40 years ago
june 13, 1979
Pictured abandoned in water in the under-construction Marion floodway is a mired bulldozer. Unknown persons took it for a short joyride that bottomed out in the flood control channel west of the old Pilsen Rd. Stannard Construction Co. of Wichita estimates the bulldozer, worth $37,000 will have to be completely rebuilt.
Jeanne Keazer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Keazer, received a master’s degree in social work May 21 at commencement exercises at the University of Kansas. Lawrence.
The accomplishments of Marjory Nelsen, a talented musician and wife of Marion Presbyterian minister William Nelsen, are featured this week in an article by Ruth Meyer.
Several hundred persons attended the Marion Lake Open Fishing Derby on Sunday.
Stan Utting of Hillsboro, manager of Tampa Cooperative Association, won the county golf championship Sunday at Marion Country Club
Wedding write-ups in this issue include those of Pam Bradley and Darwin Anderson, Cheryl Lawrence and Jake Crowley, Wanda Backhus and Jim McDonald, and Elaine Duggan and Linden Thiessen.