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Saturday, August 17, 2013

UPDATE: Dump Truck Wreck West Of Butler



The Missouri State Highway Patrol along with Bates County EMS and Bates County Sheriff's Department responded to a 1 vehicle dump truck accident this afternoon around 1:45pm outside of Butler. The accident was on 52 West 1 mile West of I-49. The accident occured with the 1998 Peterbilt driven by Rodney L. Deforest 59, of Louisburg Kansas Was travelling West Bound on Missouri 52 Highway and travelled off the right side of the roadway and returned to the roadway and slide out of control. The truck then  overturned and came to rest in the ditch on the Southside of the roadway. Mr. Deforest was taken by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries. The vehicle was totalled and towed from the scene by Gilkey's Tow Of Rich Hill Missouri.

UPDATE: 1 Vehicle Accident On 52 East



Around 10:40am this morning Missouri State Highway Patrol along with Bates County EMS and Butler Fire Department responded to a 1 vehicle accident on 52 East Highway around County Road 3505. The accident occured when the 2004 GMC driven by Daylon Turner 26, of Appleton City was traveling Westbound in Highway 52 and travelled off the left side of the roadway and struck a embankment. The driver recieved moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital. The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by Dons Tow of Butler.

2013 Butler Bears Football Schedule

Photos From The Butler Bears Pancake Scrimmage






The Butler Bears held there annual Pancake breakfast and scrimmage this morning around 7:30pm. The Bears will take place in a Jamboree at Adrian at 6:30pm on August 23, 2013 then they will kick the season off Friday August 30 at Adrian game starts at 7pm. Football season is back in Bates County on behave of Bates County Live we wish the Bears the best of luck on the 2013-2014 season.

Dump Truck Wreck Outside Of Butler



Bates County Sheriff along with Butler Fire Department responded to a dump truck that over turned and is in the ditch on West 52 Highway a little over a mile West of Butler. The truck is still in the ditch and they are awaiting a wrecker to get it moved. The truck was from Garden City and The driver wasn't injuried. Bates County Live will update this when and if more information becomes available

1 Vehicle Accident On 52 East



Bates County Sheriff's Department along with Butler Fire Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol is in route to a 1 vehicle accident on East 52 Highway just West of  N Highway. No reports of  injuries at this time. Bates County Live will update this when more information becomes available.

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REMINDER: BUTLER CITY WIDE GARAGE SALE DEADLINE AUGUST 29TH TO REGISTER



It’s time to get the fall Butler City Wide Garage Sale on your agenda.  Sign up by 10 am Thursday August 29th  to register your Butler City Wide Garage Sale with the Butler Chamber of Commerce. Each permit is $10.00 per residence. There  will be a Junk in your Trunk permit sold for those wanting to bring your items to the Family Center Parking Lot on that date that price is $5.00 per booth. Stop by the Butler Chamber of Commerce today to register your fall Garage Sale with the Chamber .  Deadline is August 29th at 10 am . The Chamber Office is located at 5 North Main Street in Butler. ( East side of the Butler Square )


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Enrollment Period for 4-H Youth Program Underway


(BUTLER, MO – August 22, 2013)  - Open enrollment for 4-H clubs in west central Missouri is underway now and runs to November 1, 2013.
 
As the largest out-of-school youth organization in the world, 4-H is open to all boys and girls, ages 5 to18. Children who are five to seven years old (as of Jan.1, 2014) are eligible for 4-H Clover Kids, an introductory program. 
 
Youths who are 8 to 18 years of age (as of Jan.1, 2014) can select from a variety of 4-H projects and activities that stress social and life skills in areas such as decision making, communication, social interaction, civic responsibility and physical skills.
 
“You do not have to live on a farm to join 4-H,” said Alan J. Mundey, 4-H Youth Development Specialist with University of Missouri Extension.  “Project opportunities include computers, robotics, foods and nutrition, horticulture, large and small animals and much more.”
 
Missouri 4-H is University of Missouri Extension's youth development program. The program is designed to help create opportunities for young people to be valued, contributing members of their community.
 
To learn more about 4-H and how to get involved locally go online to http://mo4h.missouri.edu or visit the nearest University of Missouri Extension Center.
 
For information on enrolling with an existing club, becoming a volunteer or starting a new 4-H club in Bates County, contact Alan J. Mundey, 4-H Youth Specialist, phone: 660-679-4167, email:  mundeya@missouri.edu.