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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Butler man arrested on Adrian Police Department Warrant

Owen James Raymond
On 3/8/17 around 9:39pm the Butler Police Department arrested 37 year old Owen James Raymond of Butler, Missouri.

Mr. Raymond was arrested for 1.) Adrian Police Department Warrant - Failure to Appear in Court

He was booked into the Bates County Jail and placed on a $277.50 cash only bond.




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Vandalism at Nevada Community Outreach Food Pantry

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Due to vandalism the Nevada Missouri Community Outreach Food Pantry was closed today Wednesday, March 8th. This destruction has saddened our hearts.

If you hear anything about who, how, or why this has happened please call the Nevada Police Department at 417-448-5100 Barbara Long at 417-667-4339.

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T-Storms Thursday.. Snow Saturday


Expecting some scattered T-storms to form up tomorrow afternoon mainly S of I-70, some could become strong near Clinton area. This Spring weather doesn't last long with SNOW coming back into the area overnight Friday into Saturday morning. 


As of right now snow totals look to be around 1-2" south of HWY 36 and 2-3" north of HWY 36. These totals will be updated regularly as we get close to the event.










Murray's Auto Repair Kameron Williams Recovery Raffle

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From now until May 1, 2017 Murray's Auto Repair will be selling raffle tickets for a Chevy 350 engine 4 bolt main with 468/488 lift cam complete longblock with intake and distributor. 

All proceeds will go to Kameron Williams Recovery. Tickets are $10.00 each or $50 for 6. Please share!











Obituary - Willard W.W. Bond


Willard W.W. Bond
Willard W.W. Bond, 82, Nevada, MO passed from this life on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a brief illness. Willard was born July 9, 1934 in Nevada, MO to Lucian D. and Beulah (Barbee) Bond. He was united in marriage to Isabel Clemons on November 22, 1959 in Nevada, MO and she survives of the home.

Willard was raised in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School. Willard served in the United States Army for two years, from1957 until 1959, while stationed in Germany, and Beirut, Lebanon. Following his services years he came back to Nevada and raised his family. Willard worked at Nevada State Hospital for 27 years until his retirement. He also raised cattle all his life. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, coon hunting, and coyote hunting. Willard was a member of the Nevada Elks #564, Richards Masonic #495, and was a lifelong member of the VFW in Nevada.

In addition to his wife, Isabel, survivors include five sons, Tim Bond and his wife Stacy, Nevada, Kevin Bond and his wife Susan, Moundville, Jamo Bond and his wife Lisa, Nevada, Jeff Bond and his wife Myra, Nevada, Jason Bond and his wife Margaret, Nevada; grandchildren, Kyle Bond, Lucian Bond, Collin Bond, Darcy Bond, Brady Bond, Hannah Bond, Adrian Bond, and Hallie Bond; one great-grandson, Connor Dean Bond; three sisters, Thelma Alumbaugh, Scottsdale, AZ, Fern Welch, Nevada, Marion Raines, Nevada; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one son, Robert Dale Bond; one sister, Wilma Reed; three brothers, Elton “Bub” Bond, Elmon Bond, and Junior Bond.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2017 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Rev. Mark Mitchell officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Antioch Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the Vernon County Youth Fair in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.













Butler High School Theater Department Presents Game of Tiaras

The Butler High School Theater Department presents "Game of Tiaras" on Friday March 10 and Saturday March 11 in the Butler High School Auditorium. 

Showtime is 7PM for both nights. Tickets will be sold at the door--$5 for adults, $3 for students.

Summary: When the aging king of a Magical Kingdom (England) decides to split his empire between his three daughters, Cinderella, Belle, and the Snow Queen-who-in-no-way-resembles-a-copyrighted-character, terrible tragedy ensues. Terrible, hilarious tragedy. 


Combining the gut-wrenching plot twists of the popular television series and the soul-numbing despair of Shakespearean tragedy, this adaptation of King Lear will leave you dying with laughter as the body count mounts. When you play the Game of Tiaras, you win or you die.












Learn basket weaving at Poplar Heights Farm

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Lady Blackhawks head to Columbia tomorrow


LADY BLACKHAWKS ADVANCE TO FINAL FOUR!

Class 2 Semi-Final Game
Thursday March 9 @ 6:40
Hearnes Center, Columbia, MO

Details for Lady Blackhawks Games at State in Columbia
March 9 ~ 6:40
March 10 ~ 7:15 (if a loss on Thursday)
March 11 ~ 8:10 (if a win on Thursday)
A pep bus will be available every night they play to all community members and students. Bus is open to any grade level with 7th grade & up not needing a parent to attend with them. Cost is $15 for community members and $5 for students. There is also an admission charge of $9. Community members may call the school to be put on the list and students can sign up in the HS office.  Bus will leave at 2:45 pm on Thursday, March 9 for Game 1.





Meet the Players this Sunday in Butler

Meet the Players will be this Sunday at 6:00 pm in the Butler high school gym for all spring athletes. 

Make plans to come meet them & wish them luck on the upcoming season.




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Congratulations is in order

Congratulations is in order to Harrisonville Police Department Lt. Chris Osterberg, on your 15 years of service to the residents of Harrisonville.






Public Service Announcement 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 April 29 2017 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 contact the Butler Police Department at 660-679-6131 or the Bates Co Health Dept. at 660-679-6108.






City of Butler Hay Crop Ground Invitation To Bid







Rural fire protection dues

Rural fire protection dues can be paid starting April 1 and expire March 31 of the following year. 

Membership fees shall be payable on or after the 1st day of April. 

Rural fire protection dues can be paid at City Hall Monday-Friday 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.









Help Wanted at Butler Aquatic Center

The City of Butler is now accepting applications for all positions at the Butler Aquatic Center. Lifeguard candidates must be 15 years of age by June 1, 2017. Lifeguard candidates must be or be able to become Red Cross certified lifeguards. 

Pre-employment and post-employment random drug testing is required for all the positions. Starting pay is $7.70 per hour with automatic step increases for each year of service.

Applications are available during regular business hours at Butler City Hall at 22 W. Ohio Butler, MO 64730, (660) 679-4182 or on our website @ www.butlermo.com. Position open until filled. EOE







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Street closures in Butler

Delaware from Mill to Clark Streets will be closed starting Friday for an undetermined amount of time for drainage improvements. 

Please find a alternate route around this area.





Help Wanted In Butler and Adrian Area

West Central In-Home Services has immediate openings in the Butler and Adrian MO areas. 

Paid training, paid supplies, flexible schedules, and pay increase after 90 days. 

Contact Robyn @ 417/667-5445 for more information











Ballard Sophomore Chicken Fry







Dexel Scholar team takes 3rd at tournament

On March 3rd, the Drexel Scholar Bowl Team took 3rd place at the WEMO Scholar Bowl Tournament hosted by Lakeland HS. Top Row (Left to Right): Coach Williams, Paul Orton, Logan Cochran, Jonah Hatten. Bottom Row (Left to Right): Andrea Cordell, Kelsie Goth, Jayklin Smith, Breanna Mills-Bailey, and Ellie Orton. Not Pictured Questen Poole.






Mark your calendar: Girl's Night Out April 14th

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