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Monday, April 23, 2018

Special Stock Cow Sale at MoKan





Help Wanted!

Help wanted!!!! Looking for a carpet installer no experience needed call Paul Tallman 816-718-8632



Mother Son Dance In Butler

It's almost time for the Mother Son Dance! Get your groove on at the Old High School Gym in Butler on May 5 from 7-9 pm. Everyone is welcome.



Obituary - Jackie L. Gordon

Jackie L. Gordon, 82, Nevada, MO passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, MO.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. prior to the service.

Memorials are suggested to Vernon County Cancer Relief in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.

Additional service and family information will be announced by Ferry Funeral Home at a later time.





Two injured in Bates County Crash

On 4/23/18 around 6:15 the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County responded to a one vehicle accident on Northbound I-49 at mile marker 134.4 north of Butler.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2008 Chevrolet driven by 33 year old Sara R. Smith of Carthage, Missouri traveled off the right side of the roadway wand struck a guardrail.

Sara R. Smith along with a passenger in her vehicle 41 year old Robert D. Gentry of Butler, Missouri both sustained injuries in this accident.

Mr. Gentry received medical treatment at the scene of the accident and Sara R. Smith was transported by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler for treatment.

The vehicle received extensive damages and it was towed from the scene by Douty's Tow of Butler, Missouri.



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Police Pursuit ends in Butler

The Bates County Sheriff's Office along with Butler Police Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol just ended a police chase that started with 2001 Oldsmobile Alero with a unknown Missouri dealer tag.

The vehicle fled from officer around Nursery Street in Butler and through out the city with speeds reaching up to 60 mph on Orange Street.

The vehicle stopped at a residence located at 52 West Highway CR 2001 where 2 subjects were taken into custody without incident. Two children were also in the vehicle and no one was injured.

Mid America Live News will update when more information is made available to us.


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Obituary - Sheila Kay Kise

Sheila Kay Kise, 71, Nevada, MO passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at her home in Nevada. Sheila was born March 2, 1947 in Spencer, IA to Oscar and Ruby (Johnson) Hagerty.

Sheila was a homemaker and mother. She loved cats and dolphins, playing cards and board games, and was an avid Elvis Pressley fan.

Survivors include her children, Broderick Randall, Fontana, CA, Gary Randall, Nevada, Carrie Somers, Nevada, Fred Randall, Oronogo, MO, Tom Randall, Pittsburg, KS; 27 grandchildren, two brothers, Fred Hagerty, California, and David Hagerty, California.

No services are planned.





From the desk of Bates County Recorder of Deeds Lucille Mundey

Bates County Recorder Lucille Mundey attended the 2018 Recorders Association of Missouri’s Conference April 10 thru April 13, at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri.

At the conference Lucille was able to talk with vendors and see the latest technology in software, microfilm, scanning, internet services and preservation of records. 

The conference included speakers on data security, active shooter training, e-signatures and e-notarization, history of Recorders Association of Missouri and its influence in legislation, retirement updates, and talking with other recorders regarding recording problems. A tour of the Warm Springs Ranch was a highlight of the conference. Warm Springs Ranch is where the Budweiser horses are bred. We were very fortunate to arrive the day after the birth of their latest foal.

One program Lucille found very interesting was disaster preparedness. Carter County’s courthouse was flooded last year and Recorder Pauline Peterman showed pictures of how devastating the waters were to her office and the whole courthouse. The Secretary of State’s Office helped the county rent a freezer trailer where all documents were immediately stored to prevent mold and damage. The process of taking the books, drying them out, and sending them to the State for digitization was very complicated and time-consuming. Unfortunately, that county did not have adequate backup and there was a lot of “down” time in getting the office back up and running. 

Bates County residents should never have to worry about a flood at their courthouse, but it is comforting to know that all the records in the Bates County vault have been microfilmed with the original film stored with the State. The office is in the process of back-indexing and all records from 1976 to date have been scanned with copies stored off site. Should a disaster occur in Bates County, there should be very little “down” time.


From the desk of Bates County Recorder of Deeds Lucille Mundey



Job Opening In Nevada





From the Belton Police Department

This is Randy Hundley Jr. He is a convicted felon and has an outstanding warrant out of Cass County for a weapons offense. He is to be considered extremely violent and unstable.

Please contact the Belton MO Police Department or the TIPS hotline at 474-TIPS (8477) with any information.

You may also email Lt. George at tgeorge@beltonpd.org. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated as we need to get him off the streets.




Obituary - Doris Cox

Funeral services for Doris Cox will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri with Rev. Darren Rew officiating.

Visitation will be prior to services form 10-11 a.m. at Schowengerdt Chapel. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to Crossroads Hospice or American Cancer Society. Online condolences, www.schowengerdtchapel.com.

Doris Mae Cox, age 88 of Harrisonville, Missouri died Friday, April 20, 2018 at Golden Years Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Harrisonville. She was born November 1, 1929 to Frank and Edna Evans Dickerson in Bates County, Missouri.

