April 2, 1943
With temperatures ranging up to 80 degrees Monday afternoon, after a hesitant spring, local gardeners got out their rakes and spades this week and started their delayed garden making. Trash fires have dotted the town and heavy smoke has hung over the landscape as garden plots were cleared of their winter accumulation of grass and weeds. Seldom has Northwest Missouri seen as backward of a spring as this year. The result is that farmers are far behind with their spring operations and will need continued favorable weather to get their work under way.
April 4, 1968
The levy of $2.80 for the Rock Port R-2 school district carried 390 for and 146 against for a 72 percent margin. A one vote majority is required for passage. The previous levy was $2.50. Charlee Garst, Watson farmer, was re-elected to the board of directors and Don Hendrix, manager of the Rock Port Telephone Company, was elected as the other director replacing Walter Mulvania who retired from the board. Other board members are Bill Stoner and Harrison Bailey whose terms run to 1969; Dr. D.C. Gallup and Mrs. Henry Copeland whose terms run to 1970. Stoner was elected president at a reorganization meeting Tuesday night and Bailey was elected vice-president. Mrs. Copeland will continue to hold the position of treasurer until July as that post runs annually from July to July according to state law.
April 1, 1993
A new addition was made by a few students from ag. class. A new timers and pickers stand was constructed for the track. Constructing the stand were: Chad Ottmann, Josh Samuelson and Jason Stephens. To make this stand it only cost $112 and to buy the exact replica would cost $739.
Four FHA members traveled to Princeton, Thursday, March 18 for Regional S.T.A.R. (Students Taking Action for Recognition) events to compete for state. Marci Schale competed in the Senior Job Application Interview, and Kristi Kish, Patti Gubser and Jenny Palmer competed as a team in the Senior In-Depth project. Everyone did a great job and all four students received 3 stars, which is the highest rating possible.