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Lisa Farmer, with the Rock Port Optimist Club, is planning on putting together a kickball tournament with the profits going to the Rock Port Optimist Club. This will be for youth ranging from age 8-16. No date has been set,…

July is the month for all of the children’s reading programs sponsored by the Atchison County Library.  The 2017 program will run three weeks, but the start times are diverse: July 5, 6, and 11, so be sure and check…
“Shrek The Musical” at the Liberty Theatre

“Shrek The Musical” opened Friday evening at the Liberty Theatre in Rock Port, for its first weekend of performances. The play is directed by Devon Sons. Cast members are: Clint Dougherty, Shrek; Mikaela Sons, Fiona; Jordan Andrews, Donkey; Lee Goolsby,…
Owl nest relocation

Agent Maupin moved the baby owls from the destroyed hollow tree to a handmade next. Submitted by M. Anthony Maupin, Conservation Agent, Holt County, Missouri This time of year, every year, there are always surprises with baby critters showing up…
Mad Science Workshops in Fairfax and Tarkio

Mad Scientist Isosceles Isaac taught local 4-11 year olds how to “Build A Better World With Science” during four workshops held in Tarkio and Fairfax Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The workshops were sponsored by the Atchison County Library. Isosceles Isaac…

K.J. Lewis, agent with American Family Insurance, Rock Port, is leaving the insurance business. Lewis graduated from Fairfax High School in 1964. He was then drafted into the Army from 1966-1968 where he served in Vietnam from March 1967 to…
Celebrating Flag Day

American Legion members (left to right) Steve Duren, Bud Harger, Jack Smith and Jim Giddinge worked with the third graders and let them practice the proper folding of the flag. Ralph Greer American Legion Post #49 members Jim Giddinge, Steve…

Fireworks donations for this year’s display are coming in slow. Help make this year just as awesome as last. Donations may be sent to Craig Corken at Oswald Crow Agency, 319 S. Main Street or to the Atchison County Mail,…

Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care, with the help of the Tarkio Fire Department, is hosting a fireworks display Friday, June 23, 2017. Activities and the cookout will begin at 6 p.m. that evening and will include music provided by Michael…