40 years ago
march 1, 1978
The public is invited to take tours of Marion on March 10 — Pacemaker Day in Marion. Starting at 2:30 p.m., tours will be made of Marion to show off some of the attractive aspects of the community, point out PRIDE projects, and in general promote the town.
Pat Loney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Loney of Marion, was named “outstanding diocesan youth” by the Wichita Catholic Diocese Sunday.
This week’s “Personality Profile” by Ruth Meyer features Gerry Seibel, Marion County’s Clerk of the District Court.
Sharon Costello, this year’s Centre basketball queen, presided over the homecoming victory Feb. 17. Scott Gutsch was named king. Queen attendants were Theresa Alvarez, Gayla Gutsch, Cathy Madden, and Kerry Triggs. Their escorts were David Mueller, Jim Costello, Donald Mueller, and Russ Kerbs.
A feature story by Nancy Hart tells the story of time she and her young daughters, Annie and Janie, spent in 1976 as she taught in the underdeveloped country of Yemen.
Several students from Marion High School will be among those competing Saturday in the federated clubs’ Fine Arts Festival at Chapman. Students are Janelle Bowers, public speaking; Miriam Priest, Sherri Kelly, and Julie Hett, piano; Jeff Griffith, Becky Vinduska, Miriam Priest, William Kroupa, Doug McElhiney, Doug Heerey, Kelly Bartlett, Troy Bridges, John Slifer, and Theresa Kroupa, art.
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