PWSD #5 considers contract, authority


Approximately thirty PWSD #5 members and visitors met at Griffith’s Bookkeeping on Main Street for the water district’s monthly meeting. The group discussed a proposed contract between the City of Adrian and the district.

The Bates County Public Water Supply District #5 discussed options for water sources in their regular meeting on August 6. The City of Adrian offered a modified version of a contract that District 5 turned down earlier this year. The District also discussed the possibility of forming a water authority with the City of Archie.

69th Annual Osage Valley Meeting

The 69th Annual Meeting of the members of the Osage Valley Electric Cooperative Association will be held at the Osage Valley Headquarters Site in Butler, Missouri on Thursday, August 16, 2007.

At the annual meeting, members exercise their rights as member/owners of their electric cooperative. The members learn how their cooperative is doing financially, elect three board of directors to serve a three-year term, and have a fun filled evening.

Car, Truck and Bike Show in Adrian

This Saturday, August 11, Adrian’s City Park will be the site of a Car, Truck and Bike Show.

Sponsored by the City Park, the show will begin at 5 p.m. and will end at 9 p.m.

Antique, classic, custom, stock car, Corvette, street rods, jeeps, trucks and motorcycle entries will be accepted. Registration for entries begins at 2 p.m. and will continue until 5. Entry fee is $15. First place awards will be given at 9 p.m.

Concessions will be available at the show. Proceeds for food sales will go to the Adrian R-3 Senior Class.

Powderpuff football game benefits Children's Mercy


A Powder Puff football game was played Saturday night at the Deaton Thomas Field in Butler. The Adrian Lady Blackhawks volleyball players took on the Butler Lady Bears volleyball players to benefit the Children’s Mercy Oncology Parent Room. The benefit game raised $1,333.00.

Pictured, left to right - Whitney Bagby, Katie Gray, Natasha Lowrie, Laressa Bagby, Terri Jo Richmond, Kendra Greer, Katie Snell, LeeAnna Reid, Megan Lewis, Coach Erin Carver. Back row - Coach Wyatt Jackson, Coach Jennifer Bise, Coach Tyler Lincoln. Not pictured, Olivia Case.

Alma Lavon MacDowell 1912-2007

Alma Lavon MacDowell, 95, Olathe, Kansas, died Saturday, August 4, 2007 at the Good Samaritan Center in Olathe. Funeral Services were held Tuesday, August 7, 2007 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Mo. Pastor Rodney Goertzen, of the Mission Road Bible Church in Overland Park, KS, officiating. Casketbearers were Kevin MacDowell, Brent MacDowell, John Pittman, Fred Meyer, James R. Buck, and Jason Buck. Contributions to the Good Samaritan Center Activity Fund.

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