People & Living

Tarkio Cub Scouts selling popcorn

Written on September 21, 2021

The Tarkio Cub Scouts will be at Tarkio Hy-Vee selling popcorn Friday, September 24, Wednesday, September 29, and Friday, October 1, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. each day. If you aren’t able to make it to Hy-Vee one of those days and times, contact a Cub Scout to purchase your tasty treats. Popcorn sales end October 13.

Tarkio College celebrates Alumni Homecoming

Written on September 21, 2021

The Tarkio College Alumni Association held its annual Alumni Homecoming  this past weekend in Tarkio. Those in attendance enjoyed a number of activities held on the college campus and around town. Outstanding Alumni Award Pat Kellenbarger presented the Outstanding Alumni Award to Sheila Kinsey Kellenbarger (’68), who was introduced by her daughter. (Mary McAdams photos)  Continue Reading »

Rotarians welcome new member and guest speaker

Written on September 21, 2021

ABOVE – Sidney Cooper, middle, is the newest member of the Tarkio Rotary Club. She was welcomed to the club by secretary/treasurer Don White, left, past president Brad Mathers, right, and the other members of the club. BELOW – Missouri State Highway Patrolman Jake Angle was the guest speaker at the September 14, 2021, meeting  Continue Reading »

New Arrival: Bo Christopher Wilson

Written on September 21, 2021

Katie and Hayston Wilson of Mound City, Missouri, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Bo Christopher Wilson. Bo was born at 7:27 a.m. September 14, 2021, at Community Hospital-Fairfax in Fairfax, Missouri. He weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce. Besides his parents, Bo is welcomed home by big sister, Halle Wilson, 19  Continue Reading »

Tarkio/Westboro Ministerial Alliance to hold Christmas “Adopt-A-Child”

Written on September 21, 2021

The Tarkio/Westboro Ministerial Alliance has launched its annual “Adopt-A-Child” Christmas program. This year, Tarkio will be handling the adoptions for Fairfax also. Applicants should apply this year through Community Services, the Tarkio First Baptist Church or Tarkio Elementary (Meghan Hughes, school nurse). The purpose of the “Adopt-a-Child” program is to provide assistance for families who  Continue Reading »

Farmer’s City 4-H Club

Written on September 21, 2021

The Farmer’s City 4-H Club met Wednesday, September 1 at the Tarkio Baptist Church. Election of officers was held. New officers are as follows: Teahen Hannah, president; Mame Dow, vice-president; Finn Hurst, treasurer; and Keely Bredensteiner, reporter. Sam Hannah gave an update on shooting sports for Atchison County and the club discussed several project possibilities.  Continue Reading »

OATS Transit schedule

Written on September 21, 2021

OATS Transit is open for regular transportation service, however face masks are required on the bus due to COVID-19. OATS Transit follows Federal Transit Administration requirements, which means face masks must be worn on public transit through January 18, 2022. Call the OATS Transit office at 816-279-3131 or 800-831-9219 to schedule a ride or find  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Baptist Church to host 12th annual Women’s Fall Luncheon

Written on September 21, 2021

The Rock Port Baptist Church invites you to its 12th annual Women’s Fall Luncheon Sunday, October 3, 2021. The luncheon will be held 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. at Stanton’s White Barn (21792 Outer Road, Rock Port, Missouri). RSVP by September 26 to the church 660-744-2366 (answering machine) or by using the e mail tab on  Continue Reading »

Pitch news

Written on September 21, 2021

By Georgia Gilley The Pitch Club met September 14, 2021, at Martha’s B & B in Fairfax, Missouri, with all members present. It was my day, winning high score. Susan Braams had second high and Pam Cooper, low. Lots of tempting snacks were available and I enjoyed them all. Janell McQuinn was hostess and served  Continue Reading »

Unbound Praise Worship Service

Written on September 21, 2021

Contemporary worship is coming to Tarkio Presbyterian Church on Saturday, September 25, at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend the new Unbound Praise Worship Service. Coffee and cookies will be provided. Plans are being made to hold Unbound Praise Worship the third Saturday of every month.

On The Spiritual Side…The Quilt

Written on September 21, 2021

Submitted by Pastor Bill Shirley, Linden Christian Church As I faced my Maker at last judgment, I knelt before the Lord along with the other souls. Before each of us laid our lives, like the squares of a quilt. An angel sat before each of us sewing our quilt squares together into a tapestry that  Continue Reading »

Chats

Written on September 21, 2021

Atchison County students will get to sleep in on Monday, September 27. No classes will be held that day at the three county schools due to Professional Development! WCF SOF The Rock Port R-II students are celebrating Fall Homecoming this week with a number of special activities, including Powder Puff and Peach Fuzz games at  Continue Reading »