Butler Bears defeat the Warsaw Wildcats

Butler Bears defeat the Warsaw Wildcats in Tuesday nights game 74 – 35
Adrian Blackhawks gain a win over the Windsor Greyhounds 69 – 55
Join FM92 Thursday night 7 PM for live broadcast of Butler Bears against Eldorado Springs at Butler.

Merle “Ed” Allen Age 74 of Lynn Valley Lakes

Merle “Ed” Edwin Allen, Jr. 74 of Lynn Valley Lakes, formerly of Adrian, Missouri passed away Sunday,  January 2, 2022 at Louisburg Healthcare & Rehab in Louisburg, Kansas.  A visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (816-657-4400).  A graveside service, with military honors, will follow at 11:00 am in Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, Missouri.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com

Merle “Ed” Allen, Jr. was born December 16, 1947 in Norton, Kansas to Merle Allen, Sr. and Josephine Campbell.  He graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1965.  Following graduation Ed enlisted in the US Army and served in Vietnam.

“Fast Eddie”was an Independent truck driver who worked hard but also enjoyed having a good time.  Later in life Ed under went a liver transplant, surviving a record of 17 years afterwards.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Merle and Josephine Allen.  Ed is survived by his sister Wilma Allen, nephew Joseph Allen, two daughters and their families

Butler Pantry Thrift Store Closes for Housekeeping.

In local news from the Butler Pantry Thrift Store. The Thrift Store will be closed for housekeeping this week and will re-open on Wednesday, January 12th at 10:00 am. This thrift store is located on south business 1-49 in the old Bowling Alley building. …

The Butler Pantry Thrift Store is still accepting donations but asks that at this time, no large items be donated without asking first.

The Community Food Pantry is seeking volunteers that can assist with a variety of tasks. They are especially in need of a volunteer with a truck to pick up food orders 3 mornings a week. If you would like to volunteer call 660-227-6101 and ask for Renie.

Murder charges filed in Ft. Scott Double Homicide

Story Courtesy of KOAM News

Courts file murder charges against Dawson Mitchell in the double homicide of a Fort Scott couple.

The Bourbon County Prosecutor’s Office filed the charges on December 28, 2021. That’s according to court documents. Those charges include,

  • Murder in the 1st degree; Intentional and premeditated
  • Murder in the 1st degree; Intentional and premeditated
  • Criminal possession of weapon by felon; Convicted within 5 years
  • Theft of property/services; Firearm with value less than $25,000
  • Agg weapons violation by felon.
  • Theft of property or services; Value less than $1,500

Authorities believe that Dawson Michell killed his mother Melissa Mitchell and Leonard Zimmerman at their home on December 21, 2021.

After the crime, police started searching for Dawson as a person of interest. The next day, they found him and arrested him for theft of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and unlawful possession of controlled substances.