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JumpStart Nutrition opens

Written on April 13, 2021

Rock Port welcomes a new business this week. JumpStart Nutrition opened its doors on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Owners Bill and Jeannette Schulenberg, daughter, Thea Schulenberg, and her fiancé, Treyton Lewis, will be fixing nutritional drinks for customers. Their menu ranges from shakes, teas, coffees and lemonade drinks to protein balls to eat. Be sure  Continue Reading »

Governor Parson visits Rock Port

Written on April 13, 2021

Governor Mike Parson, left, visits with Dan Stanton, right. Dan and Janette Stanton’s White Barn made for a perfect meeting place for Governor Parson to met with officials from Atchison County and six other agencies both state and federal to get an update on the L-536 levee setback project. Atchison County Levee District 1 Board  Continue Reading »

Spurlock recognized

Written on April 13, 2021

Leslie Spurlock, Rock Port, Missouri, was recently recognized by the United States Postal Service. Leslie has been a postal carrier for 35 years and received a letter and certificate of appreciation from the district manager.

Four new COVID-19 cases reported, mass vaccination clinic held

Written on April 13, 2021

Over 70 people received a COVID-19 vaccination at a mass vaccination clinic held Monday, April 12, 2021, at the Tarkio Activity Center. Vaccinations are now available to all tiers. Pictured is Cathy Roup receiving a vaccination from Andrea Cook with the Atchison County Health Department. There were four new cases of COVID-19 in Atchison County  Continue Reading »

Rummage Sales this week

Written on April 13, 2021

Rock Port Helping Hands for Jesus will hold its spring rummage sale Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 14-16, at the Rock Port United Methodist Church, 211 W. Opp. The rummage sale will be open 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Friday’s sale will be 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. and will feature special discounts.  Continue Reading »

ATV wreck injures three Atchison County youth

Written on April 6, 2021

An ATV crash seriously injured three Atchison County youth at 6:30 p.m. Monday night, April 5, 2021, outside of Fairfax, Missouri. The wreck occurred when a Honda ATV, driven by a 12-year-old female from  Rock Port, Missouri, was headed westbound on 300th street three miles south of Fairfax and lost control. The ATV skidded off  Continue Reading »

Rotary/Interact Saturday barbecues

Written on April 6, 2021

Tarkio Rotary and Interact Clubs are once again hosting their barbecues on Saturdays in April and May at Hy-Vee in Tarkio from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Stop by for delicious burgers, brats, hot dogs, steak sandwiches, chips and drinks.

Fairfax R-3 to hold “Roaring 20’s” Prom

Written on April 6, 2021

The Fairfax Junior/Senior Prom will be held this Saturday, April 10, 2021. This year’s theme is the “Roaring 20’s.” Prom attendees will gather at the Fairfax High School Gym at 4:15 p.m. so that family and friends can see everyone in their fancy attire and take pictures if they want. The students will then travel  Continue Reading »

Springtime #ShopAC

Written on April 6, 2021

Mark your calendars! ACDC is hosting a Springtime Shop Atchison County day to celebrate and support our amazing businesses on Thursday, April 29. For every $10 you spend at a participating location that day until 8:00 p.m., you will be entered into a drawing for one of five $50 gift certificates to an Atchison County  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Rotary Club and Tarkio Tech dedicate new Rotary Theater

Written on April 6, 2021

Tarkio Rotary Club President Dean Sparks talks about the new Rotary Theater located in Thompson Hall during a dedication ceremony March 30, 2021, on the Tarkio Tech campus. The new Rotary Theater will be a great asset for the community. It can be reserved for functions by contacting Johnnie Davis at 660-623-9071 or emailing info@tarkiotech.com.  Continue Reading »

Gold eggs for Easter!

Written on April 6, 2021

Harper Smith, left, won a stuffed animal after finding one of the golden eggs hidden at the Fairfax Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 3, in the city park. Her sister, Zailynn Cook, right, came away with a basket full of goodies! The Wolverine 4-H Club in Fairfax hosted an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 3,  Continue Reading »

Fairfax R-3 School Board

Written on April 6, 2021

The Fairfax R-3 School Board held a regular meeting March 17, 2021. Mike Lewis called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Also present were: Sam O’Riley, Chris Smith, Josh Oswald, Brett Johnson, Mike Lewis, and Miles Smith, board members; Jeremy Burright, superintendent; Dustin Barnes, principal; Karen Burke, secretary; and Lauren Clark and Twilla Clark,  Continue Reading »