Category: People & Living

May 28, 1943 Atchison County farmers have been so sorely delayed with their corn planting operations this spring by prolonged wet weather that they are far behind their usual schedule for this spring chore. While some corn is above the…

May 27, 1993 • Tarkio freshman Marli Summa was named the State Champion in the 1-A Girls’ 100 Meter Hurdles at the Missouri State Track and Field Championships held in Jefferson City, Missouri. Summa ran the hurdle race with a…

May 27, 1993 • Orthopedic surgery will become a reality at Community Hospital, Fairfax, because of grant money received frm a Rural Health Care Transition Grant Program funded through the Department of Health and Human Services. Community Hospital recently purchase…

Rex Siddens, Rock Port, Missouri, will celebrate his 97th birthday May 29. A card shower is planned to honor the occasion. Cards and birthday wishes may be sent to: Rex Siddens, Room 31, Pleasant View Nursing Home, P.O. Box 273,…

Alan and Judy Bradfield will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 1, 2018. They are the parents of Dawn Davis (Derek) of Fairfax, Missouri, and Eric Bradfield of Fort Riley, Kansas. They have two granddaughters, Amber Zumbrunnen (James)…

The descendents of Clay and Retta Gore Kemerling will meet on Sunday, June 3, at 12:30 p.m. at the Tarkio American Legion Hall. All family members and friends are invited to the potluck dinner. Kevin and Nancy Hurst are hosting.…

Save this date: May 26, 2018. This is the Watson Alumni Banquet. The theme this year will be “Bingo Night.” Yes, you could win a prize. Come on over. Honored classes will be 1948 and 1958.

The annual Fortescue School Reunion is planned for Saturday, May 26, 2018, at the Holt County Historical Society Methodist Church Museum in Fortescue, Missouri. A buffet meal, catered by the Society, will be served at 1 p.m. The cost is…

Submitted by Linda Kaye Payton, President of Unit 199 On May 14, 2018, the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) met at the Legion building at 5:30 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Linda Kaye and an opening prayer…