40 years ago
december 12, 1979
Marion Chamber of Commerce continues its Christmas bonus bucks contest, with drawings for cash prizes on Saturday and Wednesday afternoons.
Winners in the past weeks have been Ethel Bredemeier, $50; Betty Lee, $50; Vivian Conyers, $50; Audrey McLinden, $100; Jessie Bowers, $60; and Helen Winter, $15.
Sophomore guard Jami Shirley scored 24 points and the Marion Lady Warriors stole the game Thursday at Canton-Galva winning 49-41.
Fred and Virginia Shields, operators of Shields Farm, a family owned corporation, are subjects of this week’s Personality Profile by special feature writer Ruth Meyer.
Dear Santa—My name is Kristin. I am 5 and have been good. I would like a wireless microphone, Mr. Mouth and footed pajamas. My sister Jenny is 1½ and has been kind of good. Please bring her a talking telephone and some clothes. We love you. Kristin Groening, Route 3, Marion, Kansas.
MHS students Beth Regier, Lori Hett, Greg Boyle, Brad Seifert, and Brian Bowers will perform in the State Choir Feb. 22 and 23. Greta Helmer was selected as an alternate.
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