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Gene Carder wins Royals tickets

Written on July 16, 2019

Danny Kemerling, right, vice-president of the Fairfax Kiwanis Club, presents four Royals tickets and a parking pass to Gene Carder, left, winner of the Fairfax Summer Ball Program Raffle. The winning ticket was drawn at the All Star ball game in Fairfax. The tickets were donated by Lonnie Graves of Fairfax and Barry Holt of  Continue Reading »

Fifty-two units of blood donated at Tarkio High School’s NHS Blood Drive

Written on July 16, 2019

Zach Klute was one of the many locals who donated blood at the Tarkio High School National Honor Society Community Blood Center Blood Drive Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the Tarkio Activity Center. National Honor Society Sponsor Mark Staten commented, “The 2019 THS NHS Summer Blood Drive was a success! We had 57 donors give  Continue Reading »

Northwest Missouri Industries now offering window washing services

Written on July 16, 2019

Brad Boyer, a client at Northwest Missouri Industries, Inc., washes windows at W.C. Farmer Photography. Northwest Missouri Industries, Inc. has been looking for ways to provide employment to their special needs adults, so they can continue to give them hours and pay. After  completing a time study, it was determined that they would be able  Continue Reading »

Graves releases “Flood Recovery Resource Guide”

Written on July 16, 2019

U.S. Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) recently released the “Sixth Congressional District Flood Recovery Resource Guide” to help North Missourians affected by the devastating floods of 2019. The guide, available both online and in print, contains information and links to federal agencies and programs that can assist those who are trying to rebuild and recover. “This  Continue Reading »

Gov. Parson Signs State Rep. Allen Andrews’ Legislation to Keep Wind Farm Revenues Local

Written on July 11, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Mike Parson has signed legislation sponsored by state Rep. Allen Andrews that will ensure tax revenues generated by wind farm projects stay local. The bill (HB 220) was approved by overwhelming bipartisan majorities in the Missouri House and Senate during the 2019 regular session.   Andrews said the legislation is  Continue Reading »

Wing Nuts Flying Circus EAA Chapter hosting fly-in and air show

Written on July 9, 2019

The Wing Nuts Flying Circus EAA Chapter is hosting a fly-in and air show Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Gould Peterson Memorial 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 »

Celebrating the 4th of July

Written on July 9, 2019

Little Miss and Mr. Firecracker The 4th of July Baby Show Little Miss Firecracker is Jossalyn “JJ” Jayne McRaven, left, the daughter of Erika Daugherty and granddaughter of Mark and Julia Daugherty. Little Mr. Firecracker is Ethan Sampson, son of Jill (Webster) and TJ Sampson and grandson of Judy and John Webster. Old Glory The  Continue Reading »

Rock Port R-II School Board meeting

Written on July 9, 2019

The Rock Port R-II School Board of Education held a regular meeting June 25, 2019. President Jeremy Davis called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Other members present were Ken Miller, Rich Dewhirst, Harold Lawrence, Dan Lucas, and Clay Vogler. Member Afton Schomburg entered the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Also present were High School  Continue Reading »

Fairfax R-3 Board of Education meets

Written on July 9, 2019

Fairfax R-3 Board of Education held its regular board meeting June 20, 2019, at the school. Present were: Mike Lewis, Marshal Oswald, Jon Graves, Sam O’Riley, and Chris Smith, board members; Jeremy Bur-right, superintendent; Dustin Barnes, K-12 principal; and Karen Burke, board secretary. Josh Oswald and Doug Miller were absent. The agenda was approved with  Continue Reading »

Fairfax bee keeper has plans to rebuild stolen hives

Written on July 9, 2019

Max Hopkins, owner of “Little Red’s Keeper of the Bees” honey production, is shown in earlier photos taken by his mother, Robin Lewis, working with his bee hives before they were stolen in June. In June, Max Hopkins, Fairfax, Missouri, discovered that honey frames had been taken from his bee hives, a production that he  Continue Reading »

Tarkio R-I Board of Education

Written on July 9, 2019

The Tarkio R-I Board of Education met on June 19, 2019, at Tarkio High School. The meeting was called to order by President Jeff Meyer at 7:00 p.m. Board members attending were: Jamie Barnett, Garrett Wood, Sam Hannah, Steve Klute, and Ann Schlueter. Chris Yates joined the meeting at 8:07 p.m. Others in attendance were  Continue Reading »

Rock Port VBS

Written on July 9, 2019

Community Vacation Bible School will be held July 22-26 at the First Christian Church in Rock Port. VBS will be from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. each day. The theme this year is “Mane Event” (Roar! Life is Good). You can register at FCC or your church. Contact Laura Wooten for any information at 744-3492.