35 years ago
may 18, 1977
A real attention getting and crowd pleaser at the open house of St. Luke Hospital Sunday was the medical evacuation helicopter from Fort Riley’s ‘big red one” First Infantry Division. It was flown to Marion by Chief Warrant Officer Les Harlan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Harlan of Emporia, formerly of Marion.
The Kansas Bankers Association has elected Ed Costello, president of Tampa State Bank, to a three-year term as a regional representative.
The first in a monthly series of century-old houses in Marion begins with this week’s issue of the Marion County Record.
“Anyone going into retirement should make plans ahead of time,” said Gene Heath who has had experience with retirement since July 1, 1972. “I liked to raise a good garden,” he added, “and to fish.” This is the opening paragraph from this week’s “Personality Profile” featuring Heath.
Cheerleaders for next year were selected Tuesday as students voted for their candidates. A Team members will be Annette Nienstedt, Greta Helmer, Donna Stovall, Adah McGranor, and Carla Jost. B Team selections were Julie Hett, Janice Wiens, Jamie Richmond, Gena Helmer, Jan Nuss, and Lanell Tajchman.
A public meeting is scheduled for May 25 on the topic of cable television for Marion.
Twenty-eight seniors and three teachers from Centre High School went to Worlds of Fun in Kansas City May 6 and 7 for Grad Night ’77. This was a special night honoring seniors from four states.