Lowry City: Fun Time Farms to open September 25th

Lowry City is the main attraction for fall family oriented attractions during the Halloween season. The Fun Time Farms Corn Maze is the brainstorm of Kalberloh, family. Jim Kalberloh is just one of 11 family member partners involved in the creation of this ten acre corn maze located in Lowry

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Notification: Monthly Democrat Meeting

The Democrat monthly meeting will be held September 24th at 6:00 p.m. at the Jaycee Park in Butler. Those attending are asked to  ring a covered dish.  That’s the monthly Democrat meeting September 24th at the Jaycee Park in Butler .

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Adrian Optimist Monday Night Bingo

Play Monday night bingo at the Adrian Optimist Club.  Doors open, Monday, September 21st at 5 and bingo starts at 7 pm.  Concessions are available on site with the kitchen serving great specials.  This week’s Hot Ball Jackpot is $950 with 4 hot balls, Blackout Jackpot is $2250.00 with 54

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One Man Injured in Rollover Accident on I-49

On 9/14/20 around 12:18pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff’s Deputies, Butler Fire Department and Bates County EMS responded to a semi truck rollover accident in the northbound lanes of I-49 at mile marker 127.2 south of Butler. The Missouri State Highway Patrol

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5th Annual Hanging for Kalee

The 5th Annual Hangin For Kalee is Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th at the Butler Saddle Club Arena.  Barrel racing, Breakaway and Team Roping and Open Breakaway.  This event is free to the public.  Contestants can contact Tracy Murray for information and questions, 660-200-6351.  Concessions will be available

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Another Scam

FM-92 has received reports of a new scam going around.  The caller states they are with the Social Security Office and there has been some suspicious activity surrounding your social security number.  Therefore, they want to put a block on your SS#.  DO NOT give them your number, just hang

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Help Wanted with the City of Butler

The City of Butler is accepting applications for a full-time position of Utility Clerk.  The starting probationary wage is $11.OO per hour with a pay adjustment after successful completion of a 90-day probationary period.  Employer paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance are provided.  The position is covered by MO

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Adrian Optimist Monday Night Bingo 9/14/20

Play Monday night bingo at the Adrian Optimist Club.  Doors open, Monday, September 14th at 5 and bingo starts at 7 pm.  Concessions are available on site with the kitchen serving great specials.  This week’s Hot Ball Jackpot is $800 with 3 hot balls, Blackout Jackpot is $2150.00 with 53

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Butler Bear Friday Night Football

Congratulations go out to the Butler Bears on Friday night’s win against the Stockton Tigers. Friday night football with the Butler Bears and FM 92.1! FM 92.1 will be broadcasting live the Butler Bear football game, Friday, September 18th at 7 pm.  This week the Bears will take on the

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Butler Cross Country Results

The cross country team traveled to Nevada on Friday, September 11 for the Cottey College Invite. There was a light rain the entire time which led to a soft course and some slightly slower times, but overall the runners did very well! A big congrats to Jarren Shouse and Avery Eldred

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MU Beef Supplement Comparison Calculator

SEDALIA, Mo. – Last week, I wrote about differences in rate of gain and the importance of developing appropriate supplements when backgrounding weaned calves.  But just because one supplement mix is the most economical today doesn’t mean it will be the most economical in one or two months.  Perhaps some

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Disabled American Veterans Benefits and Meeting

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter #67 Service Officer will beat the Bates County Museum on Elks Drive Butler, Missouri Wednesday September16,2020 from 10:00 AM t0 4:00 PM to assist veterans in applying for theirbenefits. If you have any questions please called Darrel Rogers at816-738-4536.    The Disabled American Veterans

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U.S. Department of Labor Revises Regulations to Clarify Paid Leave Requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) today posted revisions to regulations that implemented the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The revisions made by the new rule clarify workers’ rights and employers’

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9/11 Butler Bears Football

Tonight in Butler Bears Football The Butler Bears take home another win. The Butler Bears took on the Stockton Tigers at Stockton.Butler Bears 49Stockton Tigers 7. Next week, on September 18th the Butler Bears will Hit the field as they take on the Cole Camp Bluebirds at home at 7

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City of Rich Hill Trash Collection Changes

The City of Rich Hill has contracted refuse service with BL & Sons Disposal, LLC beginning October 5, 2020. New rates are as follows: Residential no cart – $20.25Residential w/ cart – $21.25Residential Outside no cart – $26.45Residential Outside w/ cart – $28.45Commercial no cart – $26.05Commercial w/ cart –

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VFW Post #4409 in Harrisonville Reopening

The VFW Post #4409 in Harrisonville will again be opening their doors September 16th at 5:30 pm.  This is the first time they have been open since COVID-19 shut them down this spring.  At this time, they are only able to be open on Wednesdays and Fridays at 5:30.  They

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Enjoy a Missouri autumn with MDC’s fall color forecast

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri will continue to offer beautiful views for outdoor social distancing as the fall season gets underway. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) offers weekly online fall color updates from agency foresters all over the state at mdc.mo.gov/fallcolor. “The fall color report is a great resource for those

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Museum Minute: Sheet Metal Workers of the past… The Tinner Men

According to a 1910 publication promoting progress and prosperity in Butler, two ‘Tinners’ had businesses on the square.  A talented Tinner man could fabricate most anything and their services were in great demand.  There were even traveling tinners who made and sold their wares while moving from village to village

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Care Connection celebrates Senior Center Month

Care Connection’s 22 locations are celebrating Senior Center Month in September as we continue provide essential services while keeping a safe distance.  The national celebration theme for the month is “Senior Centers: Delivering Vital Connections,” and the area agency on aging continues to do just that in the 26th week

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BCHM Reunion October 6th

A reunion is planned for anyone that has ever been employed at Bates County Memorial Hospital… from Candy Stripers to CEO’s. It’s all for fun and reminiscing of the, “ Good Ole Days” at Bates County Memorial Hospital. Past and present employees are encouraged to bring pictures and memorabilia to

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Adrian News Leader reports Sports News

After an opening week letdown many questions lingered about this years Blackhawks football team.   It is well known they are loaded with talent but were they ready to be starters and make this team their own?  Did they have leaders ready to step up?  Could they regroup after a loss

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Bates County Commissioner’s Report​

- Alvin Griffin Northern Commissioner​