The three- and four-year-olds learned about constructing and built houses out of Legos.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Exploding Coke, floating eggs and miniature golf rounded out the last week of summer reading at the Fairfax Library as 32 boys and girls constructed, consulted and confirmed their hypotheses. The three- and four-year-olds put on their architect hats and learned the science behind constructing. They... + continue reading

Kendal Straub, second from left, was one of the Seaweed Creatures in “Blackbeard the Pirate.”
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Over 40 children participated in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Blackbeard the Pirate” on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in the Tarkio High School Auditorium. It was a great cast of characters and the production was a success! “Blackbeard the Pirate” was under the direction of... + continue reading

Susie’s Angels won first place in a co-ed softball tournament August 26.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Five co-ed softball teams met July 26, to have to have fun and raise money for the American Cancer Society. After playing in the heat, Team Larson placed third. Then the heat was really on between “R” Team and Susie’s Angels. By the time all was said and done, Susie’s Angels came out on top. It was... + continue reading

Sam Creed, right, congratulates Todd Herron, left, the winner of the $500 credit. (Photo by A.C. Mail)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The 76th annual membership meeting of the Atchison-Holt Electric Cooperative was held Thursday, July 24, at the Rock Port City Park. Everyone enjoyed the mild weather and the wonderful meal provided. A complimentary pool party was included at the Rock Port pool. Those not swimming were entertained... + continue reading

Charlie Smith, Fairfax, was crowned America’s U.S. Miss Junior Tween for 2014.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Charlie Smith, daughter of Dan and Ginny Smith, Fairfax, competed in America’s U.S. Miss State Pageant in Kansas City, in October of 2013, and won the title of America’s U.S. Miss Missouri Junior Tween. This qualified her to compete for the national title in the Junior Tween division for girls ages... + continue reading

EMERGENCY PERSONNEL - Load Barbara Tubbs into a LifeNet helicopter at Gould Peterson Municipal Airport near Tarkio following a one-vehicle accident on July 22, 2014. Pictured at right in Tubbs’ vehicle, which ended in a ditch off of Hwy. 136. (Photos By Megan McAdams)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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A Tarkio woman was flown by LifeNet for treatment following a one-vehicle accident on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Barbara E. Tubbs, age 60, was driving a 2003 Saturn eastbound on Hwy. 136 at 10:20 a.m. when the vehicle traveled off of the south side of the highway one mile east of Tarkio. Tubbs... + continue reading

EMERGENCY PERSONNEL - Load Barbara Tubbs into a LifeNet helicopter at Gould Peterson Municipal Airport near Tarkio following a one-vehicle accident on July 22, 2014. Pictured at right in Tubbs’ vehicle, which ended in a ditch off of Hwy. 136. (Photos By Megan McAdams)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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A Tarkio woman was flown by LifeNet for treatment following a one-vehicle accident on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Barbara E. Tubbs, age 60, was driving a 2003 Saturn eastbound on Hwy. 136 at 10:20 a.m. when the vehicle traveled off of the south side of the highway one mile east of Tarkio. Tubbs... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Over forty children participated in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Blackbeard the Pirate on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in the Tarkio High School Auditorium. It was a great cast of characters and the production was a success! Blackbeard the Pirate was under the direction of Missoula... + 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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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
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 three- and four-year-olds learned about constructing and built houses out of Legos.

Kendal Straub, second from left, was one of the Seaweed Creatures in “Blackbeard the Pirate.”

Susie’s Angels won first place in a co-ed softball tournament August 26.

Sam Creed, right, congratulates Todd Herron, left, the winner of the $500 credit. (Photo by A.C. Mail)

Charlie Smith, Fairfax, was crowned America’s U.S. Miss Junior Tween for 2014.

EMERGENCY PERSONNEL - Load Barbara Tubbs into a LifeNet helicopter at Gould Peterson Municipal Airport near Tarkio following a one-vehicle accident on July 22, 2014. Pictured at right in Tubbs’ vehicle, which ended in a ditch off of Hwy. 136. (Photos By Megan McAdams)

EMERGENCY PERSONNEL - Load Barbara Tubbs into a LifeNet helicopter at Gould Peterson Municipal Airport near Tarkio following a one-vehicle accident on July 22, 2014. Pictured at right in Tubbs’ vehicle, which ended in a ditch off of Hwy. 136. (Photos By Megan McAdams)

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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Charlie Smith, Fairfax, was crowned America’s U.S. Miss Junior Tween for 2014.
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Charlie Smith, daughter of Dan and Ginny Smith, Fairfax, competed in America’s U.S. Miss State Pageant in Kansas City, in October of 2013, and won the title of America’s U.S. Miss Missouri Junior Tween. This qualified her to compete for the national title in the Junior Tween division for girls ages... + 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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Dear Editor, Atchison County, MO, Legionnaires will once again present Blue Star Service Banners to families with loved ones serving away from home. This year’s ceremony will take place on September... + continue reading

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TERESA FARBER - Donates blood using the Alyx machine at the Community Blood Center Blood Drive at Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Using the Alyx machine is different... + continue reading

EMERGENCY PERSONNEL - Load Barbara Tubbs into a LifeNet helicopter at Gould Peterson Municipal Airport near Tarkio following a one-vehicle accident on July 22, 2014. Pictured at right in Tubbs’ vehicle, which ended in a ditch off of Hwy. 136. (Photos By Megan McAdams)
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The three- and four-year-olds learned about constructing and built houses out of Legos.
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Marisa Hedlund helps a group of summer readers with research.
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The third, fourth and fifth graders finished their miniature golf course and enjoyed a day on the green.
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Exploding Coke, floating eggs and miniature golf rounded out the last week of summer reading at the Fairfax Library as 32 boys and girls constructed, consulted and confirmed their hypotheses. The... + continue reading

Kendal Straub, second from left, was one of the Seaweed Creatures in “Blackbeard the Pirate.”
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Katy Baker, second from right, was one of the Beach Bums in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Blackbeard the Pirate.”
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