People & Living

Evans honored with A.C. Burrows Award

Written on October 16, 2018

Rocky Evans, a lineman for Atchison-Holt Electric Cooperative, Rock Port, was honored with the A.C. Burrows Award by the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC) at the organization’s annual meeting October 11 in Branson. The purpose of the award is to recognize directors and employees of electric cooperatives for outstanding service to their cooperative, community  Continue Reading »

Domestic Violence Awareness Month – C.A.R.E. of Atchison County hosted vigil

Written on October 16, 2018

Purple pinwheels were on display at the vigil to represent each  unduplicated client that C.A.R.E. assisted  from Jan. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017. C.A.R.E. Advocate Teresa Morehouse speaks to the attendees of the Candlelight Vigil Wednesday, October 10, at the Atchison County Courthouse in Rock Port. Advocates and community members, like Gloria Graves above,  Continue Reading »

Rotary District Governor visits Tarkio

Written on October 16, 2018

Rotary District Governor Julie McCoy was the guest speaker at the noon meeting of the Tarkio Rotary Club on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Governor McCoy talked about the projects by Rotarians that inspire her. The Rotary theme for 2018-2019 is “Be the Inspiration.” (Submitted By Anita Sutter)

Watson News

Written on October 16, 2018

Submitted by Kay Gibson The Watson Quilters lost one of their own, Lois Whelan. She gave us a lesson one year on embroidery. She was a lovely lady and will be missed. R.I.P. Lois. The Watson Quilters will have a trunk show and a presentation at the Rock Port Tourism Board Quilt  Show and Vendor  Continue Reading »

Pitch news

Written on October 16, 2018

By Georgia Gilley The TEC Club met October 9, 2018, at the home of Susan Braams  during the Missouri monsoon season. It was very special day for Debbie Johnson who, with Janell McQuinn as partner, “Shot the Moon” and made it. For those readers who aren’t familiar with “shooting the moon,” that means you win  Continue Reading »

Extra! Extra! A blast from Tarkio’s past

Written on October 9, 2018

October 14, 1993 • Tarkio High School 1993 Fall Homecoming King and Queen were crowned during the coronation ceremony following the Indians’ football win over South Harrison Friday, October 8. Eric Levings was crowned king and Jennifer Mather was crowned queen. October 10, 1968 • The Tarkio High Indians emerged from last Friday night’s game  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on October 9, 2018

October 14, 1993 • A new 1991 GMC chassis and a custom built stainless steal tank that will hold 1600 gallons was delivered to the Fairfax fire station this week. The new truck replaces the old tanker truck which was a late 1966 or 1967 model and held 1,000 gallons of water. October 10, 1968  Continue Reading »

Old Time Notes Atchison County Mail

Written on October 9, 2018

October 15, 1943 You’re only going to get one Missouri license plate for 1944 and the colors will be decidedly different from the old 1942 plates which have been doing service during 1943. The new plate (only one, mind you) is to be attached at the rear of your car and will be black background  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Food Pantry Needs…

Written on October 9, 2018

The Rock Port Food Pantry is currently low on the following items: Creamed corn, spinach, flour, cooking oil, mixed vegetables, mandarin oranges, corn muffin mix, jelly, toothpaste, tooth brushes, and dish soap. Items can be brought to the Rock Port United Methodist Church and placed into one of the shopping carts located in the lobby.  Continue Reading »

Historical Society to meet Oct. 14

Written on October 9, 2018

The Atchison County Historical Society will be holding their quarterly meeting at the museum Sunday, October 14, at 2 p.m. The museum is located at 402 Main Street in Tarkio. New members are needed so come hear about the recent improvements to the building and see the new items donated to the museum. Copies of  Continue Reading »

On The Spiritual Side… Staying Connected

Written on October 9, 2018

Submitted by Pastor Rodney Hopper, First Christian Church, Rock Port, Mo. Staying connected with family and friends became so much easier with the tools created for social media such as Twitter, Snapchat and Facebook. Did you know there are numerous studies about Social Networking Addiction? An addiction usually refers to compulsive behavior that leads to  Continue Reading »

Rankin Hall work weekend

Written on October 9, 2018

Volunteers are needed for a work weekend October 12-13 at Rankin Hall on the Tarkio College campus. Volunteers are needed to scrape and paint, mow, and clean the Chapel. Pizza will be ordered for lunch on Saturday. Please bring garden tools, ladders, caulk and painting equipment if you have it. It is time to  winterize  Continue Reading »

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