People & Living

National Child Passenger Safety Week

Written on September 10, 2019

The Missouri State Highway Patrol joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Ad Council, Missouri Department of Transportations’ Office of Highway and Traffic Safety, and other safety advocates to commemorate National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21, 2019). The primary goal of this program is to remind all parents and other adults responsible  Continue Reading »

Missouri high schools challenged to drive safe and buckle up!

Written on September 10, 2019

Calling all Missouri high schools to compete in the 2019 “It Only Takes One” campaign for an opportunity to win prizes for your school while educating young drivers about safe driving habits and safety belt use. Sponsored by the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety and ACT Missouri, the statewide competition will run from October 1  Continue Reading »

Thank you for supporting Peru State College

Written on September 10, 2019

Submitted by Dr. Dan Hanson Following this spring’s historic floods of the Missouri River, I can only express my admiration and thanks to everyone that assisted Peru State College and its community. While these floods have been a trial and a tragedy, they have proven that the College is rich in friends, embraced by the  Continue Reading »

New titles at the library

Written on September 10, 2019

The Atchison County Library has recently added the following titles to its collection: FICTION– Terms Of Endearment by Donna Andrews, The Bitterroots by C.J. Box, Outfox by Sandra Brown, The Healing Jar by Wanda Brunstetter, The Helpline by Katherine Collette, The Russia Account by Stephen Coonts, A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais, Texas Forever by  Continue Reading »

THS Interact Officers

Written on September 10, 2019

The Tarkio High School Interact Club Officers for 2019-20 (pictured with club sponsor Dean Sparks) include, from left to right, president Jae Barnett, president-elect Bryli Staten, vice-president Morgan Parshall, treasurer Mercedes Parshall, student council representative Ella Rolf, secretary Anna Klute, and student council representative Aaron Schlueter. Not pictured is faculty sponsor Eric Walker. (Submitted by  Continue Reading »

New National Commander to visit

Written on September 10, 2019

The American Legion is sending a very special visitor to Atchison County on Monday, September 16, 2019. All area American Legion members and veterans are invited to attend a meet and greet with the new National Commander of the American Legion, James W. Oxford. Oxford, along with the Missouri Department Commander Hallie Williams, will be  Continue Reading »

On the Spiritual Side…Becoming God’s partner

Written on September 10, 2019

By Pastor Mike Christian, Tarkio Assembly of God “When I first brought the Gospel to you and then went on my way, leaving Macedonia, only you Philippians became my partners in giving and receiving. No other church did this.” ~ Philippians 4:15 TLB Don’t miss the impact of this amazing statement: Paul said, “the only  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Food Pantry needs

Written on September 10, 2019

The Rock Port Food Pantry is currently low on the following items: spinach, carrots, beets, tomatoes, potatoes, pancake mix, pasta, flour, sugar, cooking oil, pineapple, small canned hams, Spam, cake/brownie mix, pudding, mix, cereal, and dish soap. Items can be taken to the Rock Port United Methodist Church and placed into one of the shopping  Continue Reading »

New Arrival: Lannie Derr Barnes

Written on September 10, 2019

Spencer and Lindsey Barnes of Elmo, Missouri, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Lannie Derr Barnes. Lannie was born on September 1, 2019, at 10:44 a.m. at Community Hospital-Fairfax. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Gregg and Deborah Derr, Burlington Junction, Missouri. Maternal grandparents are Tracy and Holly Barnes,  Continue Reading »

New Arrival: Elijah William Hirner

Written on September 10, 2019

Joseph and Leah Hirner, Rock Port, Missouri, are happy to announce the arrival of their son, Elijah William. He was born on August 24, 2019, in Omaha, Nebraska, weighing seven pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long. He is welcomed home by siblings Cora, Joseph Jr., and Levi Hirner. Maternal grandparents are Russell and  Continue Reading »

MRTA meeting held at Tarkio

Written on September 10, 2019

Submitted by Phyllis Dannar The Missouri Retired Teachers and Public School Personnel (MRTA) began their September 5 meeting with a tour of the Tarkio Activities Center. This is a repurposed building from the days of the Tarkio College. Over four million dollars that came primarily from the wind farm taxes was used to completely renovate  Continue Reading »

Chats

Written on September 10, 2019

The Tarkio Parks & Recreation Department, the many volunteers, and the hundreds of attendees put on a fantastic display of friendship at the Friendship Day Fair this past Saturday on Main Street in Tarkio. It was so wonderful to see all the kids (and adults, too) having a blast and thankfully, the rain held off  Continue Reading »