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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Huckster's Day fills the Butler square


Michael Slavin of BBQ Bromance serves up pulled pork to Bill Stephen


The smell of BBQ radiates several blocks as Huckster's Day continues on the Butler square. The afternoon still holds the talent contest, kiss a pig contest, an auction and the BBQ awards.

A complete breakdown of the days events along with listing on winners will be posted soon.

Bates County Cattlemen serve the masses

An unusual smoker caught a lot of attention


 Richard Murphy and Ed boles of Beer & Buts BBQ ham it up

Obituary - Frank Newton Urban

Frank Newton Urban

Funeral services for Frank Urban will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri. Visitation will be 5 - 7 p.m. Monday, September 8 at Schowengerdt Chapel. Burial will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 10 at Sylvan Grove Cemetery in Sylvan Grove, Kansas. In lieu of flowers contributions to Wounded Warrriors. 

Frank Newton Urban, age 81 of Adrian, Missouri died Thursday, September 4, 2014 at VA Medical Center in Kansas City. He was born August 24, 1933 to George Henry and Frances Boyle Urban in Sylvan Grove, Kansas. 

Frank is survived by his wife, Anne Urban of Adrian, Missouri; a son, Glen Urban of Adrian, Missouri; two daughters, Cheryl Brown and husband Thomas of Nixa, Missouri and Teresa Engel of Parker, Colorado; a brother, Richard "Dick" Urban and wife Lillian of Ellsworth, Kansas; a stepson Lee Lefler of Platte City, Missouri; a stepdaughter, Patricia Grapes of Kansas City, Missouri; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Louise; a daughter, Brenda Silvers; and three brothers, Duane, Robert and Doyle Urban.