Lots of hard work and practice paid off on August 23, 2014, for the Bates County 4-H trap shooting teams. Ten participants, two coaches and a host of family members arrived at the annual State 4-H Trap Shooting event in Linn Creek, Missouri. The 4-H members shot very well, bringing home lots of blue ribbons and a handful of reds. Participants were: Front: Gaven Hale, Austin Nold, and Case Doody. Center: Blake Doody, Caleb Morris, Anson Johnson, Victoria Sears, and Ty Underwood. Back: Luke Crawford, Steven Doody, Coach, Conrad Walley, Jay Walley, Coach.
By SHARON KIESEL
The Adrian Chamber of Commerce has chosen Old School Personal Training as the featured business for September. The business, located at 33 East Main Street in Adrian, is owned and operated by Jeff Markel. He has been a certified personal trainer for several years but now owns his own gym. He is also a self-defense instructor.