May 27, 1993
• Tarkio freshman Marli Summa was named the State Champion in the 1-A Girls’ 100 Meter Hurdles at the Missouri State Track and Field Championships held in Jefferson City, Missouri. Summa ran the hurdle race with a time of 16.23.
• Tressa Whittington earned the prestigious Outstanding Senior Musician of 1993 trophy at the Spring Music Concert at THS. Tressa also received the National Choral Award. Sophomore Trevor Houghton received the trophy for the student who earned the most points in Chorus at THS this past year. Joseph Koeberl received the trophy for the most points earned in band at THS this past year. He also received the John Philip Sousa Award.
May 23, 1968
• Next week, May 27-31, the Girl Scouts of the Atchison County Neighborhood will hold their day camp, Camp Walnut, at the bluff site overlooking the Missouri River, west of Rock Port. Eighty scouts from Rock Port and Tarkio, with their leaders, will live during the day and some of the night on this timbered location and will try their hand at outdoor skills for five days.
• The Mule Barn Opera House Co. is pleased to offer the community the opportunity to again present a lively, colorful musical during mid-July. “Carnival” has been selected as the next production. Tryouts will be held May 23-25 in the theatre area of the Mule Barn.
May 28, 1943
• Tarkio College Board of Directors accepted the resignation this week of Dr. J.G. Strong, who has accepted a position as professor of chemistry at the Northwest Missouri State Teachers’ College in Maryville. Dr. Strong became a member of the Tarkio College faculty in 1920.
• Morning Sun News – The brooder house of Sam Rolofson burned down Tuesday evening. It was thought that the brooder exploded. All of the chickens were saved. The buildings are close together and if help hadn’t arrived the house would likely have caught on fire also. The Rolofsons live on the Frank Chambers farm.