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Monday, December 5, 2016

Fundraiser for missing Jessica Runions


Fund raiser to help with reward money and other expenses to help bring Jessica Runions home.
#teamjessica


House fire in Butler

Photo #1
The Butler Fire Department along mutual aide of the Adrian Fire Department and the Butler Police are on scene of a house fire at 109 South Austin Street in Butler at this time.

The residence is fully engulfed in smoke and everyone is said to be out of the house at this time.

Mid America Live News will update when more information when it's made available to us from the Butler Fire Department.

This Story Has Been Updated:
http://batescountynewswire.blogspot.com/2016/12/update-cause-of-butler-house-fire.html



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Obituary - Helen Louise (Stouffer) Hughes

Helen Louise (Stouffer) Hughes
Helen Louise (Stouffer) Hughes, 93 years, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospital on the Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am, Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Vansant-Mills Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior. Interment will be at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Missouri. 

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund or the Leukemia Society and may be left in care of the funeral home. Fond memories and condolences can be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.

Helen was born on December 7, 1922 in Butler, Missouri to Clifford Buford Stouffer and Ola Mae Cumpton. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clinton where she sang in the Spirit Lifters choir. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Mid-Day Optimist Club. Helen enjoyed painting and ceramics.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Forrest Hughes, one brother and one sister.

Among survivors are her son; Robert “Bob” Hughes (Sheryl Rayburn) of Windsor, Missouri, two grandchildren; Cassie Hughes of Clinton, Missouri and Michele Braswell and family of Absarokee, Montana, a nephew; Mike Stouffer (Chris) and a niece; Sherry Stouffer both of Overland Park, Kansas.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.



Turning cold with a chance of light snow

We've updated the forecast and lowered snow amounts to generally half an inch or less. 

What snow that does fall should come mainly during the afternoon hours on Wednesday across eastern Kansas and western Missouri.


Updated Obituary - Patricia "Pat" Stapleton

Patricia "Pat" Stapleton
Patricia "Pat" Stapleton 78 of Creighton, Missouri departed this life on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri.

She is survived by her husband, Bob Stapleton of the home; three daughters, Debbie Journey, Montrose, Missouri, Cheryl Santanen and husband Cliff, Clinton, Missouri, Susie Hastings and husband Eric, Adrian, Missouri; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Green and wife DeeDee and a sister, Norma McDowell all of Independence, Missouri.

Cremation. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Creighton Baptist Church, Creighton, Missouri.

Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Creighton Baptist Church, Creighton, Missouri.

Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Creighton Baptist Church Memorial Fund.

Final arrangements entrusted to Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City, Missouri.





November Wildcat Business of the Month

Congratulations to Stafford & Stafford Insurance on being named our November Wildcat Business of the Month! Stafford & Stafford continuously supports our students and staff in a variety of ways...from encouragement of our Alt School students to volunteering for various committees to providing financial support to many groups and organizations. 

Harrisonville Superintendent Frank Dahman presented the award to Josh Stafford today. Thank you Stafford & Stafford!



Obituary - Wayne Eugene Krosch

Wayne Eugene Krosch, 78, Harrisonville, Missouri, died Monday, November 28, 2016 Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville. 

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Woodville Cemetery in Waseca, Minnesota, under the direction of Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

(A complete obituary will be posted when information is available).



Updated Obituary - Teresa L. Sword

Teresa L. Sword
Teresa L. Sword, 51 of Hume, Missouri passed away December 1, 2016 at Freeman Hospital-West in Joplin. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Hume Christian Church in Hume, Missouri. There is no visitation. Interment will follow in East Liberty Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence for the family may be left atwww.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.

Teresa Le (Long) Sword was born July 8, 1965 in Ontario, Oregon, daughter of Richard Allen and Esther (Johnston) Long.

Teresa graduated high school in 1983 and toured through England, Holland and Germany with the Continental Singers. She graduated from Evangel College with the dual degree of a B.S. in Music Education and Church Music. While in college she enlisted in the Army National Guard Band and was their first chair flute player.

