25 years ago
june 3, 1987
Marion Chamber of Commerce is recognizing “Industry Appreciation Week” by honoring local industries that provide jobs and products. The Kansas Department of Economic Development has listed Hallett Quarries as the largest private employer. Businesses listed among the large employers are Marion Manufacturing Inc., Marion Die and Fixture, Western Associates, Hoch Publishing Co., and Flint Hills Clay Works. Other Marion industries listed are Flint Hills Gold, Marion Marble and Granite, Master Craft, Spring-O-Matic, and Western Graphics. Additional large employers are Marion County government, 129; Marion School District, 89; and St. Luke Hospital, 84.
Frances Vinduska, secretary to Eugene Enos, principal of Marion Elementary and Bown Corby schools, was guest of honor Saturday noon at a retirement dinner at Marion Elementary School.
Rhonda Heerey of Wichita, Cindy Heerey, and Charles and Virginia Heerey returned Saturday night from New York City. Charles, Virginia, and Rhonda went especially to see Cindy participate with the Emporia State University choir in a performance at Carnegie Hall. The Heerey family spent an extra five days following the concert visiting places of interest in New York.
Sheri Bina of Marion and William Teufel, and Bill Griffith of Florence will compete Saturday in the sub-state Junior Olympics track meet at McPherson.
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