September 22, 1944

• Clifford Logsdon purchased the S.N. Noble property on Maple Street for his residence. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hook and children have been occupying the house.

• Representatives of 10 churches of the Northwest Missouri Baptist Association attended the convention held at the local church last Thursday, September 14. A total of 134 ministers and laymen were present.

September 25, 1969

• Mayor John Davis of Tarkio accepted a check from Governor Warren E. Hearnes amounting to $15,000 for airport improvement. The mayor said the money would be used, along with a matching amount provided mostly by popular subscription by the citizens of Tarkio, to lengthen the present airport runway to 2,800 feet and for resurfacing the entire runway.

• Mr. and Mrs. Don Kretchmer of Tarkio have purchased the Hi-Way Grocery in Tarkio located at the corner of First and Walnut Streets. Don and Dorothy plan to have the store open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. including Sunday and will be closed all day Saturday.

September 22, 1994

• Gabriel Murphy, instructor, will begin having a soccer camp in Tarkio and Rock Port. The camps will run every Sunday afternoon through November or until the weather gets too cold to play. Gabriel, 18, has a long list of honors earned through his participation in soccer. He was on the 1992-93 First Team All-KC Metro and the 1993 Second Team All-State (4A). Gabriel also received an invitation to try out for the U.S. Olympic soccer team for the 2000 games.

• The opening of Youth Services International, Inc.’s Tarkio Academy has finally become a reality! On Thursday, September 15, the first student was accepted at Tarkio Academy in Tarkio. Y.S.I. was founded in 1991 to address the nation’s tragic epidemic of juvenile crime by providing programs that successfully intervene in the lives of at-risk and adjudicated youth.