Alleged confession to be heard by jurors

Jurors in the double-murder case of Kylr Yust, 33, Belton, will be allowed to hear what is purportedly Yust admitting to killing the first of the victims, Kara Kopetsky. Judge William Collins ruled March 11 the government had not entrapped Yust when a former girlfriend wore a wire while speaking with him in 2011 when […]


Robert W. EadsOct. 22, 1926 – Feb. 14, 2021 Robert Wayne Eads, 60, Grandview, died Feb. 14 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City. He is survived by two daughters, Mary Eads and husband, Justin Maldonado, Blue Springs, and Melissa Eads, Grandview; four grandchildren, Natasha, J.J., Tamia and Shawnee; five brothers, John Eads, Garden City, Jessie […]

Butler writer famous for some pithiness

By Dennis Minich I learned something this week. Although I have seen the signs to the “Robert A. Heinlein Boyhood Home” hundreds of times while driving through Butler, I have never taken the time to go see the house. I did not even realize the Robert A. Heinlein was the same guy who wrote one […]