Curtis Reynolds celebrates 25 years with American National Insurance Company


Friday, July 18 was a beautiful day, the sun was shining bright but not too hot. The weather made for the perfect day to celebrate a milestone for American National Insurance Agent Curtis Reynolds. Family, friends and clients came to help celebrate Reynolds’ 25 years in business.

Reynolds is a lifelong Adrian resident and an Adrian Class of 1964 alum.  In June 1990, Reynolds opened his own multi-line agency with American National Insurance Company in Harrisonville. Twelve years later, Reynolds moved his office to Adrian in 2002.

Adrian Bank elects Pierce as Assistant Cashier


The Board of Directors of Adrian Bank is pleased to announce that they have elected Kyla Pierce Assistant Cashier of the bank. Kyla graduated from Adrian High School in 2003, and obtained a B.S. degree in Agriculture Business from Missouri State University in 2007. Kyla started her banking career with Adrian Bank in 2007, as a teller, and now serves as Assistant Branch Manager of the Archie Branch, working in lending and operations. Please join the Board of Directors in passing on congratulations to Kyla.

Two Blackhawks represent Adrian in 38th Annual Missouri Lions All-Star Football Game



The Adrian Blackhawks were represented in the Missouri Lions 38th Annual All-Star Football Game by Christian Graham and Austin Williams.   The game was played July 19th on Kennedy Field at the University of Central Missouri’s Walton Stadium in Warrensburg, MO. Both players saw extensive playing time, showing their versatility by lining up on both sides of the ball.

South 71 All Stars


After a great deal of consideration, Adrian 5th & 6th Grade Baseball Coach Mike Burris selected three players for the South 71 All-Star team. Representing the Blackhawks at the All-Star game in Archie on Saturday, July 12, were: Drew Burris, Gaven Hale and Kellen Preston. During the regular season, each all-star showed exemplary teamwork and sportsmanship.

Bates County Fair Royalty...Kara Chandler, Queen - Riley Mareth, Princess


The 2014 Bates County Fair Queen is Kara Chandler. She is the 17-year old daughter of Danny and Jenny Wainscott and Justin Chandler.

Riley Mareth is the 2014 Bates County Fair Princess. She is the 14-year old daughter of Bud and Linda Mareth.

photo by C.A. Moore, News Xpress

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