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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Obituary - Frank Hile IV


Funeral services for Frank Lee Hile IV will be 2:00 PM Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel, Drexel, Missouri (816) 657-4400. Visitation Wednesday evening, 4-6 PM at the funeral home. Burial to follow services in Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, Missouri. Messages and memories for the family may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Frank Lee Hile, IV, 43 of Drexel, passed away May 13, 2013 at his home near Drexel.Frank was born January 17, 1970 in Uniondale, New York, son of Frank and Linda D. (McFerson) Hile, III.
Frank was employed as a night fleet manager at Trans Am Trucking. He was an avid sports fan, and had enjoyed playing football.
Frank was preceded in death by his grandparents, Frank L. Hile, Jr., and Rose A. Hile, and Herman C. and Marie McFerson. He is survived by his girlfriend, Robyn Gasperment; his parents, Frank L. Hile III and Linda D. Hile; his sister, Tammy R. Hile; two nephews, Anthony G. Lee and Christopher R. Hile; his uncle John H. Hile and his aunt Lynn M. Hile; his aunt Debbie Embry and uncle Ronnie Embry; his aunt Edwina Hamblin and uncle Robert Hamblin; his uncle Herman A. McFerson; and uncle Larry McFerson; his former wife, Valerie Sirna, as well as Valerie’s daughter and son, Hannah and Austin.

ADRIAN MANOR CULTURE CHANGE CAKE AUCTION


ADRIAN MANOR
 
CULTURE CHANGE CAKE AUCTION
 
 
Raising Funds For Resident’s Summer Outings and Activities!
 
When: Sunday, June 9, 2013
From: 2:00 p.m. until Cakes are sold!
Where: Adrian Manor Health & Rehab Center
402 W 1st St.
Adrian, MO   64720
816-297-2107
Adrian Manor Cake Auction to raise funds for the Culture Change program. Funds provide the Nursing Home residents  summer outings and activities. They  will have auctioneer, Perry Heckadon from Butler, auction the cakes that are donated. Adrian Manor will  have a certificate for a free 9 x 13 cake from Mona’s Cake Shop in Butler, Southern Care Hospice has stated the will donate a cake. They  hope to have many more donations as well. To donate cakes or other items contact Deidre Camereer at Adrian Manor Public Relations and Marketing.

KIDS IN OUR AREA NEED YOUR HELP/ POOL PALS FOR SUMMER SWIMMING

The Bates County Youth Advocacy will be sponsoring the Pool Pals Program this summer. The program is in its 8th year and provides pool passes to children who either cannot afford to swim or have special needs or considerations. 
 
“Last year, we were able to buy season passes for 76 children,” stated Abby Colin, President of BCYAC. The program is successful due to the generosity of businesses, organizations, and the people of Bates County. BCYAC serves as a link by gathering donations for the pool passes and then providing them to children in the community. A list of children is compiled and then given to the BCYAC and the council works its way down the list as money comes in. “We trust the groups that give us the names of these children,” says Colin. “They know the children and know their needs”. 
 
If you are interested in sponsoring a child, an individual pass costs $70, a family of two costs $140, a family of three costs $220 and a family of 4 costs $220. “We take any donation amount…whether you can donate $5 or want to sponsor an entire family. We work it out by combining donations or buying family passes…whichever way we can to send the most children.” 
 
If you are interested in donating money to the Pool Pals Program, you can mail your donation to BCYAC, P.O. Box 466 Butler, Missouri 64730.
 
Thank you for supporting our youth!




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Special of the week at WHAT TO WEAR


GETTING AHEAD IN A JUST GETTING BY WORLD


The West Central Missouri Community Action Agency “ Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting-by World”, Workshops , will kick off May 28th. The workshops are designed to build resources for a better life. Getting ahead helps people in poverty investigate the impact of poverty on their communities and themselves. The Getting Ahead investigations prepare people to participate in the transformation of their communities and result in concrete individual plans to build resources.
The workshops will be held at the Community First Bank on Fort Schott Street in Butler with the first class to be held May 28th. To those that have pre-registered, a light meal will be served at the beginning of class. Class time begins at 5 pm and will be dismissed at 8 pm.
The aim of the workshop is to provide a safe, agenda-free learning environment where adults can reflect on and examine their lives, investigate new information that is relevant to them, assess their own resources, make plans for their own future stories, offer ideas for building a prosperous community and choose a team to help them fulfill their dreams.
For more information regarding this 15 module course or others for the future, contact Vicki Kershner West Central Missouri Community Action Agency 106 West Fourth Street Appleton City. 660-476-2185 or the Butler Office 660-679-4108.
You have until May 20th to register.



