Sunday, February 23, 2020

Mazzio's Pizza now hiring in Harrisonville

Obituary - Rip S. Busch

Rip S. Busch, 72, of Clinton, Missouri passed away early Thursday morning, February 13, 2020 at the Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. 

He was born November 17, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, the son of Harry Arthur Busch and Mary Lee (Robertson) Busch. He married Sheila Irene Bennett in Clinton, Mo., on January 19, 2000, and she survives of the home. Rip was everything from a mechanic to a tow truck driver. He had his private pilot’s license and loved to fly. He owned and operated the Broken Aero, repairing airplanes. 

In addition to his wife Sheila, surviving are two sons, Harley Busch, state of Kansas and Jeremy Busch and his wife Shawna, state of Idaho; two daughters, Bianca Krakofsky and her husband Jaime, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Sarah Grace Edgar, Northern California; five grandchildren, Zachariah Krakofsky, Kayla Krakofsky, Jacob Krakofsky, Zen Busch and Jonathon Edgar; one sister, Robyn Ibarra, Alpine, California; one niece, Laura Lee Ibarra; and one nephew, Michael Ibarra. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and various other family members. A Celebration of Life will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Dietz Family Buffet, 1520 East Ohio Street, Clinton, Mo. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton. Condolences may be left online at 

Obituary - Mary I. Dorflinger

Mary I. Dorflinger, age 86, of Peculiar, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Foxwood Springs Living Community.

A visitation service will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 followed immediately by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. at Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr. Raymore, Missouri 64083.

Mary was born in Birmingham, Alabama on November 6, 1933 to Louis G. and Flossie I. (Hampton) Burkholder. After graduating high school, Mary worked at Bendix for many years, currently Honeywell. For many years Mary and her husband, John D. Dorflinger owned a tractor company selling lawnmowers. As a woman of Baptist faith, Mary was a member of the First Baptist Church of Peculiar in Peculiar, Missouri.

Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband John D. Dorflinger; brother Edward Burkholder; and brother John F. Burkholder.

She is survived by her loving brother, Tom Burkholder and wife Carolynn.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3846 W. 75th St., #4126, Prairie Village, Kansas 66208.

Burglary at JKB Autosales in Harrisonville

Sometime between 2:30 am and 4:30 am at JKB Autosales in Harrisonville, Missouri we had the Recaro seats from a 2013 Boss 302 mustang stolen and the hood off our 2014 Ford Raptor. 

$1000 reward for information leading to the arrest. These items are specific and will only work with the vehicles they came off of.

Please contact JKB Autosales or the Harrisonville Police Department if you have information.

From the city of Drexel

Due to a water main break at 5th & Elm, the City might have to shut the water off around 12:15 or 12:30. We will try to keep you posted.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Obituary - Dan Eads

Dan Eads, 64, Harrisonville, MO, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at his home. Memorial visitation will be held from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville with Masonic services at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Dan Eads Memorial, to be used at Cass Career Center Ag Program.

Dan was born July 19, 1955 in Independence, MO, a son of Robert H. and Danna (Stephens) Eads. He was a 1973 graduate of Truman High School in Independence. He married Kim E. Arthur on October 25, 1975 in Kansas City, MO. They moved to Harrisonville in 1977. He started working for the City of Harrisonville in 1985 with the street department, transferring to codes, and then to building inspector, retiring in 2004. He also co-owned and operated Eads & Arthur Shoe Repair and Gun Shop in Harrisonville from 1985-early 1990’s. Dan was a member and past master in 2015 of the Cass Masonic Lodge #147 AF&AM, Harrisonville, MO. Dan was on the Advisory Committee for the Cass Career Center Ag Program from 1995 to 2010.

Dan is survived by his wife, Kim, of the home; one son, Michael Eads (Monica), and one daughter, Jennifer Richardson (Nathan Brown), all of Harrisonville, MO; two brothers, Robert L. Eads (Marcella), Ft. Worth, TX and Dale Alan Walker (Dana), Torrington, CT; an aunt, Judy Kelsey (David), Independence, MO, and two grandchildren, Luke and Hannah Richardson.

Way to go Brody!

Congratulations to Miami R-1 Senior Brody Julien! He scored his 1000th point in basketball within the first few seconds of the game last night against Ballard!