Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Nevada Missouri man arrested for Unlawful Use of a Weapon

Bret Sadler

A Nevada, Missouri man is currently being held in the Vernon County Jail on an Unlawful Use of a Weapon charge. According to the Nevada Police Department, Bret Sadler 49, is being held on the Class D Felony of Unlawful Use of a Weapon. 

In information released by the Nevada Police Department, on October 20th, they were called to a residence in Nevada to a report of a man brandishing a rifle at a neighbor. Police were informed that the altercation began with a dispute involving neighborhood dogs. 

The release says that Sadler returned to his home, exited the house with a large caliber rifle, and reportedly pointed the firearm at his neighbors. Sadler had returned to his home, prior to police arrival, where he was contacted by phone and shortly thereafter surrendered to police without further incident. 

Sadler is being held at the Vernon County Jail on a $5,000 cash only bond.

REMINDER: Chili Supper and Benefit Auction In Amsterdam


REMINDER: Go Pink 2014 Powder Puff Football


GO PINK 2014 is going to the Football Field for a Powder Puff game as Butler takes on Drexel on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7 pm at the Butler Sports Complex. We are breaking tradition this year and combining TWO SCHOOLS, ONE CAUSE! 

The reason for the change is that our proceeds are going to Gannon Hathcock. Gannon had Ewing Sarcoma and was in remission however his cancer has come back with vengeance...

Gannon's mom, Chelle Bollinger graduated from BHS in 1994; he also has many cousin's in our school district.


Obituary - Vernon Leroy Hosmann


Vernon Leroy Hosmann, 64, Clinton, Missouri, formerly of Kansas City, Missouri, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at his home. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, October 24, 2014 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri.

Vern was born September 14, 1950 in Kansas City, Missouri to Emory N. and Mary E. (Moore) Hosmann. He worked for the Burlington and Union Pacific Railroads. After retiring from the railroad, Vern bartended for several concerts in the Kansas City area and at the Chiefs and Royals Stadiums.

Vern was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Larry Hosmann. He is survived by three sons, Matt Hosmann, Mark Hosmann and Adam (Stephanie) Hosmann; one grandson, Ty Hosmann; and one brother, Mel (Jan) Hosmann.

Butler Police Department Seeking Public's Help

The Butler Police Department is asking for the public's help regarding a hit and run that occurred on Sunday, Oct 19th at approx. 10:00 am at 802 W Ft Scott. An early 90's model white Ford F150 extended cab pickup went through the yard and hit a state road sign knocking it and the pole down and doing some damage to the yard. The vehicle went west on Ft Scott from there. 

The driver was a white male, early to mid 20's and at the time was wearing a gray t-shirt and blue jeans. Damage to the vehicle will be on the front driver's side.Witnesses report the suspect may live in the rural Adrian area. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 660-200-2000 or the Butler Police Department at 660-679-6131.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Halloween Fun & Safety Night in Drexel


Missing Woman Found! Silver Alert Cancelled

Gail Helen Coppersmith
Gail Helen Coppersmith has been located and is safe. With the assistance of multiple law enforcement agencies she was finally located by the Kansas Highway Patrol in Bonner Springs at a McDonalds on K-7 and Kansas Avenue. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office also appreciates the assistance of local media outlets for their help in getting the word out about our missing lady.

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