Dollar General and Community Services team up

Every year, Dollar General in Tarkio puts up a box next to the register sweetly decorated in Christmas wrapping paper asking people to donate toys for tots.  These toys are than donated to Community Services, Inc. to go along with the Adopt-a-Family items that are given out at Christmas. Some years, the box gets filled  Continue Reading »

Tarkio’s elf auction returns

The infamous Elf Auction has been revived by the Tarkio Parks and Recreation Board. Commercials have been filmed and the auction will be held December 11 at 6:30 p.m. Visit the Tarkio Park and Rec Facebook page or watch Channel 60 for this live event full of local commercials, local talent, amazing items up for  Continue Reading »

Free performance by Jon Weber

Head down to the Liberty Theatre in the Atchison County Memorial Building, Rock Port, Missouri, on Sunday, December 11, to be entertained by Jon Weber at 7:00 p.m. Thanks to the generosity of Julie and Blake Hurst, this event is free to the public. Jon is a New York City and Chicago-based jazz pianist and  Continue Reading »

Community Baby Shower Dec. 13

If you are an Atchison County parent who is expecting or have a little one under the age of six months, a Community Baby Shower is being held in your honor! The event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. December 13, 2022, at the Tarkio Community Building (603 S. 3rd Street). There  Continue Reading »

Citizens Bank & Trust retirement open house for Teresa Gayler

Citizens Bank & Trust (CB&T) is losing a long-time, loyal employee of more than 40 years. Teresa Gayler started her banking career with CB&T on April 19, 1982, and she will officially retire on December 31, 2022. Her last day of service will be Thursday, December 15, 2022. Citizens Bank & Trust will celebrate Teresa’s  Continue Reading »

Reception for Corey Lesher

A reception honoring Corey Lesher will be held Wednesday, December 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Atchison County Farm Service Agency, 302 E. Hwy. 136, Rock Port. Corey has been the County Executive Director (CED) in Atchison County for the past 21 years and has also intermittently been the Holt County CED.  Continue Reading »

Schools to hold holiday programs (mark the dates)

Believe it or not, the holiday season is almost here and Atchison County students will be performing their winter and Christmas programs. Parents and family members are encouraged to attend these events. The students have worked hard to put on spectacular holiday performances. TARKIO Kids’ Korner preschool students will present their winter program Wednesday, December  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Live Nativity and Christmas Light Parade

Everyone is encouraged to get in the Christmas spirit and join in the fun in Tarkio Saturday, December 17, for the Live Nativity and Christmas Light Parade. The Live Nativity will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Tarkio First Baptist Church (20432 U.S. Hwy. 59, just south of the city limits). A  Continue Reading »

Community Christmas Services

The Tarkio Presbyterian Church Choir and Bell Choir will present a program of Christmas music during the worship service at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 18. The church is located at 700 Maple Street. Everyone is welcome to attend this special service celebrating the birth of Jesus.   The Tarkio/Westboro Community Christmas Service will be  Continue Reading »

Mobile Food Pantry

Atchison County Community Services, Inc. and Second Harvest will hold the final mobile pantry food drop of the year on Tuesday, December 20, in Tarkio, Missouri, weather permitting. The food drop will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue until 12:00 noon (while supplies last). Vehicles should line up on 3rd Street and then turn onto  Continue Reading »