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Potato Bar Fundraiser

Written on October 16, 2018

The Tarkio First Christian Church is sponsoring a Potato Bar Fundraiser Sunday, October 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tarkio Nutrition Center. The Potato Bar will consist of baked potatoes with a variety of toppings, including chili, cream of broccoli topping, bacon, onions, sour cream, cheeses, and butter. A wide selection of  Continue Reading »

Fairfax Optimist Club Annual Fairfax Spook Parade

Written on October 16, 2018

Fairfax Optimist Club will be hosting the annual Fairfax Spook Parade at the Fairfax City Park Wednesday, October 31. Hot dogs will be served at 5 p.m. in the shelter house followed by introduction of age groups on the stage. All are invited to attend!

Lord’s Acre Festival Parade

Written on October 16, 2018

The Tarkio Jr. High/High School Band marched in the Lord’s Acre Festival Parade October 13, 2018. Pictured leading the band are flag corps member Anna Klute at left and drum majorette Shaylee Sparks above. The American Legion was one of the many entries in the Lord’s Acre Festival Parade. Alan McNaughton drove his tractor in  Continue Reading »

Schoolhouse Rock hosting Pink Out Night

Written on October 16, 2018

Schoolhouse Rock will host a Pink Out Night at this Friday’s East Atchison Wolves’ varsity football game against Platte Valley in Tarkio. There will be a silent auction of many items to include, but not limited to: a Wolves’ tie blanket, Karla’s rolls, Kristi’s cake, Clement’s meatballs, cheesy potatoes, etc., and Mary Beth Bredensteiner’s cheesecake.  Continue Reading »

Mike & Sharon Green, Westboro Lord’s Acre Day Grand Marshals

Written on October 16, 2018

By Beverly Clinkingbeard Michael “Mike” Green is about as Missourian as they come, for he is a fourth generation farmer in Atchison County. He is the son of Carroll and Dorothy (Matheny) Green, retired farmers near Westboro. Mike attended Westboro School and is a 1967 graduate of Westboro High School where he participated in school  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Trunk-or-Treat

Written on October 16, 2018

A Trunk-or-Treat will be held at Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care in Tarkio Saturday, October 27, from 3-5 p.m. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes! If you would like to bring your vehicle and decorate it, please call 660-736-4116 for details. This event is being sponsored by Tarkio Rehab and the Tarkio First Baptist  Continue Reading »

ACDC Board Meeting

Written on October 16, 2018

The Atchison County Development Corporation (ACDC) held a board meeting October 9, 2018. Board members present were Craig Corken, Lori Seymour, Scott Melvin, Bob Alldredge, and Roger Martin (via conference call). Also present were Monica Bailey and Carol Clark, Melvin moved to approve minutes as amended. Corken seconded and all approved. Alldredge moved to approve  Continue Reading »

City of Tarkio Board of Aldermen meets – Cameras installed at brush pile

Written on October 16, 2018

The City of Tarkio Board of Aldermen met Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 6 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was conducted. Clerk Becky Jones gave the roll call: aldermen Scott Poppa, Mike Klosek, Jr., and Blu Dow were present and Andy Riley was absent. Visitors present were: city employees – Chief Tyson Gibbons, Officer Ad-am  Continue Reading »

78th Lord’s Acre Festival in Westboro Oct. 13 & 14

Written on October 9, 2018

The Westboro United Methodist Church will host the 78th annual Lord’s Acre Festival October 13 and 14, 2018, in Westboro, Missouri. The weekend will be full of fun-filled festivities for people of all ages. This year’s theme is “Harvesting the Faith.” Festivities will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, with the sale of  Continue Reading »

Civil War Re-enactment, Grand Opening of Wheel Museum at Old Time Autumn in Brownville, Nebraska

Written on October 9, 2018

Old Time Autumn in Brownville, Nebraska, will feature Civil War re-enactments. Old Time Autumn in Brownville, Nebraska, will be held October 13 and 14, 2018. The two-day event will feature Civil War re-enactment and the grand opening of the Wheel Museum. View the historic Civil War encampment and battle re-enactment on the hills and by  Continue Reading »

#bekind movement comes to Atchison County

Written on October 9, 2018

Dr. Mark and Joni Adler, Ralston, Nebraska, have been invited to Atchison County where they will present Reid’s Story in an effort to remind us of the importance of kindness. You may have read or heard stories about the #bekind movement spreading throughout Omaha and surrounding areas. Visit https://www.ra13legacy.com/ to learn more about the message  Continue Reading »

Honey Tree Great Pumpkin Party

Written on October 9, 2018

Honey Tree Nursery School will be hosting its fourth annual “Great Pumpkin Party” on Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tarkio United Methodist Church. The event was rescheduled from last Saturday due to weather. It will be held rain or shine this Saturday. Some of the activities offered will  Continue Reading »

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