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Recognition Of Students, Reports, Business Items Taken Up By R-III Board

Recognition of students, reports and business items were taken up by the Holden R-III Board of Education at its Monday, Feb. 12 meeting. After approving the consent agenda which included, Minutes from the January 11 meeting, Payment of Bills and Financial Statement; and Sub List Changes, students were recognized for their recent achievements. Scott Teufel,…

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Mason Ray McQuitty

Mason Ray McQuitty, 17, of Holden, MO passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at Lee’s Summit Medical Center in Lee’s Summit. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 South Second St., Odessa, Missouri, 64076. A funeral service will be…

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George William “Bill” Eppright

George William “Bill” Eppright, 77 of Centerview, Missouri passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024 at his home. Bill was born April 25, 1946 in Kansas City, Missouri, son of George McElwee Eppright and Raudolin Valentine (Dow) Eppright. He graduated from Chilhowee High School. He was united in marriage to his wife, Donna June Houx on…

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Red Cross: Communities Urged To Give Blood As Winter Threat Continues; $20 Amazon.Com Gift Card By Email For Those Who Come To Give In February

The American Red Cross urges donors to give blood or platelets now to continue to strengthen the national blood supply this month. The public can book a time to give by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or calling 1-800-RED CROSS. People of all blood types – especially type O blood donors,…

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Updates Given At Board Of Public Works Monthly Meeting February 6

A report and updates about the water and systems were heard when the Holden Board Of Public Works met Tuesday, Feb. 6. After approval of the January minutes and financial report were made, Water Superintendent Tony Lerda took up old business regarding the city’s water system. In general activities Lerda reported the flocculator motor has…

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Celebrate Lent With Lone Jack Christian Church

Today, Ash Wed., Feb. 14th, the Lone Jack Christian Church worship service will be at 7pm and all are welcome to come begin their Lenten journey together. God’s blessings…Rev. Dr. Ann Kircher Location: Lone Jack Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 200 W. Lone Jack/Lee’s Summit Rd. Lone Jack, Mo. Maundy Thursday Service March 28th at…

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Robert Gilmore

Robert Gilmore, age 75, of Chilhowee, Missouri passed away on Monday, February 5, 2024 at Lee’s Summit Medical Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Funeral Services were held Friday, February 9, 2024 at the Vansant-Mills Chapel in Clinton, Missouri with visitation from prior to the service. A graveside service was held on Saturday, February 10, at…

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Margaret Louise Skidmore

Margaret Louise Skidmore, 84, of Harrisonville, Missouri; formerly of Holden, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at Holden Manor Care Center. Margaret was born July 22, 1939 in Chillicothe, Missouri the daughter of Russell and Mary Ann (Davis) Hicks. She was the youngest of seven children. Upon the death of her parents, at an early…

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Iris Lavonne Dolman

Iris Lavonne Dolman, age 91 years, was born on June 25, 1932 in Ozawkie, KS to John R. Triggs and Charlotte (Root) Triggs. She passed away on January 26, 2024 in Kansas City, KS. Iris is preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, Willard Dolman; parents, John and Charlotte Triggs; son, Rickey…

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