Courtesy of FM. 92

SEIDER AUCTION SERVICE REAL ESTATE AND PUBLIC AUCTION SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013 BEGINNING AT 10AM REAL ESTATE SELLS AT 1PM 515 PIN OAK DRIVE, ADRIAN, MO.


REAL ESTATE CONSISTS OF 3 BEDROOM HOME, CA/CH, WITH REMODELED BATH, COMPLETELY REMODELED KITCHEN WITH NEW CABINETS AND BACKSPLASH, COUNTERTOP, NEW STOVE, DISHWASHER AND GARBAGE DISPOSAL, DINING AREA, LIVING ROOM WITH LAMINATE FLOORING, UTILITY ROOM, ONE CAR GARAGE. HOME HAS BEEN FRESHLY PAINTED INSIDE AND OUTSIDE... ALL NEW WINDOWS... BACK YARD IS FENCED WITH NEW CHAIN LINK FENCING AND INCLUDES STORAGE SHED AND BRICK GAS GRILL.
HOUSEHOLD:
FRIGIDAIRE SLIDE IN SMOOTH TOP RANGE
G.E. REFRIGERATOR, LIKE NEW,
SAMSUNG FRONT LOAD WASHER AND DRYER LIKE NEW,
MICROWAVE,
GRANDFATHER CLOCK, 4 REGULATOR CLOCKS, 3 MANTEL CLOCKS
PFAFF COMPUTERIZED EMBROIDERY MACHINE WITH CABINET, CREATIVE 75710
WITH THOUSANDS OF DESIGNS AND MAGIC BOX CONVERTER
LAZY BOY SOFA SLEEPER
RECLINER
CHINA CABINET WITH HUTCH
DINETTE TABLE
FULL SIZED BED WITH MATTRESS
DRESSER
BOOK SHELVES
DESK
OFFICE CHAIRS
COFFEE AND END TABLES
QUILTING SUPPLIES
MOTORIZED WHEEL CHAIR
AMISH BUILT FIREPLACE
ANTIQUES:
COCKOO CLOCK
SINGER TREADLE SEWING MACHINE
SINGER FEATHER LIGHT SEWING MACHINE
TWO STEAMER TRUNKS
8 MM MOVIE CAMERA
SWISS COW BELL
LIGHT FIXTURES
SOME CRYSTAL AND OLD PICTURE FRAMES
OUTDOOR:
LAWN FURNITURE
GARDENING TOOLS
LINCOLN WELDER/GENERATOR
GRAVLEY LAWN TRACTOR
BIRD HOUSES
COLEMAN CAMPING STOVE
WEED WHIP ON WHEELS
CAR RAMPS AND MORE...
REAL ESTATE TERMS: 10% DOWN DAY OF SALE, BALANCE UPON CLOSING IN 30 DAYS OR LESS. TITLE INSURANCE AND HOME INSPECTION PROVIDED, TAXES PRORATED, OWNER RETAINS THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY OFFER.
AUCTION TERMS: CASH OR CHECK W/PROPER ID. STATEMENTS MADE DAY OF SALE TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER PRINTED MATERIAL.
SEIDER AUCTION SERVICE
WAYNE SEIDER, AUCTIONEER
ROY AND KATHY WELLIVER OWNERS

MAX MOTORS SLASHER SALE

 THE SLASHER SALE WILL BE THIS SATURDAY STARTING AT 8:30

Nevada man arrested on Vehicle Tampering Charges

A Nevada man was booked Monday at the Vernon County jail on a felony charge alleging vehicle tampering. Sheriff Jason Mosher says 33-year-old Norman R. Hess was booked at the county jail and his bond was set at $10,000.00 cash or surety. The class C felony count was filed by Vernon County prosecutor Lynn M. Ewing III based on evidence gathered by Nevada police investigators.

GROUNDBREAKING MAY 21ST SOLAR POWER PLANT


After nearly two years of planning, design and securing the best possible support team, MC Power Companies, Inc is pleased to announce that construction on the “Butler Solar Power Farm” will commence this spring with the “ground breaking” set for May 21. Full operation of the Solar Farm will be reached before the end of 2013. All of the power generated will be consumed by the citizens and businesses of Butler, Missouri.

At slightly over 3 Megawatts, the Butler Solar Farm will be one of the largest solar power plants in the five state region. Like many municipalities in Missouri, Butler has long owned its electric utility and is a member of the Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission (MJMEUC) which is a member of the Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA). MPUA, MJMEUC, the City of Butler and MC Power have worked through thousands of complex details to bring this impressive renewable energy production facility to west central Missouri.

