Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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CRAIG MCADAMS, TOP - Dumps rocks to use for landscaping in the empty lot between Schupp Barber Shop and Soaks ’Em Clean Landromat on Main Street in Tarkio. Craig has planted several trees and bushes and landscaped around the back of the two buildings as part of a Tarkio Renewal project that will... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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CRAIG MCADAMS, TOP - Dumps rocks to use for landscaping in the empty lot between Schupp Barber Shop and Soaks ’Em Clean Landromat on Main Street in Tarkio. Craig has planted several trees and bushes and landscaped around the back of the two buildings as part of a Tarkio Renewal project that will... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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BILL HINES - Volunteered his time to weed the flower beds at the Tarkio Volunteer Fire Dept. station in Tarkio on Thursday, July 17, 2014. The weeds went deep so Bill watered the soil down to make them easier to pull. It’s nice to see Tarkio residents taking the time out of their day to help clean... + continue reading

Trojanettes 18 & Under Softball Team finished this year’s season with a record of 7-18-1. Members of the team (pictured left to right) are: front row - Tina Bliley, Conception Junction; Peyton Russell, Bedford, Iowa; Boo Cooper, Fairfax; Blaze Erickson, Westboro; second row - Coach Cindy Crouse; Morgan Quick, Redding, Iowa; Breann O’Riley, Hopkins; Jessica Crouse, Easton; Sarah Percell, Camden Point; Sam Carroll, Platte City; Brittany Bix, Sheridan; and Coach Jill Crouse. Coach Joe Carroll is not pictured.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Josh Smith and an opponent wrestle for the basketball in the Fairfax boys’ final game of the summer. The 5th & 6th grade boys’ team defeated The Bulls.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The Poker Run for Landon Shaw was held Saturday, July 12, in conjunction with the Walnutstock festvities. The 108 riders raised over $1,000, and travelled through Atchison and Nodaway counties. – Photo by Megan McAdams
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Rose Munsey named CH-F Auxiliarian of the Year Submitted by Charlotte Miller, Secretary The Community Hospital Auxiliary enjoyed their annual Luncheon on July 14, 2014 in the conference room at the hospital. The opening and prayer were given by Ann Schlueter. After enjoying a delicious meal... + continue reading

Rose Munsey, Rock Port, Missouri, was named the Auxilian of the Year. Rose was nominated by fellow Auxiiary members in recognition of her dedicated job as Auxiliary president, her efforts as a Sunshine Corner Gift Shop Worker, and volunteer for the Auxiliary’s fundraisers.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The Community Hospital Auxiliary enjoyed their annual luncheon on July 14, 2014 in the conference room at the hospital. The opening and prayer were given by Ann Schlueter. A delicious meal was served by the hospital Dietary Department. A very informative program on autism was then presented by... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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If last weekend was any indication, Tarkio people know how to put on one heck of a great show! Who says there isn’t anything to do in a small town?!? Hundreds flew to, drove to, and camped out in Tarkio for Heartland Recreation Center’s Walnutstock and the Wing Nuts Flying Circus Air Show.... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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DORTHINE WOOLSEY - Stands next to the beautiful and tall lilies surrounding her flag pole in Tarkio. Dorthine was given lily bulbs as a Christmas present several years ago and this year the flowers have grown almost as tall as she is. (Photos By Megan McAdams) + continue reading
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Get ready to rock!! This weekend will be like no other. Thousands will converge on the town to attend Heartland Recreation Center’s WALNUTSTOCK Music Festival and Wing Nuts Flying Circus Air Show. WALNUTSTOCK Festivities begin on Friday and end Sunday on the north side of the Y intersection of Hwy... + continue reading

BRYNNA ALSUP - Really enjoyed her dessert!
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care hosted its Independence Day Celebration on Friday, June 27, 2014. This year’s festivities included the biggest crowd yet, who all enjoyed shopping at vendor booths, playing games, dining on delicious food, and listening to great tunes performed by the Rock ’N... + continue reading

A MAD SCIENTIST - Catalyst Courtney, pictured with the flaming test tube, taught her scientific tricks to 18 youth at the Spin, Pop, Boom event held Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Tarkio Community Building. The event was sponsored by the Atchison County Library. The children were not only shown a number of experiments, but they were also allowed to perform some as well, with the help of Catalyst Courtney of course. A couple of the volunteers were Jeffrey Clinkingbeard, pictured with gloves and goggles, and Chase Pearson, pictured with the balloon. (Photos By Megan McAdams)
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
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Spin, Pop, Boom! opened the Atchison County Library summer reading season on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Catalyst Courtney Renegar, a scientist with Mad Science of Greater Kansas City, provided a fascinating look into the world of chemistry at the event held at the Tarkio Community Building. Eighteen... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Around four inches of rain fell onto Tarkio beginning Tuesday, June 3, and ending in the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 4. Residents were urged to stay inside Tuesday evening as damaging winds knocked down trees and snapped power lines and hail measuring up to baseball size slammed into... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH - Near Westboro, MO, held its Jungle Safari Vacation Bible School last week, with 80 children participating. The students were taught by around 30 teenagers and adults, making it a very well-attended event. The weekly teachings focused on “God is our Creator, Provider,... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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WHERE’S THE CRAZIEST PLACE - You’ve ever seen a bird’s nest built? The birds seem mighty desperate this year for any available space in or on which to build a nest. Within the last month, nests have been discovered underneath an overhang on a tombstone, on the back of a basketball hoop, underneath... + continue reading
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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THE TARKIO HIGH SCHOOL FFA CHAPTER - Represented by Sponsor Dustin Lambertsen, left, recently presented the Blue and Gold Award to Dave Colflesh, right, with Colflesh Financial and New York Life. The company gave a monetary donation to the FFA Chapter, so as thanks, the chapter awarded Colflesh... + continue reading

