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Excelsior Springs Weekly News Headlines – November 6, 2022

Last Updated on November 6, 2022 by Courtney Cole

News Headlines

Here are some news headlines that you may have missed over the past two weeks, collected and collated from a variety of news sources, all pertaining to Excelsior Springs.

City

Hospital’s Annual Gala Recognizes Leaders in Healthcare – Excelsior Citizen
For the first time in two years, the Excelsior Springs Health Care Foundation held their Annual Gala in person, returning to the historic Elms Hotel and Spa.

Several local groups jumpstart Halloween weekend – Excelsior Citizen
With Halloween falling on a Monday this year, Excelsior Springs has used it to stretch celebrations of trunk or treats and fall festivals throughout the community. 

School Board Recap: Superintendent Remains Absent as District Moves Forward with New School Plans – Excelsior Citizen
The Excelsior Springs School District, October Board of Education meeting moved forward without District Superintendent Dr. Travis Hux. 

Assistant Fire Chief Ignites Interest in Students About Fire Prevention – Excelsior Citizen
Assistant Fire Chief Camron White is recovering after losing his voice speaking to over 915 Excelsior Springs School District students face to face through the Excelsior Springs Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Program.

Downtown Event Turns out Witches, Warlocks, and Brews – Excelsior Citizen
New this year, the Downtown Excelsior Partnership (DEP) hosted “Witch Way To The Wine” event on Saturday, October 29th!

Public Safety

Excelsior Springs Police, Fire, EMS, and Sheriffs’ reports for November 2, 2022 – Excelsior Citizen
Police blotter, Fire Calls, and EMS Runs for Excelsior Springs, Missouri, as well as Clay County Sheriff, Ray County Sheriff, and Missouri State Highway Patrol reports for November 2, 2022. Remember, all parties are innocent until proven guilty.

Shepherd and Mastiff Suspected in Amazon Delivery Driver’s Death – Excelsior Citizen
In Wood Heights last night, shortly after 7:00pm, neighbors called police after seeing an Amazon delivery truck parked in the driveway of a nearby home for over two hours with the vehicle running and lights on. 

Amazon Adds Pawprint Emoji in Wake of Driver’s Death – Excelsior Citizen
Just after days of losing an employee, Vice reports that Amazon sent a message to its employees letting them know of a change that would be taking place in regard to homes that have animals. 

Community Unites to Support Wounded Officer’s Recovery Effort – Excelsior Citizen
On October 1st, 2022 Excelsior Springs Police Officer Andrew Stott claimed the dubious distinction of being the first-ever ESPD officer to be shot in the line of duty.

Excelsior Springs Police, Fire, EMS, and Sheriffs’ reports for October 27, 2022 – Excelsior Citizen
Police blotter, Fire Calls, and EMS Runs for Excelsior Springs, Missouri, as well as Clay County Sheriff, Ray County Sheriff, and Missouri State Highway Patrol reports for October 27, 2022. Remember, all parties are innocent until proven guilty.

Authorities: Amazon driver may have died in animal mauling in Excelsior Springs – KSHB
Authorities in Excelsior Springs are investigating after an Amazon driver was killed after possibly being mauled by dogs on Monday.

Driver delivering for Amazon found dead after suspected animal attack in Excelsior Springs – FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV
A driver working for Amazon was found dead from a suspected animal attack in Excelsior Springs, according to the Ray County Sheriff’s Office.

Amazon driver found dead after suspected dog attack in Missouri – KTLA
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. … Amazon truck that had been parked in front of a house off Highway O for several hours in the area of Excelsior Springs.

Police kill two dogs after US Amazon driver dies in apparent animal attack – The Guardian
Man’s body found on lawn of home in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, where police later shot English mastiff and German shepherd.

Amazon driver found dead following suspected dog attack in Excelsior Springs – The Kansas City Star
An Amazon driver in Excelsior Springs was found dead after he delivered a package to a Missouri residence. Ray County officials suspect it was a …

Amazon delivery driver found dead after an apparent dog attack – NBC News
Excelsior Springs is around 25 miles northeast of Kansas City, Missouri. In Florida in August, a U.S. postal worker died after having been attacked by …

Ray County investigation underway after Amazon driver found dead – KMBC
… which is outside of Excelsior Springs. Sheriff Scott Childers said the Amazon worker was found dead early Monday evening in a yard.

‘Deeply saddened”: Amazon releases statement after driver found dead in front yard – KCTV5
… investigation is underway and two dogs are dead after an Amazon driver’s body was found in someone’s yard just outside of Excelsior Springs.

Amazon driver found dead after suspected dog attack in Missouri – KHON2
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. (WDAF) — A driver delivering for Amazon was found dead after a suspected dog attack in Missouri on Monday night.

Amazon delivery driver found dead after an apparent dog attack – Yahoo News
Deputies were called to a home in Excelsior Springs, a town of around 10,000, around 7 p.m. after neighbors reported that an Amazon van had been …

Woman who escaped basement dungeon claims two pals have been killed by abductor – The Mirror
Excelsior Springs Police initially said they had no knowledge of any more victims, but now a spokesperson has confirmed that they are …

Concerns raised after Amazon delivery driver’s death in Ray County – FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV
Neighbors in Excelsior Springs, Missouri have questions after a driver delivering for Amazon was found dead in a suspected dog attack Monday.

