Friday, August 1, 2014

Butler Police Department: Butler man arrested on assault

On 07/31/14 at around 1800 hours Butler Police Department was dispatched to the 300 block of West Harrison street in reference to a physical disturbance in progress. 

Upon arrival Officers observed a black male, later identified as 59 year old Mark Brown of Butler, walking down the street carrying a wooden baseball bat. 

Butler Police Officers also observed a white male, 36 year old John Ganfield, sitting in a folding chair in his front yard with visible injuries to his head and body. Brown was arrested for assault and placed on a 24 hour hold at the Bates County Jail pending charges.

Today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day

Today is National ‪#‎Heatstroke‬ Prevention Day...

Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. Unfortunately, many of these fatalities are children and elderly people.

You can Be a Force of Nature by knowing your risk, taking action and being an example where you live by sharing your knowledge with others. Following these simple tips can help keep you and your loved ones safe when a heat wave strikes:

And remember: ‪#‎BeatTheHeat‬ and check the backseat!
‪#‎checkforbaby‬ ‪#‎heatstrokekills‬

Butler Church of The Nazarene: Heros From The Bible

The Butler Church of the Nazarene is located at the corner of Nursery and Delaware Streets in Butler. The dates of this event is August 4th-8th.

Motorcycle Accident on I-49

The Missouri State Highway Patrol along with Rich Hill First responders are in route to a motorcycle accident on I-49. The location of this accident is in the Southbound lanes of I-49 around mile marker 119.6. Unknown of injuries at this time, Bates County Live will update this when more information becomes available.

1st annual Run to Read 5k Run/Walk

Weather Update: Your Five Day Forecast

While most of us will remain dry, there will be a few showers across the region today. Otherwise, temperatures will become more summer-like by next week with highs around 90 degrees.

Thursday, July 31, 2014


Diana L Rich , Clerk

  • Brenda D Schoene v Scott A Schoene, Dissolution of Marriage granted.
  • Daina K Spangler v Baron Von Spangler, Dissolution of Marriage granted.
  • St v Stephanie L Gregory, Felony endangering welfare of child, admitted probation violation, given  SIS revoked, sentenced to 5 yrs in MDOC, given SES, placed on 5 years probation .
  • St v. Ashley C Bukaty, admitted probation violation, sentenced to MDOC under court ordered detention sanction.
  • St v. Zachary King, probation violation admitted, revoked, sentenced to 7 years MDOC, given SES, placed on 5 years supervised probation.