Teresa married Vern Sword on June 27, 1992. She taught 23 years in Missouri public schools. At the time of her passing she was teaching music at Fort Scott Community College. Teresa was proud to be a member of the Red Hatters of Hume, and she also loved being a member of the Bates County Career Women and was honored to be selected as their 2016 Woman of the Year. She was also a former director of the Community Council for the Performing Arts in Nevada, Missouri.

Teresa served as director of music for Pine Street Baptist Church in Nevada. When she went to be with Jesus she was director of music at Ohio Street United Methodist Church in Butler, Missouri.

Teresa was preceded in death by her father Richard A. Long; and grandparents Clyde and Ione Long and Earl and Eiffa Johnston. She is survived by her husband Vern Sword of Hume; mother Esther Long of Medford, Oregon; two brothers Richard D. Long of Salem, Oregon and Stanly M. Long of Medford, Oregon; two children Mike Sword of Cameron, Missouri and Misty Bogardus of Schell City, Missouri; five grandchildren Kristina, Tiffany, Crystal, Amber, and Clayton. Two great-grandchildren Abby and Lydia, and one great-grandson on the way.


Newly Elected Bates County Coroner Greg Mullinax attending training in Jefferson City

Greg Mullinax 
Tomorrow and Wednesday, I will attend Newly Elected training in Jefferson City hosted by the Missouri Coroners and Medical Examiners Association.

I am extremely grateful to Bates County for the chance to serve as your coroner, and will continue to stay current with each and every opportunity for training and development available to me. 

I'll be sharing what I've learned and how it will benefit Bates County.

Mr. Mullinax and all the newly elected officials will be sworn in at the Bates County Courthouse on December 30th at 2pm.

Mid America Live News will update when further information about Greg's trip is made available to us. 

From the desk of Newly Elected Bates County Coroner Greg Mullinax

Copyright Mid America Live News

Obituary - Barbara Moseley Thompson

Barbara Moseley Thompson
Barbara Moseley Thompson passed away December 4, 2016 at her home near Walker, Missouri surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born in Long Beach, California to Warren Morris and Bertha House Moseley on June 13, 1937. They moved to the Moseley Family Farm during her teenage years, and she attended Walker High School where she met her future husband. She married Charles Vernon Thompson of Walker, MO on June 19, 1955. Together they ran Thompson Farms and raised their family of three children.

In addition to her work on the farm, Barbara was very active and generous to her community. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Nevada and gave her time to serve the church as treasurer for 20 years. She was a member of the Dianas and Chapter DW P.E.O. as well as a member of the first Hospital Auxiliary. Barbara served on the first board of the Vernon County Daycare, the Vernon County Board of the American Cancer Society and the Vernon County Youth Fair Board. 

She coordinated the Vernon County Youth Fair Royalty Event for many years and served as a 4-H leader. She was a Republican County Chairman, delegate to the Missouri State Republican Convention and County Coordinator for Senator Kit Bond. 

Barbara and her husband Charles received recognition as a Missouri State Fair Farm Family, Vernon County Chamber of Commerce Agri-business award, Missouri Conservation Award and the Missouri State Farm Management Award.

She will be greatly missed by her husband Charles, son Bob Thompson and wife Cindy, daughter Dana Cavener and husband Greg, son Brad Thompson and wife Lori as well as her brother Warren G. Moseley and wife Angela. Memories of “Mimi” will also be treasured by Grandchildren Cara Hoover (Justin), Spencer Thompson (Lauren), David Cavener (Liz), Kathryn Cavener, Margaret Cavener, Nash Smith, Daven Smith, Matthew Thompson as well as Great-Grandchildren Burkley and Avery Hoover, and Emerson and Rhett Thompson. She also had a niece, Sherry Filtz and nephew, Warren F. Moseley.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, December 7 from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Nevada with Rev. Geg Ferree officiating. Private family interment will follow in Newton Burial Park.

