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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Obituary - Harry Howard

Herb Howard, 88, of Raymore, Missouri, formerly of Urich, Mo., died Tuesday morning, November 8, 2016 at the Foxwood Springs Living Center in Raymore. 

Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton, Mo.

Nevada Police Seeking Public Assistance

Nevada Police Department  are asking for help in identifying the subject shown below. 

He or she is a suspect in the theft of items from a yard in the 300 Block of South Pine.

If you have information on this case please contact  Det. Jens Barclay 417-448-5136 or TIPS Hotline 667-8477.




Story hour set for tomorrow at the Bates County Museum

Story Hour tomorrow at 10 at the Bates County Museum! Friends, this is going to be so FUN!

We will have the story, songs, craft and snack as usual, but then we will be given a tour of the museum! Weather permitting, parents will get to take pictures of their kids in a carriage!

The museum is located at 802 Elks Drive in Butler. Enter through the back entrance to Robertson Hall, please. See you there!

Police search for stolen vehicle in Butler

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The Butler Police Department is attempting to locate a stolen  red in color 4 door 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer.

The vehicle was stolen from the driveway of a residence in Butler on 11/2 -11/3.

If anyone sees this vehicle please contact the Butler Police Department at 660-679-6131.

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Obituary - Paul Riley

Paul Riley 60, of Clinton, MO passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Joy Adult Care in Clinton, MO.

Paul was born January 19, 1956 in Windsor, MO the son of Robert L. and Barbara A (Smith) Riley. He graduated from Windsor High School

and had been a past resident of Nevada, MO. Paul was a story teller, had big ideas and was friendly and will be missed by the residents and

staff at Joy Adult care. Paul will be buried at Crown Hill Cemetery in Sedalia, MO. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Joy Adult Care

in Clinton, MO.

Update: Fire Damages Rich Hill Home

Rich Hill - The Rich Hill Fire Department responded Sunday night 11-6-2016 at 1929 hours to a fire at 100 E. Chestnut where a single family residential dwelling was found to be engulfed in flames. Firefighters from Butler Fire Department also responded.

The building was not occupied at time of the fire. The fire was extinguished without incident. No injuries to report.
The fire was under control at 2001hours. 

The Missouri State Fire Marshal Division is conducting an investigation on cause and origin of fire, which appears to be suspicious.

If you have any information which may help with the investigation please contact the Missouri State Fire Marshal Division at 1-573-751-2930.

Obituary - Rose Marie Scott

Rose Marie Scott, 80 of Concordia, Kansas passed away November 7, 2016 at Mount Joseph Senior Living in Concordia. Graveside services will be 1:00 pm Monday, November 14, 2016 in Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, Missouri. 

No visitation. Services under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of donor’s choice. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com
Rose Marie Scott was born December 11, 1935 in Richmond, KY to John and Mary Stutter Grimes. She was united in marriage to Josephus Scott in Cincinnati, OH in 1955. He preceded her in death in 2001. Rose Marie is survived by her sons and their families, Robbie Scott of Sedalia, MO, John Scott of Jewell, KS, and Bill Scott of Ludlow, KY.

Be on the lookout: Truck stolen in Butler this morning

Keep your eyes open for a 1995 dark green Dodge 1500 single cab short bed pickup shown here, stolen from the parking lot at Butler Walmart this morning around 10:26 am.

If seen, please call the Butler police department, the Bates county sheriff's office or dial 911.

November 8th, 2016 Bates County election results


Unofficial results 


Total registered voters: 10,666
Total Votes cast: 8,152
Turnout: 76.43%
Precincts reporting: 100%

President:
Hillary Clinton (D) - 1,617
Donald Trump (R) - 6,000
Gary Johnson (L) - 306
Darrell Castle (C) - 43
Jill Stein (G) - 55
Write in - 60

United States Senator:
Jason Kander (D) - 2,865
Roy Blunt (R) - 4,629
Jonathan Dine (L) - 259
Fred Ryman (C) - 94
Johnahan McFarland (G) - 126
Write in - 7

Governor:
Chris Koster (D) - 2,987
Eric Greitens (R) - 4,772
Cisse W. Spragins (L) -115
Don Fitz (G) - 58
Lester Benton Turilli Jr. (I) - 67
Write in - 7

Lieutenant Governor:
Russ Carnahan (D) - 2,428
Mike Parson (R) - 5,008
Steven R. Hedrick (L) - 268
Jennifer Leach (G) - 177
Write in - 4

Secretary of State:
Robin Smith (D) - 1,879
John Ashcroft (R) - 5,569
Chris Morrill (L) - 400
Write in - 6

State Treasurer:
Judy Baker (D) - 2,177
Eric Schmitt (R) - 5,197
Sean O'Toole (L) - 265
Carol Hexem (G) - 98
Write in - 7

Attorney General:
Teresa Hensley (D) - 2,544
Josh Hawley (R) - 5,292
Write in - 6

Representative District 4:
Gordon Christensen (D) - 1,739
Vicky Hartzler (R) - 5,813
Mark Bliss (L) - 336
Write in - 9

Senator 31st District:
Ed Emery (R) - 5,372
Lora Young (L) - 733
Tim Wells (I) - 1,459
Write in - 13

Representative 56th District:
DJ Rash (D) - 76
Jack Bondon (R) - 224
Write in - 0

Representative 57th District:
William A. Grimes (D) - 118
Wanda Brown (R) - 303
Write in - 0

Representative 126th District:
Patricia Pike (R) - 6,186
Write in - 120

Northern Commissioner:
Alvin O. Griffin (D) - 3,114
Write in - 159

Southern Commissioner:
Larry Hacker (D) - 2,970
Write in - 85

Sheriff:
Chad Anderson (D) - 6,401
Write in - 184

Assessor:
Roger L. Pruden (D) - 6,292
Write in - 108

Collector-Treasurer:
Jim Platt (D) - 6,468
Write in - 97

Coroner:
Kelly D. Phillips (D) - 3,076
Greg Mullinax (R) - 4,854
Write in - 4

Surveyor:
William C. Lethcho (D) - 6,236
Write in - 87

Public Administrator:
Sharon Cumpton (D) - 6,162
Write in - 100

Retain Missouri Supreme Court Judge (Teitelman)
Yes - 4,212
No- 2,920

Amendment 1 (continue conservation/state park tax):
Yes - 6,036
No - 1,821

Amendment 2 (campaign contribution limits):
Yes - 4,934
No - 2,797

Amendment 3 (cigarette tax/early childhood education):
Yes - 2,316
No - 5,603

Amendment 4 (prohibit new state sales tax):
Yes - 4,629
No - 3,037

Amendment 6 (voter photo ID):
Yes - 5,238
No - 2,460

Proposition A (cigarette/tobacco tax for infrastructure)
Yes - 2,664
No - 5,167

Archie School question:
Yes - 54
No - 40

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