Pennies for Patients Campaign


Adrian R-III elementary students and staff and two classes in middle school participated in the Pennies for Patients Campaign for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in February. Our school raised $1,028.41 for this program. Mrs. Debbie Frazier’s class collected the most with $300.00! Her class got a gold pennant and will get to have a pizza party for their efforts. The following is the letter received from the campaign manager.

Thelma Charlene Wix Conrad 1937 - 2014

Thelma Charlene Wix Conrad, age 76 of Oak Grove, Missouri died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 in Oak Grove. She was born August 5, 1937 to Thomas Hardin and Mary Arlene Brooks Wix in Butler, Missouri.

Funeral services were Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Dr. Ken Wesemann officiating. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

Vintage 49 now open in Butler


Vintage 49 is one of Butler’s newest businesses. Thomi Herrell, Owner, carries one-of-a-kind vintage furnishings including antiques and paint and repurposed furniture. She custom paints just about anything a customer requests.

Yoss Thriftway celebrates 40 years



The Adrian community stands strong, stands proud, and comes together for the common good time and time again. We all know that Blackhawk Pride runs rampant in Adrian. We feel it, we breathe it, we live it. At the forefront of that pride is Yoss Thriftway. After 40 years, this family-owned grocery store continues to be an integral part of the community.

Community Bank of Harrisonville celebrates grand re-opening with style


A freshly remodeled building and some new shoes are some ways that Community Bank of Raymore in Harrisonville is trying to “change your perspective of banking.”

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