My name is Diana Dickkut, and I am a candidate for Atchison County Recorder of Deeds, a newly-electable position on the November ballot. I have been a resident of Atchison County since November, 1980. My husband, Dale Dickkut, and I have raised three children--Kurt, Erik and Gretchen--and are blessed with seven granddaughters. I have served on the Atchison County Fair Board and the Rock Port School Board. I am an active member of First Lutheran Church in Rock Port, where I have served on the Altar Guild for many years. My qualifications for the Recorder of Deeds office are: . . . 16 years as Atchison County Deputy Recorder (1998 to present); . . . 11 years as a title searcher with Raines Abstract in Rock Port (1987- 1998); . . . Attended annual training conferences of the Recorders Association of Missouri since 2000; . . . Attended semi-annual Northwest District Recorder meetings since 2009. My accomplishments as Deputy Recorder of Deeds: . . . Helped implement a computer software program for land and marriage records in 2009; . . . Indexed and “back-scanned” into the computer system land records since 1997; . . . Indexed and “back-scanned” into the computer system marriage license records since 1940. My future plans include: . . . Update the software program to provide on-line access to the indexes and begin accepting e-recordings; . . . Begin preserving the original records which date back to 1845. I will not need to be trained for this job. I have been doing it for 16 years. I would greatly appreciate your vote on November 4.
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In the upcoming General Election on November 4, there are two Atchison County offices up for election. The Clerk of the Circuit Court has two candidates in the running, incumbent Lorie K. (Meier) Hall and Pam O’Riley. The other office is the new elected position of Recorder of Deeds, also with... + continue reading
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Fairfax volleyball player Ryan Hopkins was named to the All-District Tournament Second Team. Ryan, a junior at Fairfax R-3, is the daughter of Robin and Mike Lewis and Terry and Lori Hopkins. + continue reading
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The Fairfax Marching Pride competed in the MU Homecoming Parade Saturday, October 25, in Columbia, Missouri, and received second place in their division. This was the band’s final competition for the season, which included one first place award and two second place finishes. The band is directed by... + continue reading

Fairfax Sorosis members and guests gathered around the serving table, set up to coordinate with the meeting’s wedding theme. Pictured above (left to right) are: Pam Cooper, Barbara Jones, Leona Ray, Karen Rogers, Marie Emrick, Judy Brown, Debbie Johnson, Dana Osburn, Johny Irvine, Peggy Bonar, Georgia Gilley, and Norma Bradfield.
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Submitted by Georgia Gilley The Sorosis meeting on October 20, 2014, was a journey into wedding memories and traditions. The Methodist Fellowship Hall was a bridal shop with a dozen or more wedding dresses displayed, as well as bridesmaids’ and flower girls’ dresses, hats, veils, wedding albums... + continue reading

The Holt County Historical Society will take a look at the history of the Holt County Poor Farm at their annual meeting Sunday, November 2.
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The Holt County Historical Society will take a look at the history of the Holt County Poor Farm at their annual meeting Sunday, November 2, in the Holt County Courthouse. The meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. The story of the landmark in Holt County began to unfold when 16-year-old Nathanael Markt,... + continue reading

The Fairfax Junior High Girls’ Basketball Team runs a drill during their practice. The girls are coached by Whitney Harrington.
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The Fairfax Junior High basketball teams have been practicing their shooting, dribbling and passing skills to get ready for their first game of the season, this Thursday, October 30. The first game is at South Holt and begins at 5:30 p.m. There are eight girls and eight boys out for basketball this... + continue reading

Fairfax FCCLA members attending the annual regional meeting (pictured above, left to right) were: front - Rhonda Baker, Amber Clark, April Clark, and Karrigan Bowling; back - Haley Murry, Audrae Bates, Crystal Yocum, Caitlyn O’Riley, and Goldie Barnes.
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The Fairfax FCCLA chapter traveled to the campus of Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri, to attend the annual FCCLA Regional meeting. The meeting was held October 22, 2014, at the Ron Huston Center for Performing Arts on the Northwest campus. This year’s theme was “Turn up... + continue reading