With solar panels produced by aleo solar North America, Inc. and state-of-the-art components to convert the energy to match the current and voltage on the Butler power grid, the citizens of Butler will enjoy reduced power production costs and low maintenance costs for at least 25 years. Great Western Bank, another key member of the team, brought its excellent prior experience with solar power projects to help make this project successful. All members of the Project Team have collaborated to bring this innovative project that will control energy cost, increase employment and help the environment through clean energy production to Butler, Missouri.

“MC Power Companies would like to thank the Butler City Council and City Administrator, MJMUEC, MPUA, Great Western Bank, aleo solar, Gibbons Drake & Scott, and everyone who helped bring this exciting project into reality,” said Tony Ross, CEO.

Butler, known as the “electric city” was the first city west of the Mississippi to have electric service. This project brings solar technology to the oldest, continuously operated, municipal utility in the United States.

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BUTLER LIBRARY BOOK SALE JUNE 6-7-8- NEED USED BOOKS

The Butler Public Library will host a book sale in June… if you have new and gently used books to donate  you may drop those books off any time prior to the sale date. The sneak preview will be Wednesday June 5th from 5:30 to 7 pm. The Library is located at 100 West Atkison Street in Butler. There is an outside drop box on the west side of the building.





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Adrian Family Care Clinic Still closed due to Water Main Break

The Bates County Memorial Hospital Adrian Family Care Clinic will be closed Due to a water main break Wednesday, May 15th.  It will reopen Thursday, and Friday, May 16th and May 17th.

A/C Special at Murray's Auto Repair in Butler



A/C service special $64.99 includes system recover, vacuum, recharge, and initial leak check. Two pounds of freon and dye will be included in price. Extra freon will run $0.93 an ounce. Call to schedule an appointment to make your car cool inside while its hot outside. 

BUTLER SCHOOL BOARD REPORT MAY 13TH 2013


In New Business addressed at the regular board meeting of the Butler R-V Board of Education
Lunch Prices at the Butler R-V School district will by increase  .06 cents  for regular lunch and breakfast meals.
 The Butler School Board approved the base option for a HSA/HRA blended plan. The district will provide the base option for $371.43 and the employees can do the buy-up option PPO for $562.06 per month. With the new blended model the deductible will be $5,000, but the district will retain in a separate fund dollars that will effectively lower the deductible to $3,000.
The board voted to give all staff members their steps and review the base pay at the June board meeting. The budget has not been adopted by the state and there is still some legislative action that could influence funding.
Mr. Kirk Hannah addressed the board about the changes adopted by MSHSAA that allows for state competition with softball in the spring. Mr. Hannah is monitoring other schools that we compete with to see if they might potentially be switching to spring competition. Additionally, students will be surveyed at Butler to see if the move to a spring venue would be popular.
The Butler School Board,  reviewed bids for a set of visitor bleachers at the new football field. The board directed Alan Stauffacher to look at some modifications to the preliminary drawings so that they would be more accommodating for the  site.

Mr. Steve Hubbard and Ms. Stacey Lawson presented goals for their buildings that address the new MSIP 5 Standards.
 The Butler R-V School Board received a proposal from Leon Decker to modify the length of the land lease from 3 to 5 years so that additional improvements to the site could be made. The board agreed that the district would keep the land lease for 3 years.
In Closed Session: The board accepted the resignations of Lori West, Ashli Cox, and Sandra Debrick.
The board hired Susan Bernt, special education; Mellisa Cook, high school math; Neta Apple, high school science; Stephanie McSperritt, elementary teacher; Michelle Carter, elementary teacher.
The Butler R-V School Board  hired summer school staff.

LICENSE OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY MAY 27TH

The Butler License Office will be closed Monday May 27th for Memorial Day

Butler City Police Activity Report 5-7/5-13


05/07/2013  Alarm Typhoon Bay car wash
Accident Dollar store
Medical assist Dove Lane
Keep the peace 300 block of W Dakota
Disturbance 300 block of W Ohio

05/08/2013  Medical assist 300 block of e Dakota
Medical assist 300 block of W Harrison
Alarm Family Center
Open door 100 block of W Ohio
Disturbance Maple and Harrison
Attempt to locate 300 block of N Fulton

05/09/2013  Trespassing complaint
Theft 300 block of W Harrison
C and I driver East Mill
Warrant service 500 block of W Harrison
Assault 600 block of N Main
Disturbance 100 block of W Lee
Alarm Family Center
Disturbance Wal Mart

05/10/2013  Keep the peace 200 block of w Ft Scott
Keep the peace 400 block of S Main
Disturbance 300 block of W Harrison
Animal complaint Mill and Delaware
Theft 100 block of W Lee

05/11/2012  Alarm Adrian Bank
Keep the peace 1200 block of W Ft Scott
Animal complaint 500 block of W Ft Scott
Disturbance 300 block of W Harrison

05/12/2013  Theft from vehicle Fran apts
Disturbance City Park
Walk in theft report
Animal complain 300 block of W Ft Scott

