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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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

The three- and four-year-olds line up to make their bubbles.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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The Fairfax Branch Library hosted 31 scientists who invented, predicted and experimented during the second week of summer reading. The youngest bunch was bubbling with excitement as they listened to Beth Graves read Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum by Meghan McCarthy. They learned that sometimes... + continue reading

Shawn Minter performed with Head East. (Photo by Megan McAdams)
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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Hundreds flew to, drove to, and camped out last weekend in Tarkio, Missouri, for Heartland Recreation Center’s Walnutstock and the Wing Nuts Flying Circus Air Show. Walnutstock was an incredible music festival that saw bands such as Head East and Warrant and musicians with local ties such as... + 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

Trudy Heitman leads an experiment with these soon to be 5th and 6th graders. (AC Mail photo)
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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Color was the topic of the day on Tuesday July 8 for the 3 and 4 year old summer reading group. The kids loved assisting with several experiments. They mixed two paint colors and watched a third new color appear: red and yellow make orange, red and blue make purple etc. They identified the... + continue reading

The 3-man wrecking machine brings down their man. (AC Mail photo)
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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The Missouri 8-Man Football Coaches Association hosted its sixth annual Missouri 8-Man Football Senior All Star Game on Saturday, July 12, 2014 on William Jewell’s campus in Liberty, Missouri. Thirty-nine of Missouri’s top 8-Man senior football players took the field after practicing together for... + continue reading

A business celebration was hosted by the Rock Port Chamber of Commerce and NWMEF on Thursday, July 10 at The Confectioner’s Café and Bakery, 300 W. Hwy. 136 in Rock Port. (AC Mail photo)
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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The Confectioner’s Café and Bakery This sweet establishment owned by Kayti Shrader, provides homemade muffins, cookies, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, bagels, and made to order cakes for all occasions. Shrader also makes lattes and other espresso drinks, as well as regular and decaf coffee and offers... + continue reading

Pictured just outside their hotel in San Antonio, Texas are - Front row: (left to right) Dayle Davis, Paityn Alberti, Chloe Sierks, Hannah Mace and Jamie Garst. Back row: Ethan Miller, Journi Burke, Juleighanne Adams, Kaleigh Farmer, Jackie Bradley, Jade Lemmon and Melanie Wilson.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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by Jade Lemmon, FCCLA Reporter At approximately 6:30 a.m., on Saturday, July 5, 12 students from the Rock Port FCCLA Chapter departed on a two day road trip ending “Deep in the Heart of Texas” at the city of San Antonio. These students make up the four state gold medal STAR (Students Taking... + 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

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.

The three- and four-year-olds line up to make their bubbles.

Shawn Minter performed with Head East. (Photo by Megan McAdams)

Trudy Heitman leads an experiment with these soon to be 5th and 6th graders. (AC Mail photo)

The 3-man wrecking machine brings down their man. (AC Mail photo)

A business celebration was hosted by the Rock Port Chamber of Commerce and NWMEF on Thursday, July 10 at The Confectioner’s Café and Bakery, 300 W. Hwy. 136 in Rock Port. (AC Mail photo)

Pictured just outside their hotel in San Antonio, Texas are - Front row: (left to right) Dayle Davis, Paityn Alberti, Chloe Sierks, Hannah Mace and Jamie Garst. Back row: Ethan Miller, Journi Burke, Juleighanne Adams, Kaleigh Farmer, Jackie Bradley, Jade Lemmon and Melanie Wilson.

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)

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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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Community Hospital-Fairfax hosted the Kids’ Cafe Pool Party at Tarkio Municipal Pool Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Axyl Slemp, above, and Audrey Dougherty, right, along with several other children, enjoyed fun in the sun and swimming. + continue reading
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There is a new veteran memorial sign at the Fairfax Memorial Football Field. The Fairfax Alumni Association recently spearheaded a project to replace the sign under the scoreboard. They received donations from community members and a grant from the MFA Oil Foundation. Workers from Roderick Sign Co... + continue reading
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The Rock Port FFA would like to invite the community to their Fish Fry. It will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 23 in the Rock Port School Ag Building. Fried catfish and chicken will be... + continue reading

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Sandra Lynn Nicks, 67, Fairfax, Missouri, passed away on Monday morning, July 14, 2014. She was born August 28, 1946. Sandy shared great memories with the family members she leaves behind: brother... + 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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