May 13, 1993
• The Tarkio Chapter of Future Farmers of America FFA made special recognitions at the annual Tarkio FFA Banquet Thursday evening, May 6. Todd Graves, a 1984 graduate of Tarkio High School and former Tarkio FFA member, gave the main address. Graves is now working as an attorney in the Kansas City, Missouri, area and he has also worked in the political field.
• The Tarkio Jr. High Boys’ Track team hosted 12 teams in the 1993 Jr. High Indian Relays on Tuesday, May 4. The Warriors placed second in the meet and Tarkio’s Heith Shaw was named the Indian Relay “Outstanding Boy Athlete” for scoring the most individual points. Heith won the 1600 Meter Run, the 800 Meter Run, and got third in the High Jump. The Tarkio Jr. High Girls’ Track team ended their track season holding an undefeated record. The girls placed 1st in their last medal meet, Indian Relays, with a score of 91 points and a 34 point spread. Kelli Prater was named “Outstanding Female Athlete” at the event, having won the Long Jump, 200 Meter Dash, and 400 Meter Dash.
May 9, 1968
• The Tarkio Lions Club met Monday night in the Fireside Room of the First National Bank with 22 members present. Plans for the coming Charter Night were finalized. Approximately 150 Lions will be in attendance Friday night, May 10, at 7:30 in Eppley Lounge at Tarkio College for the Charter Night.
• The Tarkio City Council voted unanimously to resurface, repair, pave with asphalt or otherwise recondition Main Street from the west side of Sixth Street to the east side of Tenth Street and Third Street from Main Street South to Elm Street and from Main Street North to Broad Street. The cost of the resurfacing will be charged against the owners of the lots fronting on Third Street and Main Street where the work is to be done.
May 14, 1943
• Forty seniors of Tarkio High School are preparing to participate in the final activities leading up to the close of events at commencement, Friday, May 21. Dr. Collins will be the commencement speaker.
• When Lieutenants J. E. Kidd and Gentry has taken off at Garden City, Kansas, for Des Moines, Iowa, in a BT13 plane, it was thought that their gas tanks contained enough fuel to compete the trip. However, they discovered a few moments after they had passed Tarkio that only five gallons of gas remained. They returned to Tarkio and landed with hardly enough gas left to fill their cigarette lighters. They expressed as happy that they did not have to make parachute jumps. Had this been necessary, Uncle Sam would have lost a plane that cost approximately $50,000.