05/13/2013  Traffic hazard ft Scott and Fran
Accident Wal Mart
Accident 200 block of N Main
Disturbance Dollar Store
Keep the peace 300 block of W Chestnut
Stolen vehicle report
Noise complaint 800 block of S High
Disturbance 400 block of S Fulton

Weather Update


After setting record lows Sunday morning, we will likely experience record highs on Tuesday! Abundant sunshine will allow temperatures to rebound to 75-80 degrees this afternoon, and then the heat is on for Tuesday. Breezy southwest winds w...ill send temperatures soaring above 90 degrees over western Missouri and eastern Kansas tomorrow, likely reaching the mid 90s in a few areas. The record high for tomorrow is 91 degrees in Kansas City, and the current forecast has us on target to break this record. Readings will then remain seasonably warm through the remainder of the week, with showers/thunderstorms possible Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday, and a chance of strong storms later Sunday.

Museum Program-May 18-George Caleb Bingham‏


Join us on Saturday, May 18th at 10:00 am in
Robertson Hall, Bates County Museum
802 Elks Drive, Butler, Missouri
for a presentation by

Dr. Joan Stack, Curator of Art,
State Historical Society of Missouri.

The Civil War Art of George Caleb Bingham:
Painting & Politics

Bingham’s painting of “Order No. 11” depicts the desperate and devastating evacuation order that was issued in August 1863.  Dr. Joan Stack is an expert on Bingham and she will interpret the painting, and others, that will reveal new insights into the man and his art.

She will also examine a print of the ‘first’ “Order No. 11” painting that is owned by the Museum.  It is a little known fact that Bingham painted two copies of the work.  The Museum looks forward to learning more about the print in their collection.

2013 marks the 150th anniversary of Order No. 11.

Plan to join us as we learn more about this unprecedented event that forever altered the history of Bates County and western Missouri. The program is free and is sponsored by the Bates Co. Museum and the Mo. Humanities Council.

Vernon County Sheriff Arrest Subject Wanted out of Bates County

Johnathon Howard

Vernon County Deputies arrested a subject that was wanted by Bates County Deputies for fleeing/resisting arrest in a home near Metz. While in the residence, Vernon County Deputies located firearms believed to belong another occupant who is a felon and registered sex offender. The occupant was also arrested for felony possession of firearms a short time later in Stotesbury.

UPDATE: Accident South of Passaic


Missouri State Highway Patrol along with Bates County Sheriff and Butler Fire responded to a 1 vehicle accident yesterday around 4:00pm. This accident was a mile South of Passaic at mile marker 136.2 in the median of I-49. The accident occured when the 2004 Ford Damon Challenger RV driven by Pamela V. Gilley 49, of  Wheat Ridge Colorado was Southbound on I-49 and traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck 2 delineator posts, returning to the roadway and begin to slide. The RV then slid off the left side of the roadway and overturned, coming to rest on its passenger side in the median. Gilley was wearing a seat belt and recieved moderate injuries and was transported to Bates County Memorial Hospital by Ambulance. The RV was a total loss and cause quite a mess on the highway. The vehicle was towed by Gilkey's Tow Service of Rich Hill.







Hume News 5/13/13


     Congratulations to the 2013 Hume Senior Class.  May you have success and all your dreams come true. Be happy, happy, happy!
     
Wilma Swarens had several of her children attend church with her on Mother’s Day.  They were Pam & Tyler Swarens, Adam & Wyatt Swarens, Shane & Melissa Swarens, Cheryl Gillette, Gayla Swarens, Patti Olmstead and Dayton Olsen.  They all went to Wilma’s house and enjoyed lunch.  Robbie, Jacinda and MacKenzie, and Amber Staton joined the fun.
     
  The Prescott Country View Nursing hosted a Mother’s Day Tea on Sunday, May 12.  The staff all did a great job with the beautifully decorated tables with fresh lilacs and the food was delicious.  Cleo Whitten received a flower for the oldest Mother there.  Betty Messer received a flower for the most children.  They also gave a flower to the youngest Mother there, who at this time I unfortunately cannot recall, her name.
       
Don’t forget the Hume Fair Board are still looking for Rodeo Queen, Prince and Princess Candidates.  Also please send in your child or children’s photo, along with $10.00, their names and parents and/or grandparents name to be featured in the community leaders section of the 2013 Hume Fair Paper.  Just see Heather Rogers, Denise Steuck, Kim Hess or Karen Irwin.
      
  May 25th will be the annual Hume Alumni at 7:00 p.m. at the Hume School. The cost for the meal and dues is $10.00.  If you have ever graduated from Hume School or attended please come by and enjoy the evening and renew old friendships!