60 years ago
june 6, 1963
The 1963 wheat harvest in Marion County is poised and ready to roll. Prospects are promising a good harvest.
The Marion swimming pool opened on a rather chilly Memorial Day with 65 swimmers. The pool is being managed by Kenneth C. Hartman. Lifeguards are Donna Jost and John Hoover. Helping in the basket room are JoAnn Magee and Judy Pankratz. Blair Post and Bob Elling are helping with cleaning and maintenance of the pool.
Mrs. Edwin G. Westerhaus presented these students in a piano recital June 2 in the city building auditorium: Laurie Brose, Janet Lawrence, Marion Lawrence, Gary Melcher, Bryce Ollenberger, Patty Sue Plenert, Terry Plenert, Marcia Steinel, Jackie Thomas, Patti Vinduska, Kathleen Westerhaus, and Mary Westerhaus.
Saturday and Sunday provided two fine days for racing by Lido class sailboats at Marion County Lake. The event, a Lido Regatta, helped christen the newly formed Marion County Yacht Club.
Members of the Lincolnville High School class of 1930 had a class reunion Saturday evening at Kingfisher’s Inn at Marion County Lake. Class members present were Alphonse Bosh, Pauline Hanus Klenda, June Pritz Meyer, Alfred Pritz, Herbert Riffel, Caroline Stika, Otto Tiemeier, and Victor Lewerenz.
Viola Jost, Marion County superintendent, was elected vice president of the Kansas Association of County Superintendents at the organization’s annual meeting this week in Topeka.
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