THE 2013-14 TARKIO HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR ATHLETES OF THE YEAR - Are Abby McEnaney, left, and Dakota Wooten, right. Both were recognized at the THS Spring Athletic Banquet on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Tarkio Community Building. (Photo By Megan McAdams)
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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Tarkio High School athletes, their families, coaches, and staff filled the Tarkio Community Building on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, for the THS Spring Athletic Banquet. Everyone enjoyed a delicious meal before awards were handed out to the wrestlers, cheerleaders, basketball players, tracksters, golfers... + continue reading
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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THE TARKIO MUNICIPAL POOL - Is now open. The weather has been gorgeous and kids have been diving in the cool waters, enjoying the summer sun and fun. (Photos By Megan McAdams) + continue reading
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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THE TARKIO MUNICIPAL POOL - Is now open. The weather has been gorgeous and kids have been diving in the cool waters, enjoying the summer sun and fun. (Photos By Megan McAdams) + continue reading

Trojanettes 18 & Under Softball Team finished this year’s season with a record of 7-18-1. Members of the team (pictured left to right) are: front row - Tina Bliley, Conception Junction; Peyton Russell, Bedford, Iowa; Boo Cooper, Fairfax; Blaze Erickson, Westboro; second row - Coach Cindy Crouse; Morgan Quick, Redding, Iowa; Breann O’Riley, Hopkins; Jessica Crouse, Easton; Sarah Percell, Camden Point; Sam Carroll, Platte City; Brittany Bix, Sheridan; and Coach Jill Crouse. Coach Joe Carroll is not pictured.

Josh Smith and an opponent wrestle for the basketball in the Fairfax boys’ final game of the summer. The 5th & 6th grade boys’ team defeated The Bulls.

The Poker Run for Landon Shaw was held Saturday, July 12, in conjunction with the Walnutstock festvities. The 108 riders raised over $1,000, and travelled through Atchison and Nodaway counties. – Photo by Megan McAdams

Rose Munsey, Rock Port, Missouri, was named the Auxilian of the Year. Rose was nominated by fellow Auxiiary members in recognition of her dedicated job as Auxiliary president, her efforts as a Sunshine Corner Gift Shop Worker, and volunteer for the Auxiliary’s fundraisers.

BRYNNA ALSUP - Really enjoyed her dessert!

A MAD SCIENTIST - Catalyst Courtney, pictured with the flaming test tube, taught her scientific tricks to 18 youth at the Spin, Pop, Boom event held Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Tarkio Community Building. The event was sponsored by the Atchison County Library. The children were not only shown a number of experiments, but they were also allowed to perform some as well, with the help of Catalyst Courtney of course. A couple of the volunteers were Jeffrey Clinkingbeard, pictured with gloves and goggles, and Chase Pearson, pictured with the balloon. (Photos By Megan McAdams)

THE 2013-14 TARKIO HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR ATHLETES OF THE YEAR - Are Abby McEnaney, left, and Dakota Wooten, right. Both were recognized at the THS Spring Athletic Banquet on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Tarkio Community Building. (Photo By Megan McAdams)

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From the desk of Rock Port High School Superintendent, Craig Walker to the Rock Port Community: Last April, the voters of the Rock Port community overwhelmingly passed the plan to build a new competition gymnasium with two locker rooms, storage and commons area for the Rock Port school district... + continue reading
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Westboro Mayor Mary Jo Schebaum has called a town meeting for the City of Westboro. The gathering will take place on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Westboro Fire Station. This informative meeting concerns the Westboro Post Office’s future changes and the surveys that the United States... + continue reading
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If you have changes or additions that need to be made to the Tarkio Lions Club calendar, please contact the Tarkio Avalanche ASAP (660-736-4111)! The calendar contains birthdays and anniversaries of local residents through the months of August, 2014, to August, 2015. All changes and additions are... + continue reading
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Looking through clean windows Submitted by Pastor Bill Shirley, Linden Christian Church A young couple moves into a new neighborhood. The next morning while they are eating breakfast, the young... + continue reading

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ONE HUNDRED EIGHT MOTORCYCLISTS - Took part in a Poker Run for Landon Shaw on Saturday, July 12, 2014. The ride traveled through Atchison and Nodaway counties with a few stops made along the way.... + continue reading

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The Atchison County Robotics Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on August 11-13 at the First Lutheran Church in Rock Port. Camp is for children ages 10-14 and space is limited to the FIRST 16... + continue reading

Trojanettes 18 & Under Softball Team finished this year’s season with a record of 7-18-1. Members of the team (pictured left to right) are: front row - Tina Bliley, Conception Junction; Peyton Russell, Bedford, Iowa; Boo Cooper, Fairfax; Blaze Erickson, Westboro; second row - Coach Cindy Crouse; Morgan Quick, Redding, Iowa; Breann O’Riley, Hopkins; Jessica Crouse, Easton; Sarah Percell, Camden Point; Sam Carroll, Platte City; Brittany Bix, Sheridan; and Coach Jill Crouse. Coach Joe Carroll is not pictured.
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