Blaine Lambert breaks through the Greenfield defense in Friday night’s game.
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Advance to playoff game against Rock Port The East Atchison Wolves had an awesome game on Friday, October 24, 2014, at Kyle Field and M. David Palmeiro Stadium. The Wolves won the game against Greenfield, Missouri, 68-22. Brendon Bruns threw two touchdown passes to Garrett Ball, two to Connor... + continue reading
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The children in Ms. Amy and Ms. Nichole’s room at Atchison County Head Start have been experimenting with fall colors. Zaylan and Bryna are pictured above fingerpainting with red, orange and yellow. The kids loved getting a little messy and were amazed at the different colors they created when... + continue reading

first grade teacher Renee Hull with a Jessica Alsup.
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PARENT/TEACHER - Conferences at Tarkio R-I were held Thursday, October 23, 2014. Parent/Teacher Conferences are a great way for teachers and parents to communicate about what each student is learning in class and areas that they excel or need to improve upon. (Photos By Megan McAdams) + continue reading
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HALLOWEEN - Festivities were held this past weekend in Tarkio and Westboro, MO. On Saturday, October 25, Tarkio Rehab hosted a Trunk or Treat’n event and a Westboro Halloween Kids’ Party was held at the Westboro Fire Station. On Sunday, October 26, the First Baptist Church hosted a Trunk or Treat... + continue reading
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Monica Bailey - Executive Director of Atchison County Development Corporation (ACDC), was the guest speaker of the Tarkio Rotary Club on Tuesday, October 21. Monica shared the 10 ways that ACDC has bettered Atchison County. She noted that one of her goals is to see more of our youth return to the... + continue reading
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The children - At Atchison County Head Start have been experimenting with fall colors. Zaylan and Bryna are pictured finger painting with red, orange and yellow. The kids loved getting a little messy and were amazed at the different colors they created when mixing their paints... + continue reading

Overall Winner - Quality Auto’s “Izzy”
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THE TREES IN TARKIO - Resemble a colorful painter’s palette filled with greens, reds, pinks, oranges, and yellows of various shades. Fall has definitely arrived and brought forth beautiful leaves and Indian Summer weather. It’s too bad that it couldn’t stay like this all year round. (... + continue reading

All-District Lady Jays: Journi Burke, Maddie Taylor, Jordyn Jakub and Jackie Bradley. (AC Mail photo)
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1st Team *Journi Burke – Rock Port, *Emily Wedlock – Mound City, Emily Cox – South Holt, Madison Taylor – Rock Port, Tess Phllips – Mound City and Emily Graves – Tarkio. *Unanimous 2nd Team Jordyn Jakub – Rock Port, Jackie Bradley – Rock Port, Ashley Hunziger – South Holt, Rachel Binder – South... + continue reading
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Leslie Alitz of Rock Port, Missouri, was recently honored with the First Year Clinical Science Award at Southern College of Optometry. The award recognizes an optometry student demonstrating excellent promise in his or her clinical work. Alitz is the daughter of Dave and Becky Alitz of Rock Port.... + continue reading
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Terry Zeigler, manager of Atchison-Holt Electric Cooperative, Rock Port, was recently appointed as a district representative to the Annual Meeting Activities Committee of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC), Jefferson City. AMEC is the service organization of the state's 47... + continue reading

Ashley Limle, PTA, Kim Alexander-Goehring RPT, Lindsey Riggs PTA and Megan Kline PTA. (Submitted photo)
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National Physical Therapy Month is celebrated every October by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) to recognize and increase awareness of the important role that physical therapists play in restoring and improving motion and the overall quality of life. Therapy treatment helps keep... + continue reading
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ACDC’s Business Improvement Grant program is designed to assist Atchison County businesses with improvements to aesthetics, safety and/or function. Grant amounts are reimbursed to the applicant and may equal up to 50% of the cost of eligible improvements, with a maximum of $1,000. Simmons... + continue reading

