THE 2015 TARKIO HIGH SCHOOL - Winter Homecoming King Seth Fletcher is pictured with homecoming queen candidates Emily Graves, Hadley Barnett, and Christina Hall. Seth and his queen will be crowned on Friday, January 30, following the high school basketball games against West Nodaway. Games begin at 5 p.m. in the Tarkio High School Gym. (Photo By Megan McAdams)
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Tarkio Renewal, under the guidance of the fundraising committee, is now releasing its first collector’s print. Speltz Studio of Wildlife has been commissioned to create a local scene. The painting will showcase the picturesque Tarkio Mule Barn. This romantic, summer, sunlit scene has the Mule Barn... + continue reading

IN THE TIME IT TOOK FOR ONE PERSON - To exit a room and another to walk in (approximately 90 seconds), a cat had knocked over a candle onto a bed, causing the blankets and mattresses to go up in flames. (Submitted Photo)
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Candles and curious cats do not mix well, as one local couple found out on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Paige Lytle’s and Jeff Agnew’s cat knocked a candle over and onto their bed, causing the blankets and mattress to go up in flames at their residence in Tarkio. Thankfully, the fire was noticed... + continue reading
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Later on, my feet will hurt and my shoulders will ache. Later on, there will be weeds and bugs and sweat and worry and deadlines. But on this January day, the sun is shining, the wind is light, and the season is new. It is just like the first day of spring training when hope springs unbidden in the... + continue reading
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A benefit for Wendy Schaefer will be held February 22, 2015, at the Tarkio Community Building from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The benefit will help raise funds for Wendy’s cancer treatment. Enjoy chili, hot dogs, dessert, tea and lemonade and take part in a silent auction! + continue reading
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Marilyn Louise Howard was born August 29, 1932, on the family farm near Clearmont, Missouri, the daughter of Lloyd and Opal Louise (Pierson) Simpson. She passed away on Tuesday evening, January 20, 2015, at Elm Heights Care Center in Shenandoah, Iowa, at the age of 82 years, 4 months and 22 days... + continue reading
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A funeral service for Steve Eugene Wilson was held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Davis Funeral Home in Tarkio, Missouri. Interment was held at Home Cemetery, Tarkio. Reverend Glenn Scott officiated. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home. Steve, the son of Jack... + continue reading
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ATCHISON COUNTY HEAD START STUDENTS - In Ms. Amy’s and Ms. Nichole’s class have been learning about their five senses and how they use them every day. Children tasted and smelled a variety of fruits and foods including a lemon. They also learned how each sense is different and how their bodies use... + continue reading
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A RETIREMENT RECEPTION - Was held for Curtis Hedrick, above right, and Mark Hogue, at far left, at the Black Iron Grill on Friday, January 23, 2015. Curtis is retiring from the Tarkio Volunteer Fire Department after over 35 years of service. Mark is retiring after over 13 years of service. Pictured... + continue reading
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The 2015 Fairfax High School Basketball Homecoming got underway on Monday, January 26. Dress up days for Spirit Week are: Monday - Dream Job Day, Tuesday - Hat, Shades, Tie and Graffiti Day, Wednesday - Super Hero Day, Thursday - Twin Day, and Friday - Spirit Day. A pep rally will be held Friday... + continue reading

Pictured above (left to right) are Amber Clark, April Clark, Rhonda Baker, Karrigan Bowling, Haley Murry, Goldie Barnes, Caitlyn O’Riley, Audrae Bates and Samantha Grist, R.N., Community Hospital-Fairfax.
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The Fairfax FCCLA chapter recently made a very special donation to the Community Hospital - Fairfax. Last fall, members of the FCCLA chapter brainstormed to find a way to not only acknowledge the work done in our community by Community Hospital-Fairfax, but also to find a way that they could be a... + continue reading

Beth Mackey RT(M), left, and Tracy Beason RT(M), right, each have 29 years of mammography experience.
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Community Hospital-Fairfax has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose x-ray system to examine breasts. A mammography exam, called... + continue reading

