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Sunday, November 17, 2013

BUTLER MO has been selected" 6th grader's invention going into Walmart around the Kansas City and St. Louis MARKET‏

When 6th grader Christen Wooley invented her Vestpakz she always dreamed of having her science project on the shelfs of a major store.

Many years later, she is having her dreams come true, Walmart has selected, Clinton MO, Warrensburg MO, Marshfield MO, Butler MO, Bolivar MO, Sedalia MO,Pineville MO, Buffalo MO and Warsaw MO as one of the markets throughout the country.

Vestpakz is a award winning patented backpack that is more comfortable, convenient with style! First major change in backpack in over 50 years and it was done by a 6th grader!

Update - Telephone pole down on Olive Street Just South Of Chestnut Street In Butler

The telephone pole has now been removed out of the road way and the wires are no longer live. Please use caution when traveling the wind is blowing at a high rate of speed and could cause more damage.

Obituary - Donald L. Mitchell

Funeral services for Donald L. Mitchell will be 10:00 AM Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Church of the Nazarene in Butler, Missouri with Pastor John Prichard officiating. Visitation Thursday evening, 6:00 – 7:30 PM at Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler, Missouri (660-679-0009). Burial to follow services in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the Jesus Film Ministry of the Wesleyan Church, or to Heartland Hospice. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Telephone Pole Down On Olive Street Just South Of Chestnut In Butler

There is a light pole partially blocking the road on Olive Street just south of Chestnut Street in Butler. Butler Electric Department is on scene to fix this problem.  Please use caution if traveling in this area. Bates County Live will update this when and if any more information becomes available.

From Osage Valley Electric Cooperative

The high winds are continuing to cause scattered outages throughout our service territory. Please report outages by calling 800-889-6832 and remember to stay clear of any downed power lines.