June 23, 1944

• The U.S.S. Nevada led the invasion on D-Day. That is the ship Lieut. (jg) Bill McKinley (Tarkio College class of 1937) is on. He was assigned to the Nevada upon entering the service. Dr. Reid Shields (Tarkio College Class of 1914), of the Sudan, located as he says near APO 608, somewhere in Africa, is serving as acting chaplain of the army camp nearby besides his regular missionary work.

• Abell’s Produce, located on west Main Street in Tarkio, has been in operation this week. Bill Abell, owner and manager, is well known in this community, operating a produce business in Fairfax. He has also been a wholesale buyer of poultry and eggs for a number of years in this territory.

June 26, 1969

• A flight breakfast, scheduled for Sunday, June 29, at Tarkio’s Airport from 6:30 to 10:00 a.m. has now become an annual event for the enjoyment of all residents. The breakfast, which will be served free to fly-ins, will include pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and milk. A special feature of the activities is the Penny-A-Pound plane ride. Anyone may take a ride by weighing in and paying the penny-a-pound fee.

• John Barrett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chet Barrett of Westboro, will be in charge of more than 150 Des Moines High School students going to Europe this summer. They will study comparative cultures of European countries. 

June 23, 1994

• David and Mary Kay Ryan of Tarkio are the owners of the newly opened Dave’s Convenience and Car Wash in Tarkio, located on Highway 59 South. It took workers weeks to get the renovation work completed at the former Torrey Pines Restaurant in Tarkio. It is now a convenience store with self-service gasoline and a car wash with three bays (one automatic).

• The new bleachers for the 11 & Under C.A.B.A. World Series at the Tarkio South City Ball Park are now here. A work night will be held Wednesday, June 22, to get them together and installed.