Papinville Picnic Canceled this Year

The Annual Papinville Picnic has been canceled this year due to the increase in Covid cases. Once again we remind the public, that the Papinville Picnic has been canceled this year.

Bates Co. Route B Bridge Over Marais des Cygnes River Closed September 27th for Bridge Deck Repair

Where: Bates County Route B bridge over Marais des Cygnes River between Southeast County Road 1485 and Bates County Route N east of Rich Hill

When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, September 27

What: Crews working to repair bridge deck/driving surface at Marais des Cygnes River

Traffic Impacts:

  • Both lanes of Route B CLOSED at either end of the bridge
  • Drivers will have access to entrances at either end of the work zone, but will not be able to travel across the bridge
  • No signed detour
  • Drivers should find alternate route

Weather and/or scheduling conflicts could alter the work schedule.

Alert from City of Archie: Work on West Pine Street and Washington Street

Beginning Wednesday, September 22, 2021, J.A. Lillig Excavating will begin tilling the road surface for repair on West Pine Street from Delaware to Butcher Road and on Washington Street from A Highway to Pine Street. 

These sections of roadway will not be accessible while this work is being done.  Please take steps to park elsewhere or access any residence or business on these streets from a different point while work is being done. 

We are sorry for the inconvenience while we work to better the roadways on these two streets.  Thank you!


Mounted Posse Invitational Rodeo in Adrian

The Bates County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse will host an invitational Rodeo on Saturday, October 16th at the Ferguson

Arena in Adrian Missouri.  Rodeo action will begin at 7:30pm. This event is free to the public. 

Saddle Broncs, Bare Backs, Bull Riding, and Barrel Racing it will be full night of Rodeo in Adrian.

The Books open for the Bates County Mounted Posse Rodeo on Tuesday, October 5th from 5pm to 9pm.  Call in number is 913-837-0745 that’s 913-837-0745

This is an official event sanctioned by Bull Riders, Inc.

Rodeo sponsored by The Bates County Sheriff’s Office and Mullinax Funeral Home.

The Call in number maybe found on our website 921news.com