Doris is survived by her husband Kenneth Cox of Harrisonville, Missouri; two sons, Ron Cox and wife Jennifer of Casper, Wyoming and Mark Cox of Independence, Missouri; one daughter, Becky Sue Aldridge and husband Bill of Windsor, Missouri; one sister, Barbara Hill of Garden City, Missouri; six grandchildren, Billy, John, Brittany, Forrest, Alexander and Jonathan; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, John Randal Hedger; and a brother, Lawrence Moon Dickerson.





From the Nevada Police Department





Enjoy a treat and support Project Prom

Just a note- the Miami Project Prom committee will be hosting the concession stand at the Bates County Fairgrounds this Saturday during the youth rodeo. More info about the rodeo is available here http://batescountynewswire.blogspot.com/2018/04/ayra-rodeo-in-butler-april-28th.html


Public Service Announcement:

Someone stole the antique Westinghouse sign from the Sisters & Friends café in Hume, MO.

All you flea market peeps, please keep an eye out. Thanks bunches! From Kathy Hester, owner.






Butler Police Department Activity Report 4/16-4/22/18

04/16/2018  
Alarm Max Motors
Traffic assist Schowengerdt
Animal complaint 300 block of S Mechanic
Accident Ft Scott and Fran
Accident Wal Mart parking lot
Noise complaint 312 W Ohio
04/17/2018  
Property damage 300 block of W Harrison
Traffic assist Pine and Delaware
Animal complaint 1000 block of W 52
Disturbance 300 block of W Ohio
Accident Wal Mart
Alarm Taco Bell
04/18/2018  
Animal complaint Grade School
Animal complaint 600 block of W Ft Scott
Theft report 400 block of S Delaware
Harassment call 800 block of Wix Lane
Warrant service W-52
04/19/2018  
Warrant service Pine and Fulton
Theft report 400 S Delaware
Vandalism report 300 block of W Adams
Harassment report 400 block of S Olive
Animal complaint S Park
04/20/2018  
Animal complaint Chestnut and Delaware
Traffic assist Mullinex
Traffic assist Heuser Funeral Home
Well being check 411 Fran
Walk in assault report
Assist MSHP
Animal complaint 400 block of S Main
04/21/2018  Warrant service Austin and Pine
Walk I theft report
Animal complaint 400 block of N Maple
C and I driver report N Bus 49
04/22/2018  
Animal complaint Longsinger
Animal complaint S High
C and I driver call Nursery St.



Job Opening in Butler





AYRA Rodeo in Butler April 28th





Bates County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report April 16, 2018 –April 22, 2018

April 16, 2018
THREATS – URICH
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – RICH HILL
TRAFFIC STOP – BUTLER
TRAFFIC STOP – RICH HILL
TRAFFIC STOP – BUTLER
LOST/FOUTD PROPERTY – BUTLER
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – URICH
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
THEFT – FOSTER
ASSAULT – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
TRAFFIC STOP – BUTLER
FOLLOW UP – AMSTERDAM
TRAFFIC STOP – AMSTERDAM
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
SPEAK TO OFFICER – BUTLER
FOLLOW UP – BUTLER
FIRE CALL – ADRIAN
ANIMAL CALL – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
ALARM CALL – BUTLER
FIRE BRUCSH – BALLARD
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – ADRIAN
PAPER SEDRVICE – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – RICH HILL
TRAFFIC STOP – AMSTERDAM
TRAFFIC STOP – DREXEL



April 17, 2018
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
ABANDONED VEHICLE – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
PEDESTRIAN CHECK – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – HUME
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
ANIMAL CALL – DREXEL
ANIMAL CALL – PASSAIC
SPEAK TO OFFICER – BUTLER
PAPER SERVICE – ADRAIN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – ROCKVILLE
SPEAK TO OFFICER – DREXEL
SPEAK TO OFFICER – MERWIN
CIVIL MATTER – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – ADRIAN
ALARM CALL – RICH HILL
TRAFFIC STOP – BUTLER
CHILD CUSTODY – DREXEL
SPEAK TO OFFICER- DREXEL
FOLLOW UP – DREXEL
DRUNK DRIVER – BUTLER
TRAFFIC STOP – BUTLER
AMBULANCE REQUEST – ADRIAN
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – RICH HILL
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN


April 18, 2018
AGENCY ASSIST – DREXEL
TRAFFIC STOP – DREXEL
THREATS – DREXEL
FAILURE TO YIELD – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – DREXEL
ANIMAL CALL – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – BUTLER.
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN
ANIMAL CALL – RICH HILL
ANIMAL CALL – RICH HILL
RESIDENCE CHECK – RICH HILL
MVA – AMSTERDAM
CHECK WELL BEING – ADRIAN
THEFT – HUME
AGENCY ASSIST – BATES COUNTY
ASSAULT – RICH HILL
THEFT – PLEASANT GAP
MVA – ADRIAN
ANIMAL CALL – BUTLER
ANIMAL CALL – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – DREXEL
ANIMAL CALL – RICH HILL
STRANDED MOTORIST – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – BATES COUNTY
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
AMBULANCE REQUEST – HUME
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
GUN SHOTS HEARD – RICH HILL

