March 17, 1944

• Miss Kate A. Hill, retired missionary from the United Presbyterian mission field of Punjab, India, has been a visitor in Tarkio this week. Miss Hill has had 48 years of service in the Indian mission. She spoke in the college chapel on Monday and Tuesday and to the joint meeting of the Y.M. and Y.W. on Wednesday evening.

• The Tarkio Chamber of Commerce has launched a project for raising funds for graveling of the main roads in the Home Cemetery of Tarkio by donations from interested friends and lot owners of the cemetery.

March 13, 1969

• The grand opening of the new Hy-Vee Food Store starts today. The new shopping facility is almost double the size of the former location on Main Street with 7,600 square feet. The new brick building at 2nd and Elm is completely air conditioned with wide spacious aisles and a bright atmosphere. An up-to-date meat cutting room enhances the new Hy-Vee Store. Not only is the temperature of the roomy display case and cooler controlled, the room itself is cooled to the proper temperature. Four check-out counters are motor driven and the outer doors are electrically operated.

•The Tarkio Youth Center, in the planning stage by the local Community Betterment organization for some time now, plans a grand opening March 15, when a dance will be held in the teen center, located in the old Harvey Building on Main Street. Recreation facilities such as ping pong tables, pool tables, card games, checkers, chess, plus a jukebox for dancing will be provided. A lunch counter will furnish hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, etc. and soft drinks.

March 17, 1994

• The Tarkio High School Gym was stretching at the seams with approximately 500 eager fans in attendance to watch Donkey Basketball. The fundraising event raised approximately $1,300 for C.A.T.

• The Tarkio High School RTI Peer Counseling Group sponsored RTI Day on Monday, March 14. The program for the day was PAWNS, a motivational approach to substance abuse education.