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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Storm/Flood Pictures Bates County 6/15/13









UPDATE: On Accident off of B Highway


Bates County Sheriff along with Rockville Fire Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol and Bates County EMS responded to a 1 vehicle accident off of B Highway on to M Highway then a half of mile West on County Road 9606. A vehicle travelled off the roadway and struck and fence.

Accident on B Highway and N Highway

Bates County Sheriff is in route to a accident on N Highway just off of B Highway. Bates County Live is in route and will report more information when it becomes available. Please use caution when traveling in this area.

Nevada Races Cancelled Tonight



The Races for tonight June 15th HAVE BEEN CANCELED! But we would like to let everyone know this Wednesday evening we will be having a Test & Tune for all drivers! Grandstands will be free and pit passes will be $10!

Accident South of Foster


Bates County Sheriff is responding to a accident on A Highway and Double DD Highway South of the Foster Area. Bates County Live will update this when and if more information becomes available.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for NW Bates County




The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for North Western Bates County effective until 3:45pm. This storm is capable of producing up too 60 MPH winds that could damage trees and siding. Bates County Live will update this when more information becomes available

Lightning Sprints To Invade Nevada Speedway


Hey... race fans.. guess what?? LIGHTNING SPRINTS invade the Nevada Speedway coming up on Saturday June 29th! We have a lot of fun things going on this night, as the Mid-America Lightning Sprint Series take center stage with their "SUMMER NATIONALS" race with a top prize of $650 to win! The USRA Modifieds, B Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Pure Stocks, and Mini Stocks will also all be in action as well!Gates and grandstands opening at 5:30PM, Hot Laps at 7:15PM, and racing to begin by 8:00pm!

**SOMETHING FOR THE KIDS** - When you pay for your child to get in on Saturday, your child's name will be put into a drawing for a chance to win a brand new bicycle! One boy and one girl bike will be given away. We would like to thank the MALS team for donating and raising money for the bicycles!


AUTOGRAPHS AS WELL - Before the Mid-America Lightning Sprint feature event, the drivers will line up along the front stretch and kids will be able to get their autographs! The drivers will also have a chance to get on the P.A. system and thank any sponsors they have. After the feature race, the feature winner will draw one boy and one girls name to come claim the bicycle they had just won! So come on out Saturday June 29th to Nevada Speedway, bring your family, friends, and neighbors for a fun filled night at the races!

All six classes will be in action for just $12.00 general admission for adults, kids ages 6-11 will be $6.00 with kids 5 and under FREE as always!

From The Adrian, MO Chamber of Commerce

Adrian Main Street Festival and Car Show today on Main St. Vendor set-up from 1:30-2:30. Main St will be shut down from Adrian Kreisler Drug to the Adrian Bank beginning at 2:30pm. The Car Show will begin at 3pm. We have some outstanding vendors lined up for everyone to enjoy. We will have MC KUT DJ Services on hand to play all of your favorites as well as MC throughout the day. This should be a great event for all ages and we are excited to see you there!

Early Morning Accident in Bates County



Bates County Sheriff resoponded to a 1 vehicle accident early this morning in the Adrian area. The accident wason County Road 11002 and County Road 1001. When deputies arrived no one was around the vehicle. No reports of injuries. Bates County Live will update this when and if more information becomes available.

UPDATE: Stockton Man charged with Statutory Rape Cleared Of Charges

Eli McKeehan 27 of Stockton Missouri has been cleared of statutory rape charges. It only took Vernon County Circuit Court 2 days to come up with a Not Guilty Verdict. The trial began Thursday with the selection of a jury and was completed Friday afternoon. The jury began its deliberations shortly after 1:00 p.m. and the not guilty verdict was returned some ninety minutes later/








Hannah Clayton,Adrian,MO awarded scholarship at Cottey College Summer program‏