April 19, 2018
PEDESTRIAN CHECK – PASSAIC
SPEAK TO OFFICER – DREXEL
FOLLOW UP – RICH HILL
THEFT – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – HUME
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
TRAFFIC STOP – AMSTERDAM
SPEAK TO OFFICER – BATES COUNTY
PAPER SERVICE – DREXEL
STRANDED MOTORIST – BUTLER
FIRE CALL – ADRIAN
THEFT – RICH HILL
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – ADRIAN
AMBULANCE REQUEST – RICH HILL
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
THREATS – RICH HILL
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – ADRIAN
VANDALISM – RICH HILL
LINE DOWN – RICH HILL
FOLLOW UP – RICH HILL
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – RICH HILL
TRAFFIC STOP – RICH HILL
AGENCY ASSIST – BATES COUNTY
TRAFFIC STOP – ROCKVILLE



April 20, 2018
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – FOSTER
TRAIN CROSSING BLOCKED – HUME
AGENCY ASSIST – ADRIAN
MVA – HUME
ANIMAL CALL – RICH HILL
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – RICH HILL
MVA – MERWIN
GUN SHOTS HEARD – ADRIAN
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN
FOLLOW UP – RICH HILL
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – DREXEL
SPEAK TO OFFICER – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – AMSTERDAM
SPEAK TO OFFICER – BATES COUNTY
TRAFFIC STOP – BUTLER
TRAFFIC STOP – BUTLER
TRAFFIC STOP – DREXEL
FIRE – ADRIAN
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – BATES COUNTY
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
GUN SHOTS HEARD – RICH HILL
POWER OUTAGE – RICH HILL
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – AMORET
ASSAULT – RICH HILL
AMBULANCE REQUEST – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – ADRIAN
MVA – RICH HILL
TRAFFIC STOP – VIRGINIA
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN


April 21, 2018 
BRUSH FIRE – BUTLER
STRANDED MOTORIST – PASSAIC
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – PASSAIC
SPEAK TO OFFICER – RICH HILL
PAPER SERVICE – HUME
THEFT – BATES COUNTY
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – BUTLER
SPEAK TO OFFICER – RICH HILL
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – BUTLER
SPEAK TO OFFICER – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – ADRIAN
FOLLOW UP – BUTLER
THEFT – ADRIAN
PAPER SERVICE – RICH HILL
ANIMAL CALL – RICH HILL
SPEAK TO OFFICER – ADRIAN
AMBULANCE REQUEST – ADRIAN
AMBULANCE REQUEST – BUTLER
VANDALISM – RICH HILL
DOMESTIC – RICH HILL
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
ALARM CALL – ARCHIE
AMBULANCE CALL – BUTLER
ODOR INVESTIGATION – ADRIAN
POWER OUTAGE – URICH
DISTURBANCE – ADRIAN
FOLLOW UP – ADRIAN
C/I DRIVER – ADRIAN
EXTRA PATROL – ADRIAN
AGENCY ASSIST – BATES COUNTY
AGENCY ASSIST – BATES COUNTY


April 22, 2018
AGENCY ASSIST-ADRIAN
DOMESTIC-ADRIAN
C&I DRIVER – BUTLER
SUSPICOUS ACTIVIYT - ADRIAN
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-ADRIAN
SUSPICTIOUS ACTIVITY-ADRIAN
THEFT/STEALING-AMORET
SLIDE OFF – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – RICH HILL
MISSING PERSON – ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP – PASSAIC
C&I DRIVER – ADRIAN
AMBULANCE REQUEST – ADRIAN
SPEAK TO OFFICER – RICH HILL
SPEAK TO OFFICER – RICH HILL
PAPER SERVICE – BUTLER
TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN



Stolen Vehicle in Cass County

The Cass County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate a stolen white in color 2009 Ford F-250 truck that was taken during the over night hours from a address of 1904 Valley View in Pleasant Hill, Missouri.

The truck has a Missouri License Plate Number of 57A-9YU and the vehicle is said to have bed rails and dents on both sides.

A .22 pistol with a extended barrel is said to also be in this stolen truck.

If anyone locates this truck please contact the Cass County Sheriff's Office or your local law enforcement.



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Stolen white ford 2009 F=250 bed rail 57A 9yu 19004 valley view over night ... 22 pistol in the ruck...


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Obituary - Gary Ray Doll

Gary Ray Doll age 68 of Urich, MO, passed away Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at his home.

Arrangements are pending at this time and have been entrusted to the Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton.