Category: People & Living

The Commission met on Thursday, January 12, 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.…
Two Fairfax teams move on to state FCCLA competition

McKenzie Frohn and Jaelynn Hill are pictured in front of their project “Food Innovation.” Fairfax FCCLA Chapter sends two teams on to state Star Events this coming March. Ten out of eighteen members competed in regional Star Events on the…

Submitted by Geri Duren, Auxiliary secretary Evelyn called meeting to order on January 3, 2017. Nancy gave opening prayer. We had six members present. Secretary’s report was gone over and was approved. Treasurer’s report was given. Evelyn turned in the…
Kids’ Korner Opposite Day

Kids’ Korner – Celebrated Opposite Day on January 25, 2017. The kids got to dress opposite and bring a toy from home to play with. They wore pajamas, their clothes inside out or backwards, or dressed like someone else. They…

Kenisyn Yost- Kenisyn is a 4 year old attending Kids’ Korner. Her parents are Michan Noland and Damond Wennihan. Her favorite color is purple and her favorite food is blueberries. She enjoys “Fancy Nancy” and has a pink one and…
A ride with Paul & Mary Ann Ohrt

A photo of the “Bluffs” taken January, 1937. The hills are visible and without trees. (From the Ohrt family photo album) By Beverly Clinkingbeard, Westboro, Mo. It all began with Paul Ohrt remarking, “When I was a kid the bluffs…

Fiction: The Hawaiian Quilt/Wanda E. Brunstetter, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story/Alexander Freed, The Rising / Heather Graham, The Midnight Bell / Jack Higgins, Dead Cold Brew / Cleo Coyle, The Fire By Night / Teresa Messineo, The Dark Room…

Atchison County 4th-6th grade students are invited to participate in the Battle of the Books competition March 31, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. at the Tarkio Resource Center. Participants will be quizzed on the books awarded the Mark Twain honor. Students…

The University of Missouri – Columbia Office of the Registrar has provided the names of Atchison County students named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 Semester. Tarkio Emily A. Graves, Sophomore, Agr-Food & Nat Resources John Deene Walter,…

Central Methodist University senior, Gage Lemmon, an Early Childhood Education major from Rock Port, Mo., has been named to the CMU Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester. To make the list, students must maintain a minimum grade point average…