40 years ago
july 25, 1979
The past gives way, brick-by-brick, to the future. Cornejo and Sons, a Wichita wrecking company, will demolish the Marion National Bank building and the former Waner Ceramic Building.
G. and C. Construction Co. of Wichita will erect a new, 4,500-square-foot bank on the site of the old building at the corner of Third and Main Sts.
Robert J. Keazer, one of the generation that had to make a transition through the Roaring Twenties, a severe depression, a war, and then re-establish themselves into normal living, is the subject of this week’s Personality Profile.
Cornered for a flick of a shutter, Clowns rated best Saturday in the Parade of Clowns at the second annual July Jamboree, included best dressed Georgie Vogel, kissing bandit clown Janice Case, and children’s clown Kay Lynn Summervill.
Winner of this week’s Produce Derby is Cecil Slifer who grew a two pound 11 ounce Detroit dark red Beet in his vegetable garden south of Marion.
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