Category: News

Truck winds up in field

An American Recycling truck ended up in a field off of Hwy. 136, west of the T intersection near Tarkio Friday, June 23, 2017. According to American Recycling, the truck came to rest in the field after a vehicle pulled…
Fireworks display a huge hit

Tarkio Rehab hosted its annual fireworks display Friday, June 23. Over 100 people took part in the event, which included music by Michael Goff and Broken Spoke, a bounce house, face painting, a bbq, and much more!
Fire destroys Rolofsons’ barn

Mike Tunnell and Kevin Bennett put out a barn fire on the Dean and Patty Rolofson property east of Tarkio Friday, June 23, 2017. At the time of the fire, the firemen suspected that a weakened power line blowing in…
Fireworks display at Pleasant View

A nice crowd of residents and community members gathered to watch the fireworks display. The residents were given snappers to play with before the show. Chad Schomburg with the Rock Port Fire Department got the fireworks show going as he…
“Ghost Hunting Is Murder”

The spirit of David Rankin embodies Mike M. Louder (Noemi Martinez, front left) to explain the circumstances leading up to Mike’s death in the “Ghost Hunting Is Murder” production at Rankin Hall during Tarkio College Alumni Weekend. Also pictured is…
Doug Summa Memorial Park 5K Walk/Run

The 4th annual Doug Summa Memorial Park 5K Walk/Run was held Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Tarkio. The Kids Fun Run/Walk Half Mile race took place first with the youngest participants running from the Tarkio Community Building, a short distance…

The Atchison County Mail, Tarkio Avalanche, and Fairfax offices will be closed, Tuesday, July 4th, in recognition of Independence Day.

You’re invited!!!! Come help celebrate Lola Davis and her 32+ years as a loyal employee and part of the Citizens Bank & Trust family. Retirement Open House will be Friday, June 30, 2017. Cake and refreshments will be served at…

Retirement Reception for K.J. Lewis will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the American Family Insurance Office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come help celebrate with cookies and coffee.