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The Atchison County Fair is now underway! The festivities began Saturday, July 14, 2018, with a horse show at the rodeo grounds in Tarkio, and continued Monday with the 4-H Achievement Day at the Velma Houts Fair Building in Rock…
Summer Reading showcasing why “Libraries Rock”

Summer Reading is underway for youth at the three local libraries in Atchison County. The Atchison County Library sponsors this annual event, with this year’s theme being “Libraries Rock.” This summer’s reading program features a variety of topics about sound.…

Farmers State Bank customers now have a smoother surface to park and walk on while making a stop at the Tarkio branch. The bank parking lot was recently torn out and asphalt was laid and the sidewalk was also torn…

Fairfax Family Fun Night was held Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Fairfax Ball Park. Sponsored by the Fairfax Kiwanis Club and Fairfax Optimist Club, the event included baseball games, dizzy bat contest, hot dog toss, a mustard/ketchup/relish race, chimp…

In 1923, during the annual Old Soldiers Reunion being held in Sidney, Iowa, Henry and Earl Tackett offered to furnish some entertainment with a real rodeo! Model T cars, buggies and fencing formed a temporary arena and the Tackett brothers…

The Holt County Historical Society will host an afternoon of Forest City history Sunday, July 22, at 1 p.m. in the historic city hall there. Forest City historian, Mayor Greg Book, completed the renovation and repairs of the stately building…

Submitted By Dr. Jeremy Burright, Superintendent It has been a big year for Fairfax R-3 School District! We have passed a levy, hired additional staff, purchased a bus, increased staff salaries, started construction, and still managed to deal with the…

Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care was host to a Community Blood Center Blood Drive Thursday, July 12, 2018. The blood drive had a fantastic turnout with over 40 individuals donating, including Dewey King, Melanie Lucas, and Mark McMahon.