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Wind farm project could mean possible loss of millions in tax dollars; Public gathers to testify on impact to Northwest Missouri

Written on January 15, 2019

Atchison County was well represented at the Missouri Public Service Commission’s public hearing at the Velma Houts Building Monday, January 14, 2019. Atchison County Clerk Susette Taylor and Fairfax R-3 School Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Burright were among those testifying at the Missouri Public Service Commission’s public hearing Monday, January 14, 2019. The Missouri Public Service  Continue Reading »

Classes begin at Bressler’s Academy of Martial Arts

Written on January 15, 2019

Certified martial arts instructor Eric Bressler works with two of his students during his Hapkido class on Monday, January 14, 2019. Eric Bressler’s 13 years of martial arts training will now benefit those in Atchison County looking to learn more about the art. He opened Bressler’s Academy of Martial Arts in January, offering classes on  Continue Reading »

Stamp price goes up Jan. 27

Written on January 15, 2019

The U.S. Postal Service will implement new postage rates for most mailing and shipping products on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The most notable change is the First Class Mail Letter rate, which will increase from 50¢ to 55¢. Other changes include Priority Mail prices: a small box that previously cost $7.20 will rise to $7.90,  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Blood Drive Feb. 6

Written on January 15, 2019

A Community Blood Center winter blood drive will be held at Tarkio Elementary Wednesday, February 6, 2018, from 2:10 to 7:00 p.m. The event, held in the gym at 1201 Pine Street, is being sponsored by Tarkio High School National Honor Society. Book your appointment today at savealifenow.org/group and enter Group Code: CBMF. For more  Continue Reading »

Atchison County Fair Board to hold annual fish fry

Written on January 15, 2019

Make plans to attend the Atchison County Fair Board’s annual all-you-can-eat fish fry Sunday, March 3, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Velma Houts Fair Building on the fairgrounds in Rock Port, Missouri. Proceeds donated by the event help support the Atchison County Fair and its youth. The menu will include catfish filets, chicken, baked potato,  Continue Reading »

ACDC board meeting

Written on January 15, 2019

The Atchison County Development Corporation (ACDC) Board met January 9, 2019. Present were: Craig Corken, Lydia Hurst, Bob Alldredge, W.C. Farmer, Scott Melvin, Roger Martin, Jeff Meyer, and Lori Seymour, board members; and Monica Bailey and Carol Clark. Board members voted to approve minutes as amended. The financials were also approved as presented. Director Report–  Continue Reading »

RP Optimist Chili & Soup Supper is rescheduled

Written on January 15, 2019

The Rock Port Optimist Club will host a Chili and Soup Supper Friday, Februay 8, 2019, in the Rock Port Elementary Cafeteria from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The meal will be $3 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12. This a change from the original date of Friday, January 18.

Fairfax Firemen to hold annual fish fry Jan.19

Written on January 15, 2019

The Fairfax Volunteer Fireman will hold their annual fish fry Saturday, January 19, from 5:00 p.m.-?. Stop by and enjoy delicious catfish and carp. There will be free delivery to in-town Fairfax residents only (call 660-686-2581).

Watson Baptist Outreach to sponsor benefit for Jackson Holmes Feb. 23

Written on January 15, 2019

Watson Baptist Outreach is sponsoring a benefit for Jackson Bennett Holmes on Saturday, February 23, in the fellowship hall of the Watson Baptist Church in Watson, Missouri. The soup supper will begin at 5:00 p.m. and an auction will follow. Auction items include a 22 automatic Ruger rifle, two $100 Wal-Mart gift certificates, and two  Continue Reading »

Northwest Health Services earns MPCA’s Silver Award

Written on January 15, 2019

Northwest Health Services recently announced they are the recipients of the Missouri Primary Care Association’s (MPCA) Silver Award for Clinic Quality Excellence. MPCA acknowledges community health centers who meet or exceed a set of clinical quality measures, set by the MPCA Medical Director Network on an annual basis. These quality measures focus on such areas  Continue Reading »

Fairfax R-3 Board of Education meeting

Written on January 15, 2019

The Fairfax R-3 Board of Education met in regular session December 20, 2018, in Elementary Room 3. Board president Mike Lewis called the meeting to order at 1:07 p.m. Present were: board members, Doug Miller, Josh Oswald, Marshal Oswald, and Sam O’Riley (Chris Smith and Jon Graves were absent); Fairfax R-3 Superintendent Jeremy Burright; secretary  Continue Reading »

Vehicle misses stop sign, hits tree

Written on January 15, 2019

A one-vehicle accident involving a car hitting a tree sent one to the hospital with minor injuries Saturday, January 12, 2019. A 2010 Chrysler Town and Country, driven by Tina M. Stiff, 46, of Maryville, Missouri, was traveling westbound on Route 46, one mile south of Fairfax, Missouri, when Stiff failed to stop at the  Continue Reading »