Honored for 51 years as an American Red Cross Blood Drive Coordinator


Last Tuesday, Annette Arthur, Volunteer Services Manager of the American Red Cross Blood Services of Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Region, honored Anna Lee James of Adrian for being a dedicated Blood Drive Coordinator for the past 51 years! In a card to Anna Lee from Annette and Tonya (in the same region) said, “We sincerely appreciate and thank you for all that you share - your positive attitude, efforts, commitment and care!” Anna Lee was presented with a certificate and pin.

Bates County mourns the loss of Southern Commissioner Larry Berry



A Hume, Missouri man was fatally injured and two other men injured, one seriously, in a two vehicle accident in Bates County, Thursday, July 3, 2014. The accident occurred at 10:11pm on Route A, .3 miles south of SW County Road 14267 near Hume.

Lions Big Bang winner


Caleb Douty, Adrian, was the grand prize winner of the Adrian Lions Club Big Bang Fireworks give away. The drawing was held Friday, July 4th at 2:00. Pictured with Caleb, left, is friend DJ Warden.

Volleyball Tournament winners


The Adrian Optimist Club sponsored a sand volleyball tournament during the 4th of July celebration. Pictured are the members of the winning team, left to right: Bevin Carroll, Jennifer Underwood, Ryan Kagarice, Clayton Cumpton, Derek Wood, Nicole Wood.

Horseshoe Pitching Contest winners


In the 4th of July Horseshoe Pitching Contest, Jay Perkins and Ryan Parrott took first place. Coming in second was Matt Cunningham and David Lawson. Perkins participated in the contest in memory of his father-in-law Richard Nichol, who passed away last week and loved to pitch horseshoes. Pictured, left to right: David Lawson, Matt Cunningham, Ryan Parrott, Jay Perkins.

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