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Written on March 12, 2019

March 17, 1944 • What may have been a bad fire was averted Tuesday night by the timely arrival home of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jorgensen, who had been to Maryville to see her father, a patient in a hospital there. Before leaving home, Mrs. Jorgensen had been using an electric iron, and must have  Continue Reading »

Extra! Extra! A blast from Tarkio’s past

Written on March 12, 2019

March 17, 1944 • Miss Kate A. Hill, retired missionary from the United Presbyterian mission field of Punjab, India, has been a visitor in Tarkio this week. Miss Hill has had 48 years of service in the Indian mission. She spoke in the college chapel on Monday and Tuesday and to the joint meeting of  Continue Reading »

Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail

Written on March 12, 2019

March 17, 1944 Superintendent Houston has released the nine-weeks honor roll of Rock Port high and junior high school, as follows: seniors – Doran Bowen, Mary Edwards, Junior Graves, Roy Savage, Harold Schultz, Minnie Sickman, Billie Warnstaff and Patty Ellis; juniors – Joanne Curnutt, Billie Moore, Joan Scamman, Donna Shaver and Uldeen Underwood; sophomores –  Continue Reading »

Chats

Written on March 12, 2019

Spring will be here next Wednesday! It was nice to see the snow melting last weekend. WCF SOF If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the Community Hospital-Fairfax Celebrity Waiter Dinner and the benefit for Jackson Holmes are Saturday, March 16, and the St. Paul Catholic Church Spring Dinner is this Sunday, March  Continue Reading »

Letter to the Editor

Written on March 12, 2019

Dear Editor, I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a state we chose to learn more about. I wanted to learn more about Missouri because I like the baseball and hockey teams  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Food Pantry needs

Written on March 12, 2019

The Rock Port Food Pantry is currently low on the following items: small canned hams, fruit juice, bar soap, and dish soap. Items can be taken to the Rock Port United Methodist Church and placed into one of the shopping carts located in the lobby.

On The Spiritual Side…Is That the Best You’ve Got?

Written on March 12, 2019

Submitted by Pastor David Wynn, First Christian Church, Tarkio, Missouri Have you noticed how fast time has flown by since Christmas? Now, I know it’s been cold and we’ve had a lot of snow, (unless you are lucky enough to be in Florida) but still January and February just flew by. And now, before you  Continue Reading »

Watson News

Written on March 12, 2019

By Kay Gibson Another week, another snow. The Watson Quilters called off Thursday because of it, plus some of our members were sick. The Jackson Holmes benefit is this Saturday, 5:00 p.m. at the Watson Outreach Building. There will be a supper, an auction, and a raffle. It’s not too late to buy those raffle  Continue Reading »

March 16 benefit for Jackson Holmes

Written on March 12, 2019

The benefit for Jackson Holmes, sponsored by Watson Baptist Outreach, will be held this Saturday, March 16, in the Watson Community Outreach Building in Watson, Missouri. The soup supper will begin at 5:00 p.m. and an auction will follow. Jackson is the infant son of Lily and Trevor Holmes. He contracted CMV (cytomegalovirus) in utero,  Continue Reading »

Community Hospital-Fairfax Auxiliary holds February meeting

Written on March 12, 2019

Submitted by Jan Taylor The Community Hospital-Fairfax Auxiliary’s February meeting was held on February 21, 2019, in the conference room at the hospital. The meeting opened with 15 members and 5 guests reciting the Auxiliary Prayer. The minutes from the January meeting and the treasurer’s report were given and approved as presented. We were fortunate  Continue Reading »

Piecemakers Quilt Guild

Written on March 12, 2019

Submitted by Jean Mensen Several members of the Piecemakers Quilt Guild braved the cold temperatures and met March 6 at Community Hospital-Fairfax. We had a rather informal meeting and discussed our plans for hosting The Crazy Quilters in May. Several had some samples of gifts they made for that meeting. We discussed games to play,  Continue Reading »

Lenten services

Written on March 12, 2019

Tarkio/Westboro community Lenten services will begin Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tarkio First Baptist Church. Services will be each Thursday with April 12 being the last service.