The Tarkio Elementary kids had a wet and wild time at Field Day Friday, May 18, 2018, at the football field in Tarkio. The kids enjoyed water games using plungers, hurdles, and cups; races in an inflatable obstacle course, using tricycles, and using their feet to get marbles out of a swimming pool and into a bowl; tug of war; softball throws; and much more. The kids were also treated to shaved ice and cool treats by Kool Kats of Maryville following the events. Field Day is always a much-loved event signaling the end of school (the last day of…
The East Atchison Wolves placed 2nd in the Class 1, District 16 Baseball Tournament in St. Joseph, Missouri, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Team members include, from left to right: front row – Austin Anderson, Jayce Navin, Devin Guajardo, bat boy Quin Staten, Dylan Jeffords, Zach Garrison, and Jake McEnaney; middle row – Coach Casey Martin, Coach Michael Hollingsworth, Tyler Brown, Keaton Williams, Gage McAdams, Colin Joesting, Gus Hurst, and Andrew Gibbons; and back row – Coach Nate Jeter and Max Hopkins. EA’s Colin Joesting, right, safely slides into second base during the Class 1, District 16 championship game against the…
The Fairfax Class of 2018 received their diplomas in a commencement ceremony held Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Fairfax High School. Pictured are, from left to right: front row – Karrigan Bowling, Leslie Bradley, Tacy Mitchell, and Mickayla Bowling; middle row – Andrew Gibbons, Shane Wallace, Dylan Jeffords, and Keevan Baker; and back row – Conner Marshall, Trey Agnew, and Kwentin Roberts-Swinehart. The Fairfax Class of 2018 top five seniors are, from left to right: front row – Leslie Bradley (2), Mickayla Bowling (3), and Tacy Mitchell (1); and back row – Andrew Gibbons (4) and Dylan Jeffords (5). The…
The Rock Port Chamber held a ribbon cutting on Monday, May 21, 2018, for Tropical Sno, located at 420 S. Main Street. Owner Chris Shimmel is pictured with several of his employees and members of the Chamber. It’s great to see another business open on Main Street.
The Fairfax seniors dressed up as the Rugrats for their initation into the Fairfax High School Alumni Association. The seniors had to not only dress up and sign in at local businesses throughout the week, but they also have to sweep Main Street this Friday beginning at 9 a.m. (come out and cheer them on). Pictured are from left to right: front row – Trey Agnew, Leslie Bradley, and Tacy Mitchell; and back row – Dylan Jeffords, Mickayla Bowling, and Shane Wallace.
Briacin Bywater took 2nd in the 300 hurdles with a time of 42.62. He also qualified for State in the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.62. Gage McAdams was sectional champion in the pole vault, clearing the bar at 14 feet. Gage McAdams also qualified in the high jump with a jump of 6 feet. East Atchison’s 4×800 meter relay took 4th place, advancing on to state with a time of 10:46.12. Members include Grace Martin, Tawni Martin, Brynnan Poppa, Mercedes Parshall. Allison Yates had a vault of 8 feet, placing 4th and is advancing on to state track.…
Daytona Paris, left, and Riley Koop, right, along with his dad, Atchison County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Ryan Koop, enjoyed the Fish with a Cop Clinic held Saturday, May 12, at Scott Melvin’s pond near Rock Port. The event was sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and Atchison County Sheriff’s Office. The children learned to tie knots, cast a line, and bait a hook, skills that obviously helped them catch the fish! (Photos provided by the MDC)
Rock Port Rotarians packing shoes at First Christian (pictured above, left to right) were: Eryn Stepp, James Clodfelter, Stan Griffin, Bill Bunton, Mark Bennington, David Klappenbach, Corey Herron, Craig Corken, and James Jacoby. Local Rock Port Rotary members are pictured with District 6040 Governor Allen Garner, Larry Lunsford, John Gill, Julie McCoy, Valerie Anderson, and Cassy Venters, along with an inbound Group Study Exchange team from Chile. Submitted by Pastor Rodney Hopper, First Christian Church, Rock Port, Mo. The Rock Port Rotarians met April 26, 2018, at First Christian Church as they completed the packing of Shoes for Orphan Souls.…
The graduating seniors listening to their guest speaker, Mr. Donnie Parsons, during commencement. RPHS Class of 2018 Valedictorian was Allyson Demott, left, and Salutatorian was Mystie Robinson. Evan Elam, left, and Caden Linthicum walk in to Commencement. Rock Port High School’s top ten graduating seniors from left to right: Gretchen Tharp (10), Gyliane Henning (9), Catyn Chamberlain (8), Ryan Dewhirst (7), Dalton Brake (6), Kaycee Davis (5), Payton Schomburg (4), Mercer Deatz (3), Mystie Robinson (2) and Ally Demott (1). Mr. Donnie Parsons was the 2018 commencement speaker. Mr. Walker awards Gyliane Henning her Top 10 medal. Rock Port Board…
Tarkio High School graduates Shae DeRosier, Colin Joesting, Kaleb Horton, and Madison Ohrt receive congratulations following the Class of 2018 commencement ceremony Sunday, May 13, 2018. THS Class of 2018 Valedictorian was Shae DeRosier, left, and Salutatorian was Colin Joesting, right. Tarkio High School graduate Destiny Sanders carries flowers to her parents during the 2018 commencement ceremony. Tarkio High School graduate Shae DeRosier gives his valedictorian speech at the Class of 2018 commencement ceremony. Tarkio High School graduates Richard Weidenaar and Kaleb Horton file out of the gym after receiving their diplomas at 2018 commencement ceremony. Tarkio High School graduates…