Blackhawks back in action!


Football: At 12:01am on Monday, August 4, the Adrian Blackhawks varsity football team began practicing for the 2014 season. Pictured, Offensive Coordinator Matt Davis works with the offensive linemen.

Volleyball: With coaches Kelsi Robards and Megan Johnson, the Lady Blackhawks high school volleyball team began practice for the 2014 season at 12:01am on Monday, August 4.

Cheerleaders: With new coaches Gwen Ford and Lesli Lame, the Adrian Blackhawks cheerleaders began practicing cheers and a dance routine last week.

Donald James Nelson 1930 - 2014

Donald James Nelson, 83, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 24, 2014. He was a long time resident of Julesburg, Colorado.

Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to Maedine Nelson, 900 Pine Street, #4, Julesburg, Colorado 80737.

Joseph Wayne Padley 1949 - 2014

Joseph Wayne Padley, age 65 of Appleton City, Missouri died Saturday, July 26, 2014 at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. He was born April 22, 1949 to Joseph William and Lillian Ada Colson Padley in Butler, Missouri.

Graveside services were Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Myers Cemetery near Appleton City, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Myers Cemetery.

Cumptons to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


Please come join us Sunday, August 3rd at the Adrian Optimist Building from 3pm-8pm to celebrate Wayman & Reda (Evans) Cumpton’s 50th Wedding Anniversary.

Adrian United Methodist Church W.O.W’s during Vacation Bible School



Fireworks filled the night skies of Adrian last Sunday evening as the Adrian United Methodist Church kicked off their VBS week at the Frontier Village. Over 100 families turned out to join in the celebration which included a pot-luck dinner, free train rides, face painting, balloon art, homemade snow cones and root beer floats, a concert by Stephen Rew and the band Decided and, of course, fireworks.

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