Category: People & Living

Aaron Griffin, a sergeant with the Department of Public Safety’s Missouri State Highway Patrol Training Division, has been selected the department’s September 2018 Employee of the Month. He is the son of Stan and Janet Griffin of Rock Port, Missouri.…
Stantons open  Historical White Barn

A beautiful venue with a long history is just a short drive out on Outer Road in Rock Port. The White Barn is an event space built by Rock Port residents Dan and Janette Stanton. The family-owned business is ready…

Ann, Lizzie, Aaron, Josh and Matt Schlueter, front, represented Atchison County at Missouri Farm Family Day. Also pictured are: Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for MU Extension and Engagement; Blake Hurst, President of Missouri Farm Bureau; Nikki Whitehead, State Fair Commissioner;…

Linley Hogue, above right, the daughter of Clint and Lanette Hogue, is a 4 year old attending Kids’ Korner Tarkio R-I Preschool for the second year. While charting favorite colors this week Linley said her favorite color is yellow. Something…

The Nodaway County Historical Society (NCHS) in Maryville, Missouri, has been selected to host the Smithsonian travelling exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” from October 12 to December 2. The NCHS and the surrounding community have been expressly chosen…

The Brownville Concert Series will present flutist Anthony Trionfo in concert Sunday, September 9, at 2:00 p.m. Anthony is quickly establishing himself as a leading and versatile musician of his generation. The Santa Barbara Voice hailed him as “spellbinding, playing…

Submitted by Tim Baker, Extension Professional and Horticulture Specialist, University of Missouri Extension On July 18, Governor Mike Parson asked the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to activate the Drought Assessment Committee. This committee consists of state and federal partner…

Submitted by Jean Mensen The Piecemakers Quilt Guild met at 7 p.m. August 7, 2018, at Community Hospital-Fairfax in Fairfax for our regular meeting. Bev opened the meeting and roll call was answered with “the craziest thing you did quilting.”…

The After Prom Committee held a dinner Sunday, August 12, 2018, at the Fairfax Community Room. The dinner, held in conjunction with the fair, was a huge hit and raised around $1,000 for the bash to be held after the…