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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Semi Truck rolled over south of Butler

  Bates County EMS and Bates County Sheriff Department is in route to a Semi Truck rollover accident south of Highway 52 East  in the North bound lane of interstate 49 mile marker 129. When more information is available on this we will have a update on our page.

Obituary - Ivan Curtis Palmer


  Graveside Services for Ivan Curtis Palmer of Lee's Summit, Missouri, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Kingston Cemetery in Kingston, Missouri. No visitation. Contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Services under the direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri.

  Ivan Curtis Palmer, age 86 of Lee's Summit, Missouri, formerly of Clinton, Missouri died Friday, January 11, 2013 at John Knox Village in Lee's Summit. He was born February 3, 1926 to Robert E. and Jettie Edith Jones Palmer in Kingston, Missouri.


  Ivan is survived by three daughters, Carol Russell and husband Ron of Archie, Missouri, Patricia Martin and husband Mike and Doris Martin and husband Ted all of Independence, Missouri; five grandchildren, Jennifer Magee, Michael Martin Jr., Kristopher Martin, Nathan Russell and Holly Keenan; seven great-grandchildren: Ashley, Alex and Jacob Martin; Rhett, Wyatt and Lily Russell; and Arwyn Magee; and three nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife,Virginia Ann Palmer; two brothers; and one sister.

Standoff in Butler

We will bring you a "Official Press Release from Bates County Sheriff Chad Anderson from the 4hr standoff today in Butler as soon as we get it"... All we can say now is EVERYONE is ok and NO SHOTS was fired.