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Rock Port Board of Aldermen meeting

Written on October 15, 2019

The Rock Port Board of Aldermen met Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Rock Port City Hall. Board members present were Mayor Chris Chamberlain, Ron Deatz, Todd Stevens and Tim Taylor. Alderwoman Lavon Paukert was absent. Also present were Superintendent Trevor Hale, Chief of Police Shannon Sherwood, and City Clerk Emily Schulte. Visitor present was Robert  Continue Reading »

Accident injures two local women

Written on October 15, 2019

Two Tarkio women were taken to the hospital following a wreck in Atchison County Sunday, October 13, 2019. The accident occurred when 26-year-old Chelsea D. Count of Tarkio was driving a 2000 Dodge Caravan northbound on P Avenue, approximately 2.5 miles south of Fairfax, around 6:30 p.m. The vehicle slid off the east side of  Continue Reading »

Drug arrest in Tarkio

Written on October 15, 2019

On October 8, 2019, at approximately 7:06 p.m., Tarkio Chief of Police Tyson Gibbons conducted a traffic stop for moving violations on Robin Moore, 57, of Tarkio, at the corner of 2nd and Broad Street in Tarkio. During the stop, Chief Gibbons ultimately conducted a search of the vehicle and located methamphetamine, mar-ijuana, methamphetamine paraphernalia,  Continue Reading »

Warrants issued for woman suspected of inappropriate contact with minor

Written on October 15, 2019

On August 24, 2019, the Rock Port Police Department began investigating Selena Somerville (date of birth 6/18/1998) in reference to inappropriate contact with a minor. A probable cause statement was submitted to the Atchison County Consolidated Court for furnishing pornographic material to a minor. A warrant was issued for Somerville on September 3, 2019, for  Continue Reading »

79th Lord’s Acre Festival

Written on October 15, 2019

Pat Martin was the 79th Lord’s Acre Festival Parade Grand Marshal Saturday, October 12, 2019, in Westboro, Missouri. Ace Quimby is a pro at riding in parades and added another to his resume by participating in the 79th Lord’s Acre Parade with his “dad,” Rob Quimby, Saturday, October 12, 2019, in Westboro, Missouri. The Tarkio  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Pink Out Night

Written on October 15, 2019

Casey Martin auctioned off a golf ball and a volleyball signed by the East Atchison Lady Wolves’ team members at Pink Out Volleyball Night Thursday, October 10, 2019, at the TAC. All proceeds earned that night totaled $2,000. The Atchison County Kickin’ Cancer group held a bake sale at the East Atchison Pink Out Volleyball  Continue Reading »

Governor Parson tours Atchison County flood area

Written on October 8, 2019

  The Governor, Congressman Sam Graves, and Representative Allen Andrews stand on the approach to the Brownville Bridge and discuss the problems of the design and how it creates a pinch point with Atchison County Levee Board president Ryan Ottmann and board members Jason Garst and Garry Garst. Atchison County Levee Board president Ryan Ottmann  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Telephone builds fiber to the home in Rock Port and Watson

Written on October 8, 2019

Rock Port Telephone (RPT) announced September 18, 2019, that it will begin building fiber to the home in Rock Port and Watson, Missouri. The project is slated to begin in the fall of 2019. During this project, RPT will build out its fiber optic network to an estimated 1,000 homes and businesses over the next  Continue Reading »

Four East Atchison golfers advance to Sectionals

Written on October 8, 2019

The East Atchison Girls’ Golf Team competed in Districts Monday, October 7, 2019. Pictured are team members, from left to right, Jae Barnett, Ashlynn Meyer, Brooke Lee, Bryli Staten, and Kelsea Kirwan. (Barnett photo) The East Atchison Girls’ Golf Team traveled to Maryville, Missouri, to compete in the Class 1, District 8 Golf Tournament at  Continue Reading »

NWMI celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Written on October 8, 2019

Northwest Missouri Industries, Inc. (NWMI) is honoring businesses that enable NWMI to employ adults with disabilities as they celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Stop by Friday, October 11, from 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. for coffee and a doughnut and see what’s new at NWMI. (NWMI is located behind the Rock Port School bus barn.)  Continue Reading »

Auxiliary Fall Rummage Sale

Written on October 8, 2019

The Tarkio American Legion Auxiliary is getting ready for its Fall Rummage Sale October 11 and 12. Used items in good condition may be donated to the sale by dropping them off at the Tarkio Legion Building (corner of 3rd and Broad Streets). Donations will be accepted October 8 and 9 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. The  Continue Reading »

25 years of service

Written on October 8, 2019

Citizens Bank & Trust, Rock Port, recognized Julie Graham, right, for 25 years of service on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Also pictured at Julie’s reception is Brock Nuckolls, Citizens Bank & Trust president, left.