Bates County Newswire

Bates County Newswire

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  1. Does Missouri's new 'Right to Farm' amendment protect marijuana growers ...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Joplin

    A circuit judge has ruled that Missouri's so-called "Right to Farm" amendment doesn't allow farming pot. Gene and Dolores Halbin were charged last year in Bates County -- south of Kansas City -- for growing marijuana in their basement.

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  2. Lawyers use 'Right to Farm' amendment to defend cultivation of marijuanaRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Missourian

    ... and not under state law," Viets said. Viets represents Gene and Dolores Halbin, who are being prosecuted in Bates County, in western Missouri, for knowingly producing more than 5 grams of marijuana, according to court documents. Viets said the ...

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  3. Missouri and Kansas beef farmers cashing in on high pricesRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Missourian

    ... have just begun to flatten in recent weeks, said Jim Hertzog of Mo-Kan Livestock Market, a sale barn in Bates County, Missouri, The Kansas City Star reported . Kansas and Missouri beef farmers not cashing in are catching up. Many of those who ...

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  4. Some KC counties 'very bad' for future incomeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | NBC Action News

    ... City area (at or below the 25th percentile, for the purpose of this study) would be better off growing up in Bates County than anywhere else - and not by a small margin. Wyandotte County and Jackson County bottom out the metro area. Children with ...

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  5. Hail, high winds, tornadoes possible for MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Fox News

    ... spotters reported a funnel cloud near Potosi in eastern Missouri at 3:35 p.m., while an hour earlier the Bates County emergency manager reported a tornado in southwest Missouri that destroyed a 60-foot machine shop. Indiana State Police said high ...

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  6. Hard-hit Midwest braces for possible hail, high winds, tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WBNS

    ... spotters reported a funnel cloud near Potosi in eastern Missouri at 3:35 p.m., while an hour earlier the Bates County emergency manager reported a tornado in southwest Missouri that destroyed a 60-foot machine shop. Several people reported hail ...

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  7. Hail, high winds, possible tornadoes in forecast for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... spotters reported a funnel cloud near Potosi in eastern Missouri at 3:35 p.m., while an hour earlier the Bates County emergency manager reported a tornado in southwest Missouri that destroyed a 60-foot machine shop. Indiana State Police said high ...

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  8. Forecasters warn hail, damaging winds, tornado or 2 possible over broad area of MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    ... spotters reported a funnel cloud near Potosi in eastern Missouri at 3:35 p.m., while an hour earlier the Bates County emergency manager reported a tornado in southwest Missouri that destroyed a 60-foot machine shop. Indiana State Police said high ...

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  9. a Moderate riska of storms, tornadoes in Middle AmericaRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... spotters reported a funnel cloud near Potosi in eastern Missouri at 3:35 p.m., while an hour earlier the Bates County emergency manager reported an EF0 tornado in southwest Missouri that destroyed a 60-foot machine shop. Forecasters said more severe ...

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  10. Forecast calls for stronger-than-expected storms tonight across MidwestRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... spotters reported a funnel cloud near Potosi in eastern Missouri at 3:35 p.m., while an hour earlier the Bates County emergency manager reported an EF0 tornado in southwest Missouri that destroyed a 60-foot machine shop. Forecasters said more severe ...

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  11. Storms, high winds cause damage throughout MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | CBS News

    A spring storm that produced at one least one small tornado made its way across Missouri on Wednesday, causing isolated power outages and pelting parts of the state with hail the size of softballs. Weather spotters reported a funnel cloud at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday near Potosi in eastern Missouri, while an hour earlier the Bates County emergency manager reported an EF0 tornado in southwest Missouri that destroyed a 60-foot machine shop, the National Weather Service said.

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  12. Storm Chasers Track Severe Weather in Middle AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | KSTP

    ... spotters reported a funnel cloud near Potosi in eastern Missouri at 3:35 p.m., while an hour earlier the Bates County emergency manager reported an EF0 tornado in southwest Missouri that destroyed a 60-foot machine shop. Forecasters said more severe ...

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  13. Nina Mae WillettRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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