Richard Lee Bross, 72, formerly of Adrian, MO, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013 at his home in High Springs, Florida. He was born on February 26, 1941 to Stanley and Katherine Bross. After graduating high school he then joined the Army.
Services will be held at Atkinson Funeral Home in Adrian, MO on November 30, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
Arthur Erwin Sage, 89, of Adrian, Missouri, died Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the family home in rural Adrian.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Fairview Baptist Church in Ballard, Missouri with burial in Cloud Cemetery in Ballard, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to Kamp Keirsey or Heartland Hospice.
On November 13th Bates County Industries sent out its first load of glass to be recycled. After collecting it for six months the glass load weighed 15 ton. Ripple glass from Kansas City picked up the glass where it will be recycled back into more bottles or insulation for Owen Corning. Bates County Industries does not receive any funds for recycling glass.
Bates County Industries is located on North Business 49 and west Route TT. Please come by or call 660-679-3667 for more information on the recycling program. BCI provides dignified employment for adults with disabilities.
Saturday, November 30
The Adrian Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 4th Annual Christmas parade on Main Street in Adrian. Entries at 3:30 at the VFW Building. All entries are welcome. The parade begins at 4:30pm. New this year, pictures will be taken from 2:30pm - 4:00pm in the new Elks Building on Main Street (east of Engelhardt Bookkeeping). In addition, dancers will perform on Main Street at 4:00pm.
Last Saturday Team Brick Heads worked the day at Olathe Northwest High School at the FIRST Lego League (FLL) Qualifier. The theme of Nature’s Fury was everywhere at the qualifier. The Brick Heads took a very practical approach to dealing with natural disaster by planning an emergency preparedness kit. Progress for everyone, even competitors, is an integral part of this program. In pairs, six team members took their robot to the Table Matches.