35 years ago
october 28, 1981
John Popp, clerk-carrier at Marion Post Office, received a superior performance award Friday from Marion Postmaster Larry Gultz. The award is given in the form of a merit pay increase for performance far above normal.
Jami Shirley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Hayen of Marion, was crowned Friday as Marion High School football homecoming queen for 1981. Mickey Costello and Margi Dyck were runners-up in the competition.
High steppin’, gun tote’n’, white hatted, clean, but mean, Marshal Dulliron (Bob Edmunds) and his fast shoot’n’ Deputy Klutzer (Dave Stroud) are pictured as they broke up an attempted bank robbery at 10:30 Saturday morning, part of the Western Days entertainment in downtown Marion. Merchants reported the day was a success.
Donna Fruechting was in charge of the line-of-dimes promotion to raise funds for arthritis Saturday. The $113.91 collected was less than expected, “but was mighty good when you consider how nasty and cold the day was,” she said.
Entrance to the parking lots at St. Luke Hospital and the new hospital clinic was blocked Tuesday when Marion contractor Steve Jost parked heavy equipment there. Jost claims he has not been paid for some of his work for general contractor, Abbott Construction Company of Salina.