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What follows is a list of all Atchison County Jail inmates held in connection with felonies or other significant court proceedings. Except where otherwise listed, all jail inmates are in pre-trial detention and enjoy the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Suzy Mason found herself almost in another world of panic and desperation as she realized her month-old infant wasn’t breathing.

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MGP Ingredients and local nonprofit agencies are teaming up again this holiday season to distribute food boxes to Atchison-area families in need through the “Boxes of Blessing” project. Each box contains 45 pounds of nonperishable items and will feed a family of four for a week.

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Riverbend Habitat for Humanity is hosting the first Home for the Holidays: Christmas Lights and Display Contest. This contest is for individual households and Atchison businesses.

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Atchison County FCE Council held its annual Christmas Brunch meeting on Monday, Dec. 2, at Paolucci’s Restaurant, with 12 members present answering Roll Call by “Sharing a Special Dish of Mom’s/Grandmother’s enjoyed at Christmas.”

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Two local teen boys are in custody, and a third suspect remained on the loose Wednesday, Dec. 4, in connection with a recent armed robbery that occurred at an apartment complex within Atchison City limits.

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WINTHROP, Mo. — One lane of U.S. Highway 59 in southern Buchanan County has reopened, restoring a more direct route to St. Joseph, Missouri, after a month of closure.

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The federal watchdog for workplace safety is engaged in an investigation of how and why an Indiana man died last week while working at a local grain processing plant.

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CUMMINGS — A man is fighting for his life after an apparent accident at the CargillAg plant in the Cummings area electrocuted one of his co-workers, and caused the surviving man serious injuries, as the two worked inside a grain storage area.

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A St. Joseph, Missouri, man who had been living at a campsite along the Missouri River in that city is now known to be the victim of a drowning which led to the discovery of his body floating on Sunday down the river near Atchison.

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County leaders are on the hunt for interested stakeholders in the community to serve on an ad-hoc committee in effort to revise and update the sanitary code.

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In observance of Veterans Day, Monday Nov. 11, all non-essential county offices will close for the holiday.

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When “Old Man Winter” and “Suzy Snowflake” come to our area in full force, some might say county road crews are expecting to be snow ready for them to bring it on.

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An energy expert came to town Tuesday, to introduce herself to county leaders in hopes to get their blessings concerning the possibility of a new energy line passing through.

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Officially on the job for a week, Public Works Director James “Jay” Harbour, of the Atchison County Road and Bridge Department, already has a plan in the making.

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Following petitions during the public forum period of the City of Atchison governing body meeting on Monday, city leaders verbally concurred to review previous steps meant to prepare a storied Atchison park for private sale.

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Amid the beginning of the week and the impending 23rd Amelia Earhart Festival, the City of Atchison City Commission took steps to finalize its FY 2020 budget.

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An annual balancing act looms in passing a municipal budget that meets the costs of City of Atchison needs while avoiding tax increases.

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Atchison County residents will soon gain the ability to summon emergency help with a text message, in a new arrangement that confers various other benefits.

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A hunt for clues is ongoing to find the culprits responsible for a trailer stolen from a John Street residence in Effingham, and then found later at a rural location.

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A parolee, a probationer and a convicted drug offender all are in jail after their arrests in connection with unrelated matters involving dangerous drugs within recent days.

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Atchison Police Department authorities are investigating the theft of some heavy duty equipment that occurred within recent days.

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The legal proceedings involving an Atchison man and Kansas City Woman is about to come full circle in district court.