October 13, 1944

• Mrs. Ina Bell will present her piano students in a recital to be held in the music room at the high school Wednesday afternoon, October 18, at four o’clock. Twenty-three pupils are to participate in the program.

• Theodore W. Boyd, S1/c U.S. Navy, and his wife, Pvt. Mary Boyd, W.A.C., of Tarkio are both currently in military service. Seaman Boyd is training with an amphibious unit at Little Creek, Virginia, and expects to be assigned to sea duty soon. Pvt. Mary Boyd is doing clerical work at Esler Field, Louisiana, with the air force of the Women’s Army Corps. Their son, Joseph, is attending high school here and making his home with his grandmother, Mrs. Johanna Rhoades, who came here from Rosendale following Mrs. Boyd’s entry into service. Mrs. Orville Gillespie of Tarkio is a daughter of the Boyds.

October 16, 1969

• Mrs. G.S. Polson and Mrs. F. John Jones were presented with the Thanks Badge, the highest honor in Adult Girl Scouts, in ceremonies Tuesday. Mrs. Jones has been a troop leader for over 15 years, a member of the council Day Camp Committee, has served as a volunteer trainer and is a member of the long range camp planning committee. Mrs. Polson has served as a troop leader for seven years, is a chairman of the Program Committee for Camp Woodland, was director in 1967 of the Council-wide Cadette Cackle, chairman of the Selections Committee, Member of the board, and has served Atchison County the past four years as Day Camp Director.

• The appointment of F. Andrew Carhartt to the position of Director of Development for Tarkio College has been announced. Mr. Carhartt holds a B.S. from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, and received his B.D. from Western Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has continued with graduate study at Colorado State University and Temple University.

October 13, 1994

• Captain Michael Floyd with the Omaha, Nebraska, Fire Department and a resident of Tarkio spent Monday morning, October 10, educating Tarkio Elementary students on the importance of fire safety during Fire Prevention Week.

• The Tarkio Lions Club recently donated a new ice machine to the Tarkio Elementary School.

• Residents and staff members are pleased with the arrival of their new facility pet, Tawny, a greyhound. Although the facility has many birds in house, it was an added plus to be able to have the personal one-on-one contact a dog can provide.