40 years ago
october 31, 1979
Margaret Pickering, Marion PRIDE steering committee chairman, is pictured as she was surprised and couldn’t believe her ears Saturday when judges at the Kansas PRIDE Day banquet announced the city had won the $700 first-place cash award.
A feature tells of Olli Ervaala, Finnish exchange student at Centre, and the trouble involved in explaining to his parents in Finland that he needed to have his appendix removed.
This week’s Personality Profile features Delvin and Kathryn O’Dell, owners and operators of the food store at Fifth and Main Sts. in Florence.
Renda Thompson, Annette Nienstedt, and Robin Brooks have been named to the president’s honor roll at Brown Mackie College, Salina. Paula Vinduska and Brenda Friesen were named to the dean’s honor roll.
Between 200 and 300 people attended the luau, or hog roast, hosted Saturday evening at Amelia Park near Antelope by Marland and Wilma Cloutier of Antelope and Jack and Delores Caldwell of Topeka.
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