On 6/7/2020 at approximately 2130 hours, the Bates County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a kidnapping that had just occurred in Butler. The female was forced into her car at gunpoint from her place of employment. Information received indicated that the vehicle would have possibly been returning to the Kansas City area. Deputies and a municipal police officer observed the vehicle northbound on I49 and attempted to stop the vehicle.
• Long-Prier Reunion at Adrian Lake Shelter #2 June 13th. Lunch 12-1pm.
Floyd and Winifred (Black) Gaston married at the Church of God Holiness. 423 South Mechanic Street, Butler MO on June 10th 1951.
•June 1, 2020
The Bates County Health Center has confirmed three new positive cases of COVID-19 in Bates County.