Harold "Duke" Ewing McGuire, age 72 of Butler, Missouri died Friday, May 18, 2007 at Willow Lane Nursing Center in Butler, Missouri after a protracted battle with cancer. Cremation memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2007 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Brother Alan Black officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the Heartland Hospice.
The Adrian Community Library 2007 Summer Reading Program will be held from June 11 to July 27, 2007. Registration forms will be available beginning May 28 at the Library. The program will include students going into kindergarten through sixth. There will also be a Tiny Tots reading program for ages 2-5.For information, call Melinda Elmer at 297-2022.Look in the Journal for library hours and phone numbers.
A special meeting of the Board of Aldermen was held Monday, May 21, 2007 in the City Hall of Adrian, Missouri. Mayor Kendrick presided and called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Aldermen Bruce Scarborough, Mike Lemon, Hank Stark, Steve Lovelace were present. Also present were Max Gordon, City Counselor, Melisa Newkirk, City Clerk and Leonard Harrison, City Administrator. Donita Ruch was a visitor.
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.