Horseshoe Pitching Contest winners


In the 4th of July Horseshoe Pitching Contest, Jay Perkins and Ryan Parrott took first place. Coming in second was Matt Cunningham and David Lawson. Perkins participated in the contest in memory of his father-in-law Richard Nichol, who passed away last week and loved to pitch horseshoes. Pictured, left to right: David Lawson, Matt Cunningham, Ryan Parrott, Jay Perkins.

Quilt winner


Ruby Lockard, Adrian, was the recipient of the quilt donated to the Adrian Community Library, by Betty Pruden, for their annual fundraiser. Ms. Pruden’s wishes were for the funds received to be applied to the building fund. The Library appreciates everyone who supported this fundraiser.


Jim Yoss named 2014 Grand Marshal of Adrian Optimist Club’s 4th of July parade


Jim Yoss joined the Adrian community in 1972 when he moved his family and business here. Jim and his late wife Carolyn opened Yoss Thriftway over 40 years ago, and have been active in the community ever since. He is an active member in the Adrian Optimist Club and has served in many capacities over the years. This year he is the Grand Marshal for the 2014 Adrian Optimist Club 4th of July Parade.

For the full story please see the July 3 issue of The Adrian Journal.

A familiar face is the new Adrian R-III Superintendent



After six years as the Adrian R-III School District Superintendent, Dr. Kirk Eidson is retiring.  The Adrian Board of Education has hired a familiar face as the District’s next leader, someone who is held in high regard by the students, staff, parents and the community.  At the helm as Superintendent beginning July 1, 2014 is R-III Secondary Principal Don Lile.  

WMAT&MA 36th Annual Steam and Gas Engine Show


The Western Missouri Antique Tractor and Machinery Association held the 36th Annual Steam and Gas Engine Show last weekend at Frontier Village. This year, Case was the featured brand.

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