April 21, 1944

• At a recent meeting of Tarkio gardeners held at City Hall, permanent officers of the Tarkio Garden Club were elected and dues were fixed at 25 cents. All of those present signed the membership roll. The proposed program of the club includes a spring flower show and fall vegetable and flower show, which will be open to public competition and attendance and two summer shows of special flowers for club competition.

• Newton “Bud” Kyle won first place in the mile foot race at a dual high school track meet between Hastings, Nebraska, and York, Nebraska, Saturday. His time was 5:38.8. Bud is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Newton Kyle, former residents of Tarkio.

April 17, 1969

• Several men assembled Friday morning along the new cemetery road to plant 110 trees. Water for the mass planting was provided by Jerry Roberts and Robert Roberts with the city water truck. Curbing has been installed at a cost of $3,267.16 and the trees were purchased from Interstate Nursery at a cost of $406.50.

• Opening Thursday night at the Mule Barn Theatre for a weekend run is “Scapin,” an exuberant farce and comic masterpiece originally presented on May 24, 1671, at the Palais Royal in France when Moliere, the author, played the role of Scapin, the scamp. The Tarkio College cast features Mel Marx as Scapin and Alice Soester as Zerbinette, as well as Peter Josendale, Art Johnson, Peggy Gallup, Lawrence El Bishlawy, Jane Avery, Dave Hunt, Paul Weber, and Jeanne Habay.

April 21, 1994

• A youth oriented business in Tarkio will be honored Friday, April 22, in Columbia, Missouri, at the spring Missouri 4-H Foundation meeting. Mr. Rich Harney, manager of the Hy-Vee Food Store in Tarkio, and the store were nominated by several 4-H leaders for this prestigious honor, the Naomi Crouch Hall of Fame Plaque.

• The Tarkio-Westboro Lions Club Bike-A-Thon was held Saturday, April 16, on the Westboro, Missouri, road. There were 40 riders who participated. Proceeds from the Bike-A-Thon will be used for the Lions Club Eye Foundation.