Obituaries: Feb. 7, 2020

David B. King Dec. 28, 1954 – Jan. 27, 2020 David Byron King, 65, Racket, died Jan. 27 in Clinton. Funeral services were Jan. 31 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. Burial was in Wills Cemetery, Peculiar. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association. David was born Dec. […]

School board vice president resigns, will campaign against levy increase

The vice president of the Harrisonville R-9 Board of Education resigned from the board Jan. 31 to campaign against a proposed levy increase which the board is seeking. Chris Bell’s resignation was effective immediately and he said there were no ill feelings over his move. “My resignation was completely amiable,” Bell said and added that […]

Levy raise sought for libraries

By Sheryl Stanley Members of the Cass County Library Board of Trustees want voters to remember that “L” stands for Library. Dan Brower, assistant director and head of public services for the Cass County Public Library, explained Proposition L is a ballot initiative asking county residents to approve a 12-cent increase to the organization’s tax […]

A super Sunday, includes Ned Ryerson

By Dennis Minich Sometimes events in the world reshape how we feel about our lives. Like many of you, I woke up Monday morning and everything seemed better: the sun felt warmer, the coffee smelled better, the daily aches and pains seemed slightly less bothersome and there was a spring in my step. And it […]