August, 2011

Marie M. Vance

Marie M. Vance, 88 of Independence, MO passed away, Thursday, August 25, 2011. Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at the Speaks Suburban Chapel 18020 E. 39th Street, Independence, MO 64055. The [...]

Virginia Gibson

Virginia Gibson, 92, of Buckner, MO passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at her home. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2011, at Speaks Buckner Chapel, 300 Adams, Buckner, MO 64016. Visitation will be [...]

Beryl D. Bergschneider

Beryl D. Bergschneider, age 84, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Rochester, Minnesota, died at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, August 20, 2011. He was born on March 5, 1927, in Levasy, Missouri [...]

August 10, 2011 – Newspaper on line

The August 10NewspaperAug 10, 2011, 2001 newspaper is now line. In addition to all the articles on our web site, you can also download a PDF version of our newspaper that is just like the newspaper [...]

Buckner elementary has new roof as promised in a timely manner

  The Fort Osage School District asked the voters in the FOSD to approve a bond issue to include putting a new roof on Buckner Elementary School among several other items. The voters said yes and [...]

Levasy Post Office on review list

The rumor mill has it, that Levasy Post Office is closing. Yes, this is just a rumor. The post office is on a review list along with 1,400 other post offices, mainly in rural areas, according [...]

Levasy Civic Center vandalized!

Levasy Civic Center was vandalized for the third time in early May of this year. According to a spokesperson in Levasy, the vandals did over $20,000 worth of damage this time and they would like restitution [...]

Special meeting held to discuss Jail/Court Rooms

  The Buckner Board of Aldermen voted unanimously at a special meeting held on Monday, July 25, 2011 to bring in an architectural consultant to present budget numbers, facility information and pictures of detention facilities. Within [...]


¬†WOLFE-KELLOUGH Donzella Marie “Dottie” Wolfe- Kellough, 82, Blue Springs, MO, passed away on July 26, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Dottie was born on August 10, 1928 in Prairie Home, MO. Visitation at 10 a.m., [...]