Lady Blackhawks defeat Warsaw and Appleton City


The Adrian Lady Blackhawks traveled to Warsaw last Tuesday, September 23 and brought home a win. Adrian won the match in two games, 25-7, 25-12.

Thursday night the Lady Blackhawks hosted the Appleton City Lady Bulldogs and celebrated Senior Night with a victory over Appleton City. It only took two games for the victory, 25-7, 25-14.

Right: Kaitlyn Miller and Malory Moles team up at the net to block the return by Appleton City.

Middle: Anna Walley makes her approach as she gets the set from Lauren Shipley.

Adrian Homecoming King and Queen Candidates


The 2014 Adrian High School Homecoming King and Queen candidates are pictured. Front row, Queen Candidates (left to right): Britney Arnold, freshman; Brenna Adkins, sophomore; Hollie Kloser, junior; and Hannah Wilson, senior. Back row, King Candidates (left to right): Andrew Stewart, freshman; Dylan Novovesky, sophomore; Steven Jacobs, junior; and Tanner McElwain, senior.

Community shocked by the unexpected death of Representative Randy Pike


Bates County is shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Missouri State Representative Randy Pike. Pike, who has done incredible things in the County and in Adrian, served as the Bates County Northern Commissioner for 12 years. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2012. This year Pike was running for his second term. He won the primary in August and was set to run in the November election.

Archie High School King & Queen


At halftime of last Friday night’s homecoming game, the Archie Whirlwinds Homecoming King and Queen candidates were announced. Seniors Caleb Blundell and Mary Kurzweil were crowned as the 2014 Archie High School King and Queen.

Bates County Museum to dedicate George Ann Fisher Memorial Exhibition Building

On Thursday evening, October 2nd at 6:00 pm the Bates County Museum will hold a very special dedication service prior to the annual Heritage Dinner and program. One year ago, Butler and Bates County said goodbye to a woman who was and is irreplaceable. George Ann Fisher lost her battle with cancer after a long courageous fight with the disease. George Ann, husband Jim and mother-in-law, Louise Fisher, always supported the museum with their time, talents and gifts.

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