July 2, 1943
With last weekend and Sunday the hottest days of the summer (readings up to 100 in the shade) these parts got some unlooked for relief Sunday night when a thunderstorm brought lower temperatures and a nice rain. In fact, the thermometer went down to such an extent that by Monday evening a light coat or wrap felt good and sleepers sought cover. Tuesday morning, while warm in the sun, was a delightfully cool as a Colorado day.
June 27, 1968
Numerous complaints have been received by the city about cars being hit from the front, back and sometimes scraped on the side by people in the process of parallel parking, according to Gene Bunn, city personnel director. Bunn urges everyone to use more caution in parking and to report it when they cause any damage to another car.
Herbert Melvin has purchased the former Citizens Bank building. Located on the west side of Main Street in the main business district of Rock Port, the building has been empty since the bank moved to its new location on north Main Street. Melvin said he has made no definite plans as to what use he will make of the building.
July 1, 1993
The honorable Jill Meyerkorth has been elected Mayor of Hobart City at the 52nd Session of Missouri Girls State being held June 20-26 at William Woods College in Fulton, Mo. Each city at Girls State has about 35 citizens and it forms the primary unit for activities. Being Mayor is a distinct honor with the responsibility of leading one’s city throughout the week at Girls State. She is the daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Rick Meyerkorth of Rock Port and attends Rock Port High School.