Curtis and Sons Real Estate and Personal Property Auction Saturday, September 12th, Butler

Curtis and Sons Realty will be holding an Estate and Personal Property auction for Barbara Murray Saturday, September 12th, 10 am at 2659 CR 2001, Butler.  3 bedroom/2 bath home, 2014 Toyota Tacoma Single Cab Pickup, furniture, antiques, tools, appliances, and lots more.  The Feedlot Canteen will be on site.  Real estate sells at noon.  Barbara Murray Estate Auction, Saturday, September 12th.  For pictures and a sale bill go to

9/11 Silent Procession Ceremony in Adrian

Bates County Veterans, the Military and all branches of Emergency Responders will participate in the nine eleven Silent Procession Ceremony to be held in Adrian on September 11th.

The event is open to the public and hosted by the Adrian Fire Department.  Adrian Fire chief, Gary Disney, invites all Law Enforcement Officers, Local Fire Departments, all Veterans and all branches of the Military and Emergency responders to attend this Silent Procession Patriotic Ceremony Tuesday September 11th.

This year, the procession will leave from Clark Street in Adrian on Friday. Those participating should line up by 6:00 pm  with the Ceremony to leave for Main Street by 6:30 PM. The Ceremony will travel through the Adrian Manor Nursing Home parking lot to Main Street.  This year, after the procession, there will be a small memorial ceremony at half-time of the Adrian Blackhawk Football game.

Butler School Surplus Property

The Butler R-V School District will be accepting bids for surplus property listed on the district website: (see “Our District” tab for link to “Surplus Equipment”) until Friday, September 25, 2020.  Please send bids for Athletic Electronic Equipment to Jake Duvall, Athletic Director,, 420 S. Fulton St., Butler, MO  64730. Please send bids for MIsc. Elementary Surplus Property to Dr. Calee McElwain, Curriculum Director,, 420 S. Fulton St., Butler, MO  64730.