Jr. High volleyball takes first


The Adrian Junior High volleyball team took first place in the Rich Hill Junior High Tournament last Saturday, September 20, 2014. Appleton City, two wins; Osceola, two wins; Clinton (championship round), two wins to claim first place.

Elks Drawing Winner


Don Chulufas of Harrisonville was the winner of the drawing held by the Adrian Elks 2864 during their Gun Show September 14. LeRoy Kagarice, right, presents the Savage American Classic 243 gun to Don, left.


Bates 4-H’ers hit the mark


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.

Old School Personal Training is the Adrian Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month



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.

James R. Ford 1940-2014

James Rodger Ford, 74, LaPalma, CA, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at his home. He was born March 26, 1940 in Columbia, South Carolina to Harley and Kathryn (Simonson) Ford.

The family will be holding a graveside memorial service 11 a.m., Saturday, September 27, 2014, with interment of ashes in Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian. Military honors under the auspices of Whiteman Air Force Base Honor Guard.

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