People & Living

ACDC Board Meeting

Written on November 13, 2018

Atchison County Development Corporation Board met November 7, 2018. Present were: Craig Corken, Eryn Stepp, Bob Alldredge, W.C. Farmer, Lydia Hurst, Roger Martin, Jeff Meyer, and Lori Seymour. Monica Bailey and Carol Clark were also present. The meeting was called to order by Seymour. Farmer moved to approve minutes as amended. Hurst seconded and all  Continue Reading »

Tourism Board Meeting

Written on November 13, 2018

The Rock Port Tourism Board met Monday, November 6, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at Rock Port City Hall. Members present were Mike Farmer, Holly Huntley, Tami Lansdown, Diana Liess, Angela Mace and Jody VanSickle. Members absent were Mandy Herron and Chris Shimmel. Jody VanSickle called the meeting to order. Mike Farmer moved to approve the  Continue Reading »

Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship

Written on November 13, 2018

Family and friends along with The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri have announced the establishment of the Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship to graduating seniors beginning with this academic school year. Doug Harper, a long-time fan and announcer of high school and college athletics, passed away recently. Two scholarships, one for a boy and one for  Continue Reading »

Brownville Village Theatre presents “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play”

Written on November 13, 2018

The Brownville Village Theatre is expanding beyond its regular season to present “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry, during the Christmas In Brownville celebration. The play is a fresh and inventive take on Frank Capra’s classic Christmas story, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”  Set in a 1940’s radio station, the ensemble  Continue Reading »

Road work in Atchison County

Written on November 13, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in Atchison County planned for the week of November 12-18 by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDoT). In addition to the work listed below, there may be other road work conducted throughout the region. Many of these will be moving operations and could  Continue Reading »

Rotarians learn about Bearcat Booster Club

Written on November 13, 2018

Submitted By Anita Sutter Scott Nielson, athletic department representative of Northwest Missouri State University, was the guest speaker at the November 6, 2018, meeting of the Tarkio Rotary Club. He spoke of the Bearcat Booster Club and the help they have given student athletics with the purchase of speed monitoring devices for track, baseball and soft  Continue Reading »

Piecemakers Quilt Guild

Written on November 13, 2018

Submitted by Jean Mensen The Piecemakers Quilt Guild has been busy this fall. In October we talked about the favorite quilts we have made. We had a program given by Mary Ann Beggs and Diane White about quilting techniques and what quilting is all about. Quilting is about fellowship and laughter (and learning to rip  Continue Reading »

Joseph Doyne Swan to celebrate 95th birthday

Written on November 13, 2018

Doyne Swan of Fairfax, Missouri, will turn 95 on November 21, 2018. Doyne has been a lifelong resident of the Fairfax area. Following his service in the Army Air Corps during World War II, Doyne married Virginia Carter. They were parents of a son, Stan (Karen), of Colleyville, Texas, and a daughter, the late Susan  Continue Reading »

God and Man services

Written on November 13, 2018

Once again, the Tarkio/Westboro Ministerial Alliance is hosting God and Man services. The dates have been set for December 3-7 beginning at 7 a.m. Monday through Thursday services will be held at the Tarkio Presbyterian Church and the Friday service will be held at the Westboro Methodist Church. Each day a light breakfast will be  Continue Reading »

Lemmon inducted into Lamda Pi Eta Communications Society

Written on November 13, 2018

On October 24, 2018 ,the Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society inducted new members from the qualifying students majoring in communications at Northwest Missouri State University. Jade Lemmon was bestowed the honor of membership. Jade is a 2016 Rock Port High School graduate and a junior at Northwest.  Jade is the daughter of Tim and  Continue Reading »

Jackson honored as Trustee Of The Year

Written on November 13, 2018

Bob Jackson, Board Chair of Community Hospital-Fairfax, center, received Trustee of the Year Award honors. Also pictured (left to right) are: Virgina Low, board member; Bob’s wife, Berdie Jackson; Julie Jones, Chief Nursing Officer; and Richard Oswald, board member. Robert Jackson, Board Chair of Community Hospital-Fairfax, was recognized by the Missouri Hospital Association as 2018  Continue Reading »

Tripling the voting outcomes

Written on November 13, 2018

The 18 year old Sheldon triplets, children of Steve and Lauretta Sheldon, voted for the first time Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in Fairfax, Missouri. Garrett, Lydia and Cameron Sheldon were among many 18 year olds across the U.S. filling out a ballot for the first time and helping to shape the nation.  (Photo By Krys  Continue Reading »