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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Several without power in Bates County

Several people in Bates County are without power as storms rolled through the area this evening. 

The whole town of Adrian and Amsterdam is out of power at this time along with several reports of outages in the Drexel, Amoret and Archie.

Thank you for your patience as crews are working to restore power at this time.

2017 Butler Chamber of Commerce Cruise Night

On the Butler Square

2017 Butler Huckster's Day Festival

Hume man injured in head on crash

On 7/22/17 around 4:15pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on SE County Road 365 around 1.5 miles north of B Highway in rural Bates County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1999 Mercury driven by 16 year old Chadrick S. Looney of Rich Hill, Missouri veered off the left side of the roadway on a corner and struck the 1992 Chevrolet driven by 66 year old Edward W. Sneed of Hume, Missouri head on.

Mr. Sneed sustained minor injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Both vehicle were totaled and towed from the scene.

Weather Update 9:00pm

Showers and Storms headed for the KC Metro...
Notice ominous skies off to your west this evening? 

Well, its associated with storm activity across northeastern Kansas of which is currently moving towards the Kansas City Metro. As it moves in, expect occasional to frequent cloud-to-ground lightning along with wind gusts up to 40 mph.

Congrats Trenton Bagby!

Congrats to Trenton Bagby for exhibiting the 4th Overall Market Barrow at the Ozark Empire Gala yesterday! The Bagby family is faithful Showtec customers! We appreciate your business and thank you for choosing Showtec!

From the Butler Lodge #254 AF & AM

Even though Butler Lodge #254 was "dark" in July we still had the pleasure of raising 2 new Brothers Erik White and Ben Holt. Erik is the Grandson of RW Br. Larry White PM Crescent Hill Lodge & Past DDGM of the 32 Masonic District of Missouri and Ben is the stepson of W Br. Dave Payne PM of Butler Lodge #254. Unfortunately we didn't get all the Brothers in the picture who helped with the Degree work but thank you to everyone who has helped raise these two Brothers.

Obituary - Trisha Spencer

Trisha Spencer, 33, of Harrisonville, Missouri died Thursday, July 20, 2017. 

A Celebration Of Life service will be held 10:00am Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri.

A complete obituary will be added when it becomes available.

Anyone missing a dog in Butler?

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Anyone missing a small female dog in the Butler area? This dog was found this morning at the Quick Dine III Restaurant on North Orange Street in Butler.

If this is your dog please contact us and we will get you in touch with the right people.

Oklahoma man arrested in Bates County

On 7/21/17 around 9:54pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County arrested 45 year old Billy J. Holder on Ponca City Oklahoma.

Mr. Holder was arrested for 1.) Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine 2.) Felony 1st Degree Drug Trafficking 3.) Stealing 4.) Unlawful use of a firearm 5.) Possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was booked into the Bates County Jail and placed on a 24 hour hold.