March 17, 1944
Superintendent Houston has released the nine-weeks honor roll of Rock Port high and junior high school, as follows: seniors – Doran Bowen, Mary Edwards, Junior Graves, Roy Savage, Harold Schultz, Minnie Sickman, Billie Warnstaff and Patty Ellis; juniors – Joanne Curnutt, Billie Moore, Joan Scamman, Donna Shaver and Uldeen Underwood; sophomores – Betty Barnett, Lois Bickel, Nancy Carpenter, Phyllis Hord, Betty Hudson, Catherine Rash, Betty Smith, Carl Vogler and Gordon Wells; freshman – Kathryn Barnett, Lois Beasing, Gertrude Boettner, Virginia Buck, Charles Burke, Dean Curnett, Betty Gore, Delmas Howell, Jack Hudson, Ruth Moore, Betty Rapp, Elaine Seckington, Phyllis Schoneman, Don Shandy and Mabel Waugh; eight grade – Nancie Peacocke, Nola Pierce, Isabel Smith and Joan Tiemeyer; seventh grade – Norma Beasing, Beverly Hackl, Al Lindeman, Nancy Luhrs, Harold Melvin, Wike Scamman and Billy Seckington.
March 20, 1969
At last, a footbridge across Rock Creek for pedestrians at the Cass Street bridge in Rock Port. The city, along with the county, got together on cost sharing and now older and younger people alike will have the safety of the walkway instead of risking meeting vehicles on the bridge.
Ralph Greer Post 49 celebration of its 50th anniversary was well attended March 10. Out of town guests were 4th district Commander Howard E. Crites and his wife from Conception Junction. He was the guest speaker. Loraine Heckel gave a very interesting history of Post 49. Some of our local high school girls furnished music. Everyone seemed to have a grand time.
March 24, 1994
Great Books is holding its grand opening and as Rock Port’s newest business is a welcome addition to Main Street. Joy O’Riley, owner/operator, continues to add new books and has been pleased with the interest shown by area customers.
Jim Burke was honored by his fellow workers and many customers with an open house. Jim has driven the tank truck for Rock Port Oil for 27 years. That’s a lot of miles and gallons.