People & Living

Cowboys & Mom

Written on February 25, 2020

Honey Tree Nursery School in Tarkio is hosting a Mother Son dance on Friday, March 6, 2020, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Tarkio Elementary gym. This Cowboys and Mom Date Night event is for ages preschool through sixth grade in the county and surrounding areas. Advance tickets are available for $20 per  Continue Reading »

“Magic on Main Street”

Written on February 25, 2020

The Fairfax Optimist Club has chosen “Magic on Main Street” as the theme for the 2020 Fairfax Fair which will be held August 21 and 22.

Chats

Written on February 25, 2020

Stop by and dine on delicious fish while raising funds for Anna Weber and her family Saturday, February 29, at 5:30 p.m. at the Atchison County Memorial Building. A number of items have also been donated for drawings. Check out the Anna Weber Benefit Facebook page for more information. WCF  SOF Happy Birthday Pappy! Hope  Continue Reading »

MU Extension offers free tax preparation service to low- and middle-income taxpayers

Written on February 25, 2020

University of Missouri Extension will provide free tax-preparation and e-filing assistance to residents of northwest Missouri. Locations will be in Rock Port, Maryville, and Mound City. “If you are an individual or family of any age with low-income to moderate income, in need of help with filing your taxes, we will help at no cost  Continue Reading »

Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail

Written on February 25, 2020

March 2, 1945 American Red Cross volunteers will set out Friday of this week, March 2, to knock on their neighbors’ doors or solicit on the street in order to obtain help in putting over Atchison County’s quota of $11,000 of the $200 million 1945 War Fund. Rock Port Masons were hosts to a number  Continue Reading »

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

Written on February 25, 2020

March 2, 1945 • A 15” deep blanket of snow was quite a surprise last Friday evening to Joe Bowen, civilian pilot of Memphis, Tennessee, who unsuspectingly tried to land on the local airfield. In his maneuvers after noticing the difficulty that confronted him on the ground, Mr. Bowen accidentally nosed the plane over on  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on February 25, 2020

March 2, 1945 • A pair of white tail deer, a buck and a doe, supposedly having come from a reservation some 200 miles north in Iowa, were seen Saturday about eleven o’clock east of town by the W. R. Hawkins family and others in the neighborhood. Newell Green, rural carrier, saw the pair as  Continue Reading »

Changes to holiday services

Written on February 25, 2020

Due to scheduling conflicts, the Tarkio/Westboro Community Lenten services scheduled for Sundays in March have been cancelled. Please support your local churches by attending their Lenten services. The Tarkio/Westboro Good Friday Service will be held at the Tarkio Assembly of God Church on Friday, April 11, at 12:00 noon. A light lunch will follow in  Continue Reading »

Our Atchison County Attic

Written on February 25, 2020

This tribute to Seaman is located on the east side of the Atchison County Courthouse. By Beverly Clinkingbeard Attic. Defined in the sense of stored history and other artifacts generally used infrequently. The aim that day was to do a bit of business at the Atchison County Courthouse. However, a little sign on the door  Continue Reading »

On The Spiritual Side…Hidden Science Facts Inside the Gospel Accounts?

Written on February 25, 2020

Submitted by Pastor Chris Shimmel, Grace Church, Rock Port Why should we trust the gospel accounts related to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, and how might we evaluate their reliability? We have to understand what is being written in the gospel accounts. These men were eye witnesses to the life, death and ultimate resurrection  Continue Reading »

Words: Weapons or Wellsprings?

Written on February 25, 2020

Submitted by Cindy (Walker) Burton Remember the old adage, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me?” It’s a lie. Words CAN hurt. Words can be weapons of destruction or wellsprings of goodness. Words can be devastating, or even fatal. Words can make or break a person. Words can cut  Continue Reading »

Rotarians hear update on Outlaw Wind Project

Written on February 25, 2020

Nate Salmond was the guest speaker at the February 18, 2020, meeting of the Tarkio Rotary Club. He gave an update on the Outlaw Wind Project that will install 91 towers in the northern part of Atchison County. He noted that the project is projected to be completed December 2020. (Submitted by Anita Sutter)