Obituary - Lafon Teeman

Lafon Teeman
Graveside services for Lafon Teeman will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler, Missouri with Pastor David Fitzmaurice officiating. There is no visitation. Contributions to Trail of Memories. Services under the direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) Butler, Missouri. 

Jewell Lafon Teeman, age 94 of Butler, Missouri died Sunday, December 4, 2016 at her home in Butler. She was born October 15, 1922 to John Forest and Loretta Black Murley Collins in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Lafon is survived by two sons, Jim Teeman and wife Lisa of Butler, Missouri and John Teeman and wife Teresa of Jacksonville Beach, Florida; two daughters, Johanna Rice and husband Dewane of Appleton City, Missouri and Barbara Teeman of Butler, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Becky McGinness and husband Jon, Dawn Mott and husband Eric, Deanne Rice, Michelle Heitz and husband Cliff, Brad Teeman, Bryan Teeman, Nicholas Teeman and wife Ashli, Colby Teeman and Jayce Teeman; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Roy in 2011; eight brothers and five sisters.



Cold Weather Changes Demand Caution When Driving

Missouri’s weather forecast changes regularly, especially when winter is approaching. Depending on where you live in Missouri, the weather may be sunny, foggy, or include rain, hail, sleet, ice, or snow! The Missouri State Highway Patrol encourages motorists to plan ahead and drive safely or not at all during inclement weather. Winter weather will affect driving conditions and traffic patterns. Please remember to buckle up, stay alert, be courteous, and obey all traffic laws.

Obituary - Kay Cole

Funeral services for Kay Cole of Adrian Mo. will be at Atkinson Funeral Home in Adrian Wednesday, December 7th. 

Visitation will be held at 5:00 pm with service to follow at 6:00 pm.

A complete obituary will be posted as it becomes available.

Obituary - Patsy “Pat” Ann Swickhamer

Pat Swickhamer
Funeral services for Pat Swickhamer will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri with Rev. John Prichard officiating. 

Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. at Schowengerdt Chapel in Butler. Burial in Independence Cemetery, Hume, Missouri. 

Patsy “Pat” Ann Swickhamer, age 76 of Foster, Missouri died Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Menorah Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. She was born October 1, 1940 to Irvin Isaac and Violet Maxine Snow Isaacson in Kansas City, Missouri.
Pat is survived by her husband, Marion Swickhamer of Foster, Missouri; two sons, Craig Swickhamer and wife Betty and Stacey Swickhamer and wife Lesa all of Foster, Missouri; two daughters, Sherry Hartman and husband Steve of Drexel, Missouri and Sheila Adkins and husband Kyle of Harrisonville, Missouri; two brothers, Jerry Isaacson and wife Diane of Butler, Missouri and Dale Isaacson and of Adair, Oklahoma; one sister, Janet Rankin and husband Jim of Foster, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Becky Isaacson of Adair, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren, Dennis Brooks, Crechelle Robertson, Zane Swickhamer, Jamie Gorrell, Joe Hartman, Grant Swickhamer, Brenna Adkins, Hannah Swickhamer and Jadyn Swickhamer; and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Buck and Dean.

West Central Warriors 2017 Football Tryouts




50 years of service

Bro. Bernie Brown receiving his 50 year pin form RW Bro. Rick Hurshman Thursday night at Butler Masonic Lodge.

Congratulations to our Brother on this milestone in his Masonic Service and career - Photo Courtesy of Butler Lodge #254 AF & AM



Adrian Optimist Gun Show set for this weekend

Don't forget about the Adrian Optimist Gun Show this weekend. Fridat 5pm-9pm, Saturday 8am-6pm and Sunday 9am-3pm.

Obituary - Debra Coleen Mann

Debra Coleen Mann
Debra Coleen Mann age 60 of Nevada, Missouri passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 at her home.

Funeral arrangements are under direction of the Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs.

The family receives friends between 1-2pm on Tuesday afternoon, December 6th, 2016 at the funeral home with burial to follow in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery.



