50 years ago
march 21, 1963
Marion Creamery Company, an important Marion institution for over 65 years, was sold this week. It is announced by Gordon Wolf, operator and one of the three family owners of the business. Purchaser is the Tip Top Dairies Company of Hillsboro, and the transfer will be effective April 1.
Cubmaster Bill Finke is pictured leading 36 Cub Scouts and 11 fathers as they start on a six-mile hike to the Marion County Park and Lake. At the lake, Cubs prepared a hearty meal and played games before starting the 3-mile hike back to town.
Jeannine Skibbe and Cheryl Caselman, Marion High School seniors, are recipients this year of the $100 scholarships awarded by the Marion Parent-Teacher Association.
Dave Greenemeyer this week is busy with contractors remodeling his property in the 200 block of Main Street. The ceiling and interior of Hayward’s Beauty Shop and Lee’s Grill will be remodeled. The new type “floating” ceiling is being installed.
Judy Broadstreet, Anita Schlehuber, and Diane Nickel participated March 16 in the Fourth District Federated Women’s Club music auditions at Clay Center. Nadean Kruse was their accompanist.
The Durham Hornet basketball team placed first in the Class BB state tournament at Dodge City.