People & Living

Scholarships available for students in Northwest Missouri

Written on March 19, 2019

Heartland Foundation is currently offering scholarships for students seeking post-secondary education. Stu-dents interested in completing certificate programs, associate or bachelor’s degrees or graduate studies have an opportunity to apply. Ten unique scholarship funds have been established at Heartland Foundation over the past three decades based on the wishes of the individual donors and organizations. Several  Continue Reading »

Sheriff Martin awarded for cooperation with SAFE Kit Initiative

Written on March 19, 2019

Just two weeks after he announced his SAFE Kit initiative to eliminate the backlog of untested sexual assault kits, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt presented the Law Enforcement Community Partner Award to Atchison County Sheriff Dennis Martin and other law enforcement officials for completing 100% of their inventory of untested sexual assault kits. “In order  Continue Reading »

Chats

Written on March 19, 2019

The area has been affected by devastating flooding. Our hearts go out to all those people who were displaced, lost their homes, businesses, possessions, crops, and equipment. Thank you to the emergency crews who have worked nonstop to make sure everyone is safe and accounted for. WCF SOF Due to the flooding and closure of  Continue Reading »

Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail

Written on March 19, 2019

March 24, 1944 All the making of a huge omelet were at hand Monday evening when a driver for Wilson & Co. tried to run his truck into the driveway at the Deatz produce house on South Main Street and some 28 cases of eggs were knocked off the truck. The driver had piled several  Continue Reading »

Extra! Extra! A blast from Tarkio’s past

Written on March 19, 2019

March 24, 1944 • The dock terminal of the Williams Truck Line is being enlarged to accommodate new trucks. The rafters on the inside of the building will be raised, permitting trucks of larger proportions to be housed. • Virgil Harbison, president of the Tarkio Chamber of Commerce, presided at the first meeting of the  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on March 19, 2019

March 24, 1944 • Dr. O.P. Templeton is short approximately $170 and a billfold which was taken from a rear room of his drug store Thursday of last week. The doctor kept what money he did not need in his cash register in the billfold and kept it in a drawer in a room to  Continue Reading »

Tarkio/Westboro/Fairfax Food Pantry

Written on March 19, 2019

The Tarkio/Westboro/Fairfax Food Pantry Board met Tuesday, March 13, 2019, with 12 members present. Churches represented at the meeting were Tarkio First Christian, Tarkio Baptist, Tarkio Presbyterian, Fairfax Baptist, Fairfax Methodist, Fairfax Presbyterian, Westboro Methodist and St. John’s Lutheran Church. In January, 83 individuals representing 34 families were served. In February, 119 individuals representing 48  Continue Reading »

Watson News

Written on March 19, 2019

By Kay Gibson Linda Viets was presented a plaque by the Watson Town Board. Linda is retiring from the town board. She became a member April 11, 1995, and retired March 13, 2019. The plaque was presented by the mayor, Rod Meinders. Yes, Watson has a town board, and they take care of the town’s  Continue Reading »

Allen-Schiffern Legion Auxiliary #199

Written on March 19, 2019

Submitted by President Linda Kaye Payton The Allen-Schiffern American Legion Auxiliary Unit #199 met Tuesday March 11, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. Linda Payton called the meeting to order. Sheridan Mires gave an opening prayer.  Amie Riley led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Preamble. Roll call was answered by seven members. Barb Hines  Continue Reading »

Deputy Sons visits Rotarians

Written on March 19, 2019

Atchison County Deputy Devon Sons was the guest speaker at the Tuesday, March 12, 2019, meeting of the Tarkio Rotary Club. Deputy Sons shared with the Rotarians how to improve their situational awareness in order  to keep themselves safe. He mentioned that situational awareness includes being pre-pared, alert and relaxed in order to deal with  Continue Reading »

St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church Spring Dinner

Written on March 19, 2019

Patty and George Laur were all smiles, enjoying their meals at the St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church’s Spring Dinner Sunday, March 17, 2019. The Tarkio Elementary Gym was full of hungry patrons partaking in the delicious food at the St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church Spring Dinner Sunday, March 17, 2019. Pictured enjoying their  Continue Reading »

On The Spiritual Side…Prayer

Written on March 19, 2019

By Pastor Tom Beutler, Watson & Hamburg Baptist Churches Matthew 6:9-13 “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we  Continue Reading »