35 years ago
april 13, 1977
Featured in this week’s Personality Profile is David Stroud, who joined the Marion High School faculty in 1968 as high school counselor.
First Federal Savings branch office in Marion opened officially on Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the building at 230 East Main.
A Jaycees chapter has been organized in Marion with 23 charter members. Paul Swan is president, Doug Marler internal vice president, George Jackson external vice president, Steve Widler state director, and Wayne Winter secretary-treasurer.
Marion’s first female mayor took over the duties of her office of mayor Monday afternoon at city commission meeting. Outgoing mayor Jack Regnier was present to give his keys and official papers to Mayor Peggy Blackman. She also was welcomed by Commissioners Bud Pierce and Lester Henderson, along with city attorney D.W. Wheeler, city clerk Lucille Britain and city superintendent Junior Bredemeier.
Senior Girl Scouts from the Flint Hills Girl Scout Council left April 6 for New York City. Those from Marion taking the trip were Kay Blackman, Ann Christensen, Barbara Costello, Brenda Friesen, Cindy Harris, Tami Robertson, Jeannie Wildin, and Margaret Wilson.
Gail Regier and Carol Ehrlich served as pages for Rep. Pascal Roniger last Wednesday in the State Capitol at Topeka. Gail is the daughter of the Herb Regiers and Carol is the daughter of the J.C. Ehrlichs.