Darrel Wayne Moore, age 71,

Darrel Wayne Moore, age 71, of Greenfield, MO formerly of Rich Hill, MO passed away Tue October 20, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. Darrel was born Nov. 3, 1948 in Rich Hill, MO the son of Orvene Tillery. Darrel was employed as a construction worker until his retirement.

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Bates County Elks Need your Deer Hides for our Vets

The Bates County Elks Lodge #2653 is collecting deer hides during Archery and Rifle season.  For many patients in VA Hospitals, time can move slowly between visits from family and friends.  In addition to holding events and providing friendship to Veterans in VA hospitals, Elks also provide the tools for

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Henry County Covid19 Update

Henry County Health Center has received notification of two more positive cases of COVID-19. Both of these cases are from the town of Clinton. This brings the total number of positive cases in Henry County to 365. Currently on isolation – 65Recovered – 293Deaths – 7Hospitalized – 3

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Harrisonville School Meal Pick up changing

Take Note Wildcats – Pick-up for daily meals for Harrisonville virtual learners will move to McEowen Elementary, 1901 S. Halsey, beginning next Monday, Oct. 26. Pick-up will remain 10:30-11 a.m. As a reminder, these meals are available to any child, 1-18. All meals are FREE & each pick-up includes lunch for

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Butler High School

Butler High School Press Release When student athletes test positive for COVID-19, they MUST be evaluated by a doctor upon completion of their isolation. A RETURN TO PLAY Form must be completed by the student’s physician. Upon completion of the form, the student will then begin a six day progressive

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Beards for Kids

Bates County Sheriff Beards for Kids In 2016 the Bates County Sheriff started Beards for Kids. This was their fundraiser so they could take kids to shop for Christmas. This year Bates County Sheriff has started early because they know the need is going to be great and with Covid19

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Care Connection Book Club

Online Book Club beginning Oct. 29 Care Connection and the Henry County Library are teaming up to offer a virtual book club, “Reading Between the Lines,” which will meet for the first time at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 on Zoom. The book club is open to all older adults. Jody

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Press Release Care Connection

New Tai Chi course offered on Zoom A new afternoon course of Tai Chi for Arthritis will begin at 5 p.m. Nov. 3 on Zoom, courtesy of the Learning Connection. Care Connection for Aging Services began the online Learning Connection to offer older adults opportunities to participate in programs from

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The Little Apple

Vol 28 no 42 October 21, 2020 The Middle School FBLA and the High School FBLA chapters will be hosting Pink Night on Thursday, October 22 for Volleyball and Friday, October 23 for Football.  They will be selling cookies, playing games for prizes, and taking orders for T-shirts.  All proceeds will be

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Adrian Optimist Monday Night Bingo Totals for October 26th

Monday night Bingo with the Adrian Optimist Club. Doors open at 5:00 pm and Bingo starts at 7:00. Concessions are available on-site including great specials from the kitchen. Jackpots for Monday night October 26th, 2020 Hotball $650 with 2 hotballs   Blackout $750 with 48 balls or less King of

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Rock Wall Ranch Grand Opening

Rock Wall Ranch Grand Opening/ Bonfire Event Oct 24th Rock Wall Ranch of Drexel would like to invite everyone to come on out and see their new Wedding and event venue at their Grand Opening from 5-7pm on Saturday night, October 24th. Rock Wall Ranch is located at 14121 NW

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Bull Breeding Soundness Exams

El Dorado Springs Veterinary Clinic Event Oct 27th Patrick Davis, Ph. D. will be working with Dr. Collins of the El Dorado Springs Veterinary Clinic and ZOETIS to do a bull breeding soundness exam clinic at the clinic in El Dorado Springs, Mo. on October 27th.  This is the time

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Press Release MODOT

Statewide winter weather drill set for Oct. 21 & 22 JEFFERSON CITY – In an attempt to get a jump on this year’s winter season, the Missouri Department of Transportation will hold its annual winter operations drill on Wednesday, Oct. 21 and Thursday, Oct. 22. The drill has been expanded

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Archie School Parking Lot Paint Job

Archie School sends A huge thanks goes out to Dustan Kamrath (father of an Archie Student and owner of Kansas City Striping) who donated his labor and expertise to paint new lines in the parking lot on Saturday. Also helping were Brody Kamrath – Student, Lee Harmon – Special Programs Director,

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Jewell Welch, Age 81

Jewell Welch, Age 81 of Kansas City, MO passed away Saturday October 17,2020 at Northland Rehabillitation and Healthcare in Kansas City. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, OCtober 26 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler. Visitation will be prior to services from1 – 2 p.m. Monday at Schowengerdt

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Blink An Eye And Fort Scott Cowgirl Hannah Hughes

One Of Rodeo Breakaway Roping’s Best   By Frank J. Buchman  “Nod. Swing. Throw.”   Watch stops, rodeo announcer excitedly broadcasts: “1.9-seconds moves Hannah Hughes into the lead in breakaway roping.”   Three steps required to be one of the very best cowgirl ropers in the country seems simple to a reader.  

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Don R. Padley, Age 76

Don R. Padley, 76 of Butler, Missouri passed away October 17, 2020 at Butler Center in Butler. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Double Branch Christian Church with Pastor Cody Morris officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will follow services in Double Branch

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Bates County Circuit Clerk’s office Positive Covid19

 PSA: Bates County Circuit Clerk’s Office has a COVID positive in our office. Effectively immediately the Court is currently rolled back to Phase 0. Anyone with Court scheduled within the next two weeks needs to contact the Clerk’s Office at 660-679-5171 for your new court date. Court will be open for

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- Alvin Griffin Northern Commissioner​