Category: News

First graders attend pediatric orientation

Fairfax graders attended pediatric orientation at Community Hospital-Fairfax. Pictured above (left to right) are: front – Carter Oswald, Ace Allen, Johnny Pickard, and Trenton Frohn; back – Chloe Vernon, Piper Morris, Mason Kingery, Anna Ohlensehlen, and Lataveon Brown. Fairfax R-3…

The Fairfax City-Wide Garage Sales will be Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4. The deadline to place your garage sale listing in the Fairfax Forum is Friday, May 27, at 12:00 noon. The cost will be $5, which will…

The Fairfax Forum will be closed Monday, May 30, 2016, for Memo-rial Day. The deadline for the June 2 edition of the paper will be 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 26, 2016. All news, ads, and pictures must be turned…
Wolverine 4-H

The Wolverine 4-H Club recently worked on its annual project to beautify the business district in Fairfax. These 10 4-H members along with their leaders arrived Thursday afternoon with and planted them in the city boxes on Main Street. Pictured…
A patriotic graduation for Fairfax kindergarten class

The Fairfax kindergarten class held a graduation program May 12. Pictured above (left to right) are the graduates: front – Brady Umbarger, Tyler Duering, Leila Knight, and Avery Alvarez; back – Emma Vance, Nevaeh Wooten, Jaxson Smith, Knox Oswald, Ryder…
Fairfax R-3 High School holds 120th commencement

The 120th commencement at Fairfax R-3 School was held Sunday, May 15, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Jase Barnes played “Pomp and Circumstance” for the processional.Michael Garrett, Superintendent, welcomed those attending, and Emma Mor-ris gave the invocation.Marisa…
Rock Port FBLA chapter wraps up 2015-16

The Rock Port FBLA chapter wrapped up the school year with a bowling party at River Rock Lanes. Thirty-one students attended; we elected officers for next year, ate pizza, and played cosmic bowling. Kelcie Gaines was the bowling champ with…

Each year MFA awards two seniors from Atchison County with their scholarship of $2,000. This year Tarkio senior, Ethan Riley, and Rock Port senior, Alex Lawrence, were selected for this honor. Ethan Riley is the son of Jeff and Rhonda…
Semi Rollover

Rock Port Firemen work to contain the fuel spill that occurred the scene of the rollover. A semi accident occurred on May 11, 2016 at 2:15 p.m. I on Hwy. B approximately about 10 miles north of Rock Port. The…
Rain, Rain, Go Away…

I’m sure everyone knows the saying “April Showers Bring May Flowers”. I don’t recall it saying anything about the rain continuing into the month of May though. Spring is the time of year that everyone looks forward to. It’s that…