People & Living

July 4th update

Written on July 16, 2019

The final total of donations for the Rock Port 4th of July Fireworks Fund was $4,145. Charlee Garst donated $75 after press time last week. Community Hospital-Fairfax was a donor for the Sand Volleyball Tournament.

Oswald tours nation’s capital on Missouri Electric Youth Tour

Written on July 16, 2019

Will Oswald served as a delegate on Missouri’s annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. One-hundred and eight high school students participated in Missouri’s 56th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 14-20. Will Oswald, Rock Port, was a delegate. He was sponsored by Atchison-Holt Electric Cooperative. The seven-day tour provided an  Continue Reading »

Chats

Written on July 16, 2019

This past weekend was a busy one with the Wing Nuts Flying Circus Air Show, Atchison County Fair, Missoula Children’s Theatre, and much more! We are lucky to live in such great communities where there are always special activities to keep us busy and entertained! WCF SOF As flooding continues, FEMA is now on hand  Continue Reading »

Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail

Written on July 16, 2019

July 21, 1944 According to the Hamburg Reporter, Frank Stastny, who has been identified with Hamburg grocery stores about ten years, has purchased the Herbert Case grocery at Watson and took possession Monday. Mr. Case has been called into the service and had to dispose of his business. E. L. Andermann, civil service secretary of  Continue Reading »

Extra! Extra! A blast from Tarkio’s past

Written on July 16, 2019

July 21, 1944 • Another strike of oil in Atchison County was made this week when, on Monday evening, Dan Short, independent operator, announced a good showing of oil in Giffen No. 1 well at a depth of 1,340 feet. This well is located only a half mile from the city limits of Tarkio on  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on July 16, 2019

July 21, 1944 • In the movie “Memphis Belle,” shown at the Crescent Friday and Saturday nights, Mrs. Cameron Browning is sure she saw her brother, Huston Loveland, who has been in England many months. The scene in which he was shown was a ground scene in England and since Huston is with an aircraft  Continue Reading »

P.E.O. Sisterhood promotes education for women

Written on July 16, 2019

Pictured above (left to right) are local P.E.O. members who attended the 126th convention in Kansas City, Missouri: front row – Rachel Ottmann and Shauna Melvin; back row – Jodee Minter, Nannette Stepp, Vickie Smith, Debbie Beckman, Dallas Prather and Blu Dow. Rock Port Chapter DU and Tarkio Chapter FF sponsored and organized the Cottey  Continue Reading »

Pitch news

Written on July 16, 2019

By Georgia Gilley The TEC Club met Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Aunt Martha’s Bed and Breakfast to play pitch and enjoy a bit of parlor and sidewalk gossip, to borrow a title from a woman columnist of the nineteenth century. Sharon Smith substituted for Deb Johnson. Susan Braams brought a guest, Marie Adams, who  Continue Reading »

Rotarians hear about overseas trip

Written on July 16, 2019

Lauren Clark shared pictures of her recent trip to England, Ireland and Scotland with the Tarkio Rotarians at their noon meeting on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (Submitted By Anita Sutter)

Your Past Does Not Dictate Your Future

Written on July 16, 2019

By Cindy Walker Burton John F. Kennedy once stated: “History is a relentless master. It has not present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.” What I glean from his wise words is that if you hold on to the past, you get tossed aside  Continue Reading »

SCC graduate

Written on July 16, 2019

Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who graduated with degrees, diplomas or certificates following the 2019 Winter and Spring quarters on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses. Tasha Elaine Gronniger, Watson, Missouri, received an Associate of Arts in Academic Transfer.

Watson News

Written on July 16, 2019

By Kay Gibson The Watson Quilters met Thursday night with Linda Viets, Donna Whelan, Anita Armstrong, Frances Nahkunst, and Holly Holmes attending. Shirley Ellison and Annie Wakefield visited. Shirley has a project she’d like for some of the quilters to make. There will be a benefit for Brie Ferguson Kimpston this Saturday night, July 20,  Continue Reading »