Category: People & Living

Mark Hailey, representing the MFA Oil Foundation, presented Anita Sutter with a check for $800 to purchase a new freezer for the Tarkio, Westboro, Community Care Corporation (the corporate name of the food pantry that serves Tarkio, Westboro and Fairfax).…

Missouri Representative Allen Andrews recently presented U.S. and State flags to Tarkio College Alumni Association President Wayne Gelston to hang at Rankin Hall on the Tarkio College campus. (Submitted Photo)

Submitted By Kay Gibson The Watson Quilters met Thursday night with Donna Whelan, Fran Phillips, Kathy Sloop, Tammy Oakes, Becky Mortimore, Frances Nahkunst, Anita Armstrong, Holly Holmes, and Kay Gibson attending. We are going to make a cancer quilt, and…

Submitted by Pastor Donna Fuller, Rock Port and Watson UMC Now through July 13, Mondays through Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – No Hunger Summer lunch program for children and accompanying adults Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. – Community Garden…

Right: Shauna Farmer goes over the rules with the kids before starting their swimming lessons. Shauna is a long time volunteer coordinator for the free swim lessons offered in Rock Port. Aislyn Barnes hangs on to mom, Erica Barnes, during…

Young swimmers worked on their techniques in the water during Tarkio Municipal Pool’s swim lessons last week. It was beautiful weather for swimming and the kiddos honed their skills with the help of several volunteers, including Janene McEnaney, below, and…

This American flag is hanging in the hall at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Rock Port. Brenda Shaw, Doris Twyman, Alene Trueblood, and Anita Davidson created the patriotic flag with strips of posterboard. Go see it in color at Pleasant…

The Atchison County Library has recently added the following titles to its collection: FICTION– Us Against You by Fredrik Backman, The Hawaiian Discovery by Wanda E. Brunstetter, Buried In Books by Kate Carlisle, My Kind Of Christmas by Janet Dailey,…

Submitted by: Pastor Richard Boettner, Rock Port Baptist Church I enjoy the opportunity to write for the Atchison County Mail and want to share some thoughts from our Bible study at the Rock Port Baptist Church this summer. We have…

The Atchison County Fair will kick off on Saturday, July 14, with the Atchison County 4-H and FFA Horse Show at the Tarkio Arena. Achievements, entries, and exhibits will take place at the Velma Houts Fair Building in Rock Port.…