Category: News

Registration dates have been set for students who will be attending school at Tarkio R-I for the 2016-17 school year. All jr. high and high school students will register in the high school: Monday, August 8 12th grade – 8:00…

Atchison County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Corey Lesher announced that producers who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage, can prevent the potential loss of FSA program benefits. Please pay…

The Community Hospital Auxiliary met June 16, 2016, with 20 members present. The meeting began with all members reciting the Auxiliary Prayer. The minutes and treasurer’s reports were given and approved. Roger Steinkruger, Community Hospital-Fairfax CEO, gave an interesting update…
Rotarians learn about mission work

Annette – And Marshall Kaplan were the guest speakers at the Tarkio Rotary Club meeting July 5, 2016. They shared with the Rotarians their experiences and mission work with the Christian Motorcycle Association. Their most recent trip was to Nicaragua.…

A mid-summer tradition is well on its way, taking place the third weekend in July. The Nodaway County Fair Parade, sponsored by the Maryville Chamber Ambassadors, will be held on Saturday, July 16, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The parade route…
Dirt Under My Fingernails

Fireworks and Faulkner “The past is not dead. It isn’t even past.” William Faulkner The occasional booms and crackles serve to remind me it is Independence Day. The two days of clouds and rain allowed us to turn off the…

A Veteran Expo and Town Hall Meeting will be held July 30, 2016, at the Atchison County Memorial Building in Rock Port, Missouri. Hosted by local organizations, the event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Food and…
Spraying weeds on Main Street

Tarkio Rotarians – Met on Saturday morning, July 9, 2016, to spray the grass and weeds in the cracks of the street and sidewalks of Main Street in Tarkio. Pictured are, from left to right: front – Taurina and Kevin…
Summer Reading Program underway at Tarkio Library

“ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, READ” – Is this year’s theme of the Summer Reading Program at the libraries in Atchison County. Tarkio youngsters, pictured above, have been enjoying reading time on Tuesdays and Thursdays with a number of volunteers,…

Fiction The Charmers/Elizabeth Adler, The Cavendon Luck/Barbara Taylor Bradford, The Girls/Emma Cline, Liberty’s Last Stand/Stephen Coonts, Payback At Big Silver/Ralph W. Cotton, Christmas On My Mind/Janet Dailey, Widowmaker/Paul Doiron, The Pursuit/Janet Evanovich, First Comes Love/Emily Giffin, Homegoing/Yaa Gyasi, Here’s To…