April 13, 1945

Members of the Rock Port School Board met Monday evening to perfect their organization, following last week’s annual election, at which Delbert Stites and D. L. Sawyer were named to three-year terms as directors. Sawyer was re-elected president, the postion which he has held some years. Herbert Melvin is the vice president, H. Charles Cox the secretary, and Gratz Bartholomew the treasurer.

Grading Rock Port’s dirt streets for the summer oiling operation started much earlier this year than previously, the city officials feeling that the roadways should be treated now rather than wait for hot weather.

April 16, 1970

The Templeton Homemakers Club met Thursday, March 26, with Mrs. John Phelps in Rock Port. A lesson on health was presented by Mrs. Dean Meyerkorth. A potluck supper was planned for April 19 at the home of Sylvia Herron. The next meeting will be April 30 with Mrs. Elvin Schroeder, with the lesson on foods followed by a food auction.

Rock Port’s fifth annual Blue Jay Relays was a bigger and better success than ever as seven records were broken and three were tied. The top four places went to: Grant City, first place, 57 1/3 points; Treynor, Iowa, second place, 36 points; Rock Port, third place, 27 1/3 points; and Tarkio, fourth, 26 points.

April 13, 1995

It was an all-Missouri sweep of the top honors at the Peru State College High School Quiz Bowl, Division 3, held Thursday, April 6, in Peru, Nebraska. Holt County R-2 High School claimed the championship with Fairfax taking second, Rock Port third and South Holt fourth. Rock Port team members were Ryan Griffin, Ryan Kingery, Barry Fentiman, Ryan Cook, and Nick Volker. Their sponsors were John Hall and Julia Shrader as sponsors.

Barry and Lyn Simmons of Fairfax, Missouri, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Lee. Nicholas was born April 4 at 4:11 p.m. at Nemaha County Hospital in Auburn, Nebraska. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Anxiously waiting his arrival was his brother, Jesse, 8.