New Jail Administrator Announced at the Sheriff’s Office


Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher announced on Monday that Detective Brett Dawn
has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and named the Jail’s new Administrator. Lt.
Dawn recently earned his master’s degree in Leadership from Liberty University. Before
joining the civilian law enforcement field, Lt Dawn served in the Army Military Police.
In 2013, Dawn was appointed Captain at a private sector facility before joining the
Vernon County Sheriff’s Office as a K-9 handler. Dawn continued his career by joining
the Pittsburg Police Department in 2016 until 2020, when he returned to the Vernon
County Sheriff’s Office as a criminal investigator. Sheriff Mosher said “Detective Dawn
has been an asset to our department and the community. In this new roll, I believe we will
see nothing less than the honest, hardworking, and dedicated officer that we’ve come to
know.”

Juvenile Falls From Vehicle in Vernon County

On August 22nd around 1:40 pm the Missouri Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an accident in Vernon County where an unrestrained juvenile fell from a vehicle.  The 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 driven by Jessica Stinnett was traveling southbound in Richards when the passenger door suddenly opened and the unrestrained 3 year old male fell from the vehicle impacting the ground.  The child received serious injuries and was transported to Nevada Regional Medical Center by private vehicle and then was lifeflighted to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

Cass County Democratic Central Committee Meeting

The Cass County Democratic Central Committee will be hosting its monthly meeting on Thursday, August 26th from 6:30p-8p at the Rotary Shelter in Lord’s Park, located at 210 South Oakland Street in Harrisonville, MO. 

There will be aa Meet and Greet at 6:30pm and main points for discuss include the Fall festival planning, redistricting updates, 2021-2022 candidate’s profiles.

the Cass County Democratic Central Committee is also collecting new children’s shoes at this meeting on behalf of the Belton Educational Fund Shoe Pantry.

LeFevre Quartet Concert

Happy Hill Church of God will host a gospel concert on Saturday, September 4th.  This concert will feature The LeFevre Quartet. Concert will begin at 7pm.

Happy Hill Church of God invites you to join them for this free evening of gospel music.

Happy Hill Church of God is located at 901 South Main Street in Butler