Landon Levon Stafford, Warsaw, Missouri formerly of Harrisonville, Missouri; suddenly left this earthly life Wednesday, November 13, 2013; a victim of a house fire.
Family will accept your visit of sympathy and condolences, Sunday December 8, 2013, 2-4 pm at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri. In Lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are suggested for Shepherd’s Food Pantry of Harrisonville and Stafford Family Cemetery Maintenance Fund. Inurnment at the Stafford Family Cemetery, Bradleyville, Missouri will be determined at a future time.
Neva Jesse Green (Talley), 82, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 at her home in Adrian, Missouri. Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 27 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Adrian with burial at Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian. Memorial contributions may be made to Bates County Food Pantry.
Michael Lee Wilkinson Jr., age 44 of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, formerly of Butler, Missouri departed this earthly life Monday, November 18, 2013 at Lee’s Summit Medical Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. He was born September 10, 1969 to Michael Lee Sr. and Lorraine Brown Wilkinson in Butler.
Funeral services were Monday, November 25, 2013 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Apostle Yolanda Browne officiating. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions, Family.
By BATES COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
On 11/5/13, the Bates County Sheriff’s Office traveled to Colorado Springs, CO to receive a new specialized vehicle. The vehicle was a donation to the Sheriff’s Office through a demilitarization program that allows government excess property to be transferred to Law Enforcement Agencies. Through this program the Sheriff’s Office has obtained several pieces of equipment that helps the Sheriff’s Office better serve the community and equipment that they would have not been able to afford to purchase on their own.
The Adrian Optimist Club is pleased to honor Students of the Month from the Miami, Ballard, and Adrian schools. Criteria for this honor center on outstanding academic and civic achievement and school spirit. Staff at each of the schools make the selection, and their decision is based on expansion of these criteria. Selection is based on the criteria, but a student stepping up to a particular task will come to play in it. Each student is honored with a certificate of recognition from the Adrian Optimist Club and $20.00 in Adrian Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Bucks”.