March 30, 1945

• A group of 41 men, with the aid of tractors and 13 wagons and teams, shucked about 1,200 bushels from the 40 or 50 acres of corn for C.C. Dunfee on the H.K. Noel farm east of Tarkio Wednesday. Mr. Dunfee has been ill for the past few months and unable to carry on his farming activities as usual. At noon, a dinner was served at the R.R. Staples home.

• Oil drilling operations opened up again in this section of Atchison County on Monday with the announcement of Dan Short, independent operator, who will drill a well about two miles northwest of Tarkio on the Mrs. W.F. Rankin land. The well will be known as Rankin No. 1.

• Singing for a Tarkio audience next Friday night, April 6, at David Rankin Hall will be the distinguished American baritone, Raymund Koch, and the brilliant American soprano, Helen Bickerton.

April 2, 1970

• Mrs. Emma Lee McEnaney has opened a new beauty shop four miles east of Tarkio on Hwy. 136. The name of the new shop is The Fountain of Beauty.

• Mrs. Bess Schoonover has sold her beauty shop here to Mrs. Rex Pinkerton. Mrs. Pinkerton plans to move her business, Zell’s Beauty Shop, from its present location between 3rd and 4th on Main and take possession April 6 at the new location on 4th Street between Main and Broad streets. Mrs. Schoonover plans to continue working, but only part-time.

March 30, 1995

• The Tarkio Lions Club and Tarkio Hy-Vee are teaming up for a barbecue on Saturday, April 1, in the Hy-Vee parking lot. All proceeds will be used to help sponsor Tarkio High School athletes Clayton Dunkle, Amy Petry, Ryan Dowis, and Wes Summa in the Lions All-Star football and basketball events this summer.

• Alta Dewyre, a resident of Community Care of America in Tarkio, celebrated her 103rd birthday on March 26, 1995.