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april 9, 1980

Mayor Peggy Blackman started her second three-year term Monday afternoon by making routine appointments. She also named Joan Bowers city clerk for a two year term. She replaces Lucille Britain who has been city clerk for over eight two-year terms.

Bob Brookens, Marion attorney, filed this week on the Republican ticket for the office of county attorney. Brookens has been practicing law in Marion since July 1978.

Chosen as participants in this week’s “Personality Profile” are Robert and Hattie Laughridge of Cedar Point. Both of them lead busy lives with a lot of service contributed to the community.

Pictured is Gov. John Carlin as he hosts State Senator John Crofoot and his pages, Loreen Wiens, Mickey Costello, Loraine Wiens, and Ramona Zeller on Thursday at the capitol in Topeka.

Winners in the Florence Women’s Christian Temperance Union essay contest, “Why I Would Not Use Drugs” are sixth graders Kelley Enos, 1st; Michelle Thole, 2nd; Laura Fisher, 3rd. Winners in the seventh and eighth grades are: David Hanson, 1st; Rochelle Mueller, 2nd; and Brenda Silhan, 3rd.

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