The Adrian R-3 Board of Education met in regular session Thursday, May 17, 2007. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m., by President Jacque Underwood, in the Conference Room. Other board members present were Jay Bagby, Jim Ferguson, Steve Lewis, Vanessa Tallman, Jim Tenholder and Gary Tolle. The High School building and the Athletic Complex project were discussed. There were three bids to build a new press box. One bid was from a group out of Iowa for $3000 plus. Another bid was from a group out of Windsor to build the box there and haul it to the site.
Mr. and Mrs. William Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Culver and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bailey would like to announce the engagement of their children Carrie Michelle Turner and Todd Benton Bailey. Todd works at Regency Place of Greenwood as an Activity Director/Recreation Therapist in Indianapolis, Indiana and Carrie works at Brooksource as an IT Recruiter in Indianapolis, Indiana. Todd and Carrie are both Indiana University graduates and are going to be married at the Indiana University Auditorium in Bloomington, Indiana on June 16, 2007.
Josephine "Jo" Pauline Yarnell, age 84 of Springdale, Arkansas, formerly of Ballard, Missouri died Monday, May 21, 2007 in the Maples at Her-Ber Meadows Nursing Home in Springdale. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2007 at the Temple Baptist Church in Erie, Kansas with Rev. Bill Bingham officiating. Burial in the East Hill Cemetery, Erie, Kansas. Contributions to the Temple Baptist Church. Services were under the direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri.
Kevin James Hall, age 21 of Joplin, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2007 in Los Osos, CA. Service arrangements are pending at Parker Mortuary in Joplin, Missouri.
Justin Allen Moore, age 24 of Butler, Missouri died Monday, May 7, 2007 at his home as the result of a fire. His son, Ethan Carson Moore died Friday, May 11, 2007 at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri from complications of smoke inhalation. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Dr. Terry Davis Officiating. Burial in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to the Family.