June 29, 2006
The Fairfax Rural Fire Department received a grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Division.
The Wolverine 4-H Club hosted a brunch June 22, at the United Methodist Church. The brunch was held to reveal the secret grandparents that each family had throughout the year.
Hog confinement buildings in southeast Atchison County are beginning to take shape. Located in the Fairfax R-3 School District, the new hog operation will add at least 20 new jobs to the county.

July 4, 1991
The people of St. Paul Catholic Church of Tarkio and the Mission of St. Benedict in Burlington Junction welcome their new parish priest, Father Augustine Dreiling, O.S.B.
Missouri State Auditor Margaret Kelly has registered $630,000 in general obligation bonds issued by Atchison County.
Ryan Osburn and Brian Slaughter, Fairfax, attended the Norris Hale Quarterback and Receiver Football Camp at Peru State College.
Hunter’s advertised the following “Stretch Your Spending Power” specials: ground beef chuck, $1.59 per pound; drumsticks, 49¢ per pound; hot dogs, 12-oz. package, 69¢; and round steak, $1.79 per pound.

June 30, 1966
The first laminated beam for the lunchroom school addition was lowered into place Tuesday.
The Fairfax Pony League team advanced to the finals of the Fairfax baseball tournament and will play the winner of the Forest City-Oregon game for the championship.
The Fairfax Community Hospital has been approved for participation in the Medicare program which goes into effect July 1.
The 1965-66 edition of the Fairfax annual was dedicated to Mrs. Martha Evans. Gail Emrick, editor-in-chief, made the presentation.
Crowning Miss Fairfax at the evening program of the Community Betterment Fair is one of the latest attractions to be added to a fun-packed day on August 6.