September 14, 2006
The fifth annual Atchison County Relay for Life was held September 9, at Kyle Field in Tarkio, Missouri. Sixty survivors took a survivor’s lap at the event, which raised over $28,000.
Morris Ray is the new manager at MFA Agri Service in Fairfax.
Logan Pyeatt, Fairfax, flew solo on September 4, 2006. He is taking flying lessons from Adam Johnson at the Gould Peterson Memorial Airport in Tarkio, Missouri.
Dustin Ross is this week’s player of the week in football. The volleyball player of the week is Kaylyn Sly.
Scott and Holly Swinehart, Fairfax, are the parents of a son, Luke Ryan, born September 5 at Community Hospital Association in Fairfax.
September 12, 1991
Fairfax is one of 79 community and neighborhood betterment organizations that have entered the 1991 Missouri Community Betterment awards competition. Judges will visit Fairfax this week.
The First Christian Church of Tarkio will begin a year long celebration of its centennial on September 15. A group of citizens met September 10, 1891, to establish the church.
Lawn of the Month awards went to Charles and Helen Golden, Peggy and Richard Slemons, Lewis and Minnie Vaught, and Marian and Jim Irvine.
Leea Johanna Jussila, a foreign exchange student from Ylojarvi, Finland, is a senior at Fairfax R-3 School. She lives with Jack and Kay Graves.
September 8, 1966
The Fairfax Bulldogs look good for the season’s first game against North Nodaway. Returning lettermen are: Jerry Harbin, Mike Monk, Bob Irvine, Ivan Kent, Jerry Schooler, Lynn Pyeatt, Steve Grubb, Larry Schlachter, Darry Martin, Scott Hawkins, Tom David, Sheldon Davis, Gary Hawkins, Mike Smith, and Rodney Wake.
The second major step in the development of Charity Lake in the Brickyard Hill Public Hunting Reserve was taken last week with the seeding of the dam and four-acre picnic area.
J. Hayden Pyeatt, ag instructor, met with 46 members of the local Future Farmers of America for the annual election of officers. The new officers are: Bill Smith, president; Sheldon Davis, vice-president; Jerry Harbin, secretary; Randy Dunkle, treasurer; Tom David, sentinel; Mike Monk, reporter; and Roger Green, parliamentarian.
Showing at the Tarkio Theatre: “Thunderball” starring Sean Connery, and “Trouble With Angels” starring Haley Mills and Rosalind Russell.