35 years ago
april 20, 1977
Marion Chamber of Commerce members were given a tour of one of Marion’s newest enterprises, Marion Research and Ecology, Ltd., a wholesale worm business located on West Main. Dan Opper, manager of the business, explained operations of raising worms, their profit-making availability and methods of caring for them.
Florence is in the news as the site for some shooting of the Mary White TV-movie. The town’s Main Street will be used to portray scenes of Emporia in the 1920s.
Three births are announced in this issue. They include a daughter, Meggan Elizabeth, born on April 3 to Mr. and Mrs. Terry Silhan of Marion, a second daughter, Kimberly Ann, born April 14 to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kreutziger of Marion, and a daughter, Angela Christine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Uphoff Sr., born April 15.
Richard Roberts, Troy Bridges, and Darwin Anderson are pictured as they work on clay sculptures during a skill contest that was a part Saturday of the Marion High School invitational art exhibit and skill contest. MHS ranked third out of seven participating schools in overall results of the exhibit and contest.
Pat Loney, candidate for diocesan CYO president, entertained with a poster party Sunday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Loney. Those attending were Alan Bina, Barb Vinduska, Linda Silhan, Steve Jirak, Randy Jirak, John Holub, Judy Nowak, Lori Franta, and Monica Klenda.