People & Living

Tuesday Evening Club plays pitch and discusses flowers

Written on May 21, 2019

By Georgia Gilley The Tuesday Evening Club met Tuesday afternoon at Aunt Martha’s B&B. All members were present despite road detours. It was beautiful weather with everyone in a jolly mood. Deb Johnson won high, Susan Braams won second high, and Norma Bradfield had low. Norma was hostess and was busy keeping the snack trays  Continue Reading »

A sign that God is with us at all times

Written on May 21, 2019

Sometimes signs of God’s love shows up in the most unlikely places, or is it? St. Mary’s Church in Hamburg, Iowa, was one of the thousands of properties across the Midwest damaged by the flood. A pile of debris was placed outside the church and when it was lifted and removed, this cross was discovered.  Continue Reading »

Tarkio/Westboro/Fairfax Food Pantry Board

Written on May 21, 2019

The Tarkio/Westboro/Fairfax Food Pantry Board met May 14, 2019, with 10 members present. Churches represented at the meeting were the Baptist, Presbyterian, and First Christian Churches of Tarkio, Presbyterian Church from Fairfax, and St. John’s Lutheran and Methodist churches from Westboro. In March, 101 individuals representing 47 families were served. In April, 124 individuals representing  Continue Reading »

Memorial service 2019 at Walkup Grove Cemetery

Written on May 21, 2019

A Memorial Service of Worship will be held at Walkup Grove Cemetery, Atchison County, on Sunday, May 26, at 11:00 a.m. The worship is sponsored by the Sacred Hills Regional Ministry of the Episcopal Church, with Fr. Sidney Breese presiding at this special service. Those in attendance should bring a lawn chair and enjoy the  Continue Reading »

Watson News

Written on May 21, 2019

By Kay Gibson The Watson Quilters met Thursday night with Donna Whelan, Anita Armstrong, Kathy Sloop, Holly Holmes, Tammy Oakes, Linda Viets, and Kay Gibson attending. We got the quilt top sewn together; all we lack are the borders. It’s coming along nicely. Don’t forget the Watson Alumni Banquet this Saturday evening at the Watson  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Food Pantry needs

Written on May 21, 2019

The Rock Port Food Pantry is currently low on the following items: beets, scalloped boxed potatoes, small canned hams, canned chicken, Hamburger Helper, cooking oil, laundry soap, and dish soap. Items can be taken to the Rock Port United Methodist Church and placed into one of the shopping carts located in the lobby.

Peru State College announces Spring 2019 President’s and Dean’s Lists

Written on May 21, 2019

Peru State College recently announced the President’s and Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. Students representing Nebraska, 34 other states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia and 6 foreign countries are on the lists. To make the President’s List students must have a grade point average of 4.0 for the semester, have completed at  Continue Reading »

Community Hospital-Fairfax Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship

Written on May 21, 2019

Community Hospital-Fairfax Auxiliary sponsors a healthcare educational scholarship program. This program provides assistance with healthcare education at any approved educational institution. Students who are currently accepted for admission to an approved educational institution in a health care program are considered for this scholarship. Students may be newly accepted or currently enrolled and taking classes for  Continue Reading »

MFA Foundation scholarship recipients

Written on May 21, 2019

Kelcie Gaines Megan Lee Two Atchison County graduating seniors have received $2,000 MFA Foundation scholarships. Kelcie Loren Gaines, Rock Port R-II High School, is the daughter of Cindie and Seth Gaines. She plans to attend NCMC for one year then transfer to Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri. Megan McKenzie Lee, Tarkio R-I High School,  Continue Reading »

On The Spiritual Side…Mentoring

Written on May 21, 2019

Submitted by Pastor Andrew Sanders, Fairfax United Methodist Church Psalm 71:17-18 ESV: O God, from my youth you have taught me, and I still proclaim your wondrous deeds. So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to another generation, your power to all those  Continue Reading »

Gov. Robert W. Furnas Arboretum annual talk and tour June 8

Written on May 21, 2019

The Brownville Fine Arts Association (BFAA) will present its annual Gov. Robert W. Furnas Arboretum talk and tour Saturday, June 8, starting at 10:00 a.m. There will be an informal meet up and coffee at the Schoolhouse Art Gallery, 427 Main Street in Brownville, Nebraska. The talk will begin at 11:00 a.m. featuring Jill Lokke,  Continue Reading »

Brownville Concert Series to present Christina Bianco

Written on May 21, 2019

The Brownville Concert Series will have Christina Bianco present “Diva Moments.” Christina Bianco celebrates the most iconic vocalists of all time and takes you on a musical comedy journey through the songs that made divas out of the women who sang them. From Celine Dion to Barbra Streisand to Edith Piaf, no celebrity is safe!  Continue Reading »