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Saturday, February 16, 2013

Update on Crash this morning I-49 mile maker 123

 Around 9:00 am this morning Bates County Sheriff along with Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a 1 vehicle accident at  Northbound I-49 at the Marais De Cygne Bridge. April Green ,34 of Butler Missouri received minor injuries when the 1997 Ford she was driving slide on a icy roadway and traveled off the roadway and struck a bridge rail. She was transported by Ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital. The accident was worked by Bates County Sheriff and TPR Jenner of the Highway Patrol. The vehicle received moderate damage and was towed from the scene by Gilkey Tow of Rich Hill.

Local man wins Sears Gift Card

 William Jordan of Pleasanton Kansas recently won a $200 gift card from Sears store in Butler. Jordan filled out a survey on the bottom of a receipt and entered a drawing to win a prize and won. He shops at Butler Sears every 2 weeks. because he says he likes that it is locally owned and operated. He plans to continue to shop there and support local business. 

Possible HUGE Storm next week

By now, you've probably heard something about a potential MAJOR winter storm by Wednesday and Thursday. Here is our first post about this potential storm. First of all, there remains a HIGH level of uncertainty as this storm is still about 3500 miles to our Northwest in the Pacific Ocean. However, there IS reasonable agreement within the forecast data to indicate a large portion of the central United States will see wintry precipitation and some of it could be significant Wednesday night through Friday. There are also indications that impacts from this storm could stretch from the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico. Locally, it's still FAR TOO EARLY to determine exact amounts of snow, ice, sleet, or rain that will fall with this system.

All we ask, however, is that you begin to monitor your local forecast now in preparation of this potential storm and become informed since we still have 4-5 days to go. 

Courtesy of Bates County Missouri Office of Emergency Management 

Butler 5th Grade Girls Basketball

 Butler 5th grade Girls Basketball teams 1 and 2 traveled to Drexel today to take on the Bobcats. Butler Team 1 won there game 28-0 and Butler Team 2 won there game 24-18. Butler 1 Team is coached by Matt Berry and Brandon Liggins. And Butler Team 2 is coached by Stewart Jacobs and Roger Koehn Congrats to the lady bears on there wins.

New Salon Opening in Rich Hill

Indulge Salon located at 517 E. Park in Rich Hill, will be open for business on March 1st for the entire family to “indulge” in our services. Business hours are 10am-6pm Tuesday -Friday and 10am-2pm on Saturday. Our services include Hair, Nails, tanning, massage and vendors. We offer discounts to Senior citizens and those men/women serving our country to show our appreciation! Call us at (417) 395-1111 to set an appointment or find and “like us” on Facebook, to see weekly and monthly salon specials, as well as chances to win FREE services and product. Walk-Ins are welcomed. We’re a distributor of the Green Smoke e-cigarette. If you’re a smoker who’s tried the patch, gum, oils, medications, acupuncture, hypnosis, other e-cigarettes or you just don’t want to quit but, do not want the bad side effects or offensive odor, then you’re the customer I want to see. 

We offer FREE trials to those 18 and older, 30 days money back guarantee, as well as a LIFETIME battery warranty. Our passion is quality, Quality people, quality products, and quality service. We are passionately committed to providing customers with innovative products that provide the best customer experience in the industry.

Butler State Wrestling 2/16/13

 Trey Heckadon finished his Junior year with a 4th place finish at State wrestling. Good job Trey great way to represent your school and town we are ALL proud of you. Trey had a great season finishing 4th after coming off a serious injury. He also has over 100 wins in his High School Wrestling career.

5k Run for the cure for Brice Eidson

On Saturday March 23, 2013 there will be a 5k walk/jog to benefit the family of Brice Eidson. This will start at the Butler High School flagpole. There will be open registration at 8 am and the line up begins at 8:30am with the event to start at 9am. For more information contact Angie Kauffman at 660-679-6121 Ext. 241
or Emily Umstattd by email at

Car Wreck Southbound I-49

Bates County Sheriffs, Don's Tow, Missouri State Highway Patrol is on scene of a vehicle in to a bridge accident drive shaken but no reports of injuries at this time at mile marker 123 outside of Rich Hill. Please use caution when traveling today. Lots of cars in the ditches this morning

Reported rollover accident North of Passaic

  Adrian Fire/ Rescue along with Bates County EMS,  Missouri State Highway Patrol and Bates County Sheriff is in route to a reported 1 vehicle roll over accident 1 mile North of Passaic  at mile marker 138 on I-49. Please use caution when out traveling the roads are slick. Reported no injury.