My name is Diana Dickkut, and I am a candidate for Atchison County Recorder of Deeds, a newly-electable position on the November ballot. I have been a resident of Atchison County since November, 1980. My husband, Dale Dickkut, and I have raised three children--Kurt, Erik and Gretchen--and are blessed with seven granddaughters. I have served on the Atchison County Fair Board and the Rock Port School Board. I am an active member of First Lutheran Church in Rock Port, where I have served on the Altar Guild for many years. My qualifications for the Recorder of Deeds office are: . . . 16 years as Atchison County Deputy Recorder (1998 to present); . . . 11 years as a title searcher with Raines Abstract in Rock Port (1987- 1998); . . . Attended annual training conferences of the Recorders Association of Missouri since 2000; . . . Attended semi-annual Northwest District Recorder meetings since 2009. My accomplishments as Deputy Recorder of Deeds: . . . Helped implement a computer software program for land and marriage records in 2009; . . . Indexed and “back-scanned” into the computer system land records since 1997; . . . Indexed and “back-scanned” into the computer system marriage license records since 1940. My future plans include: . . . Update the software program to provide on-line access to the indexes and begin accepting e-recordings; . . . Begin preserving the original records which date back to 1845. I will not need to be trained for this job. I have been doing it for 16 years. I would greatly appreciate your vote on November 4.

Fairfax Sorosis members and guests gathered around the serving table, set up to coordinate with the meeting’s wedding theme. Pictured above (left to right) are: Pam Cooper, Barbara Jones, Leona Ray, Karen Rogers, Marie Emrick, Judy Brown, Debbie Johnson, Dana Osburn, Johny Irvine, Peggy Bonar, Georgia Gilley, and Norma Bradfield.

The Holt County Historical Society will take a look at the history of the Holt County Poor Farm at their annual meeting Sunday, November 2.

The Fairfax Junior High Girls’ Basketball Team runs a drill during their practice. The girls are coached by Whitney Harrington.

Fairfax FCCLA members attending the annual regional meeting (pictured above, left to right) were: front - Rhonda Baker, Amber Clark, April Clark, and Karrigan Bowling; back - Haley Murry, Audrae Bates, Crystal Yocum, Caitlyn O’Riley, and Goldie Barnes.

Blaine Lambert breaks through the Greenfield defense in Friday night’s game.

first grade teacher Renee Hull with a Jessica Alsup.

Overall Winner - Quality Auto’s “Izzy”

All-District Lady Jays: Journi Burke, Maddie Taylor, Jordyn Jakub and Jackie Bradley. (AC Mail photo)

Ashley Limle, PTA, Kim Alexander-Goehring RPT, Lindsey Riggs PTA and Megan Kline PTA. (Submitted photo)

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ACDC’s Business Improvement Grant program is designed to assist Atchison County businesses with improvements to aesthetics, safety and/or function. Grant amounts are reimbursed to the applicant and may equal up to 50% of the cost of eligible improvements, with a maximum of $1,000. Simmons... + continue reading

Ashley Limle, PTA, Kim Alexander-Goehring RPT, Lindsey Riggs PTA and Megan Kline PTA. (Submitted photo)
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Terry Zeigler, manager of Atchison-Holt Electric Cooperative, Rock Port, was recently appointed as a district representative to the Annual Meeting Activities Committee of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC), Jefferson City. AMEC is the service organization of the state's 47... + continue reading
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Leslie Alitz of Rock Port, Missouri, was recently honored with the First Year Clinical Science Award at Southern College of Optometry. The award recognizes an optometry student demonstrating excellent promise in his or her clinical work. Alitz is the daughter of Dave and Becky Alitz of Rock Port.... + continue reading
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HALLOWEEN - Festivities were held this past weekend in Tarkio and Westboro, MO. On Saturday, October 25, Tarkio Rehab hosted a Trunk or Treat’n event and a Westboro Halloween Kids’ Party was held at the Westboro Fire Station. On Sunday, October 26, the First Baptist Church hosted a Trunk or Treat... + continue reading

Blaine Lambert breaks through the Greenfield defense in Friday night’s game.
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Advance to playoff game against Rock Port The East Atchison Wolves had an awesome game on Friday, October 24, 2014, at Kyle Field and M. David Palmeiro Stadium. The Wolves won the game against Greenfield, Missouri, 68-22. Brendon Bruns threw two touchdown passes to Garrett Ball, two to Connor... + continue reading

Fairfax FCCLA members attending the annual regional meeting (pictured above, left to right) were: front - Rhonda Baker, Amber Clark, April Clark, and Karrigan Bowling; back - Haley Murry, Audrae Bates, Crystal Yocum, Caitlyn O’Riley, and Goldie Barnes.
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The Fairfax FCCLA chapter traveled to the campus of Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri, to attend the annual FCCLA Regional meeting. The meeting was held October 22, 2014, at the Ron Huston Center for Performing Arts on the Northwest campus. This year’s theme was “Turn up... + continue reading

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