Thursday, May 23, 2024

Obituary - Bob Stein

Bob Stein age 81 of Garden City, Missouri departed this life Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at Crown Care Rehab and Healthcare Center, Harrisonville, Missouri.

A Celebration of Life visitation and a Memorial Mass will be posted once that information is available. Inurnment at Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Missouri.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Memorial Fund and send in care to Dickey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 432, Harrisonville, Missouri.

A complete obituary will be posted once that information is available.

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office seeking public assistance

Female and Male subject driving the Ford truck wanted in connection with the theft in the Appleton City area. If you have seen these individuals or know who they are, please contact the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office at 417-646-2565

Traffic Alert: Motor vehicle accident north of Butler

Traffic Alert: Several Emergency Personnel is onscene of a motor vehicle accident at Business 49 and TT Highway at this time. 

No one is said to be injured in this accident but please SLOW DOWN and use caution if you must travel is area!

McGennis Youth Center gears up for Summer

The swim season kicks off Saturday, May 25, at the McGennis Youth Center. Swim is open at the Center Wednesday through Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. A certified lifeguard will be on duty. The price is $2 per swimmer. Groups that wish to swim other hours should call the Youth Center (417-395-3216) to make a reservation.

A fishing derby, co-sponsored by the Fourth of July Committee and McGennis Youth Center, is set for Sunday, June 2 at the Center. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the east shelter house near the tennis courts. The derby will run from 6 to 7. A parent or guardian must accompany each child. The event is open to children ages 3 through 15. The fishing contest will be held in four age groups and prizes will be awarded in each age category. A hot dog roast will follow. The hot dogs are donated by the Rich Hill Café.

 McGennis Youth Center is located five miles west of Rich Hill on A Highway then four miles south on Route WW. Watch for signs.

Remembering Joey Thornburg

The Nevada Speedway would like to send many thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Joey Thornburg.

Joey passed away after injuries from a car accident. A full obituary will be made available at a later time.

Car Show on the Butler Square July 20th


Obituary - Jeraldine Elizabeth Simental

Jeraldine “Dena” Elizabeth Simental, age 48, of Walker, Missouri, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, May 16, 2024. She was born December 13, 1975 in Harrisonville, Missouri. Dena was the daughter of the late Wilber Dene Jewell and Lanora Ann Jones Jewell. Dena grew up in the Southern Baptist Church, having been saved and later baptized.

She attended school in Peculiar and Slater, Missouri before becoming a mother to the first of seven children. She was united in marriage to Jesus Simental Sr. and became a homemaker. As time passed, she found a rewarding career as a professional in-home health aide until becoming disabled herself. Note: that did not stop her!

She learned to drive again with the assistance of pedal control devices on the steering wheel. Dena never met a stranger, was always a happy-go-lucky person, always willing to lend a hand to help others the best she knew how.

Dena was preceded in death by her mother and father and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. She is survived by Marisa and Venessa Simental of the home; Jesus Simental Jr, Kansas City, Missouri; Steven Jewell and family, Adrian, Missouri; Sara Jewell and family, Foster, Missouri; Wesley Campbell and family, Billings, Montana; Christopher Campbell, Billings, Montana; one brother, Willie Jewell, Deerfield, Missouri; one sister, Margie Todd, Rich Hill, Missouri; ten grandchildren she loved with all her heart; aunts, Tina Heard, Butler, Missouri; Judy Turntine, Grandview, Missouri; Regina Edmondson, Peculiar, Missouri; Ersie Whitmer, Rich Hill, Missouri; uncle Bob Jones, Rich Hill, Missouri; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews; other relatives and friends.A Celebration of Life will be held 1 to 2 pm Thursday, May 23, 2024 at the Heuser Funeral Home. A Graveside Service will be held following at the Green Lawn Cemetery. Online condolences can be left at

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