It’s a Big Weekend Upcoming at Lucas Oil Speedway, with John Schneider’s “Bo’s On The Road Extravaganza” Kicking Things Off with a Friday Night Concert Plus a Car Show

It’s a big weekend upcoming at Lucas Oil Speedway, with John Schneider’s “Bo’s On The Road Extravaganza” kicking things off with a Friday night concert plus a car show, and continuing with two days of Drag Boat racing and Saturday night’s Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series action. John and wife Alicia will be competing in the USRA B-Mod […]


HEIGHTENED SAFETY MEASURES AT BCMH DUE TO COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION  Due to a sharp increase in community transmission rates, Bates County Memorial Hospital has reinstated heightened pandemic safety measures within the hospital and Family Care Clinics.   Screening is required for all who enter the hospital and clinics, including COVID-19 related questions, regardless of vaccination status.  Masks are required for all who enter hospital and clinic facilities, regardless […]

The Museum Minute: Herrman’s Historical Happenings week of July 28

1860 Mrs. Borden’s Boarding House is damaged by fire in West Point. Several “ladies” are left temporarily homeless and without a means of support 1876 The third annual Bates Co Fair Association fair opens for three days at the fairgrounds east of Butler 1900 An advertisement in the Bates Co Democrat “One day special at […]

Butler City Council News from July 20th Meeting

Story Courtesy of Mid America Live In news from the Butler City Council Meeting held on July 20th Guest Tiffany Blaser, representing the Bates County Elks, approached the council regarding the Safety Village program that is wrapping up soon. She asked if the city would pay for the kid’s pool day on Friday which would be […]