April 27, 1945
The Atchison County Mail reported on the deaths of three servicemen. Cpl. James Clifford Wade, 26, was killed in action March 13 in Germany. He was serving with a tank battalion in Germany. Harold Dean Wooten, 19, was killed in action on April 8. Lt. Ray Needham was killed in action April 10 while serving with the 84th Division of the Ninth Army in Northern Germany.
The annual junior-senior banquet will be held Friday. The end of another school year draws near for 42 members of the class of 1945.
April 30, 1970
Mrs. Loretta Fox was recognized by the publications staff of Blue Jay Corner. Mrs. Fox is retiring after serving as head cook at Rock Port for the past 18 1/2 years.
Showing at the Paramount Theatre: “North to Alaska,” starring John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, and Fabian, and “The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes” starring Kurt Russell.
Rock Port seniors held a class meeting March 24 to discuss the senior class trip. A vote was taken after a brief discussion on trips to Chicago or Colorado. The open air of the mountains had a bigger pull on the voting, as Colorado was chosen.
April 27, 1995
Amy Reynolds, April Ireland, and Jamie Burke will represent Rock Port High School at Girls State in Fulton, Missouri. Susan Batschelet and Eryn Loucks are alternates.
Joyce Maudlin, counselor at Rock Port Elementary School, was recognized as Outstanding Counselor of the 1994-1995 school year by the Northwest Missouri District Counselors.
Pack 151 held their local Pinewood Derby April 8 at Watson City Park. Winners of the championship race were: Jarod Propp, first place; David Vette, second place; and Seth Propp, third place.
Darlindy Foods advertised the following “Super Spring Savings Festival” – paper towels, 29¢ per roll, and bath tissue, 29¢ for a four-roll package.