People & Living

Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail

Written on January 21, 2020

January 26, 1945 Rock Port’s Blue Jays emerged the winner of the basketball tournament held at Fairfax last weekend, when, on Saturday evening, they defeated Tarkio 28-22. Rock Port had gone into the finals by winning over Oregon 34-27. Rock Port’s basketball team is making  a good record this season in games won. The Blue  Continue Reading »

Extra! Extra! A blast from Tarkio’s past

Written on January 21, 2020

January 26, 1945 • More than 100 rural and elementary teachers of Atchison County attended a meeting here Wednesday at the high school. Miss Blanche Templeton, county superintendent, presided over the meeting which was in the form of a fine arts workshop. L.E. Hummel, Jefferson City, director of the fine arts division of the state  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on January 21, 2020

January 26, 1945 • Mr. and Mrs. C.O. Warnstaff have sold their residence property in northwest Fairfax to Mr. and Mrs. William Zook, who will move to the place to make it their home. The price was $3,000. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Burdick have sold their residence to Mr. and Mrs. Vernie Taylor, who will  Continue Reading »

Letters to the editor

Written on January 21, 2020

I would like to recognize the men and women who see to it that we get our mail every day. Being in the construction business, I had a choice of not going to work on the bad days. They don’t have a choice. We appreciate you, all! Buddy Husing Dear Editor, I am writing to  Continue Reading »

Registration open for cover crops conference

Written on January 21, 2020

Registration is open for the Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference, February 11-12 in Kansas City, Missouri. The event will be at the KCI Expo Center, says Charles Ellis, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in agricultural engineering. Ellis also serves on the MCCC board of directors. Twelve states and one Canadian province belong to  Continue Reading »

Preparing for Lent and Easter

Written on January 21, 2020

The Christian tradition of Lent is celebrated across the globe by many different denominations of the faith. Lent is a 40-day period of sacrifice that begins on Ash Wednesday and culminates with the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. In 2020, Ash Wednesday is February 26 and Easter is Sunday, April  Continue Reading »

CH-F Auxiliary holds January meeting

Written on January 21, 2020

Submitted by Jan Taylor The Community Hospital-Fairfax (CH-F) Auxiliary met in the Hospital Conference Room January 16, 2020, with 17 members and one guest in attendance. The meeting began with the reading of the Auxiliary Prayer. Betty Allen from Tarkio joined us as a visitor. Julie Jones, CH-F CEO, also joined us for a quick  Continue Reading »

On The Spiritual Side…A Man Named Barnabas

Written on January 21, 2020

Submitted by Pastor Mike Christian, Tarkio Assembly of God There is a man in the New Testament who is surely one of the most overlooked and under-recognized characters in the Bible. His name is Barnabas. What kind of man was he? We are told that when the young, struggling church at Jerusalem needed financial help  Continue Reading »

New Arrival: Liam Reed James Daugherty

Written on January 21, 2020

Kelly and Billy Daugherty of Fairfax, Missouri, are pleased to announce the birth of their baby boy, Liam Reed James Daugherty. Liam was born at 10:23 a.m. on January 14, 2020, at Community Hospital-Fairfax in Fairfax, Missouri. He weighed six pounds and 15 ounces. Besides his parents, Liam is welcomed home by sibling Paisleigh Daugherty,  Continue Reading »

Annual Youth Tour

Written on January 21, 2020

Last June, over 100 soon-to-be high school seniors from Missouri were sent on a “trip of a lifetime” by their local electric cooperatives. The talented teenagers gathered in Jefferson City before traveling to Washington, D.C. for the annual Youth Tour. The delegation joined more than 1,800 other youth in the nation’s capital making this the  Continue Reading »

Rotarians hear updates from Washington, D.C.

Written on January 21, 2020

Joe Hegeman, from the office of Rep. Sam Graves, was the guest speaker at the Tarkio Rotary Club meeting on January 14, 2020. He shared updates of committee work in Washington, D.C. (Submitted by Anita Sutter)

NWMO Area Agency on Aging to become Young at Heart Resources

Written on January 21, 2020

Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging has announced that it will change its name to Young at Heart Resources. The name change and new logo reflect a broader commitment to serving today’s seniors, who are active, social, and vibrant. The tag line, Resources for Healthy Aging, hints at the organization’s comprehensive services. Everything the organization  Continue Reading »