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Jerome "Jerry" L. Elliott 1941-2007

Jerome “Jerry” L. Elliott, 66, Archie, MO, died Sunday, October 7, 2007 in Joplin, MO, as a result of a sudden heart attack. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 11 at the Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville, MO, officiated by Bob Simon, Carl Junction, MO and Brian Chaffin, Jasper, MO.

Main Street open, Street Fair this weekend


Street Fair Schedule
Saturday, October 13
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

10 a.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
11 a.m. Bates County
Nostalgia Band
11:30 a.m. Baby Contest
(Children ages 0-24 months can participate. Dress in Halloween Costumes. Register from 10 - 11:15 a.m., $5.)
Noon Grand River Band
1 p.m. Hank Roberts
1:30 p.m. Heather Reed Dance Company

Inflatable Obstacle Course, book signings, food served and booths open all day

Man charged in Adrian Bank robbery

Adrian Police Chief Charles Chapman just received long-awaited information about the two people who, on two separate occasions, robbed the Adrian Bank. As of Tuesday. October 2, 2007, John Earl Hall, 44, of Joplin had been charged in a three-count indictment, returned by a federal grand jury, in Kansas City, Missouri. The indictment alleged that Hall used a firearm to steal $10,795 from the Adrian Bank on August 24, 2006. He was also charged with a felon in possession of a firearm, which was a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol.

Picking a pumpkin


Adrian R-3 Kindergarten students visited the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, KS on October 5, 2007. Many parents also attended the field trip as sponsors. Pictured: Kindergarten students choose their pumpkins from the pumpkin patch and mark them with their names.

Swap Meet


The WMAT&MA held a Swap Meet at the Frontier Village in Adrian on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6. Bicycles, tools and other bargains were available for purchase, as well as breakfast and lunch provided by the WMAT&MA Women’s Auxiliary. Pictured above: Shoppers survey the goods at the swap meet on Saturday morning. Bottom right: Don Arndt signs copies of his book, See the Dragon, for Randy Pike, Northern Bates County Commissioner, at the swap meet.

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