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Friday, November 14, 2014

Reminder: Save Our Steinway mini concert this Sunday

The Save Our Steinway Committee cordially invites you to a special Piano Program & campaign Progress Report.


Sunday, November 16, 2014, 3:00 pm 
Butler Presbyterian Church

301 N. Fulton, Butler, MO


Mr. Blair Penney, Piano Specialist with Schmitt Music of Overland Park, KS, will present a performance on the church’s grand piano. Following a mini-concert, Blair will detail the in depth approach used by Steinway & Sons as they carefully disassemble, restore and rebuild the instrument.


The Save Our Steinway Committee will present a fundraising campaign progress report and share some exciting news about yet another excellent print article that will be forthcoming in a large circulation publication.


Donations of all amounts have poured in and many “Preservation Patron” shares of $100 each have been purchased and several people have chosen to purchase multiple shares.  Every donor who purchases a minimum $100 Share receives an elegant certificate that is keepsake quality.  Letters of receipt for donations are sent from the museum to each donor.


Following the presentation, Blair Penney and theSave Our Steinway Committee will be available for questions and conversation as a lovely dessert buffet will be open for guests to enjoy.  This event is free and open to the public.  If you are interested in serving on a variety of sub-committees, please speak with us at the event or call Peggy Buhr at the Bates County Museum (660-679-0134).


We do hope you will join us for this lovely afternoon program to learn of the great progress being made toward securing the necessary funds for the full restoration of our 1877 Steinway Model B Grand Piano. 

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter weather advisory for Bates County and surrounding areas effective 6 am to midnight tomorrow.  The areas expected hardest hit may be the southern half of Bates County. Overall, 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected with some limited vision- those traveling are asked to use caution and take your time on the roads.

Your weekend planner

Mostly sunny. High of 34
Adrian Community Theater 'It's A Wonderful Life' 7 pm Adrian school east gym

1 to 3 inches of snow possible. High of 34
Firearms deer season opens
Ballard Hunter's Breakfast 6 - 10:30 am Ballard School cafeteria
BC Elks Hoop Shoot at Butler Elementary school gym 10 am - noon
BC Cattlemen's Annual Dinner 5:00 - 8:00 pm Adrian Optimist Building. $18 for dinner
Adrian Community Theater 'It's A Wonderful Life' 7 pm Adrian school east gym

Partly sunny later in the day. High of 30
Montrose Deer Hunter's Breakfast 5:00 - 11:30 am Montrose High School
Adrian Community Theater 'It's A Wonderful Life' 2 pm Adrian school east gym

Note for Thursday Nov 20th:
Toys for Tykes Sign Up 9:00 am- 6:00 pm  804 W. Ft. Scott Street in Butler. Bring photo ID, social security card or birth certificate for each child as well as proof of income. Everyone must be seen in person.

New Business in Appleton City

Appleton City: Friday November 14 @ 11:45-1:30 pm Bulldog Towing and Auto Repair, LLC is having their ribbon cutting for their Grand Opening! There will be hot dogs, chips, drinks, desserts, and door prizes!! Come support a local business!

Weather Update: Saturday Snowfall 2-3 Inches Likely

Well models over night did little to the forecast except boost confidence on the chances for snow on Saturday. Snowfall continues to look likely for Saturday with 2 to 3 inches expected over most of the area. As such, we have issued a winter weather advisory beginning 6AM on Saturday and continuing through Midnight on Saturday. For today, expect another cold day with highs in the upper 20s to lower 30s under partly sunny skies. We are just full of good news aren't we?!?

REMINDER: Elks Hoop Shoot

Boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13 are invited to register for the upcoming Bates County Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest on November 15th.

The contest will be held at the Butler Elementary School in the Gymnasium between 10am and 12noon with three ages categories for both boys and girls: 8 – 9; 10 – 11 and 12 – 13.
All contestants must wear gym shoes and gym clothes (t-shirt with pants or gym shorts) to compete.

The Elks Hoop Shoot is free and every participant, regardless of their rank, will receive a certificate of participation. Contact Marvin Taylor at 816-738-4499 to register or with any questions.

Butler Youth Wrestling Sign Ups

Butler Youth Wrestling sign-ups will be this weekend- Saturday, Nov 15th, 10 a.m-1 p.m, and Sunday, Nov 16th, 11 a.m.-1 p.m, at the Butler High School office."

Memorial Account For Micheal Maxville

Micheal Maxville
Micheal Scott Maxville of Butler passed away at his home November 11th, 2014. The family has set up a Memorial account at Adrian bank in his memory.

If you would like to donate to this memorial please call the Adrian Bank at 660-679-3007 and tell them you wanna donate to the Micheal Maxville son of Carrie Main account.

Bates County Live will post a obituary for Mr. Maxville when it becomes available.