35 years ago
june 27, 1979
Irv Schroeder County Motors soon will have a new home at the east edge of Marion. Now under construction by Longhofers, steel rafters of the building make an interesting study in geometric design. The 60 x 138 foot structure will house the Marion branch of the Hillsboro based agency.
A group of more than 50 elderly persons met in the basement of Marion City Building Wednesday afternoon for the purpose of organizing a builders’ group that can become a spearhead in providing a meeting place of older citizens of the community.
The Lee Irelands of Florence were the subjects of this week’s Personality Profile.
Despite a fierce June thunderstorm looming in the distance, people strolled to Central Park Friday night to see “Three on a Bench,” presented by the Marion Community Arts Council of PRIDE. Four players in the performance were Andy Ferrell, Janet Bryant, Sandra Bridges, and Randy Conyers.
Weddings announced in this issue are those of Sally Helmer and Roger Hannaford III, June 2; Ann Cameron and Terry Holt, June 9; and Patricia Forsyth and Tom Thomas, June 9.