May 4, 1945

• A violinist of wide concert experience will entertain in a program of varied selections at David Rankin Hall Tuesday, May 8. The acclaimed artist, Waldemar Geitch, is brought here by the college Artist Course committee. In filling his playing engagements, he has covered an extremely large number of cities and towns representing over 250,000 miles of travel.

• Tarkio College has received communication from Dr. Leonard Hasche, Tarkio College graduate, class of 1918, telling of his being sent to the European War area by the government. His particular mission is to examine the chemical plants in Germany.

May 7, 1970

• Commencement exercises will be held for 152 Tarkio College seniors Sunday, May 10, at Schechter Auditorium. Diplomas will be awarded at the 84th annual ceremony to 26 seniors who completed their graduation requirements in December 1969, seven who finished in January 1970, 89 May graduates, four June graduates, and 26 who will complete their course in August.

• The Army Commendation Medal was presented to Sp/5 Robert D. Hull, United States Army, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hull of Westboro. He is the fifth generation of his family to serve in the Armed Forces of the United States.

• Larry Poppa and Jack Millsap and their ’62 Ford “Super Stock” racer won third place in the A feature race last Sunday at Whitehead Speedway in Nebraska City.

May 4, 1995

• Members of the Tarkio Garden Club donated a tree to Tarkio Academy to be planted in honor of Earth Day. The tree was planted in the front yard of Rankin Hall on the Tarkio Academy campus.

• Receiving “1” ratings at State Music Contest included Shannon Knierim (vocal solo), Rebekah Koch (mallet solo), and Monica Martin, Matthew Strauch, and Trudy Lowrey (flute trio).

• Tarkio Elementary fourth graders traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri, and toured the state capital on April 5 and 6. They were introduced by Representative Rex Barnett and Senator Sam Graves while watching the House of Representaives and the Senate in session. They also visited Lohman’s Landing, the Supreme Court, the Governor’s Mansion, and the Runge Conservation Center.