August 25, 1944
• Kenneth Harris became operator and manager of Standard Service Station at the intersection of highways 4 and 59 on Wednesday. He is equipped for car washing and polishing and tire repairs. The station was formerly operated by Maurice Murphy.
• Mr. and Mrs. O.E. Ellsworth purchased the Royal Cafe from Mr. and Mrs. Herman Roberts. Mr. Ellsworth has been painting the exterior of the building this week and will redecorate the interior of the cafe soon.
August 28, 1969
• The Opening Convocation for the fall semester at Tarkio College will be held Friday, September 5, at Schechter Auditorium. The speaker will be Commander Neil Stevenson, Chaplain of the United States Navy who just returned from Da Nang. Commander Stevenson is a 1962 graduate of Tarkio College and is beginning his duties as Program Officer of the Training Desk of the chief Chaplain’s Office in Washington, D.C.
• Tarkio merchants have planned a “Crazy Night” to be held Tuesday, September 9, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The stores will close at 6:00 p.m. and then open again for special sales. Merchants and personnel will wear crazy costumes and customers are invited to do the same. There will be a contest for “Best Dressed” man and woman.
August 25, 1994
• Marylyn Wilcox and 14 upper grade level students met during the week of August 15 to develop their computer skills. The students learned to use the Appleworks word processing program as well as some keyboarding skills.
• The Reverend Jonathan Mensah is serving as a missionary in residence at the Tarkio Presbyterian Church August 8 through September 10. The Reverend Mensah is a Senior Pastor and Denominational Leader in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.