Adrian Optimist Club MoCHIP Event



Mark your calendars for Saturday January 7th. The Adrian Optimist Club will be helping the Crescent Hill Lodge 368 and the Amsterdam Lodge 141 host a MoCHIP Event. This is something that all children up to 21 years of age should complete. ALL RECORDS are kept by the parent, nothing is kept by the Foundation except the permission form.

The Adrian Optimist Club will be hosting a FREE Movie at 2pm at the conclusion of the MoCHIP Event. Please come out and attend this event.

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Updated Obituary - Clifton D. “Dale” Perkins

Clifton D. “Dale” Perkins
Clifton D. “Dale” Perkins, 54 of Worland, Missouri passed away December 1, 2016 at his home. 

Cremation, with family memorial services at a later time. 

Cremation under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home in Butler (660-679-0009). 

Messages of condolence for the family may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.



A big thank you from the Adrian Police Department

I want to personally thank everyone who came out to the City Park on Friday or dropped donations by the office. 

The fund raiser went EXTREMELY well and I am proud of my community. I would also like to give thanks to CTC Transportation Insurances Services out of Butler for the amazing donation of $1,500.

The wonderful people there advised me that they had a fund raiser that went very well, and are very pleased to donate to the bicycle for Christmas fund. 

Again thank you to all of those who have donated. I hope everyone is amazed at the wonderful community we live in as I am.. 


Thanks again, Adrian Police Chief Chris Dillon 



Children’s Center in Butler gets toy donations

On Friday, Dec. 2nd the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office received a donation of dolls, stuffed animals, coloring books, and games from Toys “R” Us, on East Battlefield Road, Springfield, Mo. 

The items were donated for use at the Children’s Center, Butler, Mo. which services St. Clair, Henry, and Bates counties. Sheriff Scott A. Keeler, right, presents the donations to Child Advocate Amy Kaelke. 

The Children’s Center is a child advocacy center that aids law enforcement and other multidisciplinary team agencies in the investigation of child abuse.




Bates County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report November 28, 2016 – December 4, 2016



  • NOVEMBER 28, 2016

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – ADRIAN
WARRANT SERVICE – ADRIAN
FIRE CALL – RICH HILL
FIRE CALL – RICH HILL
ANIMAL CALL – ADRIAN
STOLEN VEHICLE – OLATHE KS
SPECIAL DETAIL – BUTLER
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – RICH HILL
PAPER SERVICE – RICH HILL
RESIDENCE CHECK – ADRIAN
RESIDENCE CHECK – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – AMORET
PAPER SERVICE – AMORET
BROADCAST MESSAGE – ST CLAIR COUNTY


  • NOVEMBER 29, 2016

THEFT/STEALING – ADRIAN
FIRE CALL – RICH HILL
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – HUME
DOMESTIC – RICH HILL
AGENCY ASSIST – BUTLER
THEFT/STEALING – WORLAND
FOLLOW UP – BUTLER
FOLLOW UP – BUTLER
FOLLOW UP – HUME
AGENCY ASSIST – ADRIAN
AGENCY ASSIST – BUTLER
ALARM CALL – RICH HILL
WARRANT SERVICE – ADRIAN
AMBULANCE REQUEST – ADRIAN
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – AMSTERDAM


  • NOVEMBER 30, 2016

CHILD CUSTODY – BUTLER
FOLLOW UP – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
CARELESS/IMPRUDENT DRIVING – RICH HILL
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
ASSAULT – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – ARCHIE
EXPARTE VIOLATION – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – ARCHIE
SUICIDAL PERSON – ADRIAN
FIRE CALL – RICH HILL
ODOR INVESTIGATION – HUME
FAILURE TO YIELD – RICH HILL
ABANDONED VEHICLE – ADRIAN
TRESPASSING – ADRIAN
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN
CIVIL MATTER/STANDBY – ADRIAN


