A HUGE CROWD OF FANS - Attended the East Atchison Wolves/Mound City Panthers football game on Friday, August 22, 2014, in Tarkio. (Photos By Mike Farmer)
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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The East Atchison Wolves Football Team took to the field on Friday, August 22, 2014, for its first game of the 2014 season. Played on Kyle Field at M. David Palmeiro Stadium in Tarkio, the game was a match-up between the Wolves, comprised of Tarkio and Fairfax athletes, and the Mound City Panthers... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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LEMONADE IS A SPECIAL SUMMER DELIGHT - That people of all ages enjoy drinking and children enjoy selling for a little spending money. On Thursday, August 21, Dalaynie Drummond, Addison Noland, and Dylan Drummond sold lemonade in front of Dollar General in Tarkio. (Photo By Megan McAdams) + continue reading
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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LOCAL FIREMEN - With the Tarkio, Fairfax, and Westboro Fire Departments and future Atchison-Holt EMTs and first responders participated in a training exercise in Tarkio on Thursday, August 21, 2014. The rescuers took part in a mock triage of car accident victims. The firemen practiced using the... + continue reading
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The Missouri State Fair was held August 7 - 17, in Sedalia, Missouri. Atchison County beef exhibitors were few in number at the State Fair this year, but they represented our county well. The 4-H/FFA Steer show was held August 12. Four youth from Atchison County participated: Jase Barnes, Goldie... + continue reading

This year, golfers who had played in all 23 years of the tournament were recognized. Pictured: Ann Schlueter, Director of Strategic Planning Community Hospital-Fairfax kicks off the tournament. (AC Mail photo)
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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The CommuniTEE Golf Benefit hosted by Community Hospital-Fairfax was played on Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23. Rain and hot temperatures did not keep 65 teams from enjoying two full days of golf and fellowship at the Tarkio Golf Course. The goal of the tournament is to raise funds for... + continue reading
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Kelly Dougherty, valedictorian and recent graduate of Craig R-3, is no stranger to the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) national competition. “I went to nationals last year for Sports Management,” Dougherty said. This year, Dougherty shifted her focus, explaining that a participant may... + continue reading
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The 3rd Annual Midwest Ag Expo was held this past Thursday, August 21st at the Rock Port City Park and Golf Course. The third year of the event boasted another great turnout for vendors, golfers and area residents. The Rock Port FFA served well over 300 lunches to attendees; while Tarkio FFA... + continue reading
Once completed the shed will provide much needed storage for the workings of the Atchison County C.A.R.E. House.    (AC Mail photo)
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Linebacker Dalton Jones #58 fills the hole tackling Worth County’s running back for a loss.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Eric’s Notes: Billy Thomas has written Blue Jay football stories for several years, and has chosen not to write for the 2014 season. So WC asked me to cover the games. Since we are currently in salary negotiations, any positive comments on my coverage should be directed to WC. If you have any... + continue reading

Grant is pictured with his trophy after winning the title. (Submitted photo)
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On August 22, 2014, the Little Mr. East Hills pageant was held at East Hills Shopping Center in St. Joseph, Missouri. Four-year-old Grant Spiegel of Watson, Mo., won the title of the 2014-2015 Little Mr. East Hills. Grant was chosen out of a group of almost 30 boys ages 4 through 6. Grant went... + continue reading

JAGGER OSCAR JONES
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Bianca and Jeffrey Jones of Rock Port, Mo. are proud to announce the birth of their son Jagger Oscar Jones. Jagger was born July 20, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital, Maryville, Mo. weighing 7 pounds 2 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Big sister Jaylynn, 4 years, helped welcome Jagger home.... + continue reading

Pictured during highway clean up (left to right): Kade Jones, Assistant Scoutmaster Tim Robertson, Jacob Robertson, Josh Meinecke and Alex Dewhirst. Scoutmaster Rich Dewhirst participated as well and was photographer.
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On Saturday, August 9, local Boy Scout Troop 59 had four Scouts participate in keeping Highway 111 clean. Under the MoDOT adopt-a-highway program, Troop 59 is responsible to keep a three mile stretch clean directly south of town. For Troop 59, this event takes place twice a year. We’d like to... + continue reading
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Pictured are Clint Dougherty of team Midwest Data and Mark Goodridge of team Advance Pork. These two sharp shooters each broke balloons in the 535 yard rifle contest, splitting the money prize while participating in the Northwest Missouri Sportsman’s Club Triathlon held on August 9. (Photo... + continue reading

Area firemen were trained in extrication.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Firemen with the Tarkio, Fairfax, and Westboro Fire Depts. and future Atchison-Holt EMTs and first responders participated in a training exercise in Tarkio on Thursday, August 21, 2014. The rescuers took part in a mock triage of car accident victims. The firemen practiced using the jaws of life to... + continue reading

Dr. J.C. Combs, accompanied by his dog, Chuck, held a book signing event at KG Buds in Fairfax.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Combs of Wichita, Kansas, visited in Fairfax last Thursday and did some book signings. Their dog, Chuck, sat at his side. Dr. J. C. Combs, Professor Emeritus of Percussion at Wichita State Universty, is a popular speaker in areas ranging from music of the Civil War days to Tin... + continue reading

Goldie Barnes, right, showed the Grand Champion Market Heifer. Also pictured (left to right) are: Julie Crouch, 2014 Missouri Beef Queen; Tracy Barnes, Lindsey Barnes, and Spencer Barnes.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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The Missouri State Fair was held August 7 - 17, in Sedalia, Missouri. Atchison County beef exhibitors were few in number at the State Fair this year, but they represented our county well. The 4-H/FFA Steer show was held August 12. Four youth from Atchison County participated: Jase Barnes,... + continue reading

