Archie: Help Wanted

The City of Archie is seeking a part-time Water Plant operator.  Duties and responsibilities include:  daily testing and lab work required by Federal, State, County, and local regulations; janitorial duties with regard to the water treatment facility to maintain a safe and clean environment; routine monitoring and maintenance of all portions of the water system, including using tools and equipment to complete work; other duties as assigned. 

 Normal working hours are 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday through Sunday.  Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 18 years of age.  Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.  Send resume or apply at: Archie City Clerk, 302 SW Outer Rd., Suite C, Archie, MO 64725, or email to: EOE

Relay for Life 2021 Bates County


The annual Bates County Relay for Life for 2021 has been postponed until later this

summer or even into the fall.  The event is a community fundraiser for the American

Cancer Society.

Relay for Life 2020 was cancelled due to Covid-19.  This year’s event is pending the

approval of  the American Cancer Society and its commitment to public safety.  Local

organizers should hear early in July whether an actual outdoor Relay will be allowed,

or if  the event would have to done virtually (online).

In 2019 the Bates County Relay teams, participants and contributors raised over

$42,500 dollars to help fight cancer and promote cancer research.

That’s the 2021 Relay for Life, usually held in June on the Butler Square, postponed

at this time.  Even so, please be aware that corporate and individual contributions may be

made at any time.  Checks should be made payable to Bates County Relay for Life, and

may be dropped off at DSWA CPAs just off the Butler square.

Rich Hill: Annual Rich Hill Alumni Banquet Deadline Date

The Annual Rich Hill Alumni Banquet will be held May 29th at the Rich Hill Dome at 6:30 PM . 

Tickets are $15.00 for the Banquet and $5.00 dues for each Rich Hill graduate.

The Theme for the Rich Hill 2021 Alumni Banquet is  – “A Farming Community” . Tickets for the Alumni Banquet may be purchased at the Citizens Bank in Rich Hill, Mo. or from Beverly Sullins. Reservations should be made by May 22nd .

Classes who are planning reunions and want a table reserved or any other questions about the annual banquet please call Beverly at 417-395-4288,or email Beverly Sullins or write  6807 SE Market St.  Rockville, MO 64780-8254   

Rich Hill Alumni Calendar of events was set up as follows; 

May 4 (Tuesday) – Alumni Meeting 7:00 PM at the Kern Center downtown Rich Hill

May 22 (Saturday) – Cut off date to make reservations for the banquet.  

May 28 (Friday) – Set up tables & decorate time to be announced.

May 29 (Saturday)- Rich Hill Alumni Banquet at the Rich Hill School Dome at 6:30 PM

That’s the Rich Hill Alumni Banquet May 29th . The menu and these phone numbers and email addresses may be found at or the KMAM KMOE Facebook page.

Submitted by : Lynn McClaughry  

Full-Time Paramedic position at Ellett Memorial Hospital

Ellett Memorial Hospital is hiring a full-time Paramedic in Appleton City.

Applicant must be able to work 24-48 hour shifts as scheduled. Applicant will be trained to work on Ambulance.

Requirement for this Paramedic position at Ellott Memorial Hospital include:

  • BLS, ACLS and Pals are Required.
  • Interrelationships: Nursing staff members, physicians, ancillary departments, and Administration.
  • Applicant must be able to do moderate to heavy lifting and pulling with proper body mechanics, capable of working under pressure and in conditions of frequent interruptions, to operate an ambulance in a variety of external environments or road conditions and able to function in an unpredictable scene situation.
  • Applicant may be exposed to chemicals and human body fluids, occasional exposure to violent and combative patients.
  • Applicant must possess mental and physical health to meet demands of position.
  • Responsible to: EMS Supervisor/CNO

Submit application and resume for this Paramedic position to Heather Payton, HR

Ellett Memorial Hospital is an EOE