Bates County has officially advanced to the semifinal round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a national competition that is challenging communities across the U.S. to rethink their energy use. At a press event in Washington, D.C. today, Bates County was announced as one of the (TBD) communities who are leading the way on energy efficiency.
The Adrian Blackhawks varsity boys and girls hosted KC Lutheran Thursday, January 15. In the girls game the Lady Blackhawks moved their record to 11-2 as they defeated the Lady Knights 63 to 51. In the boys contest Adrian came away with a 74 to 64 victory.
See the January 22 issue of The Adrian Journal for the full story and stats.
The Adrian Blackhawks wrestling team participated in the Butler Invitational Saturday, January 10. Taking first place was Steven Jacobs (113) and Dakota Jones (126). Zachary Shannon (132) took 2nd and John Collins (145) came in 3rd.
The Adrian Blackhawks hosted El Dorado Springs, Sherwood and Summit Christian on Tuesday, January 13. Team results were:
Adrian vs. Summit Christian Academy - Adrian 60.00, Summit Christian Academy 12.00; Adrian vs El Dorado Springs - Adrian 69.00, El Dorado Springs 12.00; and Adrian vs Sherwood - Adrian 54.00, Sherwood 22.00.
Ruth Anne Grizzell, 80, of Butler, Missouri passed away January 17, 2015 at Willow Lane Nursing Center in Butler. Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Ohio Street United Methodist Church in Butler with Pastor Sandy Schaller and Rev. Ron Dunlap officiating. Interment was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler. Contributions are suggested to the Ohio Street United Methodist Church, or Happy Hill Church of God, and are being received at the funeral home.
Sue E. Coffel, 76, of Butler, Missouri passed away January 14, 2015 at her home in Butler. A graveside funeral service was 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 19, 2015 at Sharon Cemetery near Drexel, Missouri. There was no visitation. Contributions in her memory are suggested to Children’s Mercy Hospital, and are being received at the funeral home.