June 18, 1980
Jim Richmond of Marion finished third in the sectional long-drive golf championships held in Oklahoma City Saturday, and will go on to the regionals at Kansas City this weekend.
Framework is going up for the huge new Lynn’s Farm Equipment building on the west edge of Marion. An old home is being moved across the highway by Earl G. Bartel Homes Moving of Hillsboro to make room for the implement dealership.
John Dyck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dyck of rural Marion, has been accepted as a cadet student at the Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs.
Nearly 100 girls from Marion, Peabody, Florence and Hillsboro learned outdoor living skills at Marion County Lake during the past week at a “Scouts in Oz” day camp. Shirley Jo Hett and Linda Ogden directed the camp.
Randy Kelsey of Marion finished first in the high jump at sub-state Junior Olympics competition in McPherson Saturday making him eligible to compete in the state meet at Wichita this Saturday. Kelsey, son of Mrs. Donald Kelsey, jumped 5 feet nine inches to win the sub-state.
A pottery shower was held June 12 at the home of Mrs. Arnold Regier honoring Joanne Popp, bride-elect of David Loewen. Assisting hostesses were Mrs. Eugene Christensen, Ann Christensen, and Beth and Carol Regier.