Governor Parson Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Police Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans

September 23, 2021 (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Governor Mike Parson today ordered U.S. and Missouri flags be flown at half-staff at government buildings in Jackson County on Friday, September 24, 2021, in honor of Independence Police Department Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans. Officer Madrid-Evans received his Missouri…

Project Update: Bridge work along I-435 at Gregory Blvd. and Oldham Parkway causing traffic delays

Sept. 22, 2021 – For immediate release       Project Update: Bridge work along I-435 at Gregory Blvd. and Oldham Parkway causing traffic delays JACKSON COUNTY –Motorists may encounter traffic delays as a result of bridge repairs taking place on the Interstate 435 bridges over Gregory Blvd. and Oldham…

Norma Jean (Holding) Kozisek

June 10, 1942 ~ September 19, 2021 Norma Jean (Holding) Kozisek, 79, of Lee’s Summit, MO, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021 at home. A funeral mass will be held 10:30 AM, Friday, September 24, 2021 at Our Lady of the Presentation…

Tommy “Tucker” Thomason

11-15-46 – 09-15-2021 Greenwood,MO. Even though he knew his time left on earth was short, his wit and sense of humor was sharp. Tommy was intellectual, humorous, inspiring, and courageous. He lived life to the fullest and refused to be bitter that…

Lindsey Renee Wall

Our beautiful daughter, Lindsey Renee Wall, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away Friday, September 3, 2021. She was 22 years old. Lindsey is survived by her parents, Roy and Lisa Wall, her grandfather Lester Shipley, three uncles and their wives, ten cousins and…

George Lee Norwood

February 21, 1927 ~ September 5, 2021 On Sunday evening September 5, 2021 George Lee Norwood loving husband and father of three children, passed away at age 94. George was born on February 21, 1927 near Henrietta, MO to George W. and…

Robert (Bob) H. Nesmith

Robert (Bob) H. Nesmith, 95, of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 peacefully at his home. A Celebration of Life will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Langsford Funeral Home. Visitation will be prior to service, 10:00…