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  1. Nina Mae WillettRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Weyburn Review

    ... at Crocus Plains Villa in Weyburn. She was 87 years old. Nina Mae Willett (nee Spears) was born May 2, 1926, in Bates County, Missouri, to Roy Edward Spears and Laura Edwin Spears (nee Umstattd). She grew up on an 80 acre farm with four brothers and ...

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  2. Colonel Replogle announces Lt. John J. Hotz promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Sedalia News Journal

    ... Patrol on July 1, 1989. After graduating from the Law Enforcement Academy, he was assigned to Troop A, Zone 7, Bates County. In 1994, Hotz was promoted to corporal and designated assistant zone supervisor of Zone 5, Ray and Carroll counties. Hotz ...

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  3. Bates County among elite communities across the nation leading the way on energy efficiencyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Adrian Journal

    Bates County has officially advanced to the semifinal round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a national competition that is challenging communities across the U.S. to rethink their energy use. At a press event in Washington, D.C. today, Bates County was announced as one of the communities who are leading the way on energy efficiency.

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  4. Former Adrian business owner charged with unlawful possession of a firearmRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Adrian Journal

    In January the Bates County Sheriff's Office and the Butler Police Department were made aware of a subject who was asking for assistance in the murder of his ex-wife. The subject was looking to purchase a firearm for that intent.

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  5. Newly elected Bates County officials sworn-inRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Adrian Journal

    The newly elected County officials were sworn-in on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 by County Clerk Marlene Wainscott . The new officials are pictured.

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  6. Drug busts in Bates CountyRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Adrian Journal

    The Bates County Sheriff's Office and other agencies arrested and charged several people with illegal drug use or possession in December. According the Sheriff's Office they are: Matthew Swarnes, Foster, MO - arrested and charged with Felony Resisting Arrest and 2 counts Felony Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the First Degree.

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  7. Adrian man held in jail for two counts of sex-related crimesRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Adrian Journal

    On December 13, 2014 Bates County Deputies took a report of a rape that occurred just outside the City of Adrian at the suspect's residence. The suspect was identified as Gabe Greenwood white male of Adrian.

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  8. Viola Ruth DeVore 1937 - 2014Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Adrian Journal

    Viola Ruth DeVore, 77, Adrian, Missouri, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler, Missouri. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 22, 2014 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Adrian with burial in Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian.

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  9. Adrian Chamber of Commerce features Hoot Owl Heating and Cooling as the Business of the MonthRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Adrian Journal

    The Adrian Chamber of Commerce has chosen Hoot Owl Heating and Cooling as the featured business pick for December. The business, owned by Ian Wise, is located at 300 North Lyon Street in Butler and serves people throughout Bates County.

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  10. Ella Loraine Bitner 1924 - 2014Read the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Adrian Journal

    Ella Loraine Bitner, age 90, passed away in Commerce, OK on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Loraine was born in Bates County, Missouri, September 6, 1924 to Willie and Anna Ardena Leone Stark.

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  11. Bates County Cattlemen hold annual meetingRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Adrian Journal

    The annual meeting of the Bates County Cattlemen was held November 15 th at the Optimist Building in Adrian. Over 200 members and friends enjoyed a delicious meal of prime rib, being served with the help of the Drexel FFA and listening to the music of the River Bend Band.

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  12. Welcome to Adrian, Heritage TractorRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Adrian Journal

    On the west side of I-49 just north of Adrian in Bates County sits a new, 63,000 square foot building on 20 acres. Heritage Tractor, a John Deere dealer, has opened for business in this impressive facility.

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  13. Death of a true newspapermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Star Online

    Always the newspaperman: C.A. Moore taking notes at the Bates County Veterans Tribute dedication ceremony earlier in the year. - TNS photos 'Ink in his veins' might be a clich but it truly describes the editor of a small-town newspaper who finally left for the great newsroom in the sky.

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  14. Landslide results in the November 4 electionRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Adrian Journal

    On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 41.53% of registered voters chose county and state officials and decided on amendments. The results in Bates County indicated several landslide decisions.

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  15. Undercover agents are sold heroin for cashRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Adrian Journal

    On October 22, 2014 Bates County Narcotics Unit and CNET Drug Task Force conducted an undercover operation at Taco Bell in Butler, MO. The Suspect met with undercover agents and agreed to sell them Heroin.

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  16. Adrian Head Start Awareness MonthRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Adrian Journal

    Ruth Barnes from the Bates County Health Department visited with Adrian Head Start to teach about germs and hand washing during Head Start Awareness Month. The Adrian Chamber of Commerce is considering the introduction of an annual Business Expo in Adrian.

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  17. Community shocked by the unexpected death of Representative Randy PikeRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Adrian Journal

    Bates County is shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Missouri State Representative Randy Pike. Pike, who has done incredible things in the County and in Adrian, served as the Bates County Northern Commissioner for 12 years.

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  18. Bates County Museum to dedicate George Ann Fisher Memorial Exhibition BuildingRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Adrian Journal

    On Thursday evening, October 2nd at 6:00 pm the Bates County Museum will hold a very special dedication service prior to the annual Heritage Dinner and program. One year ago, Butler and Bates County said goodbye to a woman who was and is irreplaceable.

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  19. Bates 4-H'ers hit the markRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Adrian Journal

    Lots of hard work and practice paid off on August 23, 2014, for the Bates County 4-H trap shooting teams. Ten participants, two coaches and a host of family members arrived at the annual State 4-H Trap Shooting event in Linn Creek, Missouri.

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  20. GOP nominates widow of deceased Missouri lawmakerRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Missourian

    ... Yarberry, who ran against her husband in the past two GOP primaries. Randy Pike had served for 12 years on the Bates County Commission before winning election to the House in 2012.

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