People & Living

New Arrival: Wesley Daniel Long

Written on July 16, 2019

Shannon and Rebecca Long, Fairfax, Missouri, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Wesley Daniel, born July 12, 2019, at 11:36 p.m. at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Missouri. The baby weighed five pounds, eight ounces. He was welcomed by siblings: Jude 8, Jonah 4, and Taylor 2. Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Donna Smith,  Continue Reading »

New Arrival: Laikyn Jolene Hastert

Written on July 16, 2019

Ross and Kaitlea Hastert, Rock Port, Missouri, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Laikyn Jolene, born July 12, 2019, at 8:51 a.m. at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Missouri. The baby weighed seven pounds, two ounces. She was welcomed by her big brother, Corten Ross, 22 months. Maternal grandparents are Craig and Lisa Corken  Continue Reading »

New Arrival: Arya Dawn Thomas

Written on July 16, 2019

Brentlee and Darian Thomas, Rock Port, Missouri, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Arya Dawn, born July 11, 2019, at 8:41 p.m. at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Missouri. The baby weighed six pounds, eight ounces. She was welcomed by her big brother, Braylon, 3, and big sister, Elliott, 1. Maternal grandparents are Scott  Continue Reading »

On The Spiritual Side…Understanding and Experiencing God from Isaiah 6:1-8

Written on July 16, 2019

Submitted by Pastor Richard Boettner, Rock Port Baptist Church In writing this week for “On the Spiritual Side” I want to pass on some teaching that I am sharing this month of July at the Rock Port Baptist Church. I have been studying the Bible and four attributes of God: His holiness, His power, His  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Community VBS

Written on July 16, 2019

Community Vacation Bible School will be held July 22-26 at the First Christian Church in Rock Port. VBS will be from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. each day. The theme this year is “Mane Event” (Roar! Life is Good). You can register at FCC or your church. Contact Laura Wooten for any information at 744-3492.

Summer Reading, July 10 & 11

Written on July 16, 2019

Summer Reading continued July 10 and 11 at the three libraries in Atchison County. Tiffanie Gaines and her helper, Stevie Gaines, read to the group of 3- and 4-year-olds at Summer Reading in Rock Port. Chord Christians, Cora Hirner and Madison Pankau enjoy painting space pictures during Summer Reading in Rock Port after reading The  Continue Reading »

Art showcase features Rock Port students’ work

Written on July 16, 2019

Two Rock Port High School students are displaying their work as part of the Brownville Fine Arts Association’s Artist Series at the Schoolhouse Art Gallery in Brownville, Nebraska. Austin Moore (at top) is a junior at Rock Port High School and his passion is taking photos of rustic scenery and portraits of people. Rock Port  Continue Reading »

Upward Bound students honored with awards

Written on July 16, 2019

Atchison County Upward Bound students included, from left to right: front row – Addison Lair, Taylor Stanton, Devin Guajardo, Skye Clark, Brianna Maxwell, Katie Meineke, Angel Wallace, and Angylena Owens; middle row – Jaden Goodin, Morgan Shaw, Alyssa Applen, Katie Hall, Harley Caudill, and Alexis VanSickle; and back row – Skylar Shomburg, Jordan Graf, Hunter  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Food Pantry needs

Written on July 16, 2019

The Rock Port Food Pantry is currently low on the following items: flour, cooking oil, Chicken Helper, dish soap, canned tomatoes, toilet tissue, and breakfast cereal. Items can be taken to the Rock Port United Methodist Church and placed into one of the shopping carts located in the lobby.

10th Annual Great Northwest Wine Fest September 21

Written on July 16, 2019

Plans are well under way for the 10th Annual Great Northwest Wine Fest in Mound City’s North Griffith Park, September 21, 2019. The event, held from 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., will be hosted by Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation (NWMEF) as their main fundraiser and is showing phenomenal growth and new introductions in its tenth  Continue Reading »

Mad Science comes to Rock Port

Written on July 16, 2019

The Atchison County Memorial Building in Rock Port turned into a galaxy full of planets and moons Tuesday morning, July 9, for 22 youngsters ages 6 – 8. The children (pictured above) showed off their planets in order from the sun. Kids 9-12 years old (below) learned about Rocket Science that afternoon. The 14 youth  Continue Reading »

“Lyndon’s Law” signed by Gov. Parson

Written on July 16, 2019

Missouri highway and utility workers and emergency responders will be safer as a result of legislation signed into law today by Gov. Mike Parson. House Bill 499, also known as “Lyndon’s Law,” authorizes the Missouri Department of Revenue to revoke the driver’s license of anyone who hits a highway or utility worker in a work  Continue Reading »