler Bear Backers invite you to an action packed night of Mini Nascar Racing at the Bates County Fairgrounds in arena in Butler on August 29th. 

Admission is free! Registration begins at 3pm and the GREEN Flag drops at 5pm for Mini Nascar Racing. 

For more information call Tray at 660-200-6031.

Bates County Sheriffs Office: Attempted Arson/ Burnt Vehicle

On 8/29/15 at approximately 630 am Deputies responded to CR 7001 and 6002 in reference to a vehicle on fire. Shortly after arrival Deputies were advised that the vehicle that was burned was also used in an attempted arson north approximately 4 miles.

Deputies responded to the victims address and was advised that he heard car doors and came out to see what was going on. Once outside he observed a male attempting to set his hay bales on fire. The suspect jumped into the truck and attempted to flee the scene. The victim feared for his life as the truck sped by him at the gate and the victim fired several shots in an attempt to hit the tire of the truck. The suspect also returned fire at the home owner. The truck fled the scene and then was found burnt at 7001 and 6002. The suspect fled the scene. Two bales of hay were burnt along with the victims trash dumpster.

An area canvass was conducted and deputies went door to door to notify residence in the immediate area. The suspect is still at large and we do not believe to be still in the area. The suspect is a young white male with unknown clothing description

If you have any information please contact a detective at the Bates County Sheriff's Office at 660-679-3232.

Vernon County Sheriffs Office: Seeking Information in recent fires in the area

Area law enforcement personnel are seeking the public's help regarding a recent string of fires. The Vernon County Sheriff's Office, fire marshall and investigators, and the city of Sheldon are trying to find those responsible for 4 structure fires in less than a months time. Officials believe these structure fires are an act of arson.

Fire Chief for the City of Sheldon Bill Jeffries reports that the fires have included vacant structures, including a funeral home, trailer house, and two empty homes in the Sheldon city limits. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher says his office has assigned a detective to the investigation, which is following leads in order to find those responsible for the fires.

A $5,000.00 rewards is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspects of arson. Anyone with information regarding the suspected arson cases is asked to call the Vernon County Sheriff's Office at 417-283-4400. The Vernon County Sheriff Office remind area residents to be aware of the traffic in your area. 

If you see a suspicious vehicle in your community, attempt to get a license place number, as well as a vehicle description, and a description of the person or persons in the vehicle.

Missouri State High School Football Scores Week 2:

Missouri State High School Football Scores Week 2: 

