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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Update: House Fire Today In Butler




On Wednesday, December 25 at approximately 1:32 P.M., the Butler Fire Dept. with automatic mutual aid from Adrian Fire were dispatched to  report of a structure fire at 210 N. Havana in Butler.

 On arrival heavy smoke was found in the southwest 1st. floor room of a 2 1/2 story, wood frame residence.
 The fire was extinguished with moderate damage to the area of origin.
 The fire was determined to have been accidental in nature.
Units were on the scene until 3:16 P.M.

House fire in Butler

Around 1:45 this afternoon the Butler Fire Department, along with assistance from the Adrian Fire Department were called to 210 N. Havana street in Butler on a report of a fire in the back side of a structure. Crews are on the scene at this time.

Initial reports were that all occupants were out of the home at the time of the fire. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Obituary - Charles L. Anderson Sr.

The FUNERAL SERVICE for Mr. Anderson will be held at the Hill and Son Funeral Home in Appleton City, Missouri on Friday, December 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
The MINISTER will be Reverend Kenneth T. Simily III.
VISITATION will be held preceding the service from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
A MILITARY GRAVESIDE service will be presented by the Missouri Honor Guard.
INTERMENT will be in White Oak Cemetery, Urich, Missouri.

 The family requests any MEMORIAL DONATIONS be given to the American Cancer Society.
Charles L. Anderson, Sr., son of George R. and Opal M. (Todd) Anderson, was born in Harrisonville, Missouri on July 13, 1939. He passed away Monday, December 23, 2013 in Appleton City, Missouri at the age of 74.

 Charles lived in Harrisonville, Missouri until his marriage to Pat Miller on October 7, 1967 at the Grand River Church in Harrisonville. They moved to Archie, Missouri and made their home there. During that time, Charles worked at Bendix in Kansas City, Missouri as a Maintenance Supervisor. In 1992, they moved to Appleton City to retire.

 Charles was an avid hunter and fisherman and his love of fishing provided many fish frys that his neighbors, friends and family all enjoyed. He also enjoyed watching the Royals and Chiefs, old TV movies, reading western books and dancing.

 Charles had a huge vegetable garden and shared with anyone that wanted some. He was a good singer and he sang at the Annual Urich Reuion for many years. He liked to take the kids on “short cuts” when they went anywhere, better known as the “scenic route”.

Charles had many friends, but he considered Edsol and Barb Moore and Jim and Peggy Knapp his long time good friends. Preceding Charles in death are his parents; wife, Pat Miller; brothers: Ernest Bearce, George Anderson, Jr., and Robert Anderson; son-in-law, James Borgman and parents-in-law, Clifford and Dorothy Miller.

 Surviving Charles is: son, Charles Anderson, Jr. (Dawn); daughters: Angela Lesmeister and Kelly A. Yocum (Steve); grandchildren: Charles “Clay” L. Anderson III, Hailey C. Anderson, Cody Hunter, and Dalton G. Borgman; sister, Doris Ingham; sisters-in-law: Jean Anderson, Chris Souza (Ron), and Elaine Moore (Mike); brothers-in-law Clifford Miller, Jr. (Patti) and Bob Miller (Debbie); ex-son-in-law, Doug Lesmeister; best friends: Walter Gregory, Steve Lawson and Gary Hackett; many nieces and nephews.

Weather Update: Christmas Forecast

We're looking at a pleasant holiday as clouds clear and temperatures climb into the 30s. A slow warm-up will begin on Thursday and peak on Saturday when temperatures climb into the 40s! Sunday will be the worst day of the upcoming weekend, as colder air surges back into the area. Have a great day!

UPDATE: 1 Vehicle Rollover Accident On North Main

Around 7:45pm last night the Missouri State Highway Patrol along with The Butler Fire Department and Bates County EMS all responded to a 1 vehicle rollover accident on North Main Street and County Road 1003 which is 1 mile South of Route D North of Butler. The Accident occurred when the 2004 Grand Prix driven by 22 year old Kyle G. Morris of Butler was traveling Southbound on County Road 1003 ran off the roadway at a T Intersection and struck a fence post and overturned. The driver was transported to Bates County Memorial Hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. Mr. Morris was wearing a seatbelt and the vehicle was towed from the scene by Don's Tow of Butler.