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New truck for the Tarkio Street Department

Written on November 13, 2018

The City of Tarkio has purchased a new truck for the Tarkio Street Department. The 2019 Ford F350 also has an attachment for a snow blade on front and a salt spreader on the back. Not only was the truck itself a much needed purchase, but so were the attachments. The old blade was rusty  Continue Reading »

Tarkio R-I Musical Theatre Dept. to present Sister Act

Written on November 13, 2018

Tickets are on sale for Tarkio R-I Musical Theatre Department’s production of Sister Act. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be picked up in the Tarkio High School Superintendent’s Office. Be sure to attend this hilarious show Friday, November 16, at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 17, at 7 p.m., and  Continue Reading »

Coats for Kids’ Drive

Written on November 13, 2018

The Kansas City Knights of Columbus, the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City/St. Joseph, and Catholic Charities joined together for a “Coats for Kids’ Drive” providing new coats to children in need. They distributed 84 coats with the help of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Tarkio and Joni Amthor to all three schools in  Continue Reading »

ACDC #ShopAC November 15

Written on November 13, 2018

ACDC’s #ShopAC event is happening on Thursday, November 15. Participating stores will be open until 8 that evening, but feel free to also visit anytime that day during their regular business hours. The more you shop, the more chances you have to win! Passports will be available at all participating locations that Thursday. With each  Continue Reading »

1999 Tarkio Girls Basketball Team to be inducted into KMA Sports Hall of Fame

Written on November 13, 2018

A special ceremony will take place during the halftime of the varsity East Atchison girls’ basketball game Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in the Tarkio High School Gym. The games begin with jr. varsity at 4 p.m. that night. Every member of the ’99 girls’ basketball team is encouraged to participate. Be sure to come out  Continue Reading »

Atchison County Students Attend Assembly on Teen Violence

Written on November 13, 2018

True crime writer, law enforcement trainer, youth culture specialist and television personality Phil Chalmers spoke to Atchison County students at Tarkio High School Wednesday morning, November 7, 2018.  Phil performs his powerful school assembly, True Lies, to young adolescents around the globe. To better explain to the students that they all have worth, Phil Chalmers  Continue Reading »

Olde Time Christmas Tour of Lights in Brownville December 1

Written on November 13, 2018

The Merchants of Brownville will celebrate an “Olde Time Christmas in Brownville” Saturday, December 1. Activities will begin at 7:00 a.m. and continue until 9:00 p.m. There will be trolley rides, shopping, home tours, music, plays and much more. All of Main Street and the Whiskey Run Creek Nature Trail will be lit up. The  Continue Reading »

Tarkio/Westboro Com­munity Thanksgiving Service

Written on November 13, 2018

Tarkio / Westboro Community Thanksgiving Service will be held Sunday, November 18, at 6 p.m. at the Tarkio United Methodist Church. The speaker will be Rev. Fritz Brandenburg. Everyone is invited to attend.

Rock Port Community Thanksgiving Service

Written on November 13, 2018

The Rock Port Community Thanksgiving service will be held Sunday, November 18, at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church. The guest speaker will be Pastor Richard Boettner, Rock Port Baptist Church.

KG Buds to hold annual Christmas open house

Written on November 13, 2018

KG Buds, Fairfax, will hold their annual Christmas open house Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15, 16, and 17. The store will take part in the #ShopAC promotion on Thursday, Nov. 16, and will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. that day. Jesse’s Jams & Jellies will also be available for purchase. Open  Continue Reading »

Atchison County Commission: Brickyard Hill Wind Farm Project

Written on November 13, 2018

The Commission met November 1, 2018. Present were: North District Commissioner Jim Quimby, South District Commissioner Richard Burke, and Susette Taylor, Clerk of the Commission. Presiding Commissioner Curtis Livengood was absent. South District Commissioner Burke called the meeting to order. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. Bills were reviewed, approved and ordered  Continue Reading »

Atchison County Honors Veterans with Special Assemblies

Written on November 13, 2018

Jack Smith and Jim Giddinge present plaques to Pleasant View veterans Rex Siddens (Army), Jack Mehaffey (Air Force), Ernie Green (Army), and Gene Bradfield (Air Force). Not pictured is Reed Gebhards, Air Force. Pleasant View Veterans Honored Legionnaires Mary Kahn, Steve Duren, Jim Giddinge, Bud Harger and Jack Smith visited Pleasant View Nursing Home Friday,  Continue Reading »