May 27, 1993
• Orthopedic surgery will become a reality at Community Hospital, Fairfax, because of grant money received frm a Rural Health Care Transition Grant Program funded through the Department of Health and Human Services. Community Hospital recently purchase an Omni 325 Mobile “C”-Arm Imaging System whcih will enable inpatient and outpatient orthopedic surgery.
• Members of the Fairfax class of 1940 that attended the alumni banquet had lunch together on Saturday at the Korner Kitchen in Tarkio. Attending were Gene Hindman, Virginia Bozarth, Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Wake and their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Jordon, their daughter Tina and her daughter, Kayli, and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Schooler.
May 23, 1968
• David Palmeiro and Ed Roberts have signed contracts to teach in the Tarkio R-I School System next term. Mr. Palmeiro left last Thursday for a week’s visit with his parents in New York and will then fly to Germany for a two week vacation. He will live in Fairfax this summer and take classes at NWMSC, Maryville. Mr. Roberts has enrolled at the University of Kansas for graduate work in music this summer.
• In the interest of community betterment, a project to provide an adequate road to the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery is nearing completion. One of the big promoters of this worthwhile program is 86 year old Ray C. Whitford, who has devoted much time this winter and spring in collecting funds to match county money for construction.
May 28, 1943
• Eighth grade diplomas have been mailed to 85 graduates of rural schools, according to L. Blanche Templeton, county superintendent of schools. The graduates were from Emporia, Yale, Clover Hill, Centerview, Morning Star, Phelps City, West Bend, and Shiloh.
• Miss Barbara Jean Hills, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hills of Tarkio and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomson of Fairfax, will be presented in a piano recital May 31 at 8:30 p.m. in the chapel of David Rankin Hall at Tarkio.