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Thursday, April 2, 2020

News from the Butler License Office

ATTENTION PLEASE!! We have been informed not to open until April 27th due to the COVID 19 virus and the stay at home order until April 24th. Please know this hurts me as much as it does you!! I miss my customers!! There is no late fees, title penalties, temp tags have a 60 day extension as well as your plates. 

So if your tags was due in March you have until the end of May if your tags are due in April you until the end of June! Drivers licenses have 180 extension from date of expiration without testing!! 

Please stay home stay safe so we can all get back to the normal day life! You may call me on my personal phone if you would like! 660-200-5493 to help with any questions you may have! 

The last I was told the Nevada and Clinton office we’re still open! Jeff city numbers is 573-751-4509 PLEASE SHARE! Pass the word along, thank you hope to see you soon !

Need a Job?

Quality Home Care Inc Job opportunity for personal care aides. 

Full-time, part-time, PRN and temporary positions available in several locations within Cass, Bates, Henry, Johnson and Benton counties. 

Available for immediate hire. call 660-679-6733

Upcoming Butler City Council Meeting Information

The Butler City Council will meet on April 7th at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be closed to the public due to the COVID-19 virus. The meeting will be live streamed via Facebook for the public to watch on the city's Facebook page. There will also be two public hearings during the meeting. 

The first for the Fiscal Year budget of 2020-2021 and a second for a USDA Grant the city is applying for. Citizens can still voice their concerns during the Public Hearings by dialing in to a conference call. The dial in number for the conference call is 425-436-6306 when prompted enter the access code 723737. 

We realize this is not normal, however we are trying our best to keep everyone informed and safe at the same time. If you have any questions or concerns please contact City Clerk, Corey Snead at 660-679-4182.

Stay at home order issued in Vernon County

The Vernon County Health Department along with the Vernon County Commissioners have issued a Stay at Home Order that will go into effect on Saturday April 4th, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. and will expire on Saturday April 25th, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. unless it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended.

Obituary - Flavel G. Nave

Flavel G. Nave age 98, of Clinton, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 30th, 2020 at the Westwood Care Center, Clinton, Missouri. The family will have private Graveside services at the Vansant Road Cemetery, Clinton, Missouri. Memorial contributions can be made to the Vansant Road Cemetery and can be left in care of the funeral home.

Flavel was born July 11th, 1921 in Warsaw, Missouri to Arthur and Frankie (Byrd) Brown. She spend her life raising her family and enjoyed volunteering at Westwood Care Center for 14 years.

Flavel was preceded in death by her parents, husband Floyd Nave and daughter Janet Day.

She is survived by her son Roger Flippen of Clinton, daughter Donna McQueen, of Clinton, Son-in-law Jerry Day and wife Johnnie of Clinton, step son Larry Nave of Washington State, a sister Doris Blondenna Morris of California State. Also surviving are four grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, eight great- great grandchildren and one great-great-great granddaughter.

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

Clinton man seriously injured in ATV rollover accident in rural Henry County

On 4/1/20 around 9:20pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Henry County along with Henry County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a ATV rollover accident on SE 500 Road at SE 1151 Road in rural Henry County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2006 Honda Rincon driven by 57 year old Charles L. Avis of Clinton, Missouri was eastbound on CR SE 500 when he was attempting to make a right hand turn, driver over-corrected causing the ATV to overturn, ejecting and landing on the driver.

Mr. Avis sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported by Life Flight Eagle to Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri for treatment.

The ATV received minor damages and it was removed from the scene by a third party.


Max Motors Press Release

April 2, 2020, Max Motors Dealerships in Belton, Harrisonville, Butler, and Nevada are providing complementary oil change services to all first responders and medical professionals in an effort to support those who are putting their lives on the line every day to combat COVID-19.

In order to provide essential automotive services as defined by the Kansas City Department of Public Health’s “2019 Novel Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) Stay at Home Order” while meeting social distancing requirements, Max Motors launched Max Transit on March 14, 2020. Max Transit is a pick-up and delivery service for automotive servicing and online purchasing, leasing, or subscribing to a new or pre-owned vehicle. It includes diagnostic service via email, chat, and phone call. Customers are encouraged to utilize Max Transit online or by phone so they do not need to leave their residences.

For the safety of all, Max Motors Dealerships has streamlined sales and service processes to limit person-to-person contact. They have reduced the number of individuals physically inside buildings by staggering work hours and having many employees work from home. Inside stores, staff will work to maintain six (6) feet between all individuals. Hand sanitizers have been placed throughout the buildings and public touch points are cleaned multiple times a day. If it becomes necessary to close some or all the physical buildings for the wellbeing of the community, Max Motors will do so.

The mission of Max Motors Dealerships is to be the premier quality vehicle retailer in the Midwest, providing the best opportunity for its team members, customers, communities, and the manufacturers they represent. Max Motors is represented by Max Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM Belton, Max Ford of Harrisonville, Collision Center Harrisonville, Max Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM Butler, Max Ford of Butler, and Max Motors of Nevada Chevrolet Buick GMC.

BCMH Employee of the month - April 2020

Carmen Matter is recognized as the Bates County Memorial Hospital Employee of the Month for April, 2020. Carmen began her employment as a Registered Nurse in April, 1997 where she worked on the Med/Surg and Critical Care Units. In 2000, Carmen transferred to Infection Control. 

As the hospital’s Infection Control Coordinator, Carmen has been instrumental in providing guidance and leadership with the current Coronavirus pandemic. Her leadership and support during these challenging times has been critical to the hospital’s efforts in ensuring a safe environment for our patients, staff and visitors. 

Carmen obtained her Certification as an Infection Preventionist by the Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology in 2016. The hospital is proud to honor Carmen who is very deserving of this recognition.

Community Update from Sonic Drive-In Butler

SONIC Drive-In of Butler’s top priority is the safety of our guests and staff. We are continuing to take extra precautions as we move forward during these uncertain times.


What is SONIC Drive-In of Butler doing?


During our closure, we disinfected our entire building, inside and out, including our stalls and lot. We have increased our cleaning and disinfecting practices, paying special attention to surfaces and high touch point areas, including push buttons and touch screens. We are continuously monitoring our staff to ensure their health and well-being prior, during and following each shift.


How were employees impacted?


We have a responsibility to our SONIC Drive-In of Butler employees. Although we made the difficult decision to close for a period of time, we wanted to ensure our employees could focus on their health and family. Every employee was paid as if we were still open and we are proud to have retained all our employees.


When will SONIC Drive-In of Butler open?


We plan to begin serving customers Thursday, April 2. Our updated hours will be 6 am to 10 pm, every day of the week. Our restrooms and patio area will remain closed to customers. We encourage you to use the Order Ahead function on the SONIC app for contactless ordering.


We Appreciated the support and understanding during this time. We are proud to be part of this community and have full confidence we will get through these challenging times we are facing. We look forward to providing great food and drinks with friendly service for years to come.

The Umstattd Family