Adrian 41, Drexel 8
Affton (OK) 48, Miller 20

Aurora 56, McDonald County 21

Ava 45, El Dorado Springs 16

Battle 55, Holt 12

Blair Oaks 48, Owensville 19

Blue Springs South 38, Liberty North 6

Bolivar 52, Branson 6

Braymer 29, Slater 6

Brentwood 54, John F. Kennedy 18

Brookfield 47, Highland 7

Buffalo 36, Pleasant Hope 0

Carl Junction 49, Mount Vernon 14

Carthage 36, Lafayette (St. Joseph) 0

Cass Midway 33, Archie 14
CBC 49, Jefferson City 14

Center 31, Nevada 7
Central (Cape Girardeau) 33, St. Charles West 12

Central (Park Hills) 43, Jefferson R-7 0

Chaminade 48, Timberland 6

Chillicothe 41, Kirksville 6

Christian (O'Fallon) 40, Festus 21

Clopton 42, North Shelby 14

Cole Camp 43, Warsaw 0

Concordia 22, Orrick 8

Crest Ridge 42, Santa Fe 14

Crystal City 65, Kelly 33

DeSoto 28, DuBourg 21

East Buchanan 44, South Harrison 18

East Prairie 48, Grandview (Hillsboro) 14

Eureka 18, Oakville 14

Excelsior Springs 14, Cameron 7

Farmington 34, North County 6

Fayette 41, Harrisburg 6

Ft. Zumwalt North 36, Ft. Zumwalt West 14

Fort Zumwalt South 41, Howell Central 7

Fox 33, Riverview 12

Francis Howell 28, Nixa 0

Fulton 56, Versailles 22

Glendale 62, Hillcrest 28

Grandview (KC) 38, Oak Park 0

Hallsville 37, Salisbury 0

Hamilton 19, Gallatin 8

Hannibal 49, Helias 35

Harrisonville 34, Savannah 6

Hayti 36, Charleston 14

Higginsville 47, Boonville 19

Hillsboro 53, Fredericktown 28

Holden 28, Southwest Early 20

Hollister 22, Cabool 13

Houston 36, St. James 35

Jasper 20, Diamond 14

Joplin 29, Parkview 28

Kearney 49, Liberty 14

Kennett 54, Confluence Prep 14

Kickapoo 43, Rolla 6

King City 14, Milan 12

Kirkwood 35, McCluer North 22

Knox County 22, Scotland County 8

Lamar 56, Seneca 6

Lebanon 35, Waynesville 21

Lee's Summit 20, Hickman 7

Lee's Summit North 14, Winnetonka 0

Lee's Summit West 34, Park Hill South 21

Lexington 20, Trenton 19

Liberty (Mtn View) 49, Springfield Catholic 12

Lighthouse Christian 48, Knob Noster 7

Lincoln 56, Wentworth 0

Lincoln College Prep 57, Central (KC) 14

Lockwood 48, Rich Hill 0
Lutheran South 42, Herculaneum 7

Lutheran St. Charles 46, Father Tolton Catholic 44

Malden 29, Caruthersville 28

Marceline 63, Schuyler County 6

Marionville 46, Willow Springs 7

Mark Twain 43, Paris 15

Maryville 56, St. Pius X (KC) 7

Mexico 35, California 0

Mid Buchanan 42, Maysville 16

Monett 42, East Newton 0

Mountain Grove 15, Cassville 6

Neosho 46, Rogersville 0

North Callaway 22, Tipton 8

North Platte 14, University Academy 6

Oak Grove 21, O'Hara 16

Odessa 42, Clinton 12
Orchard Farm 14, Wright City 12

Osage 14, Moberly 0

Osceola 54, Appleton City 22
Ozark 24, St. Clair 14

Palmyra 52, Bowling Green 0

Park Hill 35, Smithville 6

Parkway South 14, Hazelwood West 7

Parkway North 33, McCluer 12

Parkway West 27, Affton 21

Pattonville 44, Lindbergh 12

Perryville 56, St. Pius X (Festus) 7

Pierce City 54, Liberal 12

Platte County 41, Central (St. Joseph) 34

Polo 48, Lathrop 45

Poplar Bluff 51, Dexter 14

Portageville 49, Chaffee 14

Potosi 27, Pacific 7

Republic 47, Marshfield 0

Reeds Spring 27, Salem 21 OT

Richmond 44, Lawson 32

Ritenour 51, Mehlville 7

Rock Bridge 47, DeSmet 17

Scott city 33, St. Vincent 6

Sherwood 6, Butler 48
Sikeston 55, New Madrid County Central 6

Skyline 60, Fair Grove 21

Smith Cotton 41, Marshall 14

Southern Boone 48, South Callaway 0

Staley 35, Raymore Peculiar 10

Stockton 21, Ash Grove 7

St. Charles 49, Windsor (Imperial) 28

St. Louis U. High 48, Lutheran South 13

St. Paul Lutheran 32, Sweet Springs 14

Sullivan 26, Washington 21

Summit 52, Seckman 7

Thayer 44, Strafford 16

Trinity 40, Duchesne 19

Truman 25, Raytown South 22

Valle Catholic 51, Ste. Genevieve 22

Van Far 40, Missouri Military 0

Vianney 52, Jackson 28

Warrensburg 39, Pleasant Hill 13

Warrenton 37, Troy 13

Webb City 49, Rockhurst 20

Wellington Napoleon 42, West Platte 22

West Plains 13, Camdenton 12

Westran 26, Carrollton 0

Willard 46, Central (Springfield) 24