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Second Harvest Providing Flood Relief for Oregon

Written on March 20, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Second Harvest Providing Flood Relief   With the continued rise of the Missouri River, Second Harvest has taken action by gathering donations of both product and monetary to assist the surrounding communities being affected by the flooding. This week, Second Harvest has distributed water to Holt County, MO, to assist the members of  Continue Reading »

Flood of 2019 surpassing previous records

Written on March 19, 2019

The pictures above and below show the Brownville, Nebraska, flood-ing at Cooper Nuclear Station and the Brownville Bridge. Nebraska Public Power District continues to produce power at Cooper Nuclear Station and is operating at 100 percent. The plant continues to be in a Notification of Unusual Event. Once again, history is repeating itself and Mother  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Elementary receives national recognition for Project Lead the Way

Written on March 19, 2019

A group of Rock Port Elementary students gather with Project Lead the Way CEO Vince Bertram to accept their award for being named a PLTW Distinguished School. To celebrate, the school held a special reception with pizza for students and their families before showing everyone their STEM projects. Rock Port R-II Elementary has been recognized  Continue Reading »

ACDC invites members of the Fairfax community to lunch

Written on March 19, 2019

ACDC’s annual community lunches are underway!  This year’s complimentary lunches will provide you with information on ACDC’s purpose and efforts prior to your vote on April 2 to renew the 1/4-cent sales tax that funds economic development in Atchison County. The Fairfax luncheon will be held Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at the Fire Station Community  Continue Reading »

Battle of the Books 2019

Written on March 19, 2019

Atchison County youth in 4th through 6th grade are diligently reading this year’s Missouri Mark Twain award winning books. The Battle of the Books event will take place Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Tarkio Resource Center in Tarkio, Missouri, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Last year Battle of the Books had 60 youth making up  Continue Reading »

Fairfax Trivia Night March 23

Written on March 19, 2019

The Fairfax Class of 2021, and guest host Mark Staten, are sponsoring a Trivia Night Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the old gym at Fairfax R-3. Teams of up to 10 people are invited to play for $10 or $12 at the door (you can also join a team that night). Light  Continue Reading »

Plans for local Alumni Banquets underway

Written on March 19, 2019

121st Westboro Alumni Banquet Westboro’s 121st Annual Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, May 18, 2019. Spread the word to former classmates. Let’s have a good showing of those who enjoy good food and lots of reminiscing. RSVP to Norma Mather at 660-984-5654 or 712-370-1643 (cell) before all seats are taken! The classes of 1960,  Continue Reading »

Benefit dinner and silent auction for Erica Gladman

Written on March 19, 2019

A benefit dinner and silent auction for the Cody and Erica Gladman family will be held Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Tarkio School Cafeteria  from 11:30 a.m. until they run out of food. Come enjoy fried chicken, cheesy potatoes, green beans, roll, and dessert. Erica was diagnosed with acute leukemia and is undergoing treatment  Continue Reading »

Chicken Dinner Fundraiser March 30

Written on March 19, 2019

The Rock Port Center will hold a Chicken Dinner Fundraiser Sunday, March 31, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the center (505 S. Country Club Dr.). The $10 meal includes oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes with chicken gravy, buttered corn, seasoned green beans, hot rolls, desserts, and coffee or iced tea. Take outs  Continue Reading »

Celebrity Waiter Dinner

Written on March 19, 2019

Daughter and father duo Rebekah and Dan Lucas had the audience in stitches during their performance of “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better.” Rock Port High School Senior Josie Watkins blew the crowd away with her performance of “Piece of My Heart” as Janis Joplin. Josie also sang “Where the Boys Are” as  Continue Reading »

ACDC business luncheon held for Tarkio and Westboro citizens

Written on March 19, 2019

The Atchison County Development Corporation held a bus-iness lunch for Tarkio and Westboro business personnel and citizens Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Tarkio Nutrition Center. Ashlee Driskell is pictured at top speaking about her collaboration with ACDC while working for Community Hospital-Fairfax and the Tarkio Parks and Recreation Board. Atchison County Clerk Susette Taylor,  Continue Reading »

Spring flood risk extremely high for Missouri River and nearby waterways

Written on March 12, 2019

Spring flood season is here and due to the above average snowfalls and cold temperatures in the Missouri River basin, several areas are facing extreme risk of flooding. Atchison County Levee District No. 1 has detailed information about river levels for local rivers, daily and weekly forecasts, current conditions, flood safety tips, and links to  Continue Reading »