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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Nevada Speedway Results 7/21/18

Feature Results July 21, 2018

Mini Stocks
1. Foxie Sumner
2. James Witt
3. Jordan Beard
4. Katie Brown
5. Jon Starnes
6. Mike Baxter

Midwest Mods
1. Brayton Skaggs
2. Devin Crockett
3. Broc Rose
4. Steven Arduser
5. Justin Amick
6. Keith Bradley
7. Garrett Thompson
8. Carter Brownsberger
9. James Barker
10. Korbin Smith
11. Bill Schlobohm

Street Stocks
1. Shawn Hendren
2. Jeremy Willard
3. Billy Shadden
4. Zachary Hendren
5. Kevin York
6. Blake Kisner
7. Dalton Clifton
8. Tyler Roberts
9. Daniel Harris
10. James Hume

1. Matt Rose
2. Bobby Williams
3. Kelby Keith
4. Levi Phillips
5. Brice Gotschall
6. Brandon King
7. Justin Pike
8. Koby Chadd
9. Daniel Long
10. Mason Sigg
11. Ryan Hill
12. Jeff Lockard
13. Jacob Faibian

1. Lucas Dobbs
2. Rusty Skaggs
3. Kyle Thompson
4. John Romesburg
5. Jessy Willard
6. Darren Roberts
7. Chase Sigg
8. Jeff Douty
9. Paden Phillips
10. Jon Sheets
11. Robby Love
12. Eric Moore
13. Matt Johnson

Late Models
1. Rusty Skaggs
2. Billy Humble
3. Craig Wood
4. John Willard
5. Dale Douty
6. Michael Bitner
7. Matthew Lance

Obituary - Nita R. Baltzell

Nita R. Baltzell, 73, formerly of Butler passed July 17, 2018. Visitation 1PM, service 2PM, Wednesday, July 25th at Park Lawn, 8251 Hillcrest Road with burial to follow in the Green Lawn Cemetery. 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Park Lawn Funeral Home.

Updated Obituary - Tommy Lee Gowing

Tommy Lee Gowing of Parker, Kansas left this heavenly earth on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Adrian, Missouri. He was born on August 10, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri to William McKinley and Blessing Iris (Casto) Gowing. 

Tommy attended grade school in La Cygne, Kansas and graduated from La Cygne High School in 1950. To further his education Tommy attended Kansas State University from 1950 to 1952 majoring in agriculture and playing football for the Wildcats. He was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean War in 1952 and served as a tank mechanic. During this time, Tommy played football for the Army in the Pioneer League at Fort Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska until 1954. Tommy went back to Kansas State after serving his country and continued his education and playing football until 1955.

On June 10, 1956, Tommy Lee Gowing and Patricia Marie (White) Gowing were united in marriage at the First Christian Church in La Cygne, Kansas. To this union three sons were born: Darrell Lee, Gerald Dean and Gregory Eugene. The family lived on a farm south of Fontana, Kansas where he raised Polled Herford cattle and row crops in the Maries Des Cygnes river bottoms. 

Family life kept Tommy busy as he was actively involved in the boys'' 4-H club and FFA projects along with the numerous sporting events they participated in throughout the years. As Tommy grew older he enjoyed planting and working in his garden, attending local and state fairs, and helping his son Darrell with his construction business. Religion was a strong aspect of his life and he enjoyed visiting with his church friends and listening to the gospel at Sunday services where he was a member of the First Christian Church of Garnett, Kansas. 

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents William and Blessing Gowing and his beloved wife Patricia Marie. He is survived by three sons: Darrell and Gerald of Lane, Kansas; Greg and wife Debra of Goddard, Kansas; two grandchildren McKinley Stewart and McCallister Joscelyn Gowing also of Goddard, with a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will greet visitors on Tuesday July 24, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm at the First Christian Church in Garnett, Kansas at 200 South Walnut Street. 

Services will be held 10 am Wednesday July 25, 2018 the First Christian Church in Garnett, Kansas. Interment will be 1:30 pm Wednesday at the Oak Lawn Cemetery La Cygne, Kansas.

Memorial contributions can be made to the First Christian Church of Garnett, Kansas or Crossroads Hospice in care of the Schneider Funeral Home 202 North 4th Street La Cygne, Kansas 66040.

Updated Obituary - Kelly James Brown

Kelly James Brown, age 35, Linn Valley, Kansas died Wednesday July 18, 2018. He was born in Atchison, Kansas on November 19, 1982 the son of James and Shirley Schuneman Brown. He worked as a tire technician for Pumps. He was married to Amanda Fuller. Kelly enjoyed fishing, going to the casinos and loved spending time with his family. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley, his paternal grandfather, John Brown and maternal grandparents Willis and Marjorie O''Roke Shuneman. He is survived by his wife, Amanda Brown, daughter, Raelyn Brown, his father, James Brown, three step daughters: Breanna, Trentity and Kelsey Fuller-Epting, and two brothers, Jason and Brandon Brown.

Visitation will b held form 2 to 4 pm Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. A private family service will be held later. 

The family suggests contributions to the Raelynn Brown Memorial Fund, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66040. On line condolences can be left at

Special Stock Cow Sale at MoKan in Passaic

Two children injured in Cass County head on crash

On 7/21/18 around 6:26pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County along with Cass County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on Brush College Road just south of Missouri 2 Highway in rural Cass County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when 2002 Saturn SL driven by 32 year old Ethel D. Dyke of Harrisonville, Missouri traveled across the center line of traffic and struck the 2004 Chevrolet Impala driven by 20 year old Morgan L. Lemka of Harrisonville, Missouri head on.

Two children in Saturn sustained minor injuries in this accident and both the 4 year old and 6 year old were transported by Central Cass EMS to Children's Mercy Hospital for treatment.

Both vehicles were totaled and towed from the scene by Johnson's Tow of Harrisonville, Missouri.

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*Disclaimer: Accident reports are courtesy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and are a matter of public record no matter the age of a occupant involved.

A Cooler, Possibly wet end to July expected

The Climate Predictions Center's 6-10 day outlooks indicate the end of July will most likely be below average for temps and above average for rainfall. Both those things are something we can get on board with!

Jackwagon BBQ to be set up Friday July 27th at the Butler Chamber of Commerce Annual Car Show

Hey Jackwagons! We will be set up Friday night July 27th on the Butler Square for the Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Car Show. Come on out for dinner and the car show!

Overland Park Kansas man arrested in Bates County

On 7/21/18 around 10:47pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County arrested 26 year old Josue I. Mendoza of Overland Park, Kansas.

Mr. Mendoza was arrested for 1.) Driving While Intoxicated 2.) Speeding 3.) Careless & Imprudent Driving.

He was booked into the Bates County Jail in Butler and placed on a 12 hour detox hold.

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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.

Suspect in Linn County shooting arrested

The suspect connected to a shooting which occurred Friday in Blue Mound, Kan., was arrested this evening following a vehicle chase.

Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) special agents were working with Kansas City area police departments to locate a shooting suspect who was wanted for attempted murder. An officer from the Leawood Police Department spotted the vehicle at approximately 6:20 p.m. in the area of Roe and College. 

The suspect did not stop for the officer and a pursuit began. The KBI was assisted in the pursuit by the Leawood Police Department, the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department, the Lenexa Police Department, the Shawnee Police Department, and the Overland Park Police Department.

Near I-435 and Wornall, the suspect crashed his vehicle and exited on foot into a wooded area. KBI agents and officers pursued him on foot, and he was arrested a short time later.

The suspect, John Butler, 35, of Lenexa, was arrested on numerous charges to include attempted murder. Nothing further will be released at this time.

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