35 years ago
february 4, 1981
Sniffing out problems will be much simpler with a new arson sniffer device at the county’s disposal. The machine detects the presence of combustible chemicals in ashes for arson investigations. The instrument is provided by Kansas Farm Bureau Insurance representatives Wayne Colle and Mike Mueller.
About 25 patrons and students of the Centre School District presented board members with a petition Monday night calling for the dismissal of Centre High School Principal Glenn Cunningham.
Brad Heerey has been hired as a staff accountant by Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., Wichita. Heerey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heerey Jr., will graduate from Emporia in May with a BSB degree.
The Farmers & Drovers team leads the 20th annual Marion City Women’s Bowling League handicap tournament following the first week of play at MarBowl Lanes. Vickie Jackson leads in the singles division, all events category, and high 10 scratch series. She also rolled a 225 game, won a free pizza for five strikes in a row, and a patch from WIBC for bowling 100 pins over her average, which is 117.
Edmund C. Arnold of Publisher’s Auxiliary, the newspaper about newspapers, this week recognized the Marion County Record for its typography, design, and page makeup, and was highly complimentary of the newspaper.