Category: People & Living

Dear Santa, I have been good this year. I am 10 years old. I want a $20 iTunes card, stroller, Carrie Underwood storyteller cd album, real baby clothes, money, and Ugg black boots! Love, Sydnee Bruns

Dear Santa, I would like a toy dog for Christmas! I also want a kitty to chase the dog! Love, Brinkley Dear Santa, I would like a toy dinosaur for Christmas! I am going to leave flowers for you! I…
Smoke Signals

Students honored for MAP test scores- TARKIO JR. HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS – Who scored proficient or advanced on their MAP tests were honored with a free day of games, movies and pizza for lunch on Friday, December 16,…

Dear Santa, This year I am 7 (4). I have been good, some of the time. I would like a semi and a lot of cars for Christmas. I promise to leave you turkey and a card. To get to…

A Christmas Card “Have yourself a merry little Christmas, Let your heart be light…” “Here we are as in olden days, Happy golden days of yore, Faithful friends who are dear to us, Gather near to us once more.” Merry…
Blanchard’s cucumber tree

Elaine Artlip – And Linda Artlip Weinstein are pictured standing beneath Blanchard’s cucumber tree. (Submitted By Beverly Clinkingbeard) By Beverly Clinkingbeard I think that I shall never see A poem as lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth…

he Atchison County Development Corporation (ACDC) board meeting was held December 14, 2016. Present were: W.C. Farmer, Craig Corken, Lori Seymour, Roger Martin, Scott Melvin, and Bob Alldredge, board members; Monica Bailey, and Carol Clark. Board members voted to to…
Frost flowers can be part of landscaping

Frost flowers appear like magic in woods and fields when winter brings sub-freezing temperatures. But people can make them appear with the right choice of native plants in landscaping designs. The recent cold spell created icy blooms on the stems…

The Fairfax Board of Aldermen met in regular session December 14, 2016. The meeting was called to order by Alva Stoner, Mayor, at 6:02 p.m. Also present were: Kristi Duering, Mike Oswald, Beth Graves, and Ryan Kingery, aldermen; Melissa Gilpin,…

Every Christmas Eve, children go to bed eagerly anticipating a visit from Santa Claus. This merry gentleman is purported to visit the home of every good girl and boy, delivering gifts and cheer along the way. Before the modern evolution…