december 20, 1978

A Christmas program, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” entertained Chamber of Commerce members Friday. The story by Dr. Seuss was read and presented by Jim and Jo Ellen McPheeters

More than $2,000 worth of medical and stereo equipment was stolen from the office of Marion physician Dr. Tomas Guerra, 122 South Cedar, last week. “It appears somebody was looking for drugs. When they couldn’t find any, they took the stereo and other equipment,” Sheriff June Jost speculated.

J. Robert Brookens, who opened the doors of his office in Marion for the first time, July 31, 1978, is the subject of this week’s “Personality Profile” series.

The Marion High School music room took on a festive madrigal dinner atmosphere Saturday night during the Swing Singer Candlelight Christmas performances directed by Jeff Brewer.

Carrying their fight for parity to Topeka, about 40 farm tractors are pictured parading past afternoon shoppers on Main Street in Marion last Thursday. Some of the tractors will join the tractorcade bound for Washington, D.C., in January.

Dear Santa, I want Baby Rash and a doll bus and a calculator, and a skateboard. From Tonya, RR3, Box 49, Marion, Ks. Dec. 10th, I was 8.

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