October 13, 1966
The members of the Rock Port Volunteer Fire Department held their annual Firemen’s Banquet. A plaque was presented to Leroy Howell, by fire chief Orville Loomis, for 30 years of service Howell has given the department.
October 14, 1976
The derailment of a Burlington Northern train four miles north of Watson resulted in about $50,000 in damage. There were no injuries. The derailment happend at around 7:15 am. The train was pulling 55 cars at the time. There were 28 cars that were destroyed.
October 16, 1986
Outstanding Service, Wayman Park Memorial Awards were given.Luther and Jane Thompson accepted the Outstanding Service award for the Bank of Atchison County. Don Mobley received the Wayman Park Memorial Award.
October 17, 1996
Jill Block and Jeremy Davis announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are David and Gail Durham, Russell Block, and Elmer and Kathy Davis.Vows will be exchanged on October 26th at the First Lutheran Church in Rock Port.
Harold and Margaret Clement’s family is planning a card shower for the couples 60th wedding anniversary.
October 19, 2006
Rock Port Elementary Principal Cindy Baldwin has been awarded the Northwest Missouri’s Distinguished Principal Award. She was one of 13 principals in the state of Missouri who have been selected from their districts.