Amazon driver found dead in Missouri yard may have been killed by dogs, authorities say – FOX 13 Tampa Bay
Deputies were called on Monday evening to a home in Excelsior Springs after reports that an Amazon truck had been parked in the same spot for about …

Dog attack may have killed Amazon delivery driver, sheriff says – The Washington Post
The delivery worker was dropping off packages at a home in Excelsior Springs, Mo., an area outside Kansas City, when he was apparently attacked …

Amazon driver found dead near truck after possible dog attack – CNN Business
Authorities in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, have launched an investigation into the death of an Amazon delivery driver after he was found dead …

Owners of Excelsior Springs home, site of alleged abuse, seek to take home back – KSHB
The owners of the house where Tim Haslett allegedly held a woman captive and sexually assaulted and tortured her for a month want to evict him …

Amazon worker found dead in yard after suspected mauling by 2 dogs – ABC News
The body of the Amazon worker was found in a yard on a property in the Wood Heights area of Excelsior Springs, Missouri — approximately 32 miles …

Sheriff: Autopsy will determine if dogs killed Amazon driver – TribLIVE.com
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — Investigators are trying to determine if two dogs caused the death of an Amazon driver whose body was found in the yard …

Excelsior Springs, MO – Amazon Driver Killed in Dog Attack in Wood Heights Neighborhood – Peterson & Associates, P.C.
Excelsior Springs, MO (October 26, 2022) – An Amazon driver was reportedly mauled to death by two dogs in Excelsior Springs on Monday evening.

Autopsy complete for Amazon delivery driver found dead in Ray County – Fox 3 Kansas City WDAF-TV
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — An autopsy is now complete for an Amazon delivery driver who was found dead in an Excelsior Springs, Missouri yard Monday …

Sheriff: Autopsy will determine if dogs killed Amazon driver | State News | columbiamissouri.com
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS — Investigators are trying to determine if two dogs caused the death of an Amazon driver whose body was found in the yard of a …

Official cause of death on Amazon driver will take up to 16 weeks to determine – KSHB
.. an official cause of death after an autopsy was performed on an Amazon delivery driver found dead outside of an Excelsior Springs residence.

What went wrong in Missouri Amazon driver’s death? Former workers call for accountability – The Kansas City Star
Former delivery drivers say contractor and Amazon should be scrutinized after driver died after a suspected dog attack in Excelsior Springs, …

Autopsy complete for Amazon delivery driver found dead in Ray County – KSNT
An autopsy is now complete for an Amazon delivery driver who was found dead in an Excelsior Springs, Missouri, yard Monday night.

Autopsy performed on Amazon driver found dead in Excelsior Springs – KMZU
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – An autopsy has been performed on the Amazon driver who was found dead at a residence in Excelsior Springs Monday night.

Investigation into bridge collapse continues – mycouriertribune.com
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office as well as first responders from Kearney Fire and Rescue Protection District, Liberty and Excelsior Springs Fire …

Amazon’s Response to Mauled Driver? A Paw Print Emoji – Gizmodo
The deceased Amazon driver was reportedly found dead in an Excelsior Springs, Missouri yard earlier this week, surrounded by two highly aggressive …

Amazon reportedly makes changes after driver’s death in Missouri – FOX 2
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — Amazon is reportedly making changes in the wake of a driver’s death this week in Ray County, Missouri.

‘Too great of a person to have gone in that manner’: Amazon driver killed in Ray County – Yahoo News
Ray County Sheriff says autopsy will determine if 2 dogs killed Amazon driver outside Excelsior Springs home. 3d ago ·KSHB – Kansas City Scripps.

Amazon said to make changes after Missouri driver’s death in apparent dog attack – Yahoo News
The driver died Monday in Excelsior Springs; authorities say they are investigating it as a dog attack but that they will not have an official …

Crisis over missing women is a chance for Kansas City police to listen, build trust – AOL
Excelsior Springs police, who are leading the investigation with help from other law enforcement agencies, have not confirmed additional victims, …

Defendant in Topeka downtown shootout wanted to ‘take two officers with him’: affidavit – The Topeka Capital-Journal
… that resulted in numerous criminal charges, including first-degree murder, being filed against Eric D. Perkins, 33, of Excelsior Springs, Mo.