  • DECEMBER 1, 2016

AMBULANCE REQUEST – BUTLER
MISSING PERSON – RICH HILL
ALARM CALL – AMSTERDAM
AMBULANCE REQUEST – WORLAND
THREATS – BALLARD
FOLLOW UP – BUTLER
CHILD CUSTODY – BUTLER
THEFT/STEALING – BUTLER
DOMESTIC – PASSAIC
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
HARASSMENT – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – ADRIAN
MISCELLANEOUS – BUTLER
CHECK WELL BEING – WORLAND
MISCELLANEOUS – ADRIAN
VANDALISM – ADRIAN
STRANDED MOTORIST – ADRIAN


  • DECEMBER 2, 2016

AMBULANCE REQUEST – ALTONA
CHECK WELL BEING – RICH HILL
SUICIDAL PERSON – ROCKVILLE
PAPER SERVICE – ROCKVILLE
PAPER SERVICE – ROCKVILLE
PAPER SERVICE – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – ROCKVILLE
ANIMAL CALL – RICH HILL
PAPER SERVICE – ADRIAN
EXTRA PATROL – BALLARD
PAPER SERVICE – ADRIAN
ABANDONED VEHICLE – ADRIAN
ABANDONED VEHICLE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – ADRIAN
CARELESS/IMPRUDENT DRIVING – ADRIAN
MISCELLANEOUS – BUTLER
AMBULANCE REQUEST – BUTLER
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – AMORET
PEDESTRIAN CHECK – ADRIAN
FIRE BRUSH – ADRIAN
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – ADRIAN
AMBULANCE REQUEST – ADRIAN


  • DECEMBER 3, 2016

AGENCY ASSIST – BUTLER
CHECK WELL BEING – BUTLER
AGENCY ASSIST – BUTLER
CHECK WELL BEING – BUTLER
SPECIAL DETAIL – BUTLER
MISCELLANEOUS – AMORET
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
WARRANT SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
MVA – ADRIAN
DOMESTIC – APPLETON CITY
THEFT/STEALING – AMORET
ALARM CALL – BUTLER
THREATS – ADRIAN
CARELESS/IMPRUDENT DRIVING – ADRIAN
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN


  • DECEMBER 4, 2016

AGENCY ASSIST – RICH HILL
ALARM CALL – BUTLER
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – DREXEL
ABANDONED VEHICLE – BUTLER
FOLLOW UP – DREXEL
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – BUTLER
CIVIL MATTER/STANDBY – APPLETON CITY
PROPERTY DAMAGE – ROCKVILLE
ANIMAL CALL – ADRIAN
ANIMAL CALL – AMSTERDAM
ALARM CALL – RICH HILL
AGENCY ASSIST – BUTLER
ANIMAL CALL – ADRIAN


Theft report in rural Amoret

On December 3, 2016 a Deputy responded to County Road 7001 in Amoret, MO to take a theft report.

The reporting party stated that they were gone from their residence for about 5 hours that evening. When they returned they found tire tracks that led to their barn. They found that there were 9 cases of Moon Travel bottle rockets missing from their barn. 

He believed that it could possibly have been teenagers that took them because nothing else was stolen from the barn.

The cases of bottle rockets have a serial number of 43F277/091/11 and an item number of 0440S located on them. They are valued at approximately $450.00.

Updated Obituary - Tammy Lynn Christiansen

Tammy Lynn Christiansen
Tammy Lynn Christiansen, 42, Harrisonville, Missouri, died Monday, November 28, 2016 at her home. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Harrisonville Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701.

Tammy was born March 7, 1974 in Maryville, Missouri, the daughter of Martin and Terry (Fischell) Christiansen. She was a 1992 graduate of Harrisonville High School. Tammy was medically discharged from the U.S. Navy. She worked at Taco Bell in Harrisonville. Tammy loved her dog, “Boog”. 

She loved to read and draw, and spend time with her nieces and nephews. She always tried to help others when she could, and she helped take care of a special friend, Bryon Pennington, of East Lynne, Missouri. Tammy was a very outgoing person; she loved people. She didn’t know a stranger.

