People & Living

Rock Port Food Pantry needs

Written on March 19, 2019

The Rock Port Food Pantry is currently low on the following items: small canned hams, fruit juice, bar soap, and dish soap. Items can be taken to the Rock Port United Methodist Church and placed into one of the shopping carts located in the lobby. Thank you for your continued support of this local ministry.

Spring revival in Mound City

Written on March 19, 2019

Christian Fellowship Church, 18080 Hwy. 59, Mound City, Missouri, will host its spring revival March 31 through April 3, at 6:30 p.m.  Homer Allison, founder of Battle Cry Ministries, is the featured speaker. Homer Allison is the founder of Battle Cry Ministries, a comprehensive ministry and is committed to taking the power of the gospel  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Tourism Board meeting

Written on March 19, 2019

The Rock Port Tourism Board met Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Rock Port City Hall. Members present were Mike Farmer, Holly Huntley, Tami Lansdown, Diana Liess, and Angela Mace. Members absent were Mandy Herron, Chris Shimmel, and Jody VanSickle. Also present were Dan Athen, Jim and Alma Clodfelter, and City Clerk Emily  Continue Reading »

Atchison County Hazard Mitigation Plan public survey open

Written on March 19, 2019

The Atchison County Hazard Mitigation Planning Update process is underway. Become part of the planning process and take the five-question survey about the impact of natural hazards in Atchison County. The link to the Atchison County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Survey is https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7Y5VSMX. The survey is also available on the Northwest Missouri Regional Council  Continue Reading »

Fairfax corn grower earns top state honors in National Corn Yield Contest

Written on March 19, 2019

The backbone of agriculture in the U.S. continues to be the American farmer. As they strive to meet the growing demand for corn to satisfy increasing world need, one area grower has been honored through the 2018 National Corn Yield Contest. The national contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association, recognizes farmers from  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on March 12, 2019

March 17, 1944 • What may have been a bad fire was averted Tuesday night by the timely arrival home of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jorgensen, who had been to Maryville to see her father, a patient in a hospital there. Before leaving home, Mrs. Jorgensen had been using an electric iron, and must have  Continue Reading »

Extra! Extra! A blast from Tarkio’s past

Written on March 12, 2019

March 17, 1944 • Miss Kate A. Hill, retired missionary from the United Presbyterian mission field of Punjab, India, has been a visitor in Tarkio this week. Miss Hill has had 48 years of service in the Indian mission. She spoke in the college chapel on Monday and Tuesday and to the joint meeting of  Continue Reading »

Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail

Written on March 12, 2019

March 17, 1944 Superintendent Houston has released the nine-weeks honor roll of Rock Port high and junior high school, as follows: seniors – Doran Bowen, Mary Edwards, Junior Graves, Roy Savage, Harold Schultz, Minnie Sickman, Billie Warnstaff and Patty Ellis; juniors – Joanne Curnutt, Billie Moore, Joan Scamman, Donna Shaver and Uldeen Underwood; sophomores –  Continue Reading »

Chats

Written on March 12, 2019

Spring will be here next Wednesday! It was nice to see the snow melting last weekend. WCF SOF If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the Community Hospital-Fairfax Celebrity Waiter Dinner and the benefit for Jackson Holmes are Saturday, March 16, and the St. Paul Catholic Church Spring Dinner is this Sunday, March  Continue Reading »

Letter to the Editor

Written on March 12, 2019

Dear Editor, I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a state we chose to learn more about. I wanted to learn more about Missouri because I like the baseball and hockey teams  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Food Pantry needs

Written on March 12, 2019

The Rock Port Food Pantry is currently low on the following items: small canned hams, fruit juice, bar soap, and dish soap. Items can be taken to the Rock Port United Methodist Church and placed into one of the shopping carts located in the lobby.

On The Spiritual Side…Is That the Best You’ve Got?

Written on March 12, 2019

Submitted by Pastor David Wynn, First Christian Church, Tarkio, Missouri Have you noticed how fast time has flown by since Christmas? Now, I know it’s been cold and we’ve had a lot of snow, (unless you are lucky enough to be in Florida) but still January and February just flew by. And now, before you  Continue Reading »