35 years ago
December 22, 1976
Marion City Ordinance 922, adopted this week, will restrict those under 18 from frequenting beer taverns. The only way a person under 18 may enter a beer tavern in Marion is in the company with one of his or her parents or legal guardian.
This week’s Personality Profile features Viola Padgett. Padgett has been in the public, dealing with people, all her working life and now finds the quiet of home, caring for her mother-in-law, a direct opposite way of life.
A feature article written by Pam Vinduska tells about a tiny, captivating village created by Joe Caulk in keeping with a family tradition. The little village scene consists of tiny cardboard house, a train and railroad tracks, people, animals, trees and colored sand to illustrate the landscape.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schlotthauer of rural Marion will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Dec. 20 at a family dinner with their daughter and husband, Monroe and LaNorma Kreutziger and their children.
Pvt. E-2 Terry Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Smith of Marion, has completed the Army basic training course at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and is home on Christmas leave. He will report Jan. 2 to Presidio of Monterrey, Calif., to attend a special language school for 36 weeks.
Teresa Case, bride-elect of Joe Nielsen, was honored with a shower Dec. 5 at the home of Mrs. Roger Hannaford. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Edward Colburn, Mrs. Gerry Harris, Mrs. Earl Wood and Mrs. Keith Conyers.