Tammy was preceded in death by a nephew, Jase Williams, her maternal grandmother, Pat James and step-grandfather, Loren, and her paternal grandparents, Frank and Doris Christiansen. She is survived by her father, Martin Christiansen and stepmother, Lisa, East Lynne, Missouri; her mother, Terry Crowley, Clarinda, Iowa; her dog, “Boog”; three sisters, Sheralyn Morris (Chad), Belton, Missouri, Kylie Christiansen, East Lynne, Missouri, Jennifer Christiansen, Pleasant Hill, Missouri; two brothers, Rick Baxter, St. Joseph, Missouri and Jason Williams, Kansas City, Missouri; her maternal grandfather, Ralph Fischell and step-grandmother, Barbara, Clarinda, Iowa; special aunt, Samm Henness, Texas, and numerous nieces and nephews.



Grays Cafe open for business today!


Gray's Cafe has relocated to 200 S. Old 71 Highway in Adrian and is OPEN for business today Monday, December 5th starting at 6 am.

The owners would like to thank everyone for their patience and look forward to serving you from their new location. 

Just hop off the highway and turn south at the four way stop to enjoy the same delicious food and fun atmosphere as before!

Hours are Monday through Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and, for the Winter, on Saturday’s from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Copyright Mid America Live News 





Butler Municipal Court news

BUTLER MUNICIPAL COURT 

Debra A. Hopkins, Judge 
Trish Thomas, Court Administrator 
November 18, 2016 
W= Warrant issued
City of Butler v.

Ashley Alvarado No Vaild DL GP $100 ic
Ashley Alvarado No proof of Insurance GP SIS; 6 months prob; pay cc
Tina Anderson Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 + cc
Alexia Anthony No proof of Insurance W
Alexia Anthony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia W

Kenneth Baxter Disorderly Conduct GP $200 + cc
Kenneth Baxter Assault on Officer No Contest $300 + cc
Renee Bush Fail to register motor vehicle W
Keifer Crow Seat Belt GP $10
Christine Cumpton Expired DL GP $125 ic
Joseph E. Curtis Fail to register motor vehicle W
Dianna Daniels Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Patricia Darr Driving while DL Suspended GP $175 + cc
Tammy D. Dunne Possession of Drug Paraphernalia W
Brandon A. Erisman No valid driver's license W

Kori Foster Disorderly Conduct GP $150 ic
Jared Fuller Defective Equipment GP $200 ic
Jared Fuller Defective Equipment GP $100 ic
Ernest Galbearth No valid driver's license GP $125 ic
David Gillis Defective Equipment GP $200 ic
David Gillis Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Harley Greer Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Harley Greer Seat Belt GP $10
Heather Gregory Possession of Marijuana GP 7 days in jail - Credit for time served; pay cc
Heather Gregory Stealing GP 7 days in jail - Credit for time served; waive cc
Heather Gregory Possession of Drug Paraphernalia GP 7 days in jail - Credit for time served; waive cc
Dustin R. Grimm Driving while DL Suspended W
Dustin R. Grimm Fail to register motor vehicle W

Trey Gustin Speeding GP $150 ic
Michael Hanson Defective Equipment GP $125 ic
Michael Hanson Defective Equipment GP $255 ic
Michael Hanson DWI - Refused GP SIS; 2 yrs pb; pay cc
Tyler A. Harris No proof of Insurance W
Alexander Hayes-Martinez Failure to keep right W

Taylor C. Heffernon Public Nuisance W
Arik Hendley Defective Equipment GP $200 ic
Carolyn Hilbus/Sallee No proof of Insurance GP SIS; 6 months prob; pay cc; keep insurance in place
John D. Hill Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
David W. Hilty Defective Equipment GP $175 ic
Steven Hinkle Driving while DL Suspended GP $100 + cc
Donald E. Hogan Disorderly Conduct W
Jesse Hogan Possession of Marijuana W
Jesse Hogan Possession of Drug Paraphernalia W
Kasey Hogan No proof of Insurance W
Kasey Hogan Fail to register motor vehicle W

