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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Poplar Heights Farm: Annual Yule Log Hunt This Saturday

Adrian Optimist Students of the month

The Adrian Optimist Club is pleased to honor Students of the Month from the Miami, Ballard, and Adrian schools. Criteria for this honor center on outstanding academic and civic achievement and school spirit. Staff at each of the schools make the selection, and their decision is based on expansion of these criteria. Selection is based on the criteria, but a student stepping up to a particular task will come to play in it. Each student is honored with a certificate of recognition from the Adrian Optimist Club and $20.00 in Adrian Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Bucks”.

The Ballard Student of the Month for November is Kyle Teagarden, senior son of Keith and Joni Teagarden. English Instructor, Ashlea Gray states “Kyle is a hard worker and always has a positive attitude in the classroom. He catches on to things quickly, and he never minds helping his peers. He has a great sense of humor that helps his class stay engaged.”

Caitlin Slattery is the Miami Student of the Month for Miami.  Caitlin, a senior, is the daughter of Dennis and Cathy Slattery. In school she participates in volleyball, basketball, FFA, FCCLA, and National Honor Society. Out of school she enjoys 4-H and is involved in Ronald McDonald House. Caitlin states “Life and school are the same – you get out of it what you put into it.” She plans to go to Avila University to become a neonatal nurse. Vocational Agriculture Instructor Charlie Jenkins states “Caitlin is a hardworking young lady that is driven to succeed. She is a pleasure to work with.”

This month’s Adrian Student of the Month is Sara Geringer. Sara, a junior, is the daughter of Karri Geringer. In school, Sara participates in FCCLA, band, volleyball, track, Quiz Bowl, and National Honor Society. She participates in Adrian Community Theater as well. Sara states “I’ve always had a strong work ethic. I do not like to disappoint myself, and I almost always finish what I start. Band is one of the most influential things of my life including everyone in it.”

Sara in considering double majoring in Math and Music Education at NWMSU or possibly CalTech or Vandercook School of Music.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrest Report 12/1/14

Ryan A.Gabriel
On 12/1/14 around 5:20 p.m. The Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County arrested 40 year old Ryan A.Gabriel of Amsterdam, Missouri. He was arrested for 1.) Felony driving while intoxicated - Aggravated Offender 2.)Careless and imprudent driving. He was booked into the Bates County Jail and placed on a 12 hour hold.