Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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IT WAS A BUSY FRIDAY - The 13th at Tarkio High School. The Tarkio basketball teams hosted Rock Port in the Tarkio High School Gym. Before and during the games, a number of activities took place. The Tarkio FFA Chapter hosted a fish fry in the ag building. The senior basketball players and their... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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Seth Fletcher Son of Deb and Scott Fletcher Christina Hall Daughter of Lorie and Chris Hall Emily Graves Daughter of Lesley Graves and Sam Graves Hadley Barnett Daughter of Melody and Jamie Barnett + continue reading
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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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
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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TARKIO REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE - Crowned its Valentine King and Queen on Friday, February 13, 2015. Charles Hamilton was crowned king and Claire Jones was crowned queen. The king and queen are voted on by the residents. Charles and Claire received 18 votes each. (Photo By Megan... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Melvin Miles is celebrating his 80th birthday! He was born February 18, 1935, to Walter and Anna Elizabeth (Holmes) Miles just south of the Atchison County line in northern Holt County. As a very small boy, he and his parents moved to the Atchison County farm home of his grandparents, John Hildred... + continue reading

THE TARKIO JR. HIGH - Drama Department will present “The Adventures of Rose Red (Snow White’s Less-Famous Sister)” on February 21 and 22. Cast members include, from left to right: front row - Daniel Angelo, Gage McAdams, Madison Lesher, Anna Klute, Wyatt Gray, Jae Barnett, Wyatt Driskell, and Marina Sawyer; and back row - Jordan Heard, Jimi Elder, Megan Lee, Grace Martin, Gabby DeRosier, Troy Wennihan, Taylor Stanton, Kaely Kirwan, and Gus Hurst. (Photo By Mike Farmer)
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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The Tarkio Junior High Drama Department proudly presents “The Adventures of Rose Red (Snow White’s Less-Famous Sister).” Rose Red has just turned thirteen and the pressure is on - what will she do to get famous like her sister, Snow White? Everyone in the kingdom, from her parents to her close... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Fairfax Lady Bulldog Ryan Hopkins takes a shot during Friday night’s game with North Nodaway. Ryan scored her 1,000th career point Tuesday, February 10, in the game against Union Star. See page 6 for more Fairfax Bulldog basketball news. + continue reading
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Fairfax Optimist President, Doug Miller, presented a check for $1,500 to Debra Wyatt, Fairfax R-3 music director, at the Optimist Club’s meeting February 10. This money will pay for three new band uniforms. Optimist International is a worldwide volunteer organization made up of more than 2,500... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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In honor of Thank A Farmer Week and in conjunction with National FFA Week, the Board of Directors of Atchison County Farm Bureau donated $50 to each FFA chapter (Rock Port, Tarkio and Fairfax) to purchase and deliver items for the two food pantries located in Atchison County. The board felt this... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Atchison Recycleing of Tarkio, Missouri, has completed the clean-up at the site of the original Community Hospital-Fairfax, and now owns the property. + continue reading
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Twenty-four area men and women comprise the newest class of Leadership Northwest Missouri, an annual series of workshops that bring together existing and emerging leaders from throughout the region to hone their leadership skills, explore regional issues and build a network of contacts across... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Christopher and Sarah Douglas are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Rebekah Katherine Douglas. Rebekah was born on January 29, 2015, at 8:48 a.m. at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Mission, Kansas. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 and 3/4 inches long. She is welcomed by... + continue reading

Jase Barnes drives the ball around a North Nodaway opponent in Friday night’s game.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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The Fairfax varsity basketball teams were on the road last week, travelling to Burlington Junction, Union Star, and Hopkins. Their first game of the week was Monday, February 9, at West Nodaway. The Lady Bulldogs won 63-27. Statistics for the Fairfax girls were: Goldie Barnes - 15 points (2 3-... + continue reading

Head Start students surprised Ms. Nichole (above) and Ms. Mistie (below) to show their appreciation for all the ladies do.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Last week was full of surprises at Atchison County Head Start in Rock Port, Missouri! Not only did they celebrate Valentine’s Day, but it was also “Love The Bus Week” as well. The children celebrated in various ways that included making thank you cards, reading stories, creating “busographies” (... + continue reading

Students made posters for their bus driver.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Last week was a busy week in Ms. Amy’s classroom at Atchison County Head Start. Everyone was getting ready for Valentine’s Day and learning about feelings and celebrating “Love the Bus Week.” The children made and brought in small, special gifts to show appreciation to their bus drivers. Several... + continue reading

Pleasant View’s Valentine’s Day Royalty: Queen Janis Irvine and King Rex Siddens. (Submitted photo)
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Pleasant View’s Valentine’s Day celebration began on Friday, February 13. Alice Faye, St. Joseph, Missouri, entertained our residents by singing favorite love songs and cherished gospel hymns. On Valentine’s Day, our Valentine’s Queen and King, Janis Irvine and Rex Siddens, were crowned at... + continue reading

Pictured from left to right: Atchison County Farm Bureau Vice President Matt Schlueter, presents Rock Port FFA Treasurer, Juleighanne Adams with a $50 check. Also pictured are Rock Port FFA member, Melanie Wilson and Historian, Trenton Oswald.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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In honor of Thank A Farmer Week and in conjunction with National FFA Week, the Board of Directors of Atchison County Farm Bureau donated $50 for each FFA Chapter (Rock Port, Tarkio and Fairfax) to purchase and deliver items for the two food pantries located in the county. The board thought this... + continue reading

