40 years ago
october 18, 1978
Fashion-conscious and fashion-interested persons had a rare opportunity Sunday afternoon to view some of the best in fall and winter fashions at a fall fashion preview at St. Mark’s Activity Center. Sponsoring the event were Pat Nuss of the Sassy Shop and George Jackson of Jackson’s Men’s and Boys’ Wear. Roger Hannaford served as master of ceremonies for the event.
Marion High School homecoming queen Jandee Smith and her attendants Donna Stovall and Renda Thompson are pictured as they pose with their escorts Casey Case, Doug Heerey, and Danny Snelling at halftime of the Marion-Centre football game Friday night. The Marion Warriors won the game 40-12.
Bryan Bell, one of Marion’s best-known citizens and a longtime member of the staff at Buckley’s Grocery, died suddenly Oct. 9, shocking many friends of long standing.
Hurshel Raleigh, who has been employed by the Marion Board of Education as a maintenance man in the city schools for 21 years, left that position Friday. He is the subject of this week’s “Personality Profile” by special feature writer Ruth Meyer.
One of the highlights of the Oct. 10 meeting of Ecker-Fulkerson-Slifer VFW Auxiliary was the honoring of Gold Star Mothers, Tressie Ford, Hazel Ecker, and Evelyn Stage. Each was presented a gold star necklace by Sylvia Winchester, auxiliary present.
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