Winners of the junior high spelling bee (pictured above, left to right) were: Jesse Graves, seventh grade runner-up; Kilea Cooper, seventh grade winner; Shelbey Morris, eighth grade winner; and Shanna Gilpin, eighth grade runner-up. The Atchison County Spelling Bee will be held February 18 in Fairfax.
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Brody Cooper goes up to the basket in the game against Tarkio Friday, January 23, 2015. (Photo by Megan McAdams)
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The Fairfax Bulldogs travelled to Tarkio Friday, January 23. The Indians won 50-38. Statistics for the Bulldogs were: Dylan Jeffords - 3 points (1 3-pointer), 1 rebound; Mason Straub - 5 points, 3/4 free throws, 2 rebounds; Trevor Brown - 5 points (1 3-pointer), 1 rebound; Garrett Ball - 12 points... + continue reading

The Fairfax 6th grade boys’ team placed second in the Fairfax Athletic Boosters 6th Grade Basketball Tournament January 24. Pictured above (left to right) are: - front row - Xander Meinders, Carter Holecek, Cody Frohn, Josh Smith; back row - Jim Bradbury, Kaden Cooper, Ian Smith, Jagger Freemyer, Luke Roberson, Graham Scarbrough.
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Dan Smith, left, was recognized with a resolution, presented by Curtis Livengood, Presiding Commissioner, right.
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The Atchison County Commission, elected officials and employees gathered January 6, 2015, to recognize Dan Smith for his service to Atchison County. Curtis Livengood, Presiding Commissioner, presented the following resolution: Atchison County Commission Resolution WHEREAS, the members of the... + continue reading

Michael Baker, Larry Brown, and Ron Bright (pictured above, left to right) helped serve those attending the fish fry.
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Basketball Homecoming King Candidates: Dylan Lee and Payton Lingerfelt. Queen Candidates: Sammantha Giddinge and Crystal Schomburg
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Robert Lee Stanton announces his retirement from the Rock Port Telephone Board of Directors effective January 2015. Robert Lee is listed as one of the incorporating directors. As a director, he helped form the company into what it is today. Robert Lee served as president of the Board of Directors... + continue reading
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Ronald Bennington was a dedicated member of the Rock Port Telephone Board since 1993. Throughout his 22 years on the board, Ronald played a vital role in many key decisions that were made and the development of the company. Ronald’s dedication to the community went beyond the local level as he... + continue reading

THE 2015 TARKIO HIGH SCHOOL - Winter Homecoming King Seth Fletcher is pictured with homecoming queen candidates Emily Graves, Hadley Barnett, and Christina Hall. Seth and his queen will be crowned on Friday, January 30, following the high school basketball games against West Nodaway. Games begin at 5 p.m. in the Tarkio High School Gym. (Photo By Megan McAdams)

IN THE TIME IT TOOK FOR ONE PERSON - To exit a room and another to walk in (approximately 90 seconds), a cat had knocked over a candle onto a bed, causing the blankets and mattresses to go up in flames. (Submitted Photo)

Pictured above (left to right) are Amber Clark, April Clark, Rhonda Baker, Karrigan Bowling, Haley Murry, Goldie Barnes, Caitlyn O’Riley, Audrae Bates and Samantha Grist, R.N., Community Hospital-Fairfax.

Beth Mackey RT(M), left, and Tracy Beason RT(M), right, each have 29 years of mammography experience.

Winners of the junior high spelling bee (pictured above, left to right) were: Jesse Graves, seventh grade runner-up; Kilea Cooper, seventh grade winner; Shelbey Morris, eighth grade winner; and Shanna Gilpin, eighth grade runner-up. The Atchison County Spelling Bee will be held February 18 in Fairfax.

