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Monday, September 5, 2016

Deer disease prompts mandatory testing in parts of Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Missouri Department of Conservation plans mandatory inspections of deer killed in 29 counties during the opening weekend of the November firearms season as part of an effort to battle a deadly deer disease.

The department has established a "Chronic Waste Disease Management Zone" in northern and central Missouri for the weekend of Nov. 12-13, the busiest period for deer hunting in Missouri.

It is the state's first-ever mandatory testing for chronic wasting disease, which produces holes in brain tissue and causes the animals to die. There is no cure.

Since 2001, 33 cases of chronic wasting disease have been confirmed - 21 in Macon County, 9 in Adair County, and one each in Cole, Franklin and Linn counties. The zone includes those counties and neighboring areas. 

(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.

Anyone seen this missing dog in Butler

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PLEASE SHARE..Missing in Butler MO. Please contact Brian Phillips if you see this Cocker Spaniel.660-424-9200.

He lives at 312 N. Hanannah St. here in town (Butler). He hasn't been gone more than 24 hours.

Always help when you can

Jeremy Whitham and his ball collection
The letter below was wrote to Celebrity talk show host Ellen DeGeneres in attempts to help.

Mid America Live News figured we would share this as well in a attempt to help Jeremy find the 7 basketballs he needs for his collection.

"Dear Ellen, passing this on to you. In our small town of Clinton, MO, lives a pleasant young man (who just happens to be autistic) named Jeremy Whitham. He is an a amazing joy to know. Now that he's an adult he is working at a local grocery store Country Mart as a sacker. He is always smiling and helping others. Now he needs a little help. Jeremy is and always has been a basketball fanatic. Not the game, the ball itself. He has collected them as long as I can remember. He is very proud of his collection and loves to talk about them. Here is his request, maybe you can help! His collection is over 1,000 balls.

He visited the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA and discovered that he has every ball they have EXCEPT 7.
Here are the balls he is hunting for:

1. 1960s version Voit AMF cb2, the amf will have a circle around it with a triangle over the circle
2. 1940s Wilson, leather, 2 valve stems
3. 1960s spalding, afl, leather
4. 1960s red white blue, rawlings, rss, aba
5. 1910, lace basketball, instead of seams underneath, the seams will be above (they were called outside "outdoors" basketballs)
6. 1940s spalding basketball, leather, top flight, two stems
7. 1930s laces, made it two ways, rawlings, won't be signed, but printed James Naismith (inventor of basketball).

If you or someone you know have an old basketball laying around, check it out. Maybe you have one that could make this incredible young man's day! 

Thank you for your help. Feel free to pass this along. Maybe with the help of social media, we can help Jeremy finish his collection. Facebook @ /Jeremy.whitham.7"

Clinton man arrested in Cass County

On 9/4/16 around 9:56am the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County arrested 59 year old Joseph E. Roberson of Clinton, Missouri.

Mr. Roberson was arrested for 1.) Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance 2.) Unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

He was booked into the Cass County Jail and later was released.

Copyright Mid America Live News

Woman from Passaic arrested in Bates County

Shanna R. Kobel
On 9/1/16 around 3:30pm the Bates County Sheriff's Office arrested 36 year old Shanna R. Kobel of Passaic, Missouri.

She was arrested for 1.) Possession of a controlled substance 2.) Unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

Shanna R. Kobel was booked into the Bates County Jail and is currently listed as bondable.

Copyright Mid America Live News

Wasteland's End Of Summer Bash- Live at The Fishing Dock!

Local Butler Band "Wasteland" will be holding a end of summer bash at the Fishing Dock located at 101 S West Outer Rd Archie, MO.

The end of summer bash is set for Saturday September 10th from 9pm to 1am.

Check out the event on Facebook here:

Butler Police Department Activity Report 8/29-9/4-2016

Well being check Medical assist Super 8
Keep the peace 100 block of S Mechanic
Keep the peace 500 block of N Main
Theft report 200 block of W FT Scott
Medical assist 300 block of E Dakota
Well being check 100 block of S Broadway


Disturbance Ohio and Fulton
Theft report 400 S Delaware
Medical assist 300 block of W Dakota
Accident Wal-Mart parking lot
Report of fight at the Fairgrounds
Disturbance 400 block of S Delaware


Disturbance 300 block of W Harrison
Theft report W Mill
Warrant service Wal-Mart parking lot
Warrant service Chestnut and Main
Warrant service W-52 and Bus 49


Theft report Corner Hardware
Harassment report South Orange
Vandalism report 800 Block of Hillcrest
Disturbance 800 block of W Ohio
Keep the peace 200 block of S Main
Medical assist 300 block of E Dakota
Theft report 200 block of W Ft Scott
09/02/2016  Well being check Fran Apts
Warrant service Ft Scott and High
Warrant service 200 block of N High
Disturbance Nursery and Bus 71


Walk in theft report
Trespassing call 1300 block of N Main
Theft report 600 block of W Adams
Disturbance 600 block of Rose Lane
Warrant service 900 block of N High


Well being check 400 S Delaware
Medical assist 200 block of country club
Warrant service
C and I driver call W-52Well being check West St
Warrant service 300 block of N Havanna

Harrisonville woman arrested in Cass County

On 9/4/16 around 10:41pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County arrested 35 year old Melissa K. Clowers of Harrisonville, Missouri.

She was arrested for 1.) Driving While Intoxicated.

Melissa K. Clowers was booked into the Pleasant Hill Police Department Jail and later released. 

Copyright Mid America Live News 

Public Service Notice from the Butler Police Department

The Butler Police Department will be participating in the DEA Drug Takeback campaign. The Butler Police along with the Bates County Health Department will be participating in the drug turn in program sponsored by the DEA. The turn in location will be the Bates Co Health Dept. located at 501 N Orange Butler MO.

On October 22, 2016 between the hours of 10 am to 2 pm. We will be accepting any prescription and non-prescription medication which will be turned over to the DEA for destruction. We will not accept syringes or inhalers. 

The Butler Police also have a medication drop box located in the lobby of the Butler Police Station that meds can be dropped off at anytime. 

If you should have any questions you can can contact the Butler Police Department at 660-679-6131 of the Bates Co Health Dept. at 660-679-6108.