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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Obituary - Doris Hutchinson

Funeral services for Doris Hutchinson will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri with Evangelist Bill McLaughlin officiating. Visitation will be prior to services from 1-2 p.m. at Schowengerdt Chapel. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to Continua Hospice.

Doris Mae Hutchinson, age 87 of Blue Springs, Missouri, formerly of Butler, Missouri died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Monterey Park Nursing Home in Independence, Missouri. She was born September 21, 1925 to Ira and Clara Edith May Creveling in Foster, Missouri.

Doris is survived by her son, Ira Edwin Hutchinson of Searcy, Arkansas; one daughter, Vivian Hoffman and husband Buzz of Blue Springs, Missouri; five grandchildren, Eddie Hoffman of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kyle Hoffman and wife Tiffney of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Doug Hoffman and wife April of Oak Grove, Oklahoma, Ira Edwin Hutchinson Jr. and wife Tokako of Berryville, West Virginia and Stacy Edmundson and husband Joe of Andover, Kansas; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Edwin “Hutch” Hutchinson; and two brothers, Bill and Marion Creveling.

Obituary - Charles Wayne Reid

Charles Wayne Reid, 90, Peculiar, Missouri, died Monday, March 11, 2013 at Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 15 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville with burial in Wills Cemetery, Peculiar. Friends may call from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Food 4 Thought Backpack Program, c/o Harrisonville Public School Foundation, P.O. Box 1000, Harrisonville, MO 64701. (Make checks to the Foundation).

Obituary - Wayne B. Kershner

Funeral services for Wayne B. Kershner of Tucson, Arizona will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri with Pastor Ron Dunlap officiating. Visitation prior to services on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Schowengerdt Chapel in Butler. Burial, Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler.

Wayne Buford Kershner, age 72 of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Butler, Missouri, died Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. He was born September 12, 1940 to Stanley Buford and Naomi Marie Arnold Kershner.

Wayne is survived by his wife Carol Kershner of Tucson, Arizona; his mother, Naomi Kershner of Butler, Missouri; two daughters, Vicki Kershner and Toni Huber, both of Butler, Missouri; six grandchildren, Jason McCoy and wife Heather of Archie, Missouri, Brittany Dawn and husband Brett of Butler, Missouri, Missy McCoy of Archie, Missouri, Colton Huber of Butler, Missouri, Morgan McCoy of Kansas City, Missouri and Dakota Huber of Reno, Nevada; seven great-grandchildren, Makiah McCoy, Michael McCoy, Meah McCoy, Antony Dawn, Teresa Dawn, Averi Dawn and Gaven Dawn; two sisters-in-law, Sue Kershner of Amoret, Missouri and Kay Wells and husband Kelley of Butler, Missouri; and numerous nephews, nieces and a host of family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Ronald Kershner.

Butler Fire Department Search and Rescue Training

Instructor John Trent discussing tactics with class participants.
Personnel receiving a briefing before departing on 1 of 3 mock search missions.

On Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, the Butler Fire Department hosted Outdoor Search and Rescue training. The 12-hour class was a no fee class from the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute. Instructor for the class was Jon Trent from the Nixa Fire Department.

The course was designed to build skills related to organizing and implementing a search and rescue for missing persons in an outdoor setting.

Personnel were in the classroom Friday evening and part of Saturday morning, where an overview of the aspects of the search operation was discussed. The class then went to the Ash Grove property west of Butler for practical exercises, where 3 mock search and rescue missions were conducted.

Over 20 personnel participated from Adrian Fire Department, Amsterdam Fire Department, Bates County Sheriff's Posse, Butler Fire Department, Rich Hill Fire Department, and Rockville fire Department.    

