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The first day of the new school year is fast approaching for local students. Below is a list of Fairfax, Tarkio and Rock Port school registration dates and times. Fairfax R-3 registration for the 2017-18 school year will take place…
Zel M. Fischer is Missouri’s Next Chief Justice

By order of the Court, Supreme Court of Missouri, Judge Zel M. Fischer became Missouri’s chief  justice July 1. His term as chief justice will run through June 30, 2019. He succeeds Judge Patricia Breckenridge, who remains on the Court.…
“Shrek The Musical” at the Liberty Theatre

“Shrek The Musical” opened Friday evening at the Liberty Theatre in Rock Port, for its first weekend of performances. The play is directed by Devon Sons. Cast members are: Clint Dougherty, Shrek; Mikaela Sons, Fiona; Jordan Andrews, Donkey; Lee Goolsby,…
Sharron Brown shares her memories of the Walnut Inn

An old picture of the Walnut Inn in Tarkio, complete with horse drawn carriages parked next to the building. (Atchison County Historical Society Photo) After reading in this past week’s paper the wonderful letters of Walnut Inn history, I was…
Rogers Pharmacy celebrates 50 years

Rogers Pharmacy owner Melvin Rogers opened the business in 1967. The pharmacy now has locations in Tarkio, Mound City, Maryville, and St. Joseph, Missouri. It’s been 50 years since Melvin Rogers and his wife, Karen, opened Rogers Pharmacy in Fairfax.…
Tarkio says goodbye to the Walnut Inn

A large piece of Tarkio’s history and heart is now gone with the demolition of the Walnut Inn at 3rd and Main streets. The building’s owners did not keep up the maintenance and it sat in ruin for many years…
23rd annual Tarkio Rodeo, Rodeo Parade and more…

The Tarkio Rodeo Association, Tarkio Chamber of Commerce, Slo-Rollers Car Club, Tarkio Rotary Club, Tarkio Lions Club, the Heartland Riders and the Kenneth and Joy Clapp family are making plans for the 23rd annual Tarkio Rodeo and Rodeo Parade, as…