September 20, 1946

• Long expected, the 20 family housing units for student veterans at Tarkio College arrived Saturday from Ogden, Utah, to be erected by the Patti Construction Company of Kansas City. Woodwork for the interior of the buildings has not yet arrived, although the foundations for the quonsets are already ready.

• Redecorations are being made this week at the bakery owned by Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Baker. The shop has been painted throughout, the sales room, and kitchen.

• New telephone books are now in the hands of users and it is asked by the Atchison County Telephone company that people please use the numbers as listed when making calls.

• Rev. Samuel G. Craig, D.D., of Princeton, New Jersey, an 1894 graduate of Tarkio College, has recently written a book which is worthy of a wide circulation among Christian people of all denominations. It is called “Christianity Rightly So Called.” Dr. Craig deals with the question, “What is Christianity?”, from a philosophical, historical, and practical standpoint.

September 23, 1971

• The player of the week for September 13-17 is Bobby Vette. Bobby plays defensive half-back on the high school football team. He is also serving as president of the Farmers City 4-H Club and is a member of FFA, having served as treasurer in his junior year and now serving as parliamentarian.

• Maxen Gregg has been selected as Leader of American Secondary Education for 1971. He was selected for this national honor on the basis of his professional and civic achievements.

• The Tarkio Theatre will resume operation the first of October, according to Mrs. Virgil Harbison, owner. The movie theatre will be managed by Dewayne Koenig of Fairfax and the first movie will be “Airport.”

September 19, 1996

• The 1996 Tarkio High School Homecoming King and Queen were crowned at Friday night’s coronation ceremony following the football game September 13. They are Nic Poptanycz and Kelli Prater.

• Despite what could be very chilly temperatures, the “new” Tarkio Swimming Pool will open for two days Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22. Anyone can swim at no cost. Tarkio voters passed a bond issue last April to afford Tarkio a new pool. The voters decided that the old pool built in 1958 was just too old and too costly to maintain.