35 years ago
december 22, 1982
Marion City officials faced a tough problem Monday afternoon, one that had no happy solution. And, after a long period of deliberation, finally voted reluctantly to allow the oak tree at the foot of Elm Street to be destroyed. The roots are raising bricks in the street, have broken the curb, and have created a drainage problem.
Alex Case, local insurance agent and real estate broker, has been selected president of the Marion Chamber of Commerce for the 1983 year.
Mrs. Art Meierhoff of Marion is the first place winner in the annual Marion County Record subscription contest. Her award is a $100 gift certificate. Second prize goes to Alma Fisher of Marion, $50 gift certificate; third, a $25 gift certificate, goes to Ralph Mathews of Marion.
Heather and Heath Tajchman, infant twins of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tajchman, were complimented at a “come and go” layette shower Saturday at the Marion Christian Church.
Robin Summervill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mick Summervill of Marion, was awarded a black and white portable television set Monday for raising over $190 in contributions in the American Lung Association’s “Superkids” competition held this fall in Marion. Jennifer McLain finished second and received a $40 gift certificate. Alison Ogden received a personalized director’s chair for placing third.
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