35 years ago
september 29, 1982
Marion PRIDE chairman Dorothy Varenhorst is pictured as Governor John Carlin presents PRIDE blue ribbon awards to her at the Pacemaker II banquet held in Hillsboro Sept. 21.
Over 5,000 persons gathered in Marion Saturday for the 71st annual Old Settlers’ Day festival. Called “one of the best,” parade chairman Jim Richmond said the parade featured seven bands — eight if you include the tattered “Rube Band.”
Forrest and Bea Kelsey, Helen Westbrook, and Ira Turner were hosts at a neighborhood block picnic Sept. 19 at the Kelsey home. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mueller, Mr. and Mrs. Max Loveless, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Slusser, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Deines, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Loomis, Ashlee and Brian.
Marion sophomore Jeff Harper caught two touchdown passes and ran for two more Monday night as the Warriors defeated Chase County, 28-26, in a junior varsity match at Marion.
Students who helped officials with the visit of President Ronald Reagan to Kansas State University in Manhattan were Ron Wineinger of Marion and David Mueller of Tampa. Both served as ushers.
Brownie Scout Troop 64 members Kayla Jensen, Sherry Lange, Traci Darrow, Tammy Johnson, Katrina White, Amy Christensen, Mikki Keazer, Danielle Longhofer, and Michelle Gooding toured the Marion County Record office Tuesday afternoon.
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