35 years ago
february 3, 1982
The new bridge, or landfill, over Luta Creek in downtown Marion moved another stop closer to reality Monday afternoon when Ray Wilcox, district engineer for the Kansas Department of Transportation at Marion, brought plans for the structure to the weekly meeting of the Marion City Commission.
Dr. Robert L. Novak of Lost Springs was elected vice president of the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association at the annual meeting of the organization Jan. 11 in Topeka.
Men pictured as they survey the recently completed lobby of Marion Senior Center include David Blackim, president; Dale Koegeboehn, vice president; Ezra Bernhardt, Les Henderson, Earl Bartlett and Clarence Conyers.
Leading the competition in the first weekend of Marion City Women’s Bowling Association tournament is the team sponsored by Dave’s IGA with a handicap score of 3062. JoAnn’s Hair Fashions has the top scratch total of 2097.
Employees and patrons of Kingfisher’s Inn at the county lake are suffering from the “empty stump syndrome” since the colorful and artistic metal Kingfisher replica was stolen last week. Thieves ripped the bird from its perch. Bob and Kathy Sprowls would appreciate its safe return.