Enbridge Pipelines, Inc. presented a City of Adrian, MO Tabletop Exercise Tuesday, November 5. The purpose of this exercise was to provide Enbridge Cushing Region and local personnel with the cities of Adrian and Archie, MO an opportunity too valuate current response management concepts, plans, and capabilities to a worst case discharge into (and around) sensitive areas along the South Grand River near Archie, MO.
Enbridge presented four $1,000 checks. These were funds from grant money that was applied for.
On Monday, November 5th, 2013 Bates County Sheriff’s detectives were dispatched to St. Luke’s East in Lee’s Summit in reference to an assault that had taken place in rural Adrian. Detectives contacted a 62 year old female that had serious injuries. The victim stated that she moved from the State of Washington to rural Missouri with another female. She stated that she woke up and the female roommate was attacking her.
On November 11, 2013, the Harmony Mission Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Ohio Street United Methodist Church in Butler to honor seniors from six area high schools as Good Citizens. The students were selected for this honor by the faculty and senior class of their school. To be chosen they must have demonstrated in their lives, Dependability, Service, Leadership, and Patriotism. Each student was presented a certificate recognizing him/her as a Good Citizen, representing their school. They also each received a Good Citizen lapel pin and wallet recognition card.
The Adrian Optimist Club is pleased to honor Students of the Month from the Miami, Ballard, and Adrian schools. Criteria for this honor center on outstanding academic and civic achievement and school spirit. Staff at each of the schools make the selection, and their decision is based on expansion of these criteria. Selection is based on the criteria, but a student stepping up to a particular task will come to play in it. Each student is honored with a certificate of recognition from the Adrian Optimist Club and $20.00 in Adrian Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Bucks”.
Community citizens attending a November 9th meeting at the Adrian Community Library voted to officially form a historical society. This group would include all the surrounding communities that have contributed to the history of this area.
The goals of the society will remain open for small interest groups to research and document areas such as church records, local clubs, Adrian and surrounding businesses, landmarks, cemeteries, rural one room schools, current schools, academic and athletic achievements.