Old Time Notes Atchison County Mail

December 11, 1942
The Rock Port Community Club’s annual Christmas party and treat has become a casualty of the war. There isn’t going to be a party. The reason for the calling off the annual treat to the children of the community and the elimination of street decorations, is caused by inability to buy either the decorating materials or the candy needed to fill the hundreds of bags always given away a few days before Christmas. The Community Club regrets exceedingly that this action has to be taken, but there is nothing to be done about it. Wholesalers cannot furnish the candy, nor can firms selling greenery for street decorations supply these things.
December 7, 1967
Charles Knierim, president of the Citizens Bank, has announced that the bank will hold an open house at their new banking facilities on North Main St. on Sunday, December 17. Coffee, cookies and gifts for everyone will be served between two and five p.m. Everyone in the area is invited to attend the occasion to inspect the newest and most modern bank in Northwest Missouri. The officers, directors and employees of the bank will be on hand to welcome everyone and give them a tour of the bank facilities including drive-in-window, two vaults, office area, teller cages and lounge. An added feature of the day will be the tour of the four Citizens Bank Plaza professional offices.
December 10, 1992
The junior high boys and girls traveled to Craig on Monday, November 23. Both the girls and the boys came home with a win. The girls won 19-12 and the boys won 39-17. Lacy Lingerfelt led in scoring and rebounding with 9 and 7 respectively. She also had 4 steals for the night. Jennifer Eilers contributed 5 points and Breea Sybert with 3. Brooke Ireland was second in rebounds with 5. Luke Christians led in scoring for the boys with 9 points, followed by Danny Palmer with 6 and Tyler Gebhards with 6. Jase Runkles led in assists with 3 and Wyatt Amthor led in rebounding with 5, followed by Gebhards with 4. Peter Batschelet, Wade Smith, Amthor and Christians all had 3 steals each.

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