December 28, 2006
Betty Wennihan will leave the Main Street scene Friday, December 29, as she retires after 17 years as a beautician in Fairfax.
Ryan and Jill Kingery are the parents of their second son, Kendall Jonathan Ryan Kingery, born November 30, 2006, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Missouri.
The Masonic Lodge (6th District) and the Masonic Home of Missouri provided over $700 worth of clothing to the Fairfax R-3 School District to be distributed as needed.
This week’s basketball players of the week are Spencer Barnes and Kelsey Sly.
December 26, 1991
Harold and Leigh Ann Lawrence, Fairfax, are the parents of a daughter, Abigail Leighann, born December 17, at Community Hospital in Fairfax.
The Milton Club travelled to Tarkio to the Korner Kitchen for their Christmas party December 18.
Development Council members of Community Hospital, Fairfax, still look forward to reaching their 1991 Annual Appeal goal of $25,000 by December 31. As of December 20, a total of $18,875 has been collected.
The Fairfax Bulldogs defeated the Maryville girls 52-39 to win the championship of the Nodaway County Tournament Friday night. Beth Lewis scored 14 points and Amy Slaughter added 13 points.
Santa arrived in Fairfax Saturday morning and passed out candy to around 100 boys and girls. Danny Kemerling, president of the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, conducted drawings for several merchants.
December 22, 1966
Santa was warmly welcomed to Fairfax last Saturday afternoon with a neat little house secured and decorated by the Fairfax Junior Community Betterment group. Tom Cundall, Jerry Schooler, Danny Kemerling, Danny Golden, and Ivan Kent were responsible for creating and painting the decorative front, while the interior decorating was done by Penny Wake, Linda Freeman, Kay Kent, Betty Vogler, and Ivan Kent.
A banquet, a gift exchange and dance were features of the annual high school Christmas party held Saturday evening at the school, and attended by 139 students and 26 teachers.
Pleasing sounds heard by persons on the streets the last few days are emanating from the Exchange Bank’s new carillon, which plays chimes and bells.
Showing at the Tarkio Theatre: Don Knotts in “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken.”
Hunter’s Hy-Klas Food Store advertised the following “Foods For Your Christmas Feast’ – premium half ham, 59¢ per pound; oysters, 49¢ per can; cranberry sauce, 2 cans for 49¢; brown ‘n serve rolls, 25¢ per dozen.