40 years ago
february 27, 1980
A 52-year-old social worker flagged down a motorist on US-56 Sunday morning and told of a four-day ordeal she and her blind companion had spent shivering and starving in their mud bound car 3½ miles southeast of Lost Springs.
This week’s Personality Profile is about John Christensen, son of Lynn and Wilma Christensen. John has joined his brother, Jim, in operating Lynn’s Truck and Tractor IH dealership. They are launching a building program at once that includes a new building and machinery parking area on West Main St.
A party was held at the Robert Jirak home after the Marion-Hillsboro basketball game Saturday evening honoring the junior and senior boys on the MHS team and their coaches.
Hosting the party were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hett, and Mr. and Mrs. Jirak.
Lynley Gutsch reigned Friday as the 1980 homecoming queen for Centre High School. Others in the competition were Dawn Gutsch, Debbie Mille, and Marlene Dvorak.
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