Category: News

The Barnett Family Reunion was held on Sunday, August 21, 2016, at the First Baptist Church in Tarkio. Those in attendance included: Tarkio – George and Anne Barnett, Melody, Bree, and Jae Barnett, Julie Barnett, and Bill Zirfas; Kansas City,…

The Tarkio Resource Center is available for rent by calling 660-736-5785 or by calling the Resource Center at 660-736-4126 and leaving a detailed message with a callback phone number. It is advisable to schedule an event at least one week…

The American Legion 4th District meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016, at Post #359, 2414 South 4th Street in St. Joseph, Missouri. As you exit Hwy. 36 to get onto 4th Street, look to…

The University of Missouri Atchison County Extension is holding a workshop for youth at the Fairfax school cafeteria on September 12 from 4-6 p.m. The youth will learn about chemical reactions and have some truly explosive fun! In today’s world,…

Attention deer hunters!! If you’re curious what your deer antlers might score or wondered if your deer antlers were big enough for the record books, here’s your chance to find out. Each year, the Northwest Region of the Missouri Department…

The Tarkio Avalanche, Fairfax Forum, and Atchison County Mail newspaper offices will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2016. The deadline to turn in all advertising, news, and pictures for the September 8 issues will be Thursday, September…
Open house held for Tarkio R-I students

BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT FOR TARKIO R-I STUDENTS – Was held on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. A short meeting was held in the high school gym with Tarkio R-I Interim Superintendent Rob Dowis welcoming all in attendance and introducing himself to everyone.…

Two Freightliners hit head on sending one man to the hospital on Thursday, August 18, 2016. The accident occurred at 12:20 p.m. on Route N, approximately two miles south of Hwy. 136, in Atchison County. A 2007 Freightliner, driven by…

The Westboro Lions Club is hosting the 4th Annual Westboro Fall Festival Saturday, September 10, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Westboro City Park. Come enjoy live music by Phil Vandel, a bouncy house for the kids, a Shine…