Sgt. Berry Retires from Bates County Sheriff’s Office

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The Sheriff’s Office announces the retirement of Jail Sergeant Edwin Berry. Sgt. Berry has spent 16 years in Law Enforcement. Prior to coming to work for the Bates County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Berry spent time serving our citizens as an EMT with the Bates County Memorial Hospital. Sgt. Berry is a horse enthusiast and says retirement will bring more time to raise his horses and to perfect his bbq skills. Sheriff Anderson thanked Sgt.Berry for his service to the office and the citizens of Bates County. He also thanked him for many years of friendship that far exceeded his time at the Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Berry thanked everyone for being his family for so many years. Many memories and stories were shared at his retirement party and will continue to be shared for years to come. Sgt. Berry’s coworkers pooled together an purchased him a new smoker and grill. Join us in Thanking Sgt. Berry for his many years of dedicated service to the citizens of Bates County.

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FM 92 Closing Early Friday, September 3rd

The FM 92 lobby will close early at 3 pm on Friday, September 3rd as their employees prepare to celebrate the Labor Day holiday with family and friends. If you need to pick up any tickets or would like something from the Shopping Show Box, make sure you pick them up before 3 pm. The FM 92 Crew wishes everyone a Safe and Happy Labor Day!

Cass County Historical Society Legacy Picnic

The Cass County Historical Society will have their 2021 Legacy Picnic on Sunday, September 19th.  The legacy picnic will be held at T.B. Hannah Station Park at 1pm.   T.B. Hannah Station Park is located at 214 South Washington Street in Raymore, MO.

The Legacy Picnic is a family friendly event that will include picnic meal, live auction, barber shop quartet, inclusive playground and splashpad access, fresh churned ice cream, raffle times.

Attendees will get an update on the Cass County Historical Society and access to the Raymore History Museum.

Ticket for this event will be $25.00 for Cass County Historical Society member, $35.00 for non-members, and kids 12 and under are $15.00

Advance tickets for the Legacy Picnic may be purchase at or at the Cass County Historical Society Office located at 400 E. Mechanic Street in Harrisonville.

Change in Friday Hours at the Bates County Assessor’s Office

The Bates Assessor Carl Bettels and his staff announce a change in the hours at the Bates County Assessor’s office.

Beginning on Friday, September 17th the office will be open during the lunch hour from noon until 1pm.  This change will be for Fridays only and until further notice.  Every other day of the week the Bates County Assessor office is closed from noon until 1pm for lunch.

This change is to help the public that need to visit the assessor office during the lunch hour.