Butler: Prom Dress Sale February 24th 1-3 pm

The 2018 Prom Dress Sale will be held at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Butler. Prom dresses, shoes and wraps are needed. Those wanting to donate to the Prom Dress Sale may drop off dresses, shoes or wraps between 10 am and noon on Saturday,  February 24th .

The Prom dresses will go on sale between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm that same day.

St. Matthew  Lutheran Church will keep $5.00 of each dress sale and all dresses and or money needs to be picked up by 3:30 on February 24th.

In 2017 this endeavor offered over 190 dresses to choose from ranging in sizes from 0-28 and priced from $10.00 to $200.00.

This event makes it possible for everyone to attend the Prom at an affordable rate.

Make plans to donate your gently used Prom Dresses. Donations will be accepted February 24th. Contact Ann 913-620-1853 or Kay 660-200-6220 for more information.

Remember girls …. It’s time to shop on Saturday, February 24th from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm.

Donation accepted between 10 am and noon on the 24th.

( dresses in the picture are just an example and may not be an actual dress for sale )

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Press Release: Bates County Prosecuting Attorney Represents the State in 8 Guilty Pleadings

Over 130 cases were on Wednesday, February 23rd’s Court Docket at the Bates County Courthouse. Cases of note included 8 guilty pleadings from individuals. Bates County Prosecutor Hugh C. Jenkins represented the State in yesterday’s proceedings.

Samantha D. Fowler was sentenced to 5 years SIS after pleading guilty to two counts of Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Additionally, Judge Debra Hopkins ordered Fowler to pay court costs and perform 200 hours community service.

Mirelle A. Tawyea stipulated to a paroled violation and pled guilty to one count of Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance. Judge Hopkins ordered a Sentencing Assessment Report, and Tawyea is to report back to court on May 21, 2018.

Lance Breckenridge was charged with assaulting one of his employees and accepted a plea agreement which included 6 months in the Bates County Jail with suspended execution of sentence, 2 years supervised probation, 80 hours of community service, and the requirement to pay $3,145 in restitution.

Jayme V. Sluder pleaded guilty to Burglary in the Second Degree. Sluder was given 3 seven year sentences to Long Term Drug Treatment in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

Justin Miller was also sent the Missouri Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to 1 count of delivering a controlled substance. Prosecutor Jenkins recommended 4 years in Missouri Department of Corrections, and Judge Hopkins agreed.

John J. Petty pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Petty was sentenced to 5 years with a suspended imposition of sentence, 10 days in the county jail with credit for time served, and possession of paraphernalia. Petty was also ordered to pay $1000 total in fines.

Johnathan D. Huffman pled guilty to Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Huffman was sentenced to 5 years with an SIS, 200 hours community service, and fined $150.

Genie Mobbs stipulated to a probation violation and was sentenced to 4 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

Johnna L. Kidwell pled guilty to persistent DWI Offender charges, 3rd Degree Assault, Resisting Arrest, Failure to Drive in the Right Half of Roadway, and Driving While Revoked.  Kidwell was given sentences of 7 years and 4 years respectively and ordered to do 240 days ITC at the Missouri Department of Corrections.  All Missouri Department of Corrections sentences will run concurrently.

Jonathan Porter’s probation was revoked, and Porter was sentenced to serve out his initial sentence of 4 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

In other court action, the motion to modify the Bond for Aimee Fitzpatrick was continued again when her attorney Mike McIntosh could not make the hearing due to a prior commitment at another court proceeding in Kansas City, Missouri.

In the motion to modify filed by McIntosh, he had requested that Fitzpatrick be allowed visitation with the 2 children not named in the child endangerment and rape charges filed against Fitzpatrick.  No new date for the hearing has been set.

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Butler Early Childhood Center Preschool Screenings/April 2, 9, and 16

The Butler Early Childhood Center is having preschool screenings on April 2nd from 8am to 10am, April 9th from 8am to 6pm, and April 16th from 8am to 10am.

To have your child screen you are required to bring the following with you to your appointment: child’s birth certificates, child’s current immunization record, and proof of residency for Butler (preferably a utility bill with the parent’s name on it).

You can schedule your appointment today by calling 660-679-3912.

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Monopoly Tournament to Benefit Jerry Tabb Memorial Scholarship Trust/March 3

The Cass Career Center, Kiwanis International, and Coffelt Inc. are sponsoring a Monopoly Tournament on Saturday, March 3rd from 8am to 2pm at the Cass Career Center.

The registration cost is $25, and lunch will be provided. Money raised will be used to benefit the Jerry Tabb Memorial Scholarship Trust.

To register visit https://www.digitalsignup.com/ClassDetail.aspx?code=6dsB%2fXOdpZZOHow6vJ6dmncdHGNJxqSJvgJ0gfnlt3%2fJHMvXweeu4QXBEr46PV45&SoftwareID=Vcce8g7%2bk39iDmMhSinzHg%3d%3d

There are 3 rounds starting at 8:30am, 10:30am, and 12:30pm. Check-in time is at 8:00am.

For more information contact the Cass Career Center at 816-380-3253.

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