Help Wanted, City of Butler, Street Maintenance

City of Butler Street Maintenance – Position Available The City of Butler is accepting applications for a full-time position in the Public Works Department (Street Maintenance Worker). Starting probationary wage is $10.00/hr. with a pay adjustment after successful completion of a six-month probationary period to $10.80/hr. Employer paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance provided. Position is covered by LAGERS retirement system. Successful candidates must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, or any equivalent combination of education and experience, and a valid driver’s license and/or be able to obtain a Class A CDL within six months of employment. Pre-employment and random post-employment drug testing required. Applications available at Butler City Hall, 22 W Ohio Street, Butler, Missouri, 64730, or on our website at The city of Butler is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled.

One Man Under Arrest in Suspected Arson Case in Passaic

On October 4th a Deputy was dispatched to the RV Park in Passaic for an enclosed trailer that was on fire. When he arrived he observed the tires were burnt and there was fire damage up the side of the trailer. There were cans on the ground between the tires where the fire appeared to start from. There was also a strong odor of gasoline. The Adrian Fire Chief and the Deputy were able to confirm that the gasoline smell was in the area of a camper owned by Jose Lemus. Lemus let the Deputy search his camper. The smell of gasoline inside the camper was almost unbearable. The Deputy located more cans inside his the camper that were like the ones that were found between the tires.

After further investigation Jose Lemus (DOB 3/15/1967) was arrested and charged with arson. He is currently in custody in the Bates County Jail. His bond was set at $25000 cash or surety.

Butler Masonic Lodge Selling Raffle Tickets-$350 Menards Gift Card

The Butler Masonic Lodge #254 is selling raffle tickets for a $350 Menards gift card.  Tickets are $1 a piece or 6 for $5.  You can purchase tickets at Mattress Plus, 109 West Dakota Street in Butler, Mullinax Funeral Home, 10 South High Street in Butler or contact any Masonic Lodge member.  The winning ticket will be drawn at the annual Masonic Lodge turkey dinner to be held on Sunday, November 3.  Get your tickets now and good luck!

Fall Fish Day at Cox Feed in Butler

Fall Fish Day is October 19th at Cox Feed Store.  Choose from Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Minnows, Catfish and Grass Carp.  Orders must be placed by October 16th.  Pick-up time is from 10-11 am on the 19th and you must bring your own container and pond water.  Call 660-679-4621 to place your order.  Fall Fish Day, Saturday, October 19th at Cox Feed Store 518 North Orange Street in Butler.  While you’re there, don’t forget to purchase your apples.