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Wing Nuts Flying Circus hosting 16th annual Air Show

Written on July 5, 2022

The Wing Nuts Flying Circus EAA Chapter is hosting a fly-in and air show Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Gould Peterson Municipal Airport in Tarkio. Located on Hwy. O one mile east of Tarkio, the event will include an admission fee of $10 per person. Fly-ins and children ages 5 and under are free. A  Continue Reading »

Independence Day celebration

Written on July 5, 2022

Taylor Cook shows off her diving board skills.   Braylon Thomas and Rhett Murphy help the Rock Port Football team out and spend a little time in the jail. Ronnie Bradley and Steve Duren find some shade to sell tickets for the American Legion. The Legion is selling tickets for $5 to win a John  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Farmer’s Market

Written on July 5, 2022

The Brownville Village Theatre put on a short performance from their current show, “The Lightning Thief,” at the Rock Port Farmer’s Market Saturday, July 2. Nolan Waigand enjoys a donut hole from Lorretta’s Donut Wagon. Paige Agnew was busy selling boxes of her baked goods. Paige has been making goodies for a while. Check her  Continue Reading »

Tarkio College/Tarkio Tech recognizes supporters

Written on July 5, 2022

Ethan Piveral and Jamie McClain were recognized by Tarkio Tech and Tarkio College for being wonderful supporters of the local school. Tarkio Tech President Johnnie Davis, right, presented Ethan, left, with a yard sign last week as thanks.   Pam and Bob Koch were recognized by Tarkio Tech and Tarkio College for being wonderful supporters  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Board of Aldermen meeting

Written on July 5, 2022

The Rock Port Board of Aldermen met on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. with Mayor Amy Thomas presiding. Board members present were Ron Deatz, Lisa Farmer, Kelly Herron and Kory Paris. Also present were Superintendent Brentlee Thomas, Utility Office Manager Terri McGuire, and City Clerk Emily Schulte. Visitors were Officers Morriss and Seiter,  Continue Reading »

Atchison County COVID-19 update

Written on July 5, 2022

The Atchison County Health Department has seen an uptick in Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the county this month. Although not as high as January and February’s case numbers, 60 cases of COVID-19 were reported in June. Atchison County’s COVID-19 Community Level is listed as medium as of June 30, 2022, according to https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/ The Atchison  Continue Reading »

CH-F offers new and improved MyCareCorner – Patient Portal

Written on July 5, 2022

Community Hospital -Fairfax (CH-F) now offers MyCareCorner Patient Portal. All patients who receive care from the Community Hospital-Fairfax, Tarkio, Rock Port, or Fairfax Family Medicine Clinics will now have access to their health information on this patient portal that can be viewed online or via the MyCareCorner app on your smartphone. MyCareCorner is an online  Continue Reading »

New sign at Atchison County Extension office

Written on July 5, 2022

The University of Missouri Atchison County Extension office sign is up in time for the 2022 Atchison County Fair. The sign did not arrive until months after it was ordered due to production issues. Schedules and weather further delayed the installation. There are a few more improvements to be made over the next few months,  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Tech Greek Week

Written on July 5, 2022

In honor of Tarkio College Greek life, Tarkio Tech/Tarkio College is hosting a Greek Week July 14-16, 2022. These events are open to the public, not just alumni. Join the fun, games, and food. On Thursday, July 14, a campus work day will be held. If you can help out, please come wearing your work  Continue Reading »

Battle for Blood: Make a life-saving donation

Written on July 5, 2022

A Battle for Blood is taking place with the Tarkio community facing off with the Rock Port community in a blood donation contest Wednesday, July 13. From 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. that day, a blood donation drive will be held at the TAC (110 N. 13th Street, Tarkio). This event is being sponsored by the  Continue Reading »

Offices closed for holiday

Written on June 28, 2022

The Atchison County Mail and Tarkio Avalanche will be closed Monday, July 4. Have a safe and happy 4th of July!

4th of July Celebration in the Park

Written on June 28, 2022

Rock Port’s 4th of July Celebration in the Park will be held Monday, July 4. The list of  activities  includes: Park Activity Schedule: • 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Bounce Houses • 9:30 a.m. – Ping Pong Drop • 9:30 a.m. – Baby Show (Registration 8:30 – 9:15 a.m., ages 0 – 4 years  Continue Reading »