45 years ago
november 1, 1977
Marion’s cable television system will include three stations via satellite. City commissioners approved HBO, TBS, and CBN. The system also will offer WIBW, Topeka; two channels from Wichita; two from Hutchinson; and a local weather channel.
A lithograph of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gilbert, 205 N. Lincoln St., Marion, is displayed on the front page of this issue. E.W. Hoch, editor and owner of the Marion County Record at the time, built the home in 1885.
This week’s Personality Profile features Rachel Keazer, owner of RK Beauty Shoppe.
Kevin Burkholder, fourth grade student, and several classmates are pictured concentrating on fingering that transforms breath into music on a recorder. A music class taught by Jean Ney meets twice a week to play enjoyable songs on instruments which are among the oldest and simplest.
The Marion alfalfa mill, a branch of Western Alfalfa Corporation, has closed. Western Alfalfa representatives cite the high cost of energy as a reason for closing.
Helen Jackson, daughter of Pat Jackson of Marion, will play Mistress of the Novices in the one-act opera, “Suor Angelica,” Nov. 18, 19, and 20 at Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Auditorium at Oklahoma City University.
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