50 years ago
january 30, 1964
A total of nine public hearings over the county have been scheduled by the Marion County School Planning Board to discuss and explain the recommended unification plan for schools in the county.
Geraldine (Gerry) Seibel of Marion this week announces her candidacy for Clerk of the District Court on the Republican ticket. Incumbent C.J. Ross is retiring after his present term of office.
Superintendent Robert Musgrave submitted his letter of resignation to the board of education at a special meeting Saturday evening. The resignation is effective at the end of the current contract year.
The West Side Camp is now open for business, according to Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Newton who are operating the combination grocery store and motel. The Newtons handle a complete line of groceries and also rent cabins at attractive rates.
Two Tabor College co-eds from Marion are among the nine candidates for Tabor’s 1964 homecoming queen. They are Pat Funk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orison Funk and Karen Jost, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Jost.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Dvorak of Lincolnville announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen, to Donald Druse, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Druse of Marion. A spring wedding is planned.