Carl Holmes Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Robert Holt Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Michael A. Irick Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Ashley Jeffries Seat Belt W
Sarah Jennings Defective Equipment GP $225 ic
Corey Johnson-Testerman Property Damage W
Cynthia Kennedy Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Dominic Kern Fail to stop at stop sign/traffic light GP $115 ic
Melissa Lane/Crews Disorderly Conduct GP $300 ic
Samuel Laughlin Defective Equipment GP $175 ic
Samuel Laughlin Littering GP $100 ic
Amanda Lindsay Animal at large GP $25 + cc
Kent Long Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Lisa Louthan Resist Arrest FG $100 + cc
Lisa Louthan No proof of Insurance GP $100 + cc
Billy McBrien Driving while DL Revoked W
Johnna McFalls Seat Belt W
Steven McIntire Stealing GP 10 days jail - credit for time served in DOC; waive court cost
Steven McIntire Stealing GP 10 days jail - credit for time served in DOC; waive court cost
Steven McIntire Possession of Drug Paraphernalia GP 10 days jail - credit for time served in DOC; waive court cost
Nora P. McGuire No proof of Insurance GP $125 ic
Kassity McLay Defective Equipment GP $225 ic
Steven R. McSperitt Seat Belt GP $10
Christina A. Morgan Seat Belt GP $10
Blake Morris Failure to produce upon demand GP $50 + cc
Blake Morris Seat Belt GP $10
Blake Morris Failure to produce upon demand GP SIS; 6 months pb; Get Drivers License; pay cc
Michael Morris Speeding W
Chelsea Mosely Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Jeremy Nash Failure to keep right W
Kimberly Nash Animal at large FG $25 + cc
Charles Nelson Illegal Parking GP $150 ic + Jail Bill $19.25
Kenneth E. Norbury No proof of Insurance W
Jerry L. Nutt Fail to stop at stop sign/traffic light GP $125 + cc
Jerry L. Nutt Expired DL GP SIS; 1 yr prob; pay cc; keep license in place
Jerry L. Nutt No proof of Insurance GP SIS; 1 yr prob; pay cc; keep insurance in place
Chanity Osborne No license on person GP $100 ic
Laure A. Perkins Public Nuisance W
Laure A. Perkins Public Nuisance W
Laure A. Perkins Stealing W

John J. Petty Seat Belt GP $10
Dakota Plumb Fail to register motor vehicle W
Heather Ray Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
John M. Reichle Fail to yeild GP $125 ic
Michael Reynolds Seat Belt W
John Ring No proof of Insurance GP SIS; 6 months probation; pay cc; keep insurance in place
Michael Robinett Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Wendy Robinett Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Juan Antonio Pedroza Sanchez Domestic Assault FNG Found not guilty at trial
Juan Antonio Pedroza Sanchez DWI - Refused GP 3 days jail; pay cc; pay inmate bill
Juan Antonio Pedroza Sanchez No Vaild DL GP $100 + cc
Juan Antonio Pedroza Sanchez Fail to stop at stop sign/traffic light GP $100 + cc
Juan Antonio Pedroza Sanchez Fail to keep righ t GP $125 + cc
Cieron Scannell Defective Equipment GP $225 ic
Eva Schmidt Driving while DL Suspended W
Eva Schmidt Driving while DL Suspended W

Wade Sell Speeding GP $150 ic
Gerald Shobe Animal at large W
Gerald Shobe No motorcyle license W
Gerald Shobe No proof of Insurance W
Gerald Shobe Discharging a weapon within city limits W
Gerald Shobe Possession of Marijuana W
Gerald Shobe Possession of Drug Paraphernalia W

Austin Smith Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Austin Smith Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Emily R. Smith Possession of Drug Paraphernalia W
Heather R. Smith Speeding W
Jimmy Spitler Domestic Assault W

Clayton Stark Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Daniel Stenberg Possession of Drug Paraphernalia W
Lisa Stenberg Possession of Marijuana W
Lisa Stenberg Possession of Drug Paraphernalia W
Rise S. Stutsman Possession of Drug Paraphernalia W

