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may 31, 1978

A group of 30 men and women rode two “Sixty Plus” buses Saturday to the Montgomery County site of “The Little House on the Prairie” made famous by Laura Ingalls Wilder in a series of books and popularized by Michael Landon in his television series by the same name. Mrs. Ernest Meierhoff was in charge of the tour with Wilbur Razor and Homer Stiller doing the driving.

Edwin G. Westerhaus of Marion and John Johnson of Hillsboro were nominated Wednesday to replace Marion County Magistrate Judge Henry F. Loveless, who resigned effective May 31.

The deafening roar of over 300 motorcycles resounded through the streets of Florence Sunday afternoon as that city hosted the sixth annual Florence Grand Prix.

Subjects of this week’s “Personality Profile” are Earl and Margaret “Blondie” Frick, who have served crowd-pleasing meals for the past 10 years in Durham at the E & M Café.

Seven new school records were set May 23 at Marion Elementary School’s 13th annual Field Day. Record-setting girls were Cindy Woerz and Nancy Kline, B girls three-legged race; Lisa Hess, D girls 50-yard dash; Brenda Silhan, B girls high jump; and Lora Wolf, C girls softball throw. Boys were Mike Kelsey, C boys long jump and high jump; and Kerry Kelsey, D boys long jump.

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