40 years ago
february 14, 1979
Marvin Cathough of William Givens Construction Co., Phillipsburg, told Marion city commission Monday afternoon that his firm will proceed with final construction of the local flood protection project next Monday. Completion of the project is scheduled by Sept. 22.
The Red Cross Bloodmobile awarded one-gallon donor pins to Ruth Lange, Shirley Bowers, and Margaret Tice at the Feb. 7 visit to Marion.
Debbie Kreutzman and Kevin Schmidt are pictured with a forlorn “snow victim” they helped build. The fully clothed “man” with arms outstretched is lying flat on his back on a snow pile. They enjoyed many laughs from passers-by who thought the dummy was a real person.
King Doug Heerey is pictured as he crowned Annette Nienstedt Queen of the Courts Friday night between the varsity and B team games with Chase County. Varsity defeated Chase County, 80-51, and the B team won their game, 69-58.
City employees held a surprise retirement party for former Chief-of-Police Lyle Sanders on Friday in the commissioner’s room at City Hall.
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