40 years ago
july 18, 1979
A $25 a month cost-of-living increase has been added to the paycheck of all county employees except county commissioners.
St. Luke Hospital could become the center for a proposed home health care agency that would serve Marion County residents.
A health agency was discussed July 11 by Ron Cork, hospital administrator, and about 30 members of the newly formed county senior citizens group, temporarily named “The Builders”
Janet Hett, student at Florence Middle School, won first place in the Kansas Woman’s Christian Temperance Union essay contest for junior high age students. Her essay, “What’s Wrong with Tobacco—It’s Use and Effects,’ will now be entered in national competition.
Four Marion County girls, Julie Hett, Linda Schaffer, Lori Hett, and Theresa Kroupa will join 15 other 17-year-old girls competing for the title of Junior Miss Tuesday and Wednesday nights at the Tri-County Fair.
Mrs. Raymond Kraus of Lincolnville is pictured with a pile of spuds. She grew the white potatoes in her home garden that has produced more than 15 bushels of the white potatoes.
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