Arthur Thomas Driving while DL Revoked GP 20 days jail - credit for time served; waive cost
Joseph L. Tippie Driving while DL Suspended W
Ashley Ward Speeding GP $125 ic
Harry Whitmore Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Adam Wieseler Fail to register motor vehicle W
Kim Wilhelmson Fail to stop at stop sign/traffic light GP $115 ic
Kameron Williams Careless and Imprudent Driving GP SIS; 6 months probation; pay cc
Tammy Williams Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Jordan Wilson Seat Belt GP $10
Misty Wilson Fail to register motor vehicle GP $100 ic
Carl R. Wisdom Fail to register motor vehicle W
Silas Wood Fail to stop at stop sign/traffic light GP $115 ic
Kevin Yettaw No valid driver's license W
Jason Zenor Defective Equipment GP $75 ic 

Crafts at Kern Center this weekend...

Looking for stocking stuffers?

Plan on going to the Kern Center in Rich Hill this Saturday, Dec. 10 and check out the home made crafts, baked goodies, knitted and crocheted items and much, much more 9 am to 3 pm.

The Kern Center is located 613 E. Park in Rich Hill Mo.

If you're a vendor and would like to know more call 417-395-2225.

Update: Man arrested after shooting former Butler man in Blairstown

Shang Howard
On Sunday, November 27, 2016 just after 11:00 p.m. Cpl. Sullivan and Deputy Hodges responded to the 300 block of North Wall Street in Blairstown in regards to a subject that had been shot.

Deputies identified the victim as Roy A. Love, age 21 of Eldorado Springs, Missouri (Formerly of Butler, Mo). 

Mr. Love was transported from a residence to a Kansas City area hospital to be treated for his wounds.

The shooter was identified by the victim but the circumstances of the shooting are still not clear.

On Friday, December 2, 2016 Shang Howard, age 34 of Raymore, Missouri was taken into custody by Detective Kubilus on an investigative hold for assault 1st degree surrounding the shooting that occurred in Blairstown on Sunday, November 27, 2016. 

Mr. Howard was formally charged by the Henry County Prosecuting Attorney's Office with assault 1st degree and armed criminal action. 

The bond was set at $100,000.00 and Howard remains in custody at the Henry County Jail.



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Gammon places high at state public speaking contest

Congratulations to Sara Gammon on placing 2nd overall in the Farm Bureau State Public Speaking Contest. Sara is a Senior at DHS and the daughter of Brian and Tanya Gammon of Drexel



Butler Police Department Activity Report 11/28-12/4-2016


  • 11/28/2016  

Accident Pine and Orange
Traffic assist Schowengerdt
Theft report Medical Lodge
Alarm 1100 block of W Ft Scott

  • 11/29/2016  

Vandalism report North Street
Well being check 400 block of E Ft Scott
Accident Nursery and Bus 49
Well being check Airport

  • 11/30/2016  

Assault report 200 block of W Atkinson
911 call Grade School
Noise complaint 600 block of S Mechanic
Warrant service Mill and Gregory
Theft report 500 block of N Main

  • 12/01/2016  

Keep the peace 300 block of W Harrison
Keep the peace 700 block of N Fulton
Warrant service 300 block of N fulton
Hit and Run accident Dollar store
Accident South High School parking lot
Alarm 300 block of S Main
Possible prowler  S Broadway
Warrant service Pine and Orange

  • 12/02/2016  

Traffic assist Schowengerdt
Alarm 600 block of W Mill
Walk in theft report
Counterfeit money report Dollar Store
Walk in theft report
Theft report 500 block of N Fulton


  • 12/03/2016  

Prowler 300 block of W Ohio
Traffic assist Schowengerdt
Theft report 500 block of S Orange
Well being check
Report of Gun shots 300 block of W Ohio
Accident Wal-Mart parking lot
Well being check S Delaware

  • 12/04/2016  

Alarm Dollar Store
Animal complaint 400 block of W Ft Scott
Missing person report
Well being check S Delaware