Gary Dean Clearwater, 68 of La Cygne, Kansas

Gary Dean Clearwater, age 68, La Cygne, Kansas passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020.  He was born on March 7, 1952 in Kansas City, Kansas the son of Fred and Dorothy Johnston Clearwater.  He graduated from La Cygne High School in the Class of 1970.  He married Susie James

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Sheriff’s Deputy Elected State DARE President

Cass Co – Cass County Sheriff Jeff Weber is proud to announce the recent election of two Cass County DARE Officers to serve on the State Board of the Missouri DARE Officers Association. At their annual conference this year, Corporal Christine Eddleman was sworn in as President of the Missouri

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MDC partnership teamwork makes the conservation dream work

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – No one accomplishes anything alone, and through strong conservation partnerships, Missouri’s natural resources continue to be valued and supported. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is fortunate to work with numerous partner organizations that help make a difference for the state’s forest, fish, and wildlife in communities

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Belton Fall Festival Cancelled due to rising COVID-19 cases

Due to rising COVID-19 numbers, Downtown Belton Mainstreet has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Belton Fall Festival. They want to make sure this event is beneficial for vendors and fun for the community and just didn’t see it being feasible during this uncertain time. They plan to

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Butler License Office Plans to Reopen Monday

From the Butler License Office: We plan on opening back up on Monday, but will be short staffed due to I’m not quite ready to see everyone yet, and I need a little more time to get things done! Please be patient with the girls for we we’re all family

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Bates County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report

Bates County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report July 13th, 2020 thru July 19th, 2020 July 13th, 2020 AGENCY ASSIST – BUTLER STRANDED MOTORIST – BUTLER SPEAK TO OFFICER – BUTLER ASSAULT – AMSTERDAM THEFT/STEALING – RICH HILL TRAFFIC STOP – ADRIAN SPEAKER TO OFFICER – AMORET SEXUAL ASSAULT – JERICO SPRINGS

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More Positive Cases in Bates County

July 24, 2020 Bates County Health Center has confirmed 3 more positive cases of COVID-19 in Bates County. Although test results were just received, all 3 cases are out of isolation time frame related to date of symptom onset or date of testing. All contact tracing has been done and

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Roni Spitler Davis, age 63, of Appleton City

With the upsurge of COVID-19 we strongly recommend all who attend the visitation and funeral for Roni wear a mask to the funeral home.  Please respect the social distancing rules and think of others’ safety as well as your own.  Please sit with proper 6 foot spacing between pews.  We

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Sheriff’s Office to Issue ATV/UTV Permits

Cass Co – Beginning August 10th, 2020 the Cass County Sheriff’s Office will begin issuing permits to owners of All-Terrain Vehicle, Utility Vehicle, and Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles who wish to operate them on county roads. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and complete the permit application for each vehicle

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New K9 Deputy in Cass County

New K9 Deputy in Cass County   Cass Co – A 2-year-old German Shepard Dog has joined the Cass County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit. Deputy Adam Messmer and his K-9, Bock, recently graduated from K-9 training at Von Henger Kennels in Kingsville, Missouri. Bock is certified in narcotics detection, handler

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Bates County Commissioner’s Report​

- Alvin Griffin Northern Commissioner​