June 8, 1945

• Clarence Kincannon has purchased 40 acres known as the Kincannon place west of town from Ed Weedin, and an additional 10 acres from Mr. Weedin.

• John H. Chandler is soon to supply Fairfax with a much-needed service – that of a shoe and harness repair shop. Because of the impossibility of finding a business building he will operate his shop at his home temporarily. His opening date is Monday, June 18.

June 11, 1970

• A new facility went into operation Wednesday morning in the city’s water softening plant. It consists of an 8,000-gallon wooden tank to hold brine solution which replaces the metal tank that became defective.

• New trash cans have been located on Main Street to help in the anti-litter campaign being waged by Community Betterment.

• The Fairfax Methodist Church has a new minister. Rev. Cecil Lackore has made two appearances so far in the local church. His family is now settled in their Fairfax home. They include Mrs. Mary Lackore, Randy, age 9, and Paul, age six.

June 8, 1995

• To help celebrate the Atchison County Sesquicentennial, a caravan tour will be held Sunday, June 18, starting from the city park in Fairfax. You are asked to decorate your car and join in the caravan, which will travel through Tarkio, Westboro, Watson, and Rock Port, ending at the park there. The classic Slo-Rollers car show and shine will be in the Rock Port park.

• A volunteer appreciation reception was held May 12 in the conference room at Community Hospital Association, Fairfax, as a finale to National and Missouri Hospital Week. Over 40 valuable volunteers attended. Recipients of the 1995 Outstanding Volunteer of the Year awards were Dorothy Davis, Bob Alldredge, and Mary Combs.