Tristan Ray, Fairfax, was one of those golfing in the CommuniTEE Golf Benefit, hosted by Community Hospital-Fairfax. (Photo by Megan McAdams)
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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The CommuniTEE Golf Benefit hosted by Community Hospital-Fairfax was played on Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23. Rain and hot temperatures did not keep 65 teams from enjoying two full days of golf and fellowship at the Tarkio Golf Course. The goal of the tournament is to raise funds for... + continue reading

Master naturalist join agent Eric Abbott as the rehabilitated eagle is released. (AC Mail photos)
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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On July 20, 2014 Atchison County conservation agent Eric Abbott responded to a call from a worker mowing the levees along the Missouri River near the Brownville Bridge. As he mowed, he noticed a juvenile eagle sitting in one of the sloughs along the levee. After observing the eagle for three... + continue reading

Getting a first day of school picture taken are Skylar Stoner (left) a first grader and Hadleigh Jones a second grader. (AC Mail photo)
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Lee Harms, MFB Board President, welcomed everyone.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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The Atchison County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting was held at 6 p.m. on August 20, at the Velma Houts Fair Building in Rock Port. Torrey Pines of Tarkio, catered dinner prior to the meeting. Lee Harms, Board President, made introductions and welcomed Blake Hurst, Missouri Farm Bureau President, as... + continue reading

A HUGE CROWD OF FANS - Attended the East Atchison Wolves/Mound City Panthers football game on Friday, August 22, 2014, in Tarkio. (Photos By Mike Farmer)

This year, golfers who had played in all 23 years of the tournament were recognized. Pictured: Ann Schlueter, Director of Strategic Planning Community Hospital-Fairfax kicks off the tournament. (AC Mail photo)
Once completed the shed will provide much needed storage for the workings of the Atchison County C.A.R.E. House.    (AC Mail photo)

Linebacker Dalton Jones #58 fills the hole tackling Worth County’s running back for a loss.

Grant is pictured with his trophy after winning the title. (Submitted photo)

JAGGER OSCAR JONES

Pictured during highway clean up (left to right): Kade Jones, Assistant Scoutmaster Tim Robertson, Jacob Robertson, Josh Meinecke and Alex Dewhirst. Scoutmaster Rich Dewhirst participated as well and was photographer.

Area firemen were trained in extrication.

Dr. J.C. Combs, accompanied by his dog, Chuck, held a book signing event at KG Buds in Fairfax.

Goldie Barnes, right, showed the Grand Champion Market Heifer. Also pictured (left to right) are: Julie Crouch, 2014 Missouri Beef Queen; Tracy Barnes, Lindsey Barnes, and Spencer Barnes.

Tristan Ray, Fairfax, was one of those golfing in the CommuniTEE Golf Benefit, hosted by Community Hospital-Fairfax. (Photo by Megan McAdams)

Master naturalist join agent Eric Abbott as the rehabilitated eagle is released. (AC Mail photos)

Getting a first day of school picture taken are Skylar Stoner (left) a first grader and Hadleigh Jones a second grader. (AC Mail photo)

Lee Harms, MFB Board President, welcomed everyone.

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The Tarkio Chamber of Commerce met on Wednesday, August 20, to discuss upcoming ribbon cutting events for local businesses and the 2nd annual Scarecrow Contest. This year’s Scarecrow Contest will be even better than last year with scarecrows entered into four categories: funniest, scariest, most... + continue reading

Linebacker Dalton Jones #58 fills the hole tackling Worth County’s running back for a loss.
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Eric’s Notes: Billy Thomas has written Blue Jay football stories for several years, and has chosen not to write for the 2014 season. So WC asked me to cover the games. Since we are currently in salary negotiations, any positive comments on my coverage should be directed to WC. If you have any... + continue reading

Jayton Johnson gets a tackle for the East Atchison Wolves in the first game of the season Friday, August 22, 2014, in Tarkio.
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The East Atchison Wolves Football Team took to the field on Friday, August 22, 2014, for its first game of the 2014 season. Played on Kyle Field at M. David Palmeiro Stadium in Tarkio, Missouri, the game was a match-up between the Wolves, comprised of Tarkio and Fairfax athletes, and the Mound City... + continue reading
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The Tarkio Fire Department is hosting FREE fire extinguisher checks for all on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at the Tarkio Fire Station beginning at 10 a.m. A representative from AAA Fire Extinguisher... + continue reading

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Trevor Brown administers oxygen to one of the “victims” during the training exercise.
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Firemen with the Tarkio, Fairfax, and Westboro Fire Depts. and future Atchison-Holt EMTs and first responders participated in a training exercise in Tarkio on Thursday, August 21, 2014. The rescuers... + continue reading

Dr. J.C. Combs, accompanied by his dog, Chuck, held a book signing event at KG Buds in Fairfax.
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Colonel Ronald Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds Missouri’s travelers to make safety part of their Labor Day weekend. Col. Replogle strongly urges the use of seat... + continue reading
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Goldie Barnes showed the Grand Champion Market Heifer. Also pictured (left to right) are: Julie Crouch, 2014 Missouri Beef Queen; Tracy Barnes, Lindsey Barnes, and Spencer Barnes. Photo by Pearl’s Pics
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Jase Barnes showed the Grand Champion Charolais Steer. Pictured(left to right) are: Julie Crouch, 2014 Missouri Beef Queen; Lindsey Barnes, Tracy Barnes, Jim McCann (MCA), Goldie Barnes, Jase Barnes, and Spencer Barnes. Photo by Pearl’s Pics
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Ally Demott showed the 4-H Grand Champion Shorthorn Steer. Also pictured is Julie Crouch, 2014 Missouri Beef Queen. Photo by Pearl’s Pics
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