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Sunday, July 24, 2016

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Vehicle strikes tree in Southwest Bates County

The Hume Fire Department along with Bates County Sheriffs Deputies and the Missouri State Highway Patrol are in route to a one vehicle accident 1/2 mile South of V Highway on U Highway in rural SW Bates County.

The accident is said be a unknown vehicle that has struck a tree that was in the roadway.

We are unsure at this time if anyone is injured in this accident.

Mid America Live News will update when more information is made available to us.

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Garden City Police Arrest Harrisonville Man for Indecent Exposure

Yesterday, Officers of the Garden City Police Department were notified that a man who was wearing only a shirt and nude from the waist down had just left the 7 Stop Convenience Store in the 100 Block of 7 Hwy. While officers were talking to the witnesses, 

The man was seen driving by the store. The 57 year old man from Harrisonville, Mo was stopped at N Hwy & Z HWy and arrested for indecent exposure.

Mid America Live News will update when charges are filed and more information is released about this.

Utility pole down in south Butler

The Butler Police Department along with the City of Butler Electric Crews are in route to a utility pole that is down at a residence located at 705 South High Street in Butler.

We are unsure of any power outages at this time but we will update when and if we receive any reports.

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Nevada woman arrested on Bates County Warrant

On 7/24/16 around 3:02pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County arrested 26 year old Julie A. Nieder of Nevada, Missouri.

She was arrested for 1.) Felony Bates County Sheriff's Office arrest warrant.

Julie A. Nieder was booked into the Bates County Jail and is currently listed as bondable.

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New Business Now Open in Butler ” Infidel Ink”

112 W Dakota Street Infidel Ink
Bates County would like to recognize and welcome a new business to the City of Butler.

” Infidel Ink”, open their doors on June 4th at 112 west Dakota Street in Butler. 

Owner Rob Shull is a 1998 graduate of Appleton City .He and his family, reside in Butler.

After serving our country for 9 years, Rob , now an army veteran , started his career as a Tattoo Artist in 2009 . Infidel Ink is now open, and you are invited to stop by and meet his crew .

Infidel ink Tattoo Studio, skin portrait art, tattoo cover-ups and repair. Infidel Ink may also be found on facebook. Search for Infidel Ink.

We ,Welcome Rob Shull and Infidel Ink to our community.

Courtesy of FM 92.1 News 

Updated Obituary - Herman F. Mager

 Herman F. Mager
Herman F. Mager, 84 of Butler, Missouri passed away July 22, 2016 at his home. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009) in Butler. 

Visitation will be prior to services from 9-10 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow services in the Benjamin Cemetery near Amoret, Missouri. 
Contributions are suggested to the Benjamin Cemetery, and may be left in care of the funeral home. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at

Herman Franklin Mager was born August 20, 1931 in Mulberry, Mo., son of Fred William and Marie (Spawn) Mager.

Herman attended Mulberry Grade School and graduated from Amoret High School. He married his one and only love, Zella Fritts Mager in October of 1951, celebrating over 62 years of marriage. Herman was a machinist in the aerospace industry working at Westinghouse, Bendix, and Allied Signal. 

He was a member of the Bates County Elks Lodge. He loved to dance including square dancing, round dancing, and the ‘two-step.’ He loved to hunt deer and turkey. 

In addition to his parents, Herman was preceded in death by his wife Zella in 2014; his sister Della Luckan; and one daughter, Julie Taylor.

He is survived by his sister, Emma Meade and husband Bill; son Dennis Mager and wife Karen of Maryland; son Doug Mager and wife Nancy of Butler; son-in-law Stan Taylor of Texas, as well as nine grandchildren: Bryan (Karen) Mager, Michelle (Kip) Copeland, Brent (Anne) Mager, Andrea (Sean) Fitzgerald, Kevin (Heather) Mager, Ashley (Bret) Keighley, Mallory Mager, Sam Mager, Jacob Mager; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Arkansas man arrested in Bates County

On 7/24/16 around 2:23am the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County arrested 23 year old Patrick J. Necessary of Fayettevulle, Arkansas.

Mr. Necessary was arrested for 1.) Driving While Intoxicated 2.) Driving While Suspended.

He was booked into the Bates County Jail and placed on a 12 hour detox hold. 

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Obituary - Kenneth E. Hunt

Kenneth E. Hunt, 89 of Belton, Missouri passed away July 23, 2016 at Belton Regional Medical Center in Belton. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009) and are pending at this time. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Complete obituary and service information will be published as it becomes available.

Rich Hill man seriously injured after early morning motorcycle wreck in Bates County

Around 2:15am this morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol along with the Butler Police Department responded to a one vehicle motorcycle accident on Business I-49 and I-49 on the Southside of Butler.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2015 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by 40 year old Jerry L. Mclay of Rich Hill, Missouri ( Formerly of Butler) failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and struck a post before overturning and ejecting the rider.

Mr. Mclay sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was life flighted to Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri for treatment.

The bike was totaled and towed from the scene by Douty's Tow of Butler, Missouri. 

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