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Midwest Data Center builds fiber to the home in Fairfax, Mound City, and Tarkio

Written on November 12, 2019

Midwest Data Center (MDC) has announced that it has concluded its field trial and will begin building fiber to the home in Fairfax, Mound City, and Tarkio, Missouri. The project is slated to begin in fall 2019. This will be the final phase of a five year project. During this project, MDC will build out  Continue Reading »

New hair salon in Tarkio

Written on November 12, 2019

Renee (Bess) Sanders has opened Renee’s Hair Design, a beauty salon in Tarkio. Walk-ins (men and women) are welcome at the salon Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The salon is located next to Bussard Insurance at the intersection of Hwys. 136 and 59 in Tarkio. Renee, who has been in hair  Continue Reading »

Community Services and Tarkio/Westboro Ministerial Alliance to host “Adopt-A-Child”

Written on November 12, 2019

The Tarkio/Westboro Ministerial Alliance has launched its annual “Adopt-a-Child Christmas Program.  This year, Tarkio will be handling the adoptions for Fairfax also. Applicants should apply through Community Services, Inc. The purpose of the “Adopt-a-Child” program is to provide assistance for families, who have found themselves in a situation that hinders them from providing for Christmas.  Continue Reading »

Rock Port/Watson Adopt-A-Family program

Written on November 12, 2019

The 2019 Rock Port/Watson Adopt-A-family program has started. There are many families, children, and elderly citizens who need your help this holiday season! There are currently 17 children who need gifts, 11 families who need food baskets, and seven elderly citizens who need food baskets. The current list of children who need to be adopted  Continue Reading »

ACDC’s #ShopAC Thursday, Nov. 21

Written on November 12, 2019

Mark your calendars for ACDC’s annual #ShopAC event! Many of your favorite stores in Atchison County will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 21, offering specials or highlighting specific products. Please make time that day to support our local businesses and explore what we have to offer right here in Atchison County. The  Continue Reading »

Christmas lighting contest in Rock Port

Written on November 12, 2019

Cedar Bluff Lodge is challenging the residents and businesses of Rock Port to a Christmas lighting contest. Their goal is for residents and businesses to join forces and create a spectacular Christmas display in Rock Port. The contest begins November 20 (just in time for Shop AC night). During the contest, pile the family in  Continue Reading »

Fairfax Light Night Nov. 30

Written on November 12, 2019

Planning is under way for Fairfax Light Night. The annual event will be held Saturday, November 30, beginning at 6:00 p.m. If you would like to donate to the prize drawings for youth and families, contact Sam O’Riley at 660-623-0062 or Tracy Oswald at 660-920-9012.

Tarkio/Westboro Community Thanksgiving

Written on November 12, 2019

The Tarkio/Westboro Community Thanksgiving Service will be held Sunday, November 24, at 6:00 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church. The church is located at 22186 State Hwy B, Westboro. Everyone is invited to attend. The event is sponsored by the Tarkio/Westboro Ministerial Alliance.

Rock Port Community Thanksgiving

Written on November 12, 2019

The Rock Port Community Thanksgiving Service will be Sunday, November 24, at 2:00 p.m. at the Rock Port Baptist Church. The speaker will be Pastor Franz Brandenburg from St. John’s Lutheran Church. Refreshments will follow in the fellowship hall. The service is sponsored by the Rock Port Ministerial Alliance.

Senior Center Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 20

Written on November 12, 2019

The Rock Port Senior Center will serve a Thanksgiving meal Wednesday, November 20, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The menu will include roast turkey with dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered corn or green beans, deviled egg, jellied cranberries, hot roll, and pumpkin dessert.

Nutrition Center Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 15

Written on November 12, 2019

The Tarkio Nutrition Center will cook a Thanksgiving meal Friday, November 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Stop by and enjoy turkey with dressing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry salad, and pumpkin pie.

Tarkio Community Christmas Celebration

Written on November 12, 2019

The Tarkio Community Christmas Celebration will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Tarkio Community Building (603 S. 3rd Street). Vendors are welcome to set up booths free of charge and sell their wares during the event (call 660-744-4049 or 660-736-5254). Bring your kiddos to see Santa and  Continue Reading »