Record 58 dead from dog attacks in 2022 with two months to go – Animals 24-7
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Missouri; ALPHARETTA, Georgia; PAHRUMP, Nevada; ABBEVILLE, South Carolina––An Amazon delivery driver whose name has yet to be …

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports arrests over the weekend of October 28, 2022 – KTTN
Excelsior Springs resident, 28-year-old Jerade Dobbins, was arrested in Ray County Friday and accused of felony possession of a controlled …

Dog Kills Amazon Driver, Amazon Delivery Driver Found Dead After an Apparent Dog Attack – Latest News – Fresherslive
Dog Kills Amazon Driver is a topic of the search for many people. A man’s body has been found on the lawn of a house in Excelsior Springs, …

For weeks, Kansas City police denied rumors of a serial killer targeting Black women. But… – Insider
On October 7, a 22-year-old Black woman reported to the Excelsior Springs Police Department that she had been abducted and locked up in a basement …

Delivery Worker Killed by Dogs, Postal Workers Attacked – Workerscompensation.com
Ray Childers, Ray County Sheriff, said a man was found dead in a yard in Excelsior Springs. Neighbors reported an Amazon van had been parked …

Police arrogance infuriating, insulting – Port Aransas South Jetty
It appears horror has once again gripped Excelsior Springs, Missouri, a community in the suburbs of Kansas City where local church leaders claimed …

Excelsior Springs Junction, MO – One injured in Two-Vehicle Wreck on MO-210 Near Route N – Peterson & Associates, P.C.
Excelsior Springs Junction, MO (November 4, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident took place in Clay County that left one woman injured.

Sports

Shaw, Hanes, Myers O’Reilly Auto Parts Night winners at I-35 Speedway – USRA Racing
5. (3) 38D Darrion McLaughlin, Excelsior Springs, Mo. 6. (2) 29 Tyler Cochran, Pleasant Hill, Mo. Heat # ..

Top standouts, best performances in Week 10 of the Missouri high school football season – Scorebook Live
The junior finished with seven catches for 108 yards from Dylan Zimmerman, who had five scores. Chance Moreland, QB, Excelsior Springs …

High School Football Scores – Week 10 – KMMO
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS 46, MARSHALL 0. LINCOLN PREP 35, WARRENSBURG 25. CLASS 5. BELTON 47, SMITH-COTTON 21. 8-MAN. CONCORDIA 66, BKN THUNDER 22.

Soccer Hornets Start District Seeking Repeats – Chillicothe News Constitution-Tribune
The same two squads open the Class 2 District 8 Tournament against each other at 11 a.m. today at Excelsior Springs. (JENNIFER SMITH/C-T FILE …

Missouri’s district quarterfinal scores – KTLO
Excelsior Springs 46, Marshall 0. Smithville 13, East (Kansas City) 0. Van Horn 22, Winnetonka 0. Class 5 District 1. Central (Cape Girardeau) 62, …

Week 10 high school football scores – St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Excelsior Springs 46, Marshall 0. Van Horn 22, Winnetonka 0. Clayton 29, Jennings 8. Parkway North 59, Soldan 14. Fort Zumwalt East 44, …

CHS Boys Soccer Falls in District Semifinals 5-1 to Excelsior Springs – KCHI Radio
The Chillicothe High School Boys Soccer team dropped its District Semifinal match against Excelsior Springs 5-1 on Monday night.

Owls blanked at Excelsior Springs in district playoff game – Marshall Democrat-News
Excelsior Springs senior quarterback Chance Moreland rushed for 204 yards and three touchdowns in 18 carries, leading the host and fourth-seeded ..

Kansas, Missouri high school football playoffs continue – KCTV5
Kearney 63, Excelsior Springs 22; Gardner-Edgerton 28, Blue Valley Northwest 19; Fort Osage 42, North Kansas City 7; Bishop Miege 33, …

How SBLive Missouri’s Power 25 teams fared in Week 11: De Smet defats Troy Buchanan – Scorebook Live
Kearney (10-0) defeated Excelsior Springs 63-22. On a wet night where both teams attempted just one pass each, Kearney’s ground game went nuts, …

11-5-22 Storm Team Forecast – YouTube
LIVE ABA Basketball: Excelsior Springs Scream at Indiana Lyons 11-5-22. ISC Sports Network. ISC Sports Network.

Friday’s Missouri district semifinal scores – KTLO
Kearney 63, Excelsior Springs 22. Smithville 32, Van Horn 0. CLASS 3. District 1. Central (Park Hills) 35, Ste. Genevieve 0

Featured

Introducing ExcelsiorEye.com, the Home for Local Photographers – Excelsior Citizen
The Excelsior Citizen has launched a new website ExcelsiorEye.com to help local photographers find a larger audience.

Missouri Photo Workshop: Pawel Janusz’s Homecoming by Stanton Sharpe
Pawel Janusz is a Polish man who immigrated to America from Poland at the age of 25 for a dream of living like a cowboy in the Wild West. Now, in his mid-50s, Pawel has decided to leave America to return to Poland.

One Tank Trips: Halloween mash-up – KSHB
The history of the Elms Hotel in Excelsior Springs dates back to the 1880s. Surprisingly, it’s still standing after burning down not once but …

Going with Grace: Elms Hotel & Spa – KCTV5
Spooky season continues as Grace takes a tour of the Elms Hotel & Spa in Excelsior Springs Missouri.

Matt Miller, resource conservationalist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service – KTTN
… a sign-up sheet was distributed for members planning to attend the annual district foundation dinner in Excelsior Springs on Nov. 5.

A guide to must-see holiday light displays in the Kansas City Area – FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV
19 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Where: East Valley Park, Lovers Lane Excelsior Springs; Cost: $5 donations suggested per vehicle …

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