Category: News

Before I became involved in city government, I had no idea the importance potholes played in the lives of our citizenry. I would only hope that the issues and obstacles in our personal lives and our community were met with…

Please join the Jefferson FCA for their 8th Annual Chili & Soup Cook-Off on Tuesday, Dec. 12th from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Jefferson C-123 School, just before the tip off of the Eagles and the Blue Jays. They will…

  Pictured are the Rock Port Blue Jay and Sarah Graham with the NRA, Eddie Eagle and Deputy Rick Sons.                       Sarah Graham with the National Rifle Association (NRA) talks…

  A crocheted angel may be purchased in the Sunshine Corner Gift Shop at Community Hospital-Fairfax for $10 to take home with you, and in addition, a metal angel will be placed on the Christmas tree with the name of…

Tarkio/Westboro Minister­­ial Alliance has senior baskets for adoption. If you or any group you are involved in would like to adopt a senior citizen for a food basket please contact the Tarkio Baptist Church at 660-736-4129 or Ministerial Alliance at…

The classic Christmas tale “A Christmas Story” will soon come to life at the Liberty Theatre. The play will be performed on Friday, Dec. 15, and Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 17, at 2:30 p.m. Admission…

This is the time of the year when we, as a culture, look back on our work and our lives and reflect. We would be remiss if we did not follow the same practice as we examine the work we…
A squirrel of a different color

Atchison County has a wide variety of interesting looking squirrels running around. From blacks, to browns, to blacks and browns, to squirrels with white tails, to squirrels with no hair on their tails, there isn’t much we haven’t seen. However,…