January 26, 2007
Community Hospital Association created a Weight Watchers program the last week of 2005 with staff members and community members participating throughout the next year. Since the beginning of 2007, the total membership has gone up to 74. Twelve of the original members have lost a total of 515 pounds.
Six inches of snow fell on January 20, 2007.
Seven Fairfax musicians were selected for the 2007 Four-State Honor Band and Choir: Michael Kerr, choir; Courtney Stout, baritone; Tyler Heits, trombone; Daltyn Burke, trumpet; Devin Adams, tuba; Kaylyn Sly, alto saxophone; and Amber Lewis, alto saxophone.
January 23, 1992
The Development Council of Community Hospital met their 1991 annual appeal goal of $25,000 by January 7, 1992.
An old landmark, the Prairie Flower School, west of Fairfax burned Sunday afternoon, January 19.
The Lady Bulldogs won the Fairfax Tournament 52-36 over Mound City Lady Panthers. Team members included Heather Yandell, Heidi Heitman, Paula Easley, Kelly Sites, Tara Swinehart, Dana Kemerling, Rachel Sefrit, Tiffanie Sly, Coach Hilsabeck, Kirsten Jones, Marla Pope, Marisa Smith, Pepe Cooper, Beth Lewis, Kenna Osburn, Amy Slaughter, and Nicole Harding.
January 26, 1967
Ernest Pierce of Fairfax was named Missouri champion in the first national soybean yield contest conducted by the Elanco Co. with a yield of 69.73 bushels per acre. For his achievement, Pierce was awarded a new McCormick International 456 precision hilldrop planter.
James Salmond received a $100 cash award from Hippo Melvin, representing the Melvin Oil Company, at the 4-H Recognition Banquet.
Wrestling at Fairfax High School Gym January 30 will include Ronnie Reed and Sonny Meyers versus Guillotine Gordon and Iron Mike, as well as The Pear vs. Lee Henning.
At Tarkio Theatre January 26-28: Batman in color with Adam West and Burt Ward, Return from Ashes, and Way Way Out with Jerry Lewis.