Category: People & Living

The regular meeting of the Tarkio R-I Board of Education was held June 15, 2017, in the board meeting room of Tarkio R-I Schools. The meeting was called to order by President Steve Klute at 7:00 p.m. with the reciting…

The Commission met on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  Present were: Presiding Commissioner Curtis Livengood; South District Commissioner Richard Burke; North District Commissioner Jim Quimby; and Susette Taylor, Clerk of the Commission. Presiding Commissioner Curtis Livengood called the meeting to order.…

Approximately 600 elementary, middle and high school teachers from around the U.S. are visiting Missouri University of Science and Technology to learn how to better teach engineering, computer science and biomedical science. The teachers are involved in Project Lead The…
Masonic donation to Rock Port Center

The Rock Port Masonic Lodge donated a check to the Rock Port Nutrition Center. The money donated went toward the new dishwasher shown in the picture. Pictured (left to right)- Kim Evans, Dalton Jones, Ronnie Brown, Carmen Ellison, and Jim…
Under fly-over country

By Beverly Clinkingbeard During the presidential election a big slice of the Midwest was termed as “fly-over country.” It implied a vacancy, nothingness and nothing going on. Atchison and Page counties would be included in the “void” called fly-over country.…

Optimist Clubs are dedicated to “Bringing Out the Best in Kids” and do their part through community service programs. Since each Club is autonomous and run by members in their community, Optimists have the unique flexibility to serve the youth…

Allen-Schiffern American Legion Auxiliary Unit #199 met on June 5, 2017, at the legion building in Tarkio for a short meeting and to elect officers for the upcoming year of 2017-18. New officers will be: President – Linda K. Payton;…
Tarkio Rotary Club

Gail Heitman, director of Senior Life Solutions, was the guest speaker at the noon meeting of the Tarkio Rotary Club on June 20, 2017. She gave an update on the program and was excited to share that the program has…

The Office of the Registrar and the Graduate School at Northwest Missouri State University have released the names of students who completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the 2017 spring trimester. Atchison County’s Northwest fall 2016 graduates listed…

Iowa Western Community College officials announced that approximately 520 students have been named to the President’s Honor Roll due to their academic achievement during the 2017 Spring term. Students named to the President’s Honor Roll must be carrying at least…