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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Accident On Southbound I-49 North Of Adrian

The Missouri State Highway Patrol along with The Adrian Fire Department Fire Department and Bates County EMS is in route to a motor vehicle accident on Southbound I-49 at Mile Marker 146. One Vehicle accident and a woman has a leg Injury reported at this time. Bates County Live will update this when more information becomes available.

UPDATE: Semi Wreck On West 52 Highway

 Missouri State Highway Patrol along with The Butler Fire Department is on scene of The accident on 52 West Highway and Steele and Kings corner which was reportedly a semi truck. We can now confirm that it's a MoDot Truck. The driver is not injured just shaken up. Please avoid this road if all possible very slick.

Semi Truck Rollover West Of Butler

The Butler Fire Department is in route to a motor vehicle accident where a Semi Truck that has flipped off the roadway into a ditch. The accident is on 52 West Highway at the 2nd Steele and Kings corner West of Butler. Unknown at this time of injuries. Bates County Live will update this when more information becomes available.

Bates County Sheriff's Department: Road Condition Adivisory

Bates County Live just got off the phone with the Bates County Sheriff Chad Anderson and he advises if you have to travel 52 West Highway out of Butler you need to take gravel or find a alternate route. Steele and Kings Corner West of Butler is impassable and there is several vehicles including a semi truck in the ditches. Bates County Live will continue through the night to update weather  and road conditions.

No Reported School Closings or Cancellations as of Yet


Bates County Live as well as 92.1 Radio Station has not received any word of any school closings as of 9 pm Sunday. The school's will check roads early in the morning and determine then. The Radio Station will have a DJ on duty at 6 am giving any cancellations.  Also Bates County Live as well as 92.1 KMOE will update both Facebook pages just as soon as we get word.

Minor Traffic Accident In Butler

The Butler Police Department is in route to a minor traffic accident in the Northeast corner of the Butler Walmart Parking Lot. No reports of injuries at this time and there is very little damage to the vehicles. Please use caution if you have to be out this evening there has been several accidents and the roads are very slick.

Bates County Sheriff's Office: Winter Weather Advisory Effect For Bates County

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill Missouri has issued a Winter Weather Advisory effective until Midnight tonight for Bates County. You can expect light snow and freezing drizzle. Road Conditions are deteriorating.

West Central Warriors Gearing Up for Upcoming Season

 The West Central Warriors Football team is gearing up for the upcoming season real soon. If you are interested in playing or know someone who might be interested please contact Monte Gilkey 660-464-1378 (leave a message). Must be 18 to play! First game will be the end of March.

Bates County Sheriff's Department: Driving Advisory


The Bates County Sheriff’s Office advises you to be cautious if you have to be out this evening. Road conditions are dangerous. If you don’t have to be out…. Don’t go! Drizzle and freezing rain continues throughout the evening. Accidents have already been reported all over the county tonight. The morning conditions will be a hazardous drive with caution.

Bates County Sheriff's Department Advisory Message

Advisory: The Freezing drizzle expected most of the day and  may increase this afternoon and produce a thin glazing of ice. Affected areas are Butler and Rich Hill. If you must be out in this please drive with caution and allow extra time to arrive at your destination.