Donald Trump won Adair County with 1,404 votes (40.39%), followed by U. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) with 1,164 votes (33.49%), then Governor John Kasich (R-Ohio) with 513 votes (14.76%), and U. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) with 299 votes (8.60%). Some states and cities are commonly associated with recipes (Maryland crab cakes, Boston baked beans, Philly cheese steak, New York style pizza) others are moore challenging to connect with a particular dish.
To ease fears in the area, militia units were dispatched and two small forts were constructed.One, Fort Clark, was located on high ground adjacent to The Cabins.The settlers sent messengers south to Randolph and Macon counties asking for help.Captain William Trammell responded with a party of some two dozen men to help.31.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.90. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.50 males.There were 10,826 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7/km²).The racial makeup of the county was 95.82% White, 1.20% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.39% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races.Several miles to the northeast, another detachment of troops established Fort Matson.After months of no hostile Native American activity in the Adair County area, both forts were abandoned.The Trammell party lost three men in the skirmish, including Captain Trammell himself, and one additional casualty died of his wounds shortly afterward.