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august 8, 1979

Two juveniles and an 18-year-old Haysville youth who grew up at Peabody have been arrested in connection with the July 29 slaying of Peabody bank teller Grant Avery.

This issue contains an in-depth story, written by special feature writer Ruth Meyer, about the Harvey House in Florence. It also contains a sidebar story about local women who were hired at “Harvey Girls”

Jack Brier, Kansas secretary of state, will speak to Marion Kiwanians Monday noon about the upcoming presidential preference primary in Kansas.

Two entries in this week’s Produce Derby include cucumbers and tomatoes grown by Hannah Steinle and a 10-pound 22-inch zucchini brought in by Rick Lange and his mother, Mrs. Larry Lange.

Marion-based county ambulance crew members outfitted the new ambulance Friday with parts from the old one. Pictured EMTs are Lucille Britain, Bob Matz, Randy Rediker, Sharon Lundgren, Bill Holmes, Harvey Sanders, A.J. Coe, Ed Sandwell and Richard Britain.

Elaine Nuss, 17-year-old daughter of Leland and Pat Nuss of Marion, was selected Kansas Junior Shorthorn Association queen July 21 at Ellsworth. As queen, Elaine, a Marion High School senior, will attend all major livestock expositions, including the Beef Expo in Wichita and the Denver Livestock Show.

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