Ty Jones is pictured (center) after winning the 106 pound District 4 Title in Class 1.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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The Class 1 - District 4 tournament was held this past weekend in Maysville. There were 15 teams in the district double elimination tournament battling for one of the top 4 spots. The top 4 finishers in each weight class move on to the Class 1 State Tournament in Columbia this weekend, February 19... + continue reading
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Brandon and Karli Leseberg are proud to announce the birth of their handsome son Louis "Louie" Jeffrey Leseberg. Louie was born February 6, 2015 at 9:06 pm at The Midwife's Place in Bellevue, Neb. weighing 7 pounds 6 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches long. Big brothers Quentin, 8 years, and Hunter... + continue reading
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Michael Rivera and Chelsea Ashford, Maryville, Mo., are the proud parents of a daughter, Isabella Kay, born at 1:28 a.m. on February 8, 2015, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Mo., weighing 7 pounds. Maternal grandparents are Sherry Ashford, Maryville, Mo., Rick Ashford, Rock Port, Mo., and... + continue reading

THE TARKIO JR. HIGH - Drama Department will present “The Adventures of Rose Red (Snow White’s Less-Famous Sister)” on February 21 and 22. Cast members include, from left to right: front row - Daniel Angelo, Gage McAdams, Madison Lesher, Anna Klute, Wyatt Gray, Jae Barnett, Wyatt Driskell, and Marina Sawyer; and back row - Jordan Heard, Jimi Elder, Megan Lee, Grace Martin, Gabby DeRosier, Troy Wennihan, Taylor Stanton, Kaely Kirwan, and Gus Hurst. (Photo By Mike Farmer)

Jase Barnes drives the ball around a North Nodaway opponent in Friday night’s game.

Head Start students surprised Ms. Nichole (above) and Ms. Mistie (below) to show their appreciation for all the ladies do.

Students made posters for their bus driver.

Pleasant View’s Valentine’s Day Royalty: Queen Janis Irvine and King Rex Siddens. (Submitted photo)

Pictured from left to right: Atchison County Farm Bureau Vice President Matt Schlueter, presents Rock Port FFA Treasurer, Juleighanne Adams with a $50 check. Also pictured are Rock Port FFA member, Melanie Wilson and Historian, Trenton Oswald.

Ty Jones is pictured (center) after winning the 106 pound District 4 Title in Class 1.

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WANTED:  Used shoes, boots, ANY usable footwear   The NHS chapter at Rock Port High School is once again collecting good, used shoes and boots of all kinds, all sizes. PLEASE send or bring your unwanted footwear to either school office.  All sizes and styles are welcome.... + continue reading
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Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt held a press event Friday, February 20, at Community Hospital-Fairfax in Fairfax, Missouri. He answered questions asked by local residents, farmers and business owners, and discussed issues facing agriculture. There was also discussion on the EPA, the economy, and... + continue reading
02/26/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Do you want to find out if laughter really is the best medicine? Community Hospital – Fairfax’s annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner will be “Keeping you in Stitches” for the duration of the evening on March 21, 2015. Come and enjoy plenty of side-splitting laughs and a delicious... + continue reading

Pictured is what remains of the 2004 Ford Focus Tawni Martin, of Westboro, Mo. was driving.
02/26/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Three separate wrecks in Atchison County occurred within five days of each other this past week and left drivers and passengers with minor to serious injuries. The first wreck occurred at 12:27 p.m. on Hwy. 59. Romen L. Hogan, age 21, of Tarkio was driving a 1999 Lexus SUV northbound on Hwy. 59... + continue reading
02/26/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Le Cirque Fantastique (The Fantastic Circus) will perform three shows on March 21 & 22nd, 2015 at Rock Port High School gymnasium. Show times will be: a Saturday, March 21 Matinée at 2:30 p.m. and an evening show at 7 p.m., and a final show Sunday, March 22 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets range... + continue reading
02/26/2015 - 0 comment(s)
At 106 pounds Ty Jones (46-6)  Jr. qualified  to represent Rock Port at the MSHSAA Wrestling championships in Columbia, Mo. on February 19-21. Ty’s first match was a tech fall againt Clayton Haslag (18-3 ) Fr. of Fatima. Second round Ty met Caleb Kelly, (43-7) So. of Principia, this... + continue reading
02/26/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Registration is open for the third annual Hatha yoga retreat from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Northwest Missouri State University. The retreat, which is open to Northwest students and employees as well as the public, will take place in the J.W. Jones Student Union on the Northwest... + continue reading

1st place Josie Watkins (left) and 2nd place Sophia Martin (right) are all smiles after the bee.
02/26/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Spellers from the three Atchison County schools gathered at the Fairfax R-3 School on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, to put their spelling skills to the test in the Atchison County Spelling Bee. Josie Watkins, Rock Port, won first place for the second consecutive year. Sophia Martin came in second... + continue reading

Winners in three categories were Audrae Bates, left, Katelyn Kehl, center, and Dakota Allen, right.
02/25/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Six Fairfax R-3 students participated in the Optimist Oratorical Contest, held Tuesday, February 17. They are students of Joni Fields and Mark Staten. The topic this year is “How My Optimism Will Help Me Press On To ‘Greater Achievements of the Future.” Each student presented a... + continue reading
02/25/2015 - 0 comment(s)
We live in Missouri . . . so “Show Me”! That is exactly what Mrs. Libby Lotter, 4th grade teacher and Mrs. Melissa Graves, 5th grade teacher at Fairfax R-III School intend to do with their students April 9 and 10. The 23 students and the teachers in those two classes will be traveling... + continue reading

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