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Friday, February 15, 2013

Abandon House Fire in South Butler


  1.  Butler Fire Department along with Adrian Fire is on the scene of a abandon house fire at the corner of Pine and Broadway in South Butler. Please use caution when traveling in this area it is filled with Emergency Response Vehicles. We will update!!!


  

Obituary - Wesley Jensen


(Cremation) Memorial services for Wesley Jensen will be 3:00 PM Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Mullinax Funeral Home in Butler, Missouri (660) 679-0009 with Pastor Dick Pierson officiating. Visitation prior to services, 2:00 – 3:00 PM at the funeral home. Private family inurnment at a later time in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. Contributions are suggested to the Butler Public Library. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Wesley William Jensen, 83 of Butler, Missouri passed away February 14, 2013 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
Wesley was born June 24, 1929 in Bates County, Missouri, son of William and Elsie Caroline Ernestine (Engelhardt) Jensen. Among survivors are Wesley’s sons Eric Jensen and Chris Jenson, and sister, Ruth Marr of Butler, Missouri.
Complete obituary information is expected to be posted on Saturday, February 16, 2013.

Obituary - Don Cole

Funeral arrangements for Don Cole will be handled by Heuser Funeral Home in Rich Hill. Services will be at 2 pm Tues. at the Funeral Home; visitation will be Monday evening from 6 to 8 pm. Contributions can be made to the RH Fire Department.

PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS



AFTER A RECENT LOCAL BATES COUNTY VETERAN PASSED AWAY… THE DRAMATIC AND MOVING PRESENCE OF THE PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS CAUGHT THE ATTENTION OF THOSE ATTENDING THE SERVICE AND THE COMMUNITY .
THE PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS KNOWN AS “P.G.R.” IS A DIVERSE AMALGAMATION OF RIDERS FROM EVERY STATE IN THE NATION THAT RIDE TOGETHER AS THE, “PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS “ TO HONOR FALLEN SOLDIERS, UNITED STATES VETERANS, ARMY MEMBERS , FIREMEN, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND OFFICER’S NOT KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY .AT FUNERAL SERVICES ACROSS THE COUNTRY.
THEY HAVE ONE THING IN COMMON BESIDES MOTORCYCLES… THEY HAVE AN UNWAVERING RESPECT FOR THOSE WHO RISK THEIR VERY LIVES FOR AMERICA’S FREEDOM AND SECURITY.
THE MAIN MISSION OF THE PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS IS TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL SERVICES OF FALLEN AMERICAN HEROES, AS INVITED GUEST OF THE FAMILY. THEY UNDERTAKE TWO BASIC OBJECTIVES
1.       TO SHOW THEIR SINCERE RESPECT FOR OUR FALLEN HEROES, THEIR FAMILIES AND THEIR COMMUNITIES.
2.       TO SHIELD THE MOURNING FAMILY AND FRIENDS FROM INTERRUPTIONS CREATED BY ANY PROTESTOR OR GROUP OF PROTESTORS.
TO CONTACT THE PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS YOU MAY VISIT THEIR WEB SITE ATWWW.PATRIOTGUARD.ORG  TO JOIN THE GROUP OR TO SET UP A MISSION RIDE.
 PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS WORK CLOSELY WITH THE FAMILY, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMMENT AND THE LOCAL COMMUNITY. THE PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS HAVE GATHERED OVER 500 RIDERS AT A TIME TO HONOR A FALLEN SOLIDER.
PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS… STANDING FOR THOSE WHO STOOD FOR US.
*THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THIS SERVICE. ALL RIDERS ARE COMMITTED TO HONORING THOSE THAT GIVE THEIR LIVES TO SERVE THEIR COUNTRY OR COMMUNITIES IN WHICH THE LIVE.




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Obituary - Betty Adams


(Cremation) Memorial services for Betty Adams will be 3:00 PM Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the home of Betty’s daughter, Sherri Shipley. There will be no visitation. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Betty Jean Adams, 83 of Adrian, Missouri passed away February 14, 2013 at her home in Adrian.
Betty was born December 2, 1929 in Grandview, Missouri, daughter of Admiral Dewey and Cora Lee (Stradling) Lee. She was a graduate of Holden, Missouri High School. In her younger years, she loved dancing, music and spending time with friends. She also enjoyed horseback riding. As time went on, she enjoyed sewing, working puzzles, and playing Bingo. She enjoyed animals and had many pets through the years, but her two favorite dogs were Mickie and Little Bit.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, and four brothers. She is survived by one sister, Beulah Lee Bingman of Springfield, Missouri; one brother, Robert Lee of Topeka, Kansas; son Kenneth Ray Adams of Adrian; daughter Bettie Jo Tadlock of Chincoteague, Virginia; daughter Cora Jane Adams of Adrian; daughter Sherri Shipley of Archie, Missouri; daughter Donna Lynn Parker of Adrian. She also leaves behind 6 granddaughters, 5 grandsons, and 3 great-grandsons, and 1 great-granddaughter.
Betty will be missed and always remembered by her loving family and friends.

Eating From The Garden Comes to Poplar Heights Farm



 Sign up now to participate in Eating From the Garden to be held at Poplar Heights Living History Farm in Bates County, Missouri. Fourth and Fifth graders will plant their own garden at the Farm, care for it, harvest the produce and eat what they have grown while getting hands on learning about plant science and nutrition.

 This unique class starts March 23 when young gardeners will plant sugar snap peas, radishes, potatoes and radishes. Fourteen classes stretch through October 19th. A nutritionist from the University of Missouri Extension will be at each class to introduce the gardeners to basic food safety, habits for healthy eating, understanding plant science and how gardens and people fit into the natural environment. 
    
  Gardeners will taste a variety of vegetables and fruits, cook their own snacks and learn the differences between eating as a pioneer settler and today's fast food climate. Classes are on Saturday mornings during the school year and Wednesday mornings during the summer and will last about 2 hours. Eating From the Garden participants will also have a special booth at
 Taste - The Flavors of Yesterday event, September 7, at Poplar Heights Farm to show off their garden.

  Gardeners will also be able to bring home plants they have started from seed if their family wants to start their own garden. A special gardening class for the adults, taught by a Missouri Master Gardener, will be held April 13 while the Eating From the Garden class is going on.

  The program is free to all participants who must in the third, fourth or fifth grade in school. Class size is limited.   Pre-registration and a commitment to complete the program is required. Registration forms and a complete schedule can be found on the Farm's website:www.poplarheightsfarm.org (click on Events); by emailing to: info@poplarheightsfarm.org; or telephone their office at 660-679-0764. Registration closes March 9th or when the class becomes full.
      Poplar Heights Living History Farm is located 7 miles northeast of  Butler, Missouri. The 640 acre historic property and nature conservancy is a program of the charitable foundation, Marais des Cygnes Society. Directions: Go east from Butler on H Highway, turn north onto UU Highway, go 2 miles to the end of the blacktop, turn east on road #5004 and go just over 1 mile.
Editor;
For Questions or more information:
Brian Phillips
Executive Director
660-424-9200
brian.phillips@poplarheightsfarm.org



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Reported grass fire out of control




  Butler Fire Department along with Rich Hill Fire Department is on scene of a reported grass fire that was out of control and getting close to a structure. This fire was located at County Rd. SE. 4286 5 miles south of 52 Highway East on N Highway ( Old Stump Town Road). As of 9:55 am the fire was under control. Fire Department is going to remain on scene for a little bit to make sure nothing flares up. Bates County Live will have the Official Fire Department Report when it is released.