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New windows for Tarkio City Hall

Written on December 11, 2018

It’s going to be a very merry Christmas for Tarkio City Hall this year. Twenty new windows are being installed, replacing the ones that were many years old and not energy efficient. Pictured is Kenny McAdams working on a cold, windy December day to get the job done. The progress looks great and will definitely  Continue Reading »

Tarkio R-I Christmas concerts Dec. 12

Written on December 11, 2018

The Tarkio R-I Christmas concerts will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2018, in the Tarkio High School Gym. Band and choir members in grades 4th-6th will perform at 6:00 p.m. and musicians in grades 7th-12th will perform at 7:15 p.m. Come listen to the students’ celebration of Christmas and enjoy the festivities!

Fairfax R-3 Music Events

Written on December 11, 2018

Fairfax R-3 music students are busy preparing for their holiday activities. On Friday, December 14, the high school band will travel to Tarkio to perform for the Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care residents and staff. On Wednesday, December 19, the Fairfax K-12 Winter Music Program will be held in the high school gym. Pre-K to  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Board of Aldermen meeting

Written on December 11, 2018

The Rock Port Board of Aldermen met Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Rock Port City Hall at 6:00 p.m. with Mayor Chris Chamberlain presiding. Board members present were Ron Deatz, Lavon Paukert, Todd Stevens and Tim Taylor. Also present were Chief of Police Shannon Sherwood, Superintendent Trevor Hale, Utility Clerk Terri McGuire and City Clerk  Continue Reading »

City of Tarkio Board of Aldermen

Written on December 11, 2018

The City of Tarkio Board of Aldermen met Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at Tarkio City Hall. The Pledge of Allegiance was conducted. City Clerk Becky Jones gave roll call: aldermen Blu Dow, Mike Klosek, Jr., and Andy Riley were present, alderman Scott Poppa was absent. Visitors present were: Brittany Vogler and Amber  Continue Reading »

Fairfax R-3 Board of Education meeting

Written on December 11, 2018

Fairfax R-3 Board of Education met in regular session November 15, 2018, in Elementary Room 3. Mike Lewis, board president, called the meeting to order at 6:27 p.m. Board members present were: Mike Lewis, Jon Graves, Doug Miller at 6:34 p.m., Josh Oswald, Marshal Oswald at 7:00 p.m. and Chris Smith (Sam O’Riley was absent).  Continue Reading »

Northwest Missouri Industries turns into Santa’s workshop, offers several gifts for the holiday season

Written on December 11, 2018

Northwest Missouri Industries is the place to go this holiday season for many great gift ideas and holiday decor. Poinsettias, trees, wreaths, and handmade gifts are all available. Shop there Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. NWMI provided decorated trees as a service for businesses and individuals. For a small fee, they delivered live, fully  Continue Reading »

Atchison County 8th graders attend CH-F Career Day

Written on December 11, 2018

Atchison County 8th graders were able to witness a mock “code” due to a texting while driving accident at Community Hospital-Fairfax during Career Day. Jay Stanton, DPT, right, talks to Fairfax 8th grader Braden Graves, left, about physical therapy procedures. (Pictures submitted by CH-F) Atchison County 8th graders took part in a very informative program  Continue Reading »

MSHP reports multiple crashes in Atchison County since November, one claims the life of Wasola man

Written on December 6, 2018

  According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop H crash reports, since November 1, the Missouri State Highway Patrol has responded to 8 accidents in Atchison County involving 11 vehicles, with one fatality and others with serious injuries. Those are only the accidents occurring on major highways that the highway patrol responded to. Due  Continue Reading »

A Special Angel Tree

Written on December 4, 2018

Community Hospital-Fairfax Auxiliary has a beautiful Christmas tree displayed in the front lobby of Community Hospital-Fairfax just waiting for your help in completing its decorations.  The best way you can help decorate it for this Christmas season is by remembering a person in a special way, such as an honor to someone special, or in  Continue Reading »

Salvation Army Bells Start Ringing in Atchison County

Written on December 4, 2018

Kent and Barb Fisher take granddaughter Jo Hurst with them to ring the Salvation Army Bell. Fairfax volunteers collected $1,970 on Friday, November 30. Red kettles are located at Daybreak Cafe, Farmers State Bank and Community Hospital-Fairfax. Charlie, Mac and Henry Smith make bell ringing a sibling outing over the weekend in Fairfax. Volunteers rang  Continue Reading »

Liberty Theatre Presents “It’s A Wonderful Life” at Tarkio High

Written on December 4, 2018

The Liberty Theatre will present “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry Friday and Saturday, December 14 and 15, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 16, at 2:30 p.m. Because of renovations at the Memorial Building, the play will be held at the Tarkio High School Auditorium. Tickets are $10 each.  Continue Reading »