Bates County Elks Hoop Shoot, December 21st

The Bates County Elks Annual Hoop Shoot is Saturday, December 21st, 1:30 pm at the Butler Elementary Gym.  This is a free throw contest for kids ages 8-13.  It is free to all participants and provides an opportunity to compete, connect and succeed thru hard work and healthy competition.  Winners advance thru Lodge, District, State and Regional contests to reach the National Finals where champions will have their name inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.  Bates County Elks Hoop Shoot, December 21st, 1:30 pm, Butler Elementary Gym.

Butler Bears vs Archie Whirlwinds, December 12th, Listen Live with FM-92.1

The JV/V Butler Bears and Lady Bears will be at home December 12th as they host the Archie Whirlwinds.  JV games start at 5 pm with Varsity games to follow.

FM-92 will be on location bringing you all of the action live from the hardwood for the Varsity Girls and Boys games.  You can listen on FM-92.1 or on the web at, just click the listen live icon.

The Butler Bears vs Archie Whirlwinds, Thursday, December 12th.  Tune-in to FM-92 if you are unable to make it to the game.

2019 Butler Christmas Parade Winners

The following is a list of parade winners from the 2019 Butler Christmas Parade. Congratulations to you all!

Traveling Trophy – Bates County Memorial Hospital

Church Division

1 – Double Branch Christian Church

2 – First Baptist Church

Organization Division

1 – BC Xtreme Cheerleading

2 – Bates County Elks Lodge

3 – Outdoor Girls

Car Division

1 – Dale & Retta Douty

2 – Wayne & Kelly McCoy

3- Patty Bartlett

Tractor Division

1 – Farmall owned by Kendall Atkinson

2- Farmall owned by Kendall Atkinson

Horse Division

1 – Cumpton Farms

2- Cumpton Farms

Butler Elementary School Food Drive

The Butler Elementary School’s Student Council is sponsoring a food drive competition between dens December 3rd through December 18th.

Bring in any non-perishable food items to school and all the items collected will go to the Butler Community Food Pantry to benefit those in needs.

A very worthy cause and the den with the highest food pyramid will win a special treat.