35 years ago
november 15, 1978
Eva Sassenscheidt, International Christian Youth Exchange student from Germany, told Marion Kiwanians that school “is much more difficult” in her hometown near Koln (Cologne), but that she’s having a lot of fun attending Marion High School.
Loyd Savage and his sons Rex and Ray went out to feed the calves Saturday night. Before they were done, they had helped guide the pilot of a light airplane, and his three passengers — lost in the low-hanging clouds — to a safe landing at the Newton airport.
Jeff Brewer, vocal music instructor at Marion High School, announces that all 13 vocalists who auditioned for district choir have been selected to appear in the choir. Those chosen are Laurie Laubhan, Eva Sassenscheidt, Julie Hett, Linda Schaffer, Janelle Bowers, Lori Hett, Sheri Kelly, Chuck Gough, Greg Boyle, Paul Loney, Bill Hoch, Jay Smith, and Brian Bowers.
St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church was filled to near capacity Sunday afternoon for the Mass and beginning of the celebration which marked 25 years of service to the parish by Monsignor Arthur J. Tonne.
Casey Case, Marion’s star senior halfback, led the list of Warriors named to the CVL first-string football team. Case was the league’s leading rusher with 1,444 yards for the season. He averaged 7.9 yards per carry, and an astounding 9.9 yards per carry against CVL opponents.