Brody Cooper goes up to the basket in the game against Tarkio Friday, January 23, 2015. (Photo by Megan McAdams)

The Fairfax 6th grade boys’ team placed second in the Fairfax Athletic Boosters 6th Grade Basketball Tournament January 24. Pictured above (left to right) are: - front row - Xander Meinders, Carter Holecek, Cody Frohn, Josh Smith; back row - Jim Bradbury, Kaden Cooper, Ian Smith, Jagger Freemyer, Luke Roberson, Graham Scarbrough.

Dan Smith, left, was recognized with a resolution, presented by Curtis Livengood, Presiding Commissioner, right.

Michael Baker, Larry Brown, and Ron Bright (pictured above, left to right) helped serve those attending the fish fry.

Basketball Homecoming King Candidates: Dylan Lee and Payton Lingerfelt. Queen Candidates: Sammantha Giddinge and Crystal Schomburg

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Andy Johnson Shoots from 3 point land during JV action. (AC Mail photo)
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Rock Port 53 vs. South Holt 45 Friday, January 23, 2015 GIRLS PTS RBS STL AST Gaines 8 3 0 2 LaHue 0 3 0 4 Martin 0 1 1 1 Bradley 7 3 4 2 Burke 9 3 5 0 Schomburg 2 1 1 0 Chamberlain 7 5... + continue reading

Pictured are Emily Bremer, Junior and Melanie Wilson, Sophomore both were selected for Honor Choir. Ty Jones, Junior (not pictured) was selected for Honor Band.
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This Saturday, January 24 the following Rock Port band and choir students were selected for Four-State Honor Band and Choir held at Northwest Missouri State University. They are as follows: Ty Jones-Trumpet, Emily Bremer-Soprano, Melanie Wilson-Alto. It is a great honor to be chosen for these two... + continue reading
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Ronald Bennington was a dedicated member of the Rock Port Telephone Board since 1993. Throughout his 22 years on the board, Ronald played a vital role in many key decisions that were made and the development of the company. Ronald’s dedication to the community went beyond the local level as he... + continue reading
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Robert Lee Stanton announces his retirement from the Rock Port Telephone Board of Directors effective January 2015. Robert Lee is listed as one of the incorporating directors. As a director, he helped form the company into what it is today. Robert Lee served as president of the Board of Directors... + continue reading

Michael Baker, Larry Brown, and Ron Bright (pictured above, left to right) helped serve those attending the fish fry.
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The preschool committee met January 8, 2015, to review the results of the community/staff preschool survey. Sixty-five surveys were returned. Of those returned, 59 people were in favor of an in-house on-site tuition-based preschool at Fairfax R-3 School. Twelve people from the community with no... + continue reading

Pictured above (left to right) are Amber Clark, April Clark, Rhonda Baker, Karrigan Bowling, Haley Murry, Goldie Barnes, Caitlyn O’Riley, Audrae Bates and Samantha Grist, R.N., Community Hospital-Fairfax.
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The Fairfax FCCLA chapter recently made a very special donation to the Community Hospital - Fairfax. Last fall, members of the FCCLA chapter brainstormed to find a way to not only acknowledge the work done in our community by Community Hospital-Fairfax, but also to find a way that they could be a... + continue reading
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The Fairfax R-3 School Board of Education held a regular board meeting January 22, 2015. Present were: Angela Garrison, Doug Miller, Jamie Lewis, Deanna Beck, Donnie Brandt and Josh Oswald, board members; Michael Garrett, superintendent; Dustin Barnes, K-12 principal;Karen Burke, secretary; and... + continue reading
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The 2015 Fairfax High School Basketball Homecoming got underway on Monday, January 26. Dress up days for Spirit Week are: Monday - Dream Job Day, Tuesday - Hat, Shades, Tie and Graffiti Day, Wednesday - Super Hero Day, Thursday - Twin Day, and Friday - Spirit Day. A pep rally will be held Friday... + continue reading
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If you have not yet renewed your subscription to the Fairfax Forum, this will be your last issue. All subscriptions were due January 1, and if not renewed, they will be cancelled. Subscription prices are: Atchison, Holt, and Nodaway County mailing addresses - $30; all other addresses - $43. Online... + continue reading

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