People & Living

Capitol Report by Allen Andrews May 20, 2019

Written on May 21, 2019

General assembly concludes highly productive 2019 legislative session As the clock hit 6 p.m. on Friday, May 17, members of the Missouri House and Senate reached the conclusion of a highly productive legislative session that saw a number of important policy reforms cross the finish line. After months of work, legislators were able to pass  Continue Reading »

Competitive spirit leads to growing business

Written on May 21, 2019

Fairfax, Missouri, native Caleb Morris competes in a Precision Rifle Series (PRS) event. Morris lives about 10 miles north of Mound City in Holt County with his wife, Ashton, a Mound City native, and their three children. (Submitted photo) Alpha & Omega Precision Rifles owner Caleb Morris uses a lathe to work on a barrel  Continue Reading »

Community Hospital Auxiliary

Written on May 21, 2019

By Janice Meier Taylor The Community Hospital Auxiliary’s May meeting was held on May 16, 2019, in the conference room at the hospital. The meeting opened with 15 members reciting the Auxiliary Prayer. The secretary’s and the treasurer’s reports from the March meeting were approved as presented. Our regularly scheduled April meeting was canceled as  Continue Reading »

Pleasant View celebrates Skilled Nursing Care Week

Written on May 21, 2019

Eunice Rader, left, and Fern Stevens, center, enjoyed a visit with Tisha and Lincoln Jackson and their dog, Frank, during Pet Day at Pleasant View. The residents of Pleasant View enjoyed celebrating Skilled Nursing Care Week with several fun and tasty activities. This year’s theme was “Live Soulfully.” How are you contributing to your happiness  Continue Reading »

The house with “good bones”

Written on May 21, 2019

It was 1989 and a home came on the market on Main Street in Rock Port. Everyone has their own view of a matter and to some it was probably just another old house for sale. But to Carol Herron it was an older home with “good bones.” What it needed was some tender loving  Continue Reading »

Chats

Written on May 21, 2019

This Memorial Day, take a moment and remember the service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Take in one of the Memorial Day services in Atchison County (see the schedule on page 12). We hope you have a safe and happy Memorial Day! WCF  SOF Summer vacation will start this  Continue Reading »

Formerly Forum

Written on May 21, 2019

May 26, 1944 • Lieutenant Colonel Jesse L. Perkins, USMC, 49, of Fairfax, Missouri, was recently appointed Commanding Officer of the Guard Battalion of the Marine Corps Base in San Diego, California. Just returned from 15 months of active duty overseas, Colonel Perkins has had 27 colorful and notable years of service with the Marine  Continue Reading »

Extra! Extra! A blast from Tarkio’s past

Written on May 21, 2019

May 26, 1944 • Marine Private First Class Fred W. Wyrick of Tarkio is a member of a small unit which set a new record for amphibious landings in the recent invasion of the Marshall Islands. Wyrick’s unit landed on 33 islands in 23 days, finished up the the assignment by fighting as assault forces  Continue Reading »

Old Time Notes – Atchison County Mail

Written on May 21, 2019

May 26, 1944 A chartered bus from Kansas City brought a group of seven high school boys to Rock Port last Friday for placement on Atchison County farms, where they will work this summer. The seven were taken to various farms and all have agreed to take jobs for the summer months. The boys returned  Continue Reading »

OATS Transit schedule

Written on May 21, 2019

OATS Transit has announced the following schedule for June from Atchison County to: • Shenandoah: 1st Tuesday of each month • St. Joseph: 3rd Thursday of each month • Maryville: 3rd Tuesday of each month • Tarkio in-town: 2nd and 4th Monday of each month The fare outside the county is $4 each way, or  Continue Reading »

High Creek Memorial Day Tea

Written on May 21, 2019

The High Creek Cemetery Association will hold its annual Memorial Day Tea Sunday, May 26, 2019, at High Creek Cemetery, east of Watson, Missouri. The tea will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Enjoy refreshments and catch up on some visiting with those in attendance. Donations for mowing and general maintenance will be  Continue Reading »

Memorial Day Dinner

Written on May 21, 2019

The Linden Cemetery Association will hold its annual Memorial Day dinner Monday, May 27, 2019, at the Linden Christian Church, 17191 165th, Street, Rock Port. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Adults can eat for $15 per plate, and children 10 and under eat for free.