35 years ago
july 6, 1977
A picture on the front page shows Luta Creek spilling out onto grass and gardens along North Fourth Street Saturday morning. Fed by early morning rains upstream, high waters reminded many valley residents of the still-present danger of flooding.
Larry Loomis, a native of Jewell County, began his new job at Marion National Bank on Friday. Loomis, his wife Randee, daughter Ashley, and son Brian live at 710 South Freeborn.
This week’s Personality Profile features Verona Mullikin, retired teacher and a resident at the Marion County Park and Lake.
Mark Horsch and Gene McFall began work July 1 on a comprehensive soil survey of Marion County. The project is a cooperative effort of the USDA soil conservation service and the Kansas State Experimental Station in Manhattan. Purpose of the survey is primarily for conservation and to assist the county in assessing land values.
Five Marion youths, Janice Wiens, Bill Turk, Kevin McGahee, Bill Edmunds, and Tony Turk, are earning wages this summer as employees under a federally sponsored work program.
Last modified June 28, 2012