August 5, 1993
• The Continental Amateur Baseball Association (C.A.B.A.) games began Friday, July 30. Games are being played in Tarkio and Fairfax, Missouri, and Shenandoah, Iowa.The night before opening ceremonies, a picnic and bucket brigade were held, with the bucket brigade winners receiving gift certificates to Seis Hombres.
August 1, 1968
• A hippie who became a chicken when identification of himself was threatened is believed to have been the person who left three pokes of marijuana in a field west of Tarkio last Friday. The marijuana was found by a farmer in the field last Friday and the deputy sheriff took it to the Rock Port jail, where it is believed unlikely that the harvester will call for it.
• A Tarkio Flying Club, with an initial roster of 28 members, was organized last week at a meeting at Tarkio Community Building. The basic purpose of the club is to promote private flying in Atchison County and to aid the development of the facilities at Gould Peterson field, Tarkio.
August 6, 1943
• According to an announcement made Wednesday by the public library board, only 344 books are needed to reach a total of 10,000 volumes in Tarkio’s library. It is hoped that the goal may be reached by the end of the year.
• Arragements were completed Monday whereby the Tarkio McCormick-Deering store with its stock of merchandise and service equipment was sold by the company to Keith Hurst, immediate possession being taken. The store will be known as the Hurst Implement Company.