September 7, 2006
New faces at Fairfax R-3 School this year are: Deb Johnson, general math and seventh grade English teacher and At-Risk; Rob Dunlap, librarian and art; Jennifer (Ray) Peregrine, Community for Kids’ Preschool teacher; and Kerry Million, cook.
A total of 1,376 people attended at least one performance of “The Wizard of Oz” at the Liberty Theatre in the Atchison County Memorial Building in Rock Port, Missouri.
Kalvin McIntosh, manager of the Tarkio Hy-Vee, announced that Delten Kinder, Fairfax first grader, and the Fairfax R-3 School District were the winners of a “Smiles for Education” drawing sponsored by Hy-Vee and Comp-USA. The school received $5,000, and Delten received two $500 gift certificates from CompUSA.
September 5, 1991
The Fairfax Bulldogs will open their 1991 eight-man season Friday night at home with Stewartsville. Returning lettermen are Danny Sinkhorn, Larry Brown and Joe Gardner.
The Development Council of Community Hospital, Fairfax, is now back into full swing of their planned activities for the coming year. The Development Council is comprised of volunteers from Atchison and Holt counties.
In “Golden Oldies,” September 5, 1941 – The Crescent Theater in Fairfax is playing “Men of Boystown” starring Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney.
Wilma Wilcoxson, a graduate of Fairfax High School, was named the 1991 Secondary Teacher of the Year at the annual conference of the Missouri Business Education Association and Missouri Vocational Association.
September 1, 1966
Atchison County 4-H members have 63 items on display this week at the Missouri State Fair.
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Bolton and family of Tarkio, Missouri, represented Atchison County as the 1966 county farm family at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.
The Fairfax R-III Schools opened Monday, August 29, after a two-day delay. The new lunch facility is nearly completed, with only a few small items still to be finished.
Miss Marcia Lynn Wennihan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wennihan, and Steven Wayne Umbarger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben W. Umbarger, exchanged vows August 13 at the Fairfax Presbyterian Church.
The Atchison County Livestock Show was held Saturday at the Tarkio Community Park Pavilion. Gale Seymour, Fairfax, placed first in both the halter class and pony class, and Ralph Ball, Fairfax, showed the reserve champion steer.
Howard Dwayne Hall left August 23 from Omaha for Lackland AFB, Texas, after enlisting for duty.