MO State Fair Pivots to Youth Livestock Shows Only

MISSOURI STATE FAIR·FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2020·2 MINUTES SEDALIA, Mo. – The Missouri State Fair has announced that the traditional fair will pivot to a youth livestock show, Aug. 13-23, 2020. In 1901, the Fair began as a showcase of Missouri agriculture. Staying true to that tradition, the Fair will continue

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Job Openings with On My Own, Inc in Nevada

Are you looking for a new career?  Join the On My Own team. Work close to home with a flexible schedule. On My Own is looking for caring, compassionate in-home aides for full and part-time positions with training provided. They also need full and part-time CNA’s to join their team.

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Another Positive COVID-19 Case in Bates County

July 16, 2020 Bates County Health Center has confirmed another positive case of COVID-19 in Bates County. The case is a male in his 30’s that resides in Butler and is a household contact of a current positive case.  Per CDC guidelines, this individual has been quarantined since the household

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Cass County Trafficking Drugs Charges

Two Subjects Charged with Trafficking Drugs   Cass Co – On Wednesday around 9:40 am a deputy with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Apprehension Unit stopped a vehicle in area of I-49 and E. 275th street in Harrisonville.   The driver of the vehicle was arrested for felony driving

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Norma Frances Edmonds 96, of Maryville, MO.

Memorial services for Norma Edmonds will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the chapel immediately prior to services.   The family requests that you please maintain social distancing.  Wearing a face mask is

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Lucinda, Renee Birdwell, 51 of Butler

Lucinda Renee Birdwell, 51 of Butler, formerly of Mount Ayer, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the Butler Center. Lucinda’s wishes were to be cremated. There are no public services scheduled at this time. Arrangements by the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555).

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Bates County COVID-10 Update

July 15, 2020 Bates County Health Center has confirmed 3 new COVID-19 cases in Bates County. Case #1—this individual, a male in his 30’s from Adrian, is a household contact of a current positive case. He has been in quarantine since the household member was determined to be positive. He

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Bates County: Larry Beckham Sentenced

Larry Beckham Sentenced to 15 years Sentencing for Larry Beckham was carried out yesterday at the Bates County Courthouse after having been delayed from the original May 18 sentencing date by Covid 19. Sentencing was reset for June 25, 2020, but that date was delayed again after Defense Attorney David

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Big Creek Music Theatre hold off re-opening date

Big Creek Country Music Theatre has made the decision to again holding off until late summer for the weekly shows. Big Creek Stated that “ There are still to many older folks not wanting to chance the risk of Covid-19. The theatre located in Pleasant Hill will make a public

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Missouri State Fair Forms and Competition Updates

Entry Forms and Competition Updates Entries are still being accepted for 2020 Missouri State Fair livestock shows and competitive exhibits. Most entries are accepted online through the Premium Guide, a comprehensive tool for exhibitors, and some may be accepted via paper entry form, available on the Fair’s website.   Due to budgetary

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Appleton City News Little Apple

July 15, 2020   Appleton City Rural Health Clinic is announcing FREE sports physicals Wednesday, July 15 and Wednesday, July 22, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  These days are by appointment only.  Jamie O’Farrell, FNP and Kenny Maus, CNP will conduct the physicals.  Physical forms (available at the Clinic)

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Henry County Registers 3 More Positive Covid Cases

The Henry County Health Center (HCHC) has received confirmation of three more positive case of COVID-19, one resides in the town of Blairstown and two from the town of Clinton. This brings the total number of confirmed positive cases in Henry County to 44. All contact tracing has commenced and

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Jimmy Nichols, age 77 of Drexel

Jimmy Nichols, 77 of Drexel, Missouri passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009). A visitation will also be held Saturday at the Chapel, prior

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Wild Horse Ministries at Butler Saddle Club Arena

Wild Horse Ministries is coming to the Butler Saddle Club Arena on Tuesday, July 21st at 7 pm.  This is a colt starting round pen demonstration that’s free for the public to attend.  Come for the education or just the entertainment and register for “gate” prizes to be given away

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Monday Night Bingo at the Adrian Optimist Club

Play Monday night bingo at the Adrian Optimist Club.  Doors open, Monday, July 20th at 5 and bingo starts at 7 pm.  Concessions are available on site.  This week’s Hot Ball Jackpot is $2050, Blackout Jackpot is $1450.00, King of Diamonds will start back up on July 27th.  You must

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Bates County Commissioner’s Report​

- Alvin Griffin Northern Commissioner​