50 years ago
march 26, 1964
The City of Marion’s twin major improvement projects, the new water treatment plant and new sewage treatment plant and disposal system, are about ready to go into operation.
Four Marion High School girls are taking advantage of the annual Easter vacation train trip east sponsored by the Kansas Student Tour Council. The four are Melody Thompson, Mary Swann, Linda Bauman, and Mary Jane Reppart. They will visit Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C., with the entire tour arranged to get the most out of the time allotted and the places visited.
Art Jantz, butcher at Al & Dan’s Quality Food Market, is again singing in the Messiah chorus at Lindsborg. This is the 12th year for him to take part in the festival.
On the Dean’s Honor Roll at Emporia State Teachers College for the first semester are Thomas E. Good and Eileen Ann Pavey of Marion, Edith Kay Frick of Durham, and Rodney L. Podszus of Lincolnville.
First place in the three-week city bowling tournament that concluded this week at MarBowl Lanes is the team sponsored by the Evangelical United Brethren Church. Harold Keazer and Lynn Christensen were first in doubles. Singles and all-events winner was Leroy Poppe.