The East Atchison Wolves take up the victory formation in their win over Rock Port Friday, September 21, 2018. The Wolves won the contest 44-28. This was a huge win for the Wolves as it was the first time they had beaten the Blue Jays since the co-op and the first time Rock Port had lost to Tarkio athletes in football since 1995. However, in 1995 the teams were 11-man and there were a few years since 1995 that Rock Port and Tarkio did not play each other because one team was 11-man and one was 8-man. Needless to say,…
Ryker Allen Gibson, son of Cody Gibson and Shelbie Driever, is 4 years old. He clearly worked up an appetite as the youngest fisherman in the tournament. The free will donation fish fry meal was held at the Watson Community Building following the 2nd annual Watson Fire Department Fishing Tournament. Over 100 people filled their bellies with delicious food at the event. (Photo by Scott Holmes)
By Derek Martin (KMAland) One of the most dominant girls’ basketball teams in KMAland history will be a member of the 2018-19 KMA Sports Hall of Fame class. The undefeated and dominant Tarkio state champion team of 1999 is the third of four state championship teams to be honored with this year’s class. Coached by Doug Kingery and assisted by Casey Martin, the 32-0 Indians ran through their schedule and eventually capped it with a dominant 55-38 win over Crest Ridge in the Class 1 state championship. “They were an extremely hard working group of girls,” Coach Kingery told KMA…
Pictured above are: Debbie True, County Treasurer; Kim Milward, Economic Development Planner – NWMO Regional Council of Governments (NWMORCOG); Tracy Cooper, Tarkio Guidance Counselor; Arnie Kreek, retired Economic Development Planner – NWMORCOG; Shauna Farmer, Rock Port Guidance Counselor; Keli Morris, NW Missouri Enterprise Facilitation; Michael Goins and Angie Vernon, Rock Port Telephone and Midwest Data Center; Carol Clark, ACDC; Susette Taylor, County Clerk; Monica Bailey, ACDC Director; Lori Seymour, ACDC President; Melissa Woltcamp, Manager, Workforce Program Services & Staff Training – MO Division of Workforce Development; Lisa Hostetler, Executive Director – Northwest Workforce Development Board; Becky Wiederholt, KC Metro Workforce…
Moila Shriners had several entries in the Fairfax Fair Parade, including motorized buggies, horses, classic cars and trucks, and floats. Gigi Vette, held by her babysitter, Shelby McCartney, yelled “YAY!” each time a piece of candy was thrown her way during the parade. The Fairfax High School Marching Pride marched in the Fairfax Fair Parade August 11, 2018. Local legionnaires led the Fairfax Fair Parade down Main Street Saturday, August 11, 2018. The Fairfax Optimist Club serve ping pong balls from their float to the children lining Main Street during the Fairfax Fair Parade August 11, 2018. Those who caught…
Miss Fairfax Jaycee Graves was crowned 2018 Miss Fairfax Friday evening, August 10, 2018, at the Fairfax Fair. Jaycee is the daughter of Beth and Jon Graves of Fairfax, Missouri. Miss Fairfax Queens The Miss Fairfax Queen Contest was held Friday evening, August 10, 2018, at the Fairfax Fair. Jaycee Graves, middle, was crowned Miss Fairfax 2018. Runner Up was Olivia Morris, left. Miss Congeniality was Gena Mitchell, right. Jr. Miss Fairfax Payton Woodring was crowned Jr. Miss Fairfax Friday evening, August 10, 2018, at the Fairfax Fair.
This little superhero joined in the costume contest at the Fairfax Fair. Little Miss Fairfax Wendy Hurst had her wave down to include both sides of the parade route. Little Mr. Fairfax Trevelyan Hicks-Bolin waves to his fans during the Fairfax Fair Parade. 2018 Miss Fairfax Jaycee Graves was all smiles for the Fairfax Fair Parade. Jr. Miss Fairfax Payton Woodring was part of the Fairfax Fair Royalty who participated in the parade. Wonder Woman even made an appearance at the Fairfax Fair Parade. She looks strikingly familiar. She could be Betty Wennihan’s twin. The 53rd annual Fairfax Fair was…
ETS Purchases Bar-Tran, MFA Purchases Tank Wagon Service: Rock Port Oil Service Station To Continue Tire and Service Workhttp://mwdatademo7.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/RP-OIL-OLD.jpg
An early photo of Rock Port Oil Co. with the original, unknown owner is shown above. John Graf acquired the business in the late 1920s in a trade exchanging the oil company for his farm in Nebraska. The Grafs were at the helm until 1950 when the Bunton family acquired Rock Port Oil. Bill Bunton took over management in January 1978. Since the early 1900s, gasoline has been sold on the corner of Main and Calhoun streets in Rock Port. The end of that era was on August 8, 2018, when Bar-Tran was sold to Energy Transport Solutions (ETS), and…
Transportation to and from the Tarkio Nutrition Center is not limited to truck or car. The guys that enjoy coffee and donuts in the mornings enjoy a bit of carefree cartin’ around town. If you see a pack of these parked together, you’ll know that inside you can find the gossip thick, the laughter continuous, and the small-town atmosphere contagiously enjoyable.
Tammy Grossman is selling shirts as a fundraiser for The Salvation Army. The shirts read Goals Make The Girl and Inhale Confidence Exhale Doubt. Tammy Grossman of Tarkio is inspiring women of Atchison County and beyond with shirts she is selling to raise funds for the Atchison County, Missouri, Salvation Army. The shirts, which read Goals Make The Girl and Inhale Confidence Exhale Doubt started out as a personal mantra for Tammy, who was preparing for an upcoming 5K. She then had the idea to use her shirt as a fundraiser for a local organization which helps in a variety…