People & Living

Rock Port resident named 4th runner-up of District 2 Ms. Nursing Home Pageant

Written on August 11, 2020

Betty Lane, Rock Port, was named 4th runner-up of the District 2 Ms. Nursing Home Pageant. Betty Lane, 92, of Pleasant View Nursing Home in Rock Port, Missouri, was named fourth runner-up for District 2 Thursday, August 6, following a virtual pageant sponsored by Missouri Health Care Association. She was among five ladies from long-term  Continue Reading »

Quilts of Valor

Written on August 11, 2020

Cynthia Walker Burton, Darryl Lowrey, Gary Smith, Richard Burke, Elmer Davis, Jack Smith, and Mark Daugherty were presented with Quilts of Valor Wednesday, August 5, at the Atchison County Memorial Building in Rock Port, Missouri. The quilts were made by the Missouri Freedom Quilters. The local group of quilters meets the third Friday of the  Continue Reading »

Loess Bluffs NWR update

Written on August 11, 2020

As a result of the outbreak of COVID-19 and out of the abundance of caution, the public monarch butterfly tagging events on September 12 and 19, 2020, and the 42nd Annual Eagle Days celebration on December 5 and 6, 2020, at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge have been canceled. While the refuge is still as  Continue Reading »

Chats

Written on August 11, 2020

With all the uncertainty going on with COVID-19, the Rock Port Chamber has decided to cancel Old Fashioned Saturday Night. Thanks for your understanding. WCF SOF It was great to see the voting polls busy and everyone exercising their right to vote. See results on page 10. WCF SOF As Atchison County moves forward through  Continue Reading »

Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail

Written on August 11, 2020

August 10, 1945 • Miss Doris A. Beebe, home demonstration agent, and Willard R. Barbee, county extension agent, have made arrangements for a 4-H club camp for Atchison and Holt County 4-Hers to be held in Auburn August 13-15. The camp will be attended by approximately 150 members. The program will include handicrafts, folk games,  Continue Reading »

“Extra! Extra!” A blast from Tarkio’s past

Written on August 11, 2020

August 17, 1945 • Lloyd Martin, son of Dr. and Mrs. A.W. Martin of Tarkio, has been one among the many who played a part in the development of the atomic bomb. A graduate of the class of 1941, Mr. Martin majored in chemistry at Tarkio College and later studied and taught at Ohio State  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on August 11, 2020

August 17, 1945 • Climaxing a week of successive events, which probably will be recorded as the most momentous in history, President Truman announced at six o’clock p.m. Tuesday after hours of anxious waiting, that Japan had accepted unconditional surrender terms and that the war had ended. • One of the first effects of the  Continue Reading »

On The Spiritual Side…Broken Pieces

Written on August 11, 2020

Submitted by Pastor Bill Shirley, Linden Christian Church This was not written by me, but I felt it was a good analogy. I was at the grocery store this morning and heard a loud crash and something shattering. Being nosy, I walked towards the sound and saw some people whispering and looking back to the  Continue Reading »

Fairfax to hold virtual VBS August 17-21

Written on August 11, 2020

The Fairfax Community Vacation Bible School (VBS) Team would like to introduce to you a virtual VBS! The curriculum is called You Gotta Move, Keepin’ In Step with the Spirit. This high energy study will be able to be done at home online with your family.  There are components that need to be handed out  Continue Reading »

Big Fish Bay! Hooked on God’s Mercy! at St. John’s Lutheran Church

Written on August 11, 2020

St. John’s Lutheran Church held Vacation Bible School July 27 through July 31. There were many teachers, helpers in crafts, kitchen, music, and recreation, and many behind the scenes who donated time or money. They made it possible for over 45 kids and 32 helpers daily to hear and learn the Word of God. Each  Continue Reading »

Donor wall recognizes those who contributed to college’s re-opening

Written on August 11, 2020

Tarkio College and Tarkio Tech have announced the creation of a donor wall located in Thompson Learning Center. The display has been created as a special “thank you” to all those who have contributed over the past two years in support of the efforts to reopen the Tarkio College campus. The display may be viewed  Continue Reading »

Encouragement for Single Moms

Written on August 11, 2020

By Cynthia Walker Burton This one’s for all the single moms out there. Whether you’re a single mom due to divorce, separation, the death of a spouse, or by choice, understand that THIS single mom supports, encourages, and admires you. Yes, I’ve walked a mile in your shoes. In fact, hundreds of miles! This is  Continue Reading »