People & Living

NWMEF contracts with NW Missouri Regional Council of Governments as part of EDA CARES Act grant

Written on October 20, 2020

Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation has contracted with the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments to provide business retention and small business development services as part of NWMORCOG’s administration of an EDA CARES Act grant. The partnership’s goal is to help mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gentry, Holt and Worth counties and  Continue Reading »

Capitol Report

Written on October 20, 2020

By Allen Andrews October 15, 2020 Improving Economy Prompts Governor to Release Withheld Funds The state’s improving economy and rising revenue totals have prompted Gov. Mike Parson to release funds that were previously withheld to ensure a balanced budget. Parson announced the release of more than $38 million in general revenue, as well as the issuance  Continue Reading »

The importance of voting

Written on October 20, 2020

Our lives have been turned upside down by COVID-19. This pandemic is entering into yet another month, with no end in sight. At the same time, it is important for life to continue. Part of this includes having the ability to participate in next month’s general election. Because of legislation passed during the 2020 legislative  Continue Reading »

Couple wed in Sept. 18 ceremony

Written on October 20, 2020

Alexandrea Danielle Maffei and Sean Dalton Hill were united in marriage September 18, 2020. The ceremony took place at Eighteen Ninety in Platte City, Missouri. Maid of honor was Ashlee Wenrick, friend of the bride. Ty Seiwert, brother of the groom, was best man. Allie’s parents are Daniel and Vickie Maffei of Parsons, Kansas. Sean  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Food Pantry

Written on October 20, 2020

The Rock Port Food Pantry is currently low on the following items: peas, peaches, mandarin oranges, potatoes, and stuffing. Items can be taken to the Rock Port United Methodist Church and placed into one of the shopping carts located in the lobby. Monetary donations may be mailed to the Rock Port Ministerial Alliance, P.O. Box  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Rotary Club joins in World Polio Week efforts

Written on October 20, 2020

Tarkio Rotary club members are, from left to right, Bob Koch, Johnnie Davis, Gary Bussard, Anita Sutter, Don White, Gary Riley, Brad Mathers, Dean Sparks, Jayne Scott, and Glenn Scott. Members not shown are Carrie Livengood, Craig Livengood, Darryl Lowrey, Rachel Meyer, Benne Rogers, and Ed Salmond. The Tarkio Rotary Club is joining with the  Continue Reading »

Rotarians meet Mama Mia cast members

Written on October 20, 2020

Tarkio High School Mama Mia cast members Hunter Bennett, Bryli Staten, Harley Caudill, and Devin Guajardo were the guest speakers at the Tarkio Rotary meeting on October 13, 2020. Mama Mia is the 17th musical presented at Tarkio High School. It will be performed the weekend before Thanksgiving. (Submitted by Anita Sutter)

On The Spiritual Side…The Pelican

Written on October 20, 2020

Submitted by Pastor David Wynn, Tarkio Christian Church In 1855 an author by the name of H. Clay Trumball published a book titled “The Blood Covenant.” In it he describes the true story a friend told him about an experience he witnessed in the mountains of Lebanon, a blood covenant between two young men of  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on October 20, 2020

October 26, 1945 • County Extension Achievement days give farm women from all parts of the county a chance to come together to exchange ideas and to increase their acquaintanceship. This was demonstrated in Atchison County October 19 when 275 women gathered in the auditorium of the Fairfax High School to display their exhibits and  Continue Reading »

Extra! Extra! A blast from Tarkio’s past

Written on October 20, 2020

October 26, 1945 • Robert Graf and Ryland Coe have purchased two Fairchild army primary trainer planes which have been made into commercial models. They are being used by private individuals, particularly members of the Tarkio Flying Club. With these advanced training type planes, any aerobatic maneuvers are possible. As for speed, the planes are  Continue Reading »

Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail

Written on October 20, 2020

October 19, 1945 • According to a letter written October 3rd to his parents, Norman Long, who is in the Navy, had the pleasure of meeting two Rock Port friends recently on Okinawa. They are Glen Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Miller of Rock Port, and Clyde Welch, who is Mrs. Miller’s brother.  Continue Reading »

Atchison County Mail to honor veterans

Written on October 13, 2020

The Atchison County Mail will honor veterans November 5, 2020, in its 2020 Veterans Day Tribute. Submit a picture/tribute of your veteran with their military branch and dates of service. (Deadline: Friday, Oct. 30) Bring pictures to the Atchison County Mail, 300 S. Main, Rock Port, call 660-744-6245, or e-mail to Atchison County Mail 660-744-6245.