Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New Butler R-5 School Board Members Take Oath

Terry Smalley, new Butler R-V school board member, along with reelected incumbents Brian Tippie and Larry Anderson, took the oath of office at tonight's meeting of the Butler R-V Board of Education.

Butler Bears Boys Track Results - Eldorado Springs 4-15-14

Last night the Butler Bears traveled to El Dorado Springs to compete on a beautiful night for track. The sun was shining and zero wind. We went in with high hopes of great times and did just that. 
The Boys place 2nd place overall out of 16 teams!!!! The first place school was Clinton with a total of 74 points. Your Bears scored 73. Great job to all of the athletes who participated. At this meet they only scored the top 6 places, so here are your athletes who helped their team rally to a HUGE 2nd place finish:

Triple Jump - Kaleb Kauffman - 5th place
                    Dylan Morris - 6th place

Long Jump - Kaleb Kauffman - 3rd place

300M Hurdles - Devan Loveall - 1st place with a time of 43.74

400M Dash - Austin Castaneda - 1st place with a time of 52.41
                    Kyle Todd - 2nd place with a time of 52.71

200M Dash - Kyle Todd - 3rd place
                    Austin Castaneda - 4th place

4x100M Relay - Tanner Diehl, Devan Loveall, Dylan Morris, Kaleb Kauffman - 3rd place

4x200M Relay - Kyle Todd, Dylan Morris, Kaleb Kauffman, Austin Castaneda - 1st place with a time of 1:35.85

4x400M Relay- Kyle Todd, Devan Loveall, Brett Miller, Austin Castaneda - 1st place with a time of 3:37.57

A lot of these 1st place times are close to or the same times in which we qualified for the state track meet last year. Our kids are on pace to do some really good things for our track team. Congratulations to these kids and wish them good luck in the last half of the season.

We compete at HOME this Thursday April 17 starting at 2:30. Again thank you to those people who are helping. We really appreciate it. Come on out and support your Bears tomorrow.

V-52 4H Bake Sale

Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrest Report 4-16-14

On 4-15-14 around 7:40pm The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 45 year old William K. Stickler of Roseville, California. He was arrested on charges of 1.) Possession of up to 35 grams of Marijuana 2.) Unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He was processed at the scene and later released.

Job Opening in Butler

The Bates County Sheriff's Office currently has two part-time Communications Officers positions open and one part-time Detention Officer position open. Pay is $10.00 per hour.

 Communication Officers and Detention Officers MUST be able to multi-task . Must have be able to pay attention to detail, have good verbal skills, be able to handle high volume calls, and tolerate stressful situations. Must be available to work weekends, overnights and holidays. An application can be obtained on our website at or in person at 6 W Ft. Scott Butler Mo 64730

Rich Hill Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt

Rich Hill Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 19th at 1 pm in the West Park. Children up to age 11 or 5th grade are welcome t...o participate. The Rich Hill Optimist Club will also have a breakfast at Trents BBQ from 8-10 am. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures with your children.