35 years ago
october 17, 1979
Pictured on the front page is Dorothy Varenhorst, Chamber of Commerce tourism committee chairman, as she addresses a workshop at the second annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism held in the Bicentennial Center at Salina. Varenhorst presented a program telling of the PRIDE events in Marion during the past year.
Bill Schmidt, Marion County road and bridge supervisor, is featured in this week’s “Personality Profile” by special feature writer Ruth Meyer.
Another feature story in this issue concerns a new book, “The John Frantz People from Central Poland to Kansas,” written by Raymond F. Wiebe of Wichita State University.
Casey Case of Marion turned in another superior performance on the gridiron Saturday afternoon when the Cowley County “Pacemaker Patrol” ruined Butler County Community College’s homecoming by the score of 21-20.
Sandy Maggard is guest artist at the Marion City Library this month. Her oil paintings of flowers decorate the display board on the north wall of the library.
Pictured are the Centre homecoming queen, Debbie Deines, and her king, Dennis Fike. The royal court included queen candidates Debbie Miller, Judy Nowak and Joyce Noone and their escorts Kevin Carlson, Brad Matz and Steve Jirak.