40 years ago
june 27, 1979
Irv Schroeder County Motors soon will have a new home at the east edge of Marion; now under construction, a 60 x 138 foot structure will house the Marion branch of the Hillsboro based agency.
Special feature writer Ruth Meyer interviews Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ireland of Florence in this week’s article in the continuing series of Personality Profiles.
Seventeen batteries owned by William Givens Construction Co. were reported stolen Monday morning from equipment parked on Pilsen Rd. The batteries are worth $125 apiece.
Marion Cub Scouts of Troop 102 will long remember their 1979 Fishing Derby at Marion County Lake, because none of them caught any fish.
Early shoppers made the most of Saturday’s “Farmers Market.” The Benard Strombergs of Florence had an ample supply of fresh produce for this the first such event of the summer. It will be repeated each Saturday with stands opening at 9 a.m.
Wedding write-ups is this issue include those of Sally Helmer and Roger Hannaford III, June 2; Jeanette Schubert and James Crawford II, June 16; Ann Cameron and Terry Holt, June 9; and Patricia Forsyth and Tom Thomas, June 9.