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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Winter weather advisory through Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter weather advisory as we are to expect a mixture of snow, rain and possibly sleet. The advisory will run from 3 a.m. Friday morning through 6 p.m. Saturday.

Bates County Live will provide updates as they become available.

Customer Appreciation Night At Max Motors In Butler

Max Motors Customer Appreciation

On February 18, 2014 Max Motors of Butler will be having a customer appreciation night from 6:30pm - 8:00pm at the store in Butler. The meal will consist of a Old Fashion "pig pickin" with all the trimmings.

Everyone is encouraged to attend and have fun. There will be plenty of food and prizes bring the friends and family out for a wonderful evening with your friends from Max Motors.

Bates County Court News Jan 27-31,2014

CIRCUIT COURT OF BATES COUNTY, COURT NEWS
JAMES K JOURNEY, JUDGE
Diana L Rich , Clerk
Jan 27-31, 2014

St v Samuel Phillips, Felony possession of controlled substance, cocaine, found guilty, sentenced to 5 years in MDOC, jurisdiction retained, 120 ITC ordered.

St v. Samuel W Phillips, Felony possession of controlled substance, cocaine, found guilty, sentenced to 5 years in MDOC.

St v. Dustan R Williams, found guilty of violating probation conditions, probation revoked, previous sentence is imposed.

St v Dustan R Williams, found guilty of violating probation conditions, probation revoked, previous sentence is imposed.

St v. Samuel W Phillips, Felony DWR/DWS, guilty plea, given a fine and pay court costs.

St v. Samuel W Phillips, C & I, failure to drive on right lane of highway, guilty plea, given a fine and to pay court costs.



Large grass fire east of Rich Hill

The Rich Hill fire department along with mutual aid from the Butler fire department is working a grass fire east of Rich near N highway. Watch for emergency vehicles if in the area.

Vernon County Sheriff's Department Felony Arrest Warrants

John D Howell JR

Two people are behind bars after Vernon County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to make an arrest on a felony warrant service at a home in Deerfield.

According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, two Vernon County Deputies were attempting to serve an arrest warrant on Tyler Millman when a second subject climbed through the window in the back of the house and tried to escape.

Tyler Millman

The subject who was then identified as John D Howell JR, 21 of Nevada was arrested by a Sheriff’s Deputy on multiple warrants including a probation violation warrant and a warrant for unlawful use of a weapon. Tyler Millman, 21 of Bronaugh was also arrested from that address shortly after on a felony warrant for tampering with a motor vehicle. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said Millman had hid in the attic, but came down and surrendered after Howell was taken into custody. Both subjects are being held in the Vernon County Jail.

New arrest warrant issued in St. Clair County‏

Wanted:
Kyli Turner
On Tuesday, Jan. 28, a St. Clair County arrest warrant was issued for Kyli Turner, 25, Higginsville, for failing to appear in court on a seat belt violation and two class A misdemeanor charges for possessing up to 35 grams marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Total bond is set at $1,260. Those with information on Turner are urged to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office, 417-646-5832 or email to info@scsomo.org

Butler Chamber welcomes new business owner


The State Farm Insurance Agency has a new look and a new staff. The Butler Chamber of Commerce welcomed Kellie Davidson, agent and owner, as a new member Monday. Pictured left to right: Lee Anna Schowengerdt, Chamber executive director; Lisa Johnson and Kelly Lawrence, multiple line representative; Kellie Davidson (agent/owner); Casey Koehn (city clerk/chamber board member), Mayor Don Malan; Carmin Gregory, Chamber president and Meghan Newsome, multiple line representative. –photo courtesy of the Butler Chamber of Commerce

Several chances of snow over the next 7 days...

The good news: Temps will not be quite as cold as it has been.

Bad news: Things might get slippery.

Starting today with a high of about 48, there is a 30% chance of rain; things cool a little with a high around 32 and a 30% chance of snow tomorrow.

For the next week, expect daily highs to range between 30 and 40 degrees with a wintry mix of sleet/snow on Saturday, 80% chance of snow on Tuesday and a 30% chance of snow late next week.

Hang in there, Spring will get here soon!