February 9, 1967
Overcrowded conditions at the Rock Port R-II school has caused one of the 5th grade classes to move to the Country Club. The 28 students taught by Mrs. Lowell Pierce began their studies in their new location Feb. 7. They will continue to hold classes there for the remainder of the school term. The Country Club is rented on a month to month basis at $125 plus utilities and janitor service.
February 10, 1977
The Opp Hotel, one of Rock Port’s institutions for 54 years, will close its doors March 1, marking the end of a long and illustrious life as part of the Atchison County business and commercial scene.
February 12, 1987
Marge Postlewait was honored at the NoWeMo work shop for her five plus years of service as a manager. Marge was presented a plaque and flowers and wished well by a steady flow of people she had dealt with from throughout the two county area.
February 13, 1997
Future Homemakers of America, better known as F. H. A., celebrated its 50th birthday in 1995. Records show that the Rock Port Chapter has been a member since 1946, so we are 51 years old this year. During that time there have been 44 presidents and 10 chapter advisors. Originally a group for female members only, membership is now open to males as well.
February 8, 2007
On Saturday the 27th of January the Rock Port Youth Wrestling Club sent 22 wrestlers to Sidney, Iowa for their youth tournament. The wrestlers represented Rock Port well, not only with how they placed in the tournament, but also by presenting good sportsmanship on and good behavior off the mat. Six wrestlers won their brackets, 5 received second, 5 members received third place honors and 6 received fourth place honors.