February 3, 1994

• Bill and Hop DeBuhr of rural Tarkio and Rick and Kim DeBuhr of Rock Port have recently become involved in a unique type of farming. They are raising ostriches and are known as the Double D Ostrich Company. The DeBuhrs have two males and two females. The ostrich farm is located approximately three miles west of Tarkio on Hwy. 136.

• Rogers Pharmacy in Tarkio, Fairfax, Oregon, and Mound City has a new service for its customers. The computerized Travel and Health Center allows customers to find the latest up-to-date information on health related topics and travel.

January 30, 1969

• Psi Lambda Phi Fraternity at Tarkio College is sponsoring a “Westward Ho” square dance January 30 in Brown Gymnasium. Nationally-acclaimed square dance caller, Kirby Todd from Illinois State College at Normal, Illinois, will do the calling.

• A United Methodist minister, the Rev. Mr. Gene B. Ferrell, who has been a missionary in Korea, will preach during the morning worship service at the Tarkio United Methodist Church February 2. The Rev. Mr. Ferrell of Odessa, Texas, went to Kangneung, South Korea, in 1966 and worked in the field of new church development.

February 4, 1944

• The Atchison County National Farm Loan association will hold its annual meeting at the community building in Tarkio Friday, February 11, it was announced by Ralph Hargrave, secretary-treasurer.

• Brigadier W.F. Nevitt and Envoy Earle Thompson of the Salvation Army will be in Tarkio in a few days with a mobile canteen to solicit funds for the Salvation Army’s war service activities. Brigadier Nevitt, who is well-known to many persons in Atchison County, says that Tarkio’s quota is a reasonable one.