Bates County Newswire

Bates County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Bates County, MO.

Results 1 - 20 of 23 in Bates County, MO

  1. Descendant shares her passion about little-known piece of Civil War historyRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | Fulton Sun

    ... be given more attention, Fritsche said. The state parks program acquired land adjacent to the battle site in Bates County, the site of the regiment's Fort Africa, and added it as the 87th historic site in 2012. The film, featuring Johnson and her ...

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  2. Attorney: Kidnapper had worked with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    ... during the kidnapping. Nufrio contends in the brief that Swarnes was in contact with law enforcement at the Bates County Sheriff's Department as late as Dec. 29, 2010, just days before the kidnapping. During his plea proceeding on Oct. 7, Swarnes ... 1 comment

  3. Missouri Propane Tank Bomb Terror WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | New Urban Legends

    ... that authorities had suppressed warnings about an impending attack on a mall in Illinois. We contacted the Bates County Sheriff's Department in Bates County, Missouri, to ask whether any warnings (official or unofficial) had been passed on by FBI ...

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  4. Dog reportedly shoots Toledo pizza delivery manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KCTV5

    ... who suffers from behavioral disorders and is known to run away often was found safe Saturday afternoon. The Bates County Sheriff's Office says the registered sex offender who cut off his ankle bracelet was arrested while trying to board a plane ...

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  5. Pedestrian struck, killed on Hwy. 40 in Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KCTV5

    ... who suffers from behavioral disorders and is known to run away often was found safe Saturday afternoon. The Bates County Sheriff's Office says the registered sex offender who cut off his ankle bracelet was arrested while trying to board a plane ...

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  6. Warming trend will continue through the rest of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KCTV5

    ... who suffers from behavioral disorders and is known to run away often was found safe Saturday afternoon. The Bates County Sheriff's Office says the registered sex offender who cut off his ankle bracelet was arrested while trying to board a plane ...

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  7. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KCTV5

    ... front doors before Christmas. They were all donated by a non-profit in Columbus called Bike Lady, Inc . The Bates County Sheriff's Office says the registered sex offender who cut off his ankle bracelet was arrested while trying to board a plane ...

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  8. Sheriff's office: Registered sex offender cuts off ankle bracelet, on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KCTV5

    The Bates County Sheriff's Office says a registered sex offender has cut off ankle bracelet and is on the run. Richard D. Purkey, 68, was arrested Wednesday for failing to register as a sex offender and his bond was set at $5,000 cash or surety.

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  9. Former employee describes attack at Cass County Juvenile Detention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | KCTV5

    ... room and stole her keys. They found her car in the parking lot and took off. The car was later found wrecked in Bates County. "They ran off the road. They hit a barbed wire fence. My car it looked like a can opener tried to open it and then they hit ...

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  10. Harold CaskeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | KMIZ

    ... Senate in 1976 and served for 28 years before being forced out by term limits. The Democrat previously was the Bates County prosecutor Caskey played a key role in Missouri's school funding laws and in a measure allowing people to carry concealed ...

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  11. Fugitive Arrested In NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    He fought the law and the law won. A fugitive from Bates County got into a fight with Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies Monday night before being taken into custody.

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  12. Young burn victim heads home after 3 months in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | KCTV5

    A Bates County, MO, boy has finally been released from the hospital, months after he suffered horrible burns in a freak accident. Alex Dewey, 9, was trying to get a go-kart going when his clothes caught fire, burning 75 percent of his body.

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  13. Man charged in brutal stabbing of Bates County residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | KCTV5

    The Bates County Sheriff's Office said 63-year-old Charles Wells Keough was stabbed to death at his residence on Saturday, Aug. 21. After stabbing Keough multiple times and leaving him for dead, authorities said Lumpkins left the residence in a Black S10 pickup truck. Approximately 30 minutes later, a Bates County deputy saw the truck on a nearby county road and attempted to stop the vehicle.

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  14. Authorities investigate murder in tiny Bates County, MO town of MerwinRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2015 | KCTV5

    A sheriff's dispatcher confirmed they were "actively working" a murder that took place in Merwin, a town of under 100 residents.

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  15. El Dorado Springs Man Arrested After 2 County ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... but Bemis fled. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher tells News Talk KZRG about the chase. "They pursued him into Bates County. The vehicle stopped, from what I understand, by a cornfield. Mr. Bemis then fled the vehicle on foot and ran through the ...

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  16. Island Mound: Black soldiers' first battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Peggy Buhr, director of the Bates County Museum in Butler, Mo., says a 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry patrol marched into Bates County on Oct. 27, 1862, to clear out 400 guerrillas who had congregated at Hog Island, a marshy space along the Marais des Cygnes River. It was the first time citizens in that area of Missouri had seen black troops.

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  17. Building partially collapses in ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2015 | KMBC-TV

    KMBC 9'S MATT EVANS SHOWS US WHAT'S LEFT BEHIND. MATT: SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM THE BATES COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT CAPTURES THE MOMENT THE WEST WALL OF THIS BUILDING CAME CRASHING DOWN. 1 comment

  18. Authorities rule out lightning as cause of building collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | KCTV5

    Authorities are ruling out a lightning strike as the cause of a partial building collapse in downtown Butler, MO Saturday morning. Bates County Sheriff's deputies, Butler Police officers, and fire crews from multiple area departments responded to the scene following around 7:45 a.m..

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  19. Chiefs player visits young burn victim in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | KCTV5

    Alex Dewey, 9, has been in the hospital since he was badly burned in June. Alex was visiting his brother at his Bates County home.

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  20. 4 juveniles captured after escaping Missouri facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... taff member, while a fourth fled on foot. The other three were apprehended an hour later about 50 miles away in Bates County after they crashed the vehicle they were in.

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