Carleen Hendrickson Nolte 1925 - 2014

Carleen (Hendrickson) Nolte, 89, of Cedar Hill, Texas, formerly of Columbia, Missouri died Monday, December 1, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Nolte was born May 20, 1925 in Butler, Missouri to Carl K. and Jennie Mae Hendrickson.

Memorial Graveside Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler, Missouri with Rev. Jim Hollis officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Carleen H. Nolte Memorial Fund at New Life in Christ Lutheran Church, Duncanville, Texas.

Mark Griffith honored for 30 years dedication to the Adrian community


On December 10, 1984, a young man named Mark Griffith was employed by the City of Adrian. After three decades, Griffith is highly respected as the City’s Public Works Director. Mayor Ritter (pictured right) presented Griffith (left) with a plaque of recognition at the Adrian City Council Meeting on Monday, December 8. Griffith was very surprised by this honor of recognition.

For the complete story see the December 11 issue of The Adrian Journal.

photo by Melisa Newkirk

Blackhawks receive All Conference Choir honors


Ten Adrian High School vocalists participated in the All Conference Choir at Archie High School. They were directed by Adrian Music Teacher Lauren Moravec’s college choir professor, Dr. Brian Lanier of Northwest Missouri State University. Front row, left to right: Catie Welliver, Alexis Sass, Jordyn Koehler, Alexys Koehler, Kalene Kiesel, Hannah Wilson. Back row, left to right: Tyler Arnold, Josh Collins, John Thompson, Hunter Chamberlain.

Blackhawks participate in Conference Tournament


The Adrian Blackhawks boys and girls varsity teams participated in the WEMO Conference Tournament last week. The girls were given the #1 seed and the boys were seeded 4th.

The Blackhawks played for third place on Friday night. They went up against the #2 seed, Rich Hill Tigers and were defeated 35 to 47. The Lady Blackhawks went up against the Drexel Lady Bobcats for the championship. It was close throughout the entire game, but Adrian fell short in the end, by three, 52 to 55.

For the full story, stats and pictures, see the December 11 issue of The Adrian Journal.

Adrian Wrestling opens season with Quad meet


On December 2, the Adrian Blackhawks opened their season with a quad meet, facing off against the Knob Noster Panthers, El Dorado Springs Bulldogs and the Eldon Mustangs. Team results: Adrian 36 vs. Knob Noster: 30; Adrian 62 vs. El Dorado Springs 18; Adrian 36 vs. Eldon 46.

Right: Sophomore Hayden Stark wrestles against Caleb Morgan of Knob Noster.

Far right: Morgan Patterson wins by pin over Knob Noster’s Aaron Adams.

(photos by Aimee Dryden)

For more results see the December 11 issue of The Adrian Journal.

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