35 years ago
march 17, 1982
A multicolor commemorative postal card honoring General Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox of the Carolinas,” for whom our town is named, will be issued April 3 in Marion, South Carolina. Our local office will have a supply of the cards shortly.
Greg Boyle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boyle of Marion, will be a host at York (Neb.) College’s annual “Songfest,” musical variety show April 10 and 12.
Ronnie Woerz and David Longhofer are pictured putting a few finishing touches on the east side of the old creamery building. Longhofer will use the remodeled building for a photography studio. He said the entire first floor is being repaired for additional business space.
Mark Raleigh, Chris Hett, Eric Pippin, and Chris Vinduska are pictured as they receive certificates for a free ice cream cone at Caryl’s Dairy Palace for finishing first in elementary basketball play. A similar award from the Burger-Shake went to high school basketball “stars” Stan Williams, Monte Dalke, and Dan Horsch.
More than 1,500 students from 50 Kansas schools attended a special Foreign Language Day last week at the University of Kansas. Performers in an entertaining variety show included Kathy Hayes, a junior at Marion High School, and Jo Ann Good, MHS language teacher.
David Mueller, junior in agriculture economics, has been elected president of the 16-member Blue Key national honor fraternity at Kansas State University.