Archie District Re-Opening Plan and Learning Options for 2020

The Archie District Re-Opening Task Force is providing a brief outline of their re-opening plan and learning options for the 2020 fall semester. They have requested that all families review the options and complete the form that was emailed to them indicating their learning choice for the semester. This information

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Suspect in Custody After Lengthy Narcotics Investigation

According to Vernon County Sheriff’s Office Officials, a suspect is in custody after a lengthy narcotics investigation. During the investigation, the suspect was involved in at least five vehicle pursuits over the past four weeks. According to Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher, suspected methamphetamine as well as stolen property were

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Butler Junior High Cheer Offered This School Year

Butler Junior High Cheer will be offered this upcoming school year. Having said that, we are trying to gauge interest to figure out how many students would like to participate and if tryouts should be offered. While uniforms will be provided by the school district, items such as shoes, socks,

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MDC Announces Changes to Waterfowl Managed Hunts Due to COVID-19

All reservations will be allocated through a weekly in-season reservation draw. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has modified the 2020-2021 waterfowl managed hunt process to assure the safety of hunters and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. MDC is committed to providing hunting opportunities on managed waterfowl

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The Little Apple: News from Appleton City

The Ellett Memorial Fit and Fun Community Block Party will be Saturday, August 1, 8:00 a.m. – noon. The day begins with a 5K run/walk/bike registration at 7:00 a.m. and the 5K begins at 7:30 a.m.  Multiple vendors, drawings, prizes information booths and demonstrations will be offered.  Various free health screenings (dental,

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Hubert Edward Arnold, Dec.1936 to July 2020

Hubert Edward Arnold, 83 passed away July 20,2020. Celebration of Life Saturday, August 1 at 1:00 pm at the Double Branch Christian Church, Butler, MO. Visitation will be Saturday, August 1 from 12:30 til service time Pastor Cody Morris Officiant Interment in Syracuse, Missouri at a later date. Services are

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Rich Hill Youth Development Center Closes

FM-92 has received word that the Rich Hill Youth Development Center has been closed by the state.  The closure is allegedly the result of a lack of state funds caused by COVID-19.  The center was a facility with the Missouri Division of Youth Services located in Rich Hill and was

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Mitchell Theaters Belton Cinema 8 temporarily closes

Just when we got back into the groove of being open on the weekends and word was spreading that we were back open, we unfortunately have to close back down temporarily☹️. With Covid cases rising we are doing our best to keep our employees healthy and safe which means we

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Royals announce Patrick Mahomes as newest member of ownership group

The Kansas City Royals announced that the 24-year-old Super Bowl-winning Kansas City Chiefsquarterback is joining the team’s ownership group. “We are very proud and excited to have Patrick as our partner in the ownership group of the franchise,” Royals chairman, CEO and principal owner John Sherman said in a statement. “Along

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Some Services the New Community Resource Program has to Offer

The Community Resource Coordinator, Rachelle Mallatt, is located at 13 W Dakota St in Butler, MO. Services provided by the coordinator are based off individual need. If you need support, help or assistance, in any area of life, the community resource program may be the help you need. Highlight support

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Body Found in Burned Car at Ray-Pec High School Parking Lot

Cass Co – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is currently assisting the Peculiar Police and Office of the State Fire Marshall in a death investigation that occurred at the Ray-Pec High School overnight. Around 1:30 am, Cass County Investigators were requested to assist the Peculiar Police Department on the scene

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Adrian Optimist Bingo for Monday, August 3rd

Play Monday night bingo at the Adrian Optimist Club.  Doors open, Monday, August 3rd at 5 and bingo starts at 7 pm.  Concessions are available on site with the kitchen serving up great specials.  This week’s Hot Ball Jackpot is $500 with 1 hot ball, Blackout Jackpot is $1550.00 with

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Missouri’s 2020 Tax-Free Weekend

Missouri’s 2020 tax–free weekend takes place Aug. 7 to 9. It begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday and runs through midnight on Sunday. During this time, you’ll save the Missouri state sales tax of 4.225%.   By state law, the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday. Certain

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Henry County Covid-19 Numbers on the Rise

The Henry County Health Center (HCHC) has received confirmation of five more positive cases of COVID-19, three reside in Clinton and 2 from the town of Windsor. This brings the total number of confirmed positive cases in Henry County to 62. All contact tracing has commenced and all parties that

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Bates County Commissioner’s Report​

- Alvin Griffin Northern Commissioner​