September 8, 1966
Voters of Atchison County will go to the polls next Tuesday to vote on a petition by 33 residents for a county-wide school district as opposed to the present four school districts in the county.
Approximately 800 lbs. of copper wire valued at $1,134.38 was stolen from Cox Brothers Hide Plant, Phelps City sometime over the weekend.
September 9, 1976
The Rock Port Paramount Theatre opened on September 2 after a two-month summer vacation, with a new false-brick front on the building, a new coat of paint on theatre walls and new seat covers on many theatre chairs. Orville Muntz is the owner of the Rock Port Paramount Theatre. Running the projection this year will be Shawn Underwood. Mrs. Vera Herron again will be cashier and Darla Herron will run the concession stand.
September 11, 1986
Nodaway Valley Grain Company sets up P.O.D. unit for additional grain storage. The new unit will hold 1,000,000 bushels plus corn. Atchison County has 4,000,000 bushels of Commodity Credit Corp. grain in storage and a new bumper crop ready to be harvested.
September 12, 1996
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lee Cooper, Rock Port; Mr. Hal Davis, Fairfax; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Miles, Fairfax; and Thomas and Nancy Dunham, Westboro were honored with the Century Farm award.
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Proctor was awarded “Yard of the Month” by the Rock Port Garden Club.
September 14, 2006
The fifth annual Relay for Life was held at the Heartland Rec Center. There was a total of $28,922.02 raised, which was more than the previous year of $27,000.
The new Casey’s is now opened for business. The new building offers more gas pumps and more parking.