march 7, 1979
The present route of the Pilsen Road will be barricaded Friday and closed by Givens Construction Co. The road will be closed permanently due to completion of the Marion floodway project.
An old partnership has dissolved, but a friendship remains. Art Jantz has sold his 50 percent interest in Quality Food Market to Leland and Kay Heidebrecht, but will remain as manager of the meat department.
An article by free lance writer Ruth Meyer tells experiences in Iran of Laura Bredemeier, a lieutenant colonel in the Army Nurse Corps and daughter of Herb and Clara Bredemeier of Marion.
Edward Hett, a second-year medical student at the University of Kansas, has received the James J. Ryan scholarship for the spring semester of 1979. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Hett of rural Peabody.
Ten Rio Grande turkey hens and six Rio Grande gobblers were released on tributaries of the Cottonwood River in Marion and Chase counties recently by the Kansas Fish and Game Commission.
Betty Laue and Harvey Sanders were guests of honor at a come and go couples’ shower Saturday evening at the Marion Country Club. Hosts for the event were Mr. and Mrs. Leo Blackman, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Hart, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Pickering, Mr. and Mrs. Mick Summervill and Mr. and Mrs. John Summerville.