Results From the Butler Saddle Club Rodeo

Mutton Busting Champion – Beckett Pierce, age 7, son of Derek and Kyla Pierce.

Wild horse Race Champions – Pres Kenny Gabriel, Layton Gabriel, Cody Gabriel, Cole Gabriel, and 2021 Queen Haley Bolling.

Princess Addison Davis, 10, daughter of Adam and Katie Davis of Drexel. Sold $12,095 in raffle tickets.

Adopt A Wildcat

Harrisonville Bright Futures invites you to adopt-a-wildcat, school supply drive.

Individuals, churches, businesses, and groups may adopt-a-wildcat and provide the full set of school supplies for that student. 

Harrisonville Bright Futures have backpacks, they just need the items to go in the backpacks.  Each set of supplies should be less than $25.00.

Go to the sign-up page to select the grade level and number of students that you would like to adopt.

Sign up page is, you can also find this link on our website

For more information contact 816-380-2727 extension 1224

Velma Mae Russell, age 91 of Butler

Velma Mae Russell, age 91 of Butler, MO passed away Friday, June 17, 2022 at Medicalodge of Butler, Butler, MO. Graveside service will be held Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 1pm at the Green Lawn Cemetery, Rich Hill, MO. Services under the direction of the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill, MO.

Velma is survived by 7 children: Donna Diehl of Kansas City, MO, Larry and Connie Diehl of Rich Hill, MO, Jackie and Barry Fischer of Butler, MO, Patty and Randy Brittingham of Butler, MO, Cheryl and Robert Hamilton of Brandon, SD, Shelly and Mitchel Thomas of Butler,MO, Lisa Bird of Florida; son-in-law Jerry Mcintire of Rich Hill, MO; companion Don Russell of Butler, MO; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Fatality Crash takes the Life of Clinton Woman

The Missouri Highway Patrol with the assistance of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-car accident on Friday, June 17th at SW 1200 MO-13 at 6:08am.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol this fatality accident occurred when a 2004 Mercury, driven by Carol Dixon 31 of Clinton, Missouri, attempted to pass another vehicle, Dixon swerved to avoid oncoming traffic and the tire on the Mercury blew. The vehicle traveled off the roadway, struck several objects, overturned, and struck a utility pole.

Carol Dixon was pronounced dead at the scene and was taken to Sweeney Phillips Holdren Funeral Home by Coroner.

The Mercury was towed from the scene by Tip Top Towing.