Tarkio FFA Fish Fry February 2

Written on January 21, 2020

The Tarkio FFA Chapter is hosting a Fish Fry Sunday, February 2, 2020, at the Tarkio High School Ag Building (Chestnut & 12th Streets) from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Stop by and enjoy fried catfish, fried chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, rolls, and dessert. Children 5 and under eat for free, 6-12 year-olds for $5,  Continue Reading »

Fairfax students raising funds for trip to Spain

Written on January 21, 2020

Fairfax High School students Kilea Cooper, Jaycee Graves, Jesse Graves, and Gena Mitchell will participate in an educational travel program to Spain June 1 – 10, 2020, and have been raising funds to pay for the trip. Join them at a spaghetti lunch Sunday, January 26, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the  Continue Reading »

RP JH Scholar Bowl team wins matches

Written on January 21, 2020

The Rock Port Junior High Scholar Bowl team traveled to Union Star January 16, 2020. The Rock Port team won all three of its matches:  Nodaway-Holt 240-40, Union Star 160-10, and South Nodaway 170-60.

Tarkio brain bowlers host event

Written on January 21, 2020

The Tarkio Junior High Scholar Bowl hosted a competition Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Tarkio High School. Coached by Mark Staten, team members include, from left to right: front row – Claire Martin, Brooklyn Wennihan, Alex Barnett, and Drew Sanders; and back row – Lizzie Schlueter, Lexi Bywater, Gabe Harms, Kamryn Brown, Abbie Harms, and  Continue Reading »

Tarkio R-I Board of Education meeting

Written on January 21, 2020

The Tarkio R-I Board of Education met Wednesday, January 15, 2019, at Tarkio High School. The meeting was called to order by President Jeff Meyer at 7:00 p.m. Board members who were in attendance were: Jamie Barnett, Chris Yates, Garrett Wood, Sam Hannah, and Steve Klute. Ann Schlueter was absent. Others in attendance were Tarkio  Continue Reading »

FFA members attend Greenhand Motivational Conferences

Written on January 14, 2020

The State officers of the Missouri FFA Association recently conducted Greenhand Motivational Conferences in Missouri. Pictured above (left to right) are: front row – Vice President Kate Thompson, Columbia; Vice President Kenzie Darst, Aurora; Vice President Alexis Wilkinson, Sikeston; Past President Paxton Dahmer, Nevada; Vice President Tyler Schuster, Boonville; and President Brenden Kleiboeker, Pierce City;  Continue Reading »

Rock Port R-II Update

Written on January 14, 2020

Submitted by Ethan Sickles, Rock Port R-II Superintendent Welcome to 2020 . . . I certainly hope your holidays were filled with family, friends, and wonderful memories! Doesn’t seem possible, but the second half of our school year is off to a flying start. We are looking forward to another fantastic semester of accomplishments for  Continue Reading »

Fairfax R-3 School Board meeting

Written on January 14, 2020

The Fairfax R-3 School Board held a regular board meeting December 19, 2019. Doug Miller, vice-president, called the meeting to order at 1:08 p.m. Present were: Marshal Oswald, Jon Graves, Chris Smith, and Josh Oswald. Sam O’Riley and Mike Lewis were absent. Others present were: Jeremy Burright, superintendent; Dustin Barnes, principal; and Karen Burke, secretary.  Continue Reading »


Written on January 14, 2020

The date has been set for baccalaureate for the Tarkio High School Class of 2020. It is Sunday, April 5, at the Tarkio First Baptist Church. Dinner is at 6:00 p.m. with services to follow at 7:00 p.m. Mark your calendars now.

Junior High Scholar Bowl

Written on January 14, 2020

Rock Port hosted a Junior High Scholar Bowl meet Thursday, January 9, 2020. Results are as follows: Rock Port 240 vs. Nodaway-Holt 20; Rock Port 220 vs. Union Star 20; South Holt 210 vs. Union Star 50; Nodaway-Holt 110 vs. Union Star 30; South Holt 160 vs. DeKalb 100; Nodaway-Holt 140 vs. DeKalb 130; Rock  Continue Reading »

Rock Port R-II School Board of Education meeting

Written on January 7, 2020

The Rock Port R-II School Board of Education met December 12, 2019. President Jeremy Davis called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Other members present were Afton Schomburg, Ken Miller, Rich Dewhirst, and Clay Vogler. Members Harold Lawrence and Dan Lucas were absent. Others in attendance were Superintendent Ethan Sickels, Board Secretary Debbie  Continue Reading »

Fairfax FFA Boosters to sponsor coyote hunt

Written on December 30, 2019

The Fairfax FFA Boosters will sponsor a coyote hunt January 10-11, 2020. Two-person teams can register for a fee of $100 per team. Registration is at 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2020, at the old lumberyard across from Farmers State Bank in Fairfax. The hunt is limited to the first 75 teams and is open  Continue Reading »