40 years ago
july 19, 1978
The clowns are coming! And that’s not all. Everything from arts and crafts to a “kissing” game will be featured Saturday at the July Jamboree, a promotional event sponsored by Marion Chamber of Commerce. Theme of the jamboree is “A day of carnival atmosphere.”
Les Byer, Marion High School art instructor, is having a one-man graduate show of ceramics on the top floor of the University Art Gallery in Emporia July 24, -Aug. 4.
Plates were stacked high with food Friday night at the annual 4-H Businessman’s Appreciation Day picnic. More than 200 persons attended the annual affair.
Herb Wullschleger and Dorothy Varenhorst presented three new local businesses with their “First Dollar of Profit” plaques Friday afternoon. First stop was at The Small Fry, second at The County Seat, and the third at the home of Richard Harrington, owner of Harrington Photography.
Harold Ensley, “the Sportsman’s Friend” will be at Marion Motor Center from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday for the celebration of the businesses’ 14 years of service in Marion.
Bernie Waner won the championship trophy after a play-off with Leo Blackman in a countywide golf tournament at Hillsboro Sunday. Other flight winners were Steve Moore, first flight; Jim Schroeder, second flight; Bob Sextro, third; and Norman Galle, fourth.
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