35 years ago
august 17, 1977
Records at the city clerk’s office indicate there have been 24 new homes constructed in Marion during the past 18 months. In addition, City Clerk Lucille Britain says many more are proposed for the near future, as well as some commercial buildings.
“Let’s All Pull Together” is the theme of Old Settlers Day-1977. The day will include a parade, noon picnic, afternoon program, and games for both kids and adults.
Leona Meisinger’s 20 years of work at the Marion Duckwall’s store were celebrated Saturday when she was honored with a surprise party. Mrs. Meisinger was given a jeweled Bulova wristwatch, with a Duckwall’s emblem containing two diamonds and a ruby attached to the band and watch.
This week’s Personality Profile feature recognizes Lola Razor, Marion resident and long time teacher in Marion County.
An event described as a “non-dinner theatre” will be presented Friday and Saturday at Marion County Lake Hall. It will feature a cast including Sandra Bridges, David Bryant, Janet Bryant, Jim McPheeters, David Stroud and Sue Williams. They are known as the Mud Creek Players. The play to be presented is “The Unicorn in the Garden” by James Thurber.
Members of Marion High School Class of 1952 gathered in Central Park Saturday afternoon for visiting and refreshments, and later went to the VFW building where they had dinner.
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