New Arrivals- ETHAN JAMES SPARKS

Bradley and Candace Sparks of Memphis, Tennessee, are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Ethan James Sparks. Ethan was born on May 18, 2016, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. He weighed nine pounds, one ounce, and…

Jamie Verlin Wilcox was born March 7, 1972, in Chillicothe, Missouri. He passed away on July 31, 2016, in Naples, Florida. Survivors include his parents, John and Marylyn Wilcox; sisters, Johnna and Jerri Wilcox; niece, Tessa Keeney, her father, Jeff…

Robert F. “Rob” Resler, the son of Robert Herman and Eula Glenn (Jones) Resler, was born July 31, 1951, in Fairfax, Missouri. He attended Fairfax High School, graduating in 1970. Rob worked for years as a farm hand for H.A.…
RUBY L. KIRSCH

A graveside service and interment for Ruby Lorene (Hampton) Kirsch was held on Friday, August 12, 2016, at Ohio Cemetery in Burlington Junction, Missouri. Mr. Chris Stevens officiated. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Ruby was…
REV. GLEN D. HENLEY

Rev. Glen D. Henley, 71, of St. Joseph, Missouri, was born April 1, 1945, in Mercer County, Missouri, the son of Clarence Ray and Veta Rosalee (Snyder) Henley and gave up his earthly toils to take on a crown of…
JAMES RANDOLPH FALL, JR.

James “Jim” Randolph Fall, Jr. – father, husband, grandfather, friend, newspaperman, sports fan, fisherman, golfer – the former mayor of Maryville, Missouri, who served as the executive editor of the Maryville Daily Forum and who was a lifelong advocate for…

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18 First Day of School at Tarkio R-I (12:30 Dismissal) 6:30 p.m., Bingo at the Tarkio Nutrition Center 8 to 9 p.m., AA at First Christian Church in Rock Port FRIDAY, AUGUST 19 Second Day of School at…

Wednesday, August 17 – Staff Professional Development Day – Staff introductions, 5:00 p.m. – K-6 Meet Your Teacher, 5:30 p.m. – Rotary Welcome Back, 5:30 p.m. – Little Jays Preschool meeting in elementary library, 5:30 p.m. – 7th Grade Orientation,…

Submitted by Bob Hughes, Tarkio College President Will you join us and help push the ball over the goal line? Tarkio College has been informed by the Missouri Department of Higher Education that it has met major requirements for the…

August 18, 1966 The age-old boundary dispute between Nebraska and Missouri was revived this week. The county courts of Atchison and Holt counties joined in an appeal to Missouri Gov. Warren Hearns to determine the state line between Missouri and…