January 20, 1994

• The students in grades 7-12 at Tarkio High School had the opportunity to try rappelling at school on Wednesday, January 12.

• The Tarkio Lady Indians placed 2nd and the Indians 3rd in the Fairfax Invitational Basketball Tournament.

• “Love Letters” will be the next Mule Barn Theatre presentation at the Walnut Inn in Tarkio. The show will be performed by Shirley and Stan Orton of Shenandoah, Iowa, in February.

January 16, 1969

• The Bi-State Science Project has organized 1,600 books into a curriculum-related, school-teacher-oriented collection, and these books are all on display in the Bi-State Center, Library Learning Center at Tarkio College through February 20. Parents and teachers are invited to visit. Books on Exhibit is a national exhibiting operation that is a strictly service organization to the schools of the country and neither solicits nor fills orders.

• The severity of the cold weather is demonstrated by the report by Rock Port area grave diggers that 25 inches of frost have been round on the northwest slopes of cemeteries. The depth of the frost is attributed to the fact that there is little or no snow.

January 21, 1944

• Dr. Ellis J. Hough, pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church of St. Louis, who is well-known in Tarkio, will report for duty February 2 as a chaplain in the U.S. Army. His daughter, Miss Mary Hough, attends Tarkio College. Dr. Hough, an Englishman, has taken out his first naturalization papers, but service in the Army will naturalize him.

• Emanuel Sells, salvage dealer of Omaha, Nebraska, spoke before the members of Rotary at their luncheon meeting at the Walnut Inn Tuesday. Mr. Sells, who was born in Russia and served in WWI, used for his subject, “Russia.”