mark thompson en Smith, Thompson face off to be Adair County Commissioner <p>Adair County residents will vote for a Second District County Commissioner Tuesday.</p><p>Larry Lee Smith is challenging the incumbent Mark Thompson in the election for Adair County Second District Commissioner.</p><p>Smith, who’s a farmer, said he decided to run for the position because he is concerned with road and bridge maintenance in Adair County.</p><p>“I don’t like to hear cutbacks on our road and bridge employees and on an hourly basis and so I don’t know what happened to their budget, how they failed to get something in?" Smith said. "I just want to scan that budget.”</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 14:58:12 +0000 Chris Lilly 24054 at Kirksville Exploring Business Opportunities Along New Highway <p>Kirksville City Council and the Adair County Commissioners are looking into developing new businesses along the new Highway 63. Wed, 02 Nov 2011 20:31:10 +0000 2913 at