Category: People & Living

The Commission met on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Present were: Presiding Commissioner Curtis Livengood; North District Commissioner Jim Quimby; South District Commissioner Richard Burke; and Susette Taylor, Clerk of the Commission. Presiding Commissioner Curtis Livengood called the meeting to order.…

Winter Break Sports Update By Dayle Davis- While many people think that students lie around, watch Netflix, and eat during winter break, the reality is much different for many Rock Port High School students. Throughout winter break, the high school…
Taylor Stanton named Missouri Regional FCCLA Officer

Taylor Stanton, right – A Tarkio High School FCCLA Chapter member, was elected the Regional FCCLA Vice-President of Recreation on Wednesday, January 11. Jordyn Bates-Hogue, left, was a voting delegate. (Photo By Megan McAdams) Taylor Stanton, a Tarkio High School…

Staten’s students’ literary works Tarkio 8th grade students were each given a key and then had to write a piece of fiction about what that key would open. The focus for this writing was writing fiction, descriptive language, and character…

The Community Hospital Auxiliary held their last meeting of the year on November 17, 2016. Twenty members were present and enjoyed a program on LSVT Big (a program targeted to those with Parkinson’s Disease). Kelsi Holthus, OT, was the guest…

Submitted by Georgia Gilley The TEC Club, Tuesday Evening Club, met Tuesday afternoon, January 10, 2017, at Aunt Martha’s B&B in Fairfax, Missouri. For our new readers, The TEC Club dates to the late forties and although we never meet…
A Good Read

Above is a line-up of books authored by Deloris Reeves. Under Western Skies, Sheriff of Last Chance, Miss Molly O’Brian, Surprises in Bull Montana Sombrero, and Lash Laramie. Books in a series are: The Christmas Star, A Man Called Rivers,…

The Atchison County Development Corporation Board Meeting (UNAPPROVED) Minutes from January 11, 2017. Present: WC Farmer, Lydia Hurst, Lori Seymour, Roger Martin, Scott Melvin, Bob Alldredge Also Present: Monica Bailey, Carol Clark Call to Order by Farmer. Minutes: Martin moved…

The Pinochle club met at the Daybreak Cafe in Fairfax Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 11. Phyllis Ball won high score; Norma Bradfield, second high; Mary Graves, low; and Nancy Gaines, traveling. Others present were Georgia Gilley and Deb Johnson. The next…

The following are the unapproved Fairfax Board of Aldermen minutes from the regular meeting held January 11, 2017: The meeting was called to order by Alva Stoner, Mayor, at 6 p.m. Role was taken. Those in attendance were: Kristi Duering,…