People & Living

Soybean gall midge found in Atchison County

Written on September 14, 2021

Soybean gall midge was found in Atchison County north of Tarkio. The soybeans did not have any injury symptoms easily seen but would snap off easily at the soil line when pushed. Upon examination, larva was found just above the soil line. There were no foliar symptoms on the plants. In Nebraska and Iowa, soybean  Continue Reading »

Planned road work

Written on September 14, 2021

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the Northwest Missouri region for the week of September 13 – 19. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in  Continue Reading »

Rotarians hear Boy Scouts update

Written on September 14, 2021

Submitted by Anita Sutter Matt Schlueter, Tarkio Boy Scouts Leader, spoke to the Tarkio Rotarians on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Matt shared the schedule of activities and camps that the Boy Scouts will be experiencing this year. The scouting year is about to begin. Tarkio Rotary is the sponsoring organization for the scouts in this  Continue Reading »

Fairfax Optimist Club fishing trip

Written on September 14, 2021

The Fairfax Optimist Club enjoyed taking members of the Fairfax R-3 fifth and sixth grade classes fishing after school Tuesday, September 7. The kids had good luck catching fish. The afternoon concluded with a wiener roast. Those going on the fishing trip included Tabby Nester, Deyton Burke, Riley Koop, Jude Long, Knox Oswald, Delaney Oswald,  Continue Reading »

New Arrivals

Written on September 14, 2021

Brodie Maxine Ferbert Morgan and Austin Ferbert of Maryville, Missouri, are pleased to announce the birth of their baby girl, Brodie Maxine Ferbert. Brodie was born at 5:38 p.m. August 31, 2021, at Community Hospital-Fairfax in Fairfax, Missouri. She weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Gary and Mary Beth Shipps, Maryville. Paternal grandparents  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Assembly of God Church welcomes new pastor, Calvin West

Written on September 14, 2021

Tarkio Assembly of God is excited to introduce its new minister, Pastor Calvin West, and his wife, Jean. Pastor West is ordained through the Missouri General Council of the Assemblies of God and has pastored several churches in northwest Missouri.Pastor Calvin is bivocational and also works transporting patients for Mosaic Life Care. The Wests currently  Continue Reading »

On The Spiritual Side…A Collective Team Effort for Restoration

Written on September 14, 2021

Submitted by Pastor Richard Boettner, Rock Port Baptist Church I am writing this week as we experience a wonderful fall season, while reflecting on some Bible teaching I have done in the past year. My concern from Psalm 80 is to teach about God restoring us, from the setbacks of the pandemic through personal prayer  Continue Reading »

Unbound Praise Worship Service

Written on September 14, 2021

Contemporary worship is coming to Tarkio Presbyterian Church on Saturday, September 25, at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend the new Unbound Praise Worship Service. Coffee and cookies will be provided. Plans are being made to hold Unbound Praise Worship the third Saturday of every month.

Chats

Written on September 14, 2021

Old Fashioned Saturday Night will be held on Main Street in Rock Port beginning at 5 p.m. this Saturday. Come on down and enjoy a variety of games, food, and fun! WCF SOF Tarkio College Alumni Weekend is this weekend. The public is invited to a Brewer & Shipley tribute and the fireworks display. See  Continue Reading »

ACDC to hold annual meeting Sept. 22

Written on September 14, 2021

Atchison County Development Corporation (ACDC) invites you to attend the 2021 annual meeting Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at the Tarkio Community Building. Everyone is welcome at 5:30 p.m. to visit with new businesses, neighbors and friends. A complimentary dinner, catered by Chef Paul Presents, will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed immediately  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on September 14, 2021

September 20, 1946 • About 50 attended the annual Mt. Hope homecoming and basket dinner last Sunday. At the business session, it was voted to change the place of meeting to Sharp’s Grove Church and to make the event a homecoming for Consolidated District No. 5, including Houston, Star, Mt. Hope, and Brush College districts.  Continue Reading »

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

Written on September 14, 2021

September 20, 1946 • Long expected, the 20 family housing units for student veterans at Tarkio College arrived Saturday from Ogden, Utah, to be erected by the Patti Construction Company of Kansas City. Woodwork for the interior of the buildings has not yet arrived, although the foundations for the quonsets are already ready. • Redecorations  Continue Reading »