City of Butler Police Activity Report 3/5 - 3/11

03/05/2013  Disturbance 800 block of S Birch
Trespass Wal-Mart
Animal complaint 300 block of N High

03/06/2013  Open Door High School
Noise complaint 700 block of N Delaware
Disturbance Super 8

03/07/2013  Warrant service 100 block of Wilson
Harassment report
Medical assist 100 block of Ranch Dr
C and I driving complaint W52 and Ft Scott
Alarm High School

03/08/2013  Animal complaint 200 block of S Willow
Theft report 500 block of S Orange
Alarm Citizens Bank
Disturbance 500 block N Fulton
Disturbance 100 block of Oak

03/092013 Well being check Taco Bell Parking lot
Alarm 100 block of S Orange
Disturbance Days Inn
Assist with DFS
Disturbance 100 block of N Orange
Walk in theft report
Assist EMS 300 block of Dakota
Alarm Radio station
Medical assist

03/10/2013  Disturbance 800 block of Birch
Medical assist 300 block of W Ohio
Assault S Havanna
Disturbance 600 block of N Main
Horse in the road on E Mill

03/11/2013  Animal complaint Broadway and Dakota
Alarm 200 block of W Chestnut
Disturbance on the Square
Warrant service 500 block of W Harrison

Butler R-V Board of Education Regular Meeting Elementary Library March 11, 2013 6:30 P.M.


1.        Call to Order

2.        Approve/Amend Agenda

3.        Closed Session

4.        Public Comment

5.       Old Business

6.       New Business

a. Consent Agenda
               a. 1. Approve minutes.
                a. 2. Approve bills
                a. 3. Budget Amendments and Transfers
                a. 4. Financial Statements
                a. 5. Substitute List

                                    b. Program Evaluations:
                           c. School Security
                                   d. Health Insurance
                                   e. 5 Year Master Plan- AP and Dual Credit

h. Building Level Reports
1. High School 2.  Elementary 3. Special Education

i. Bear Backers Report

7.   Closed Session: Motion to go into closed session pursuant to RsMo. 610.021 to discuss item (3).

High Steet Clinic Closed

Bates County Memorial Hospital Family Care Clinic on High Street will be closed Friday March 15, March 22, and April 5th

Indulge Salon orders has arrived

Attention all of you who ordered tanning lotion....they have arrived! Katy has openings today, so walk-ins come see us today at Indulge Salon Located at 517 E. Park Street in Rich Hill Missouri or call 471-395-1111

Hume News

March 11, 2013
Hume News:

      Paxton Wooldridge would like to announce the birth of his little brother, Easton Allen born on March 7 at Nevada Regional Medical Center.  Little Easton weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and was 20 ½ inches long.  His proud parents are Ryan and Cathie Wooldridge of Nevada, MO. 

      Maternal grandparents are Everett and Karen Irwin of Hume, MO.  Paternal grandparents are Dale Wooldridge and the late Connie Wooldridge of Nevada, MO.  Maternal great-grandmothers are Wilma Sullivan and Esther Irwin of Hume, MO.  Paternal Great-grandparents are Alta Wooldridge of Nevada, MO and George and Peggy Kuhlman of Moundville, MO.

      The Hume Lions Annual Pancake Supper will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Hume Community Center.  Serving will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., menu includes; Pancakes, sausage & scrambled eggs.  Supper is on a free will donation basis for all age groups.  Proceeds go for Sight Conservation and Community Projects – Ball Field Bathrooms and Concession stand.

      Some of the area community churches are going together for a Community Easter Morning Choir and breakfast.  The choir will be performing “Amazing Love”, An Easter Celebration of Sacrifice and Resurrection created and arranged by Craig Adams.  The Choir will be performing at 7:30 a.m. in the Multi-purpose room of the Hume School with a carry-in breakfast to follow.  Please enter through the East doors of the school. 

       Everyone is invited to share in this glorious celebration.  If you would like to sing in the choir, please join us on Monday and Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in the Music room at the Hume School.

      Hume United Methodist Church News:  A Maundy Thursday Candle service will be held on March 28 at 7:00 p.m. with Senior Pastor Bob Simon.   We will be participating in the Community Easter Celebration at the Hume School with Church Services at 9:30 a.m. in our Sanctuary.  If you do not have a Church home you are all are invited to attend.