The Tarkio Volunteer Fire Department held a business meeting Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the Fire Station to elect officers. Those elected include: Shane Bredensteiner – Chief, Duane Umbarger – 1st Assistant Chief, Mike Shaw – 2nd Assistant Chief, Allen Wennihan – President, Harold Vander Plaats – Vice-President, Curtis Evans – Sec­retary/Treasurer, and Keaton Shaw – Board Member at Large.
The fire department appreciates all the donations made toward the annual fund drive. The department is still accepting donations, which may be made out to the Tarkio Volunteer Fire Department and sent to 112 Walnut Street, Tarkio, MO 64491. The donations are used to purchase much needed, life-saving equipment.