Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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Road work in the city of Harrisonville

WORKING FOR YOU: Today the City of Harrisonville Streets Department have closed Forest Street from Lexington St to Lake Ave, as they make repairs to broken and sunken sections of asphalt.

This section of the road is closed to through traffic and will remain closed until 4 p.m. today.

Public Service Announcement:

Osage Valley Electric Cooperative Members Northwest of the Freeman area are experiencing an outage at this time. 

Crews have been dispatched and power will be restored as quickly and as safely as possible.

Obituary - Harold W. Wright

Harold W. Wright, age 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 17, 2024 at his home in Clinton, Missouri surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at the Vansant-Mills Chapel in Clinton, Missouri. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 20, 2024 also at the Chapel. Burial to follow in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Missouri. Memorial contributions can be made to the Harold Wright Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the funeral home.

Harold was born on July 21, 1942 in Lowry City, Missouri. He was the son of Avis “Bud” and Sarah (Bailey) Wright. Harold attended Clinton High School. On October 5, 1961, he married Victoria Jean (Houk) Wright. They celebrated 54 years of marriage together.

Harold drove a truck over the road for many years, then drove locally before retiring. He enjoyed camping and fishing. He loved spoiling his grandchildren, especially the great grandchildren.

Harold is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother and great granddaughter Andrea May Turner.

Survivors include three children; James Dennis Wright (Karen) of Windsor, Missouri, Patricia Ann Martin (Raymond) of Clinton, Missouri, and Harold David Wright (Tony) of Dallas, Texas, two siblings; Penny Eichelberger of Clinton, Missouri and Newton Wright of Clinton, Missouri, three grandchildren; April Dawn Bigler (Timothy Lindsey) of Panama City, Florida, Stephanie Nicole Hursh (Rodney) of Centerview, Missouri, and Matthew Wright of Windsor, Missouri, along with four great-grandchildren; Rachelle Dawn Turner of Clinton, Missouri, Brenda Allen Hursh of Warrensburg, Missouri, Noah Ryan Turner of Windsor, Missouri, and Carson Wayne Hursh of Centerview, Missouri.

Grandpa will be missed greatly

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

Rich Hill Fire Department receives $500 donation from the Patriot Guard Riders

Last night the fire Rich Hill Fire Department received a $500 donation from the Patriot Guard Riders. This donation was made in memory of former firefighter Boots Hoover.

Pictured from left to right firefighter Bailey Miller, senior ride captain with the Patriot Guard Riders Tom Swarens and operations chief Alec Entrikin.

30 years of service to the city of Harrisonville

During Monday’s Board of Aldermen meeting, the Mayor recognized Art Carver for 30 years of service to the City of Harrisonville.

Art began working with the City in 1994 and currently works in our Parks Maintenance Department.

We are so grateful for the hard work and dedication Art has given to the City and to the Harrisonville community during his time here! 

He is a strong example of selfless service, and we look forward to his continued leadership here in Harrisonville.

9 year anniversary of the Butler Community Cafe

We would like to congratulate the Butler Community Cafe for serving the community for nine years. 

Make sure you join them tonight at the First Christian Church for a ham dinner at 5:30 p.m. 

We appreciate all the work this organization does on a weekly basis for our community and providing meals.

Obituary - Christa Michelle McDaniel

Christa Michelle McDaniel age 52 of Lexington, Missouri departed this life Monday, June 17, 2024 at Riverbend Heights Health and Rehabilitation Center, Lexington, Missouri.

Funeral Service and Visitation will be posted once that information becomes available.

Family suggests contributions may be made to Church of Christ, 27713 MO-7, Harrisonville, MO 64701 and send in care to Dickey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 432, Harrisonville, Missouri 64701.

A complete obituary with service times will be posted once that information becomes available.

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