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FEB. 8, 1978

Joseph W. Brigman, 21, a Fort Riley soldier, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting deaths Aug. 29 of Dennis Armstrong, 31, and his wife, Evelyn, 28, at their farm northwest of Tampa.

Perfect weather for snow sculptures has resulted in ingenious creations in the Marion area. Pictured is an example in front of the Charles Heerey residence at 325 N. Roosevelt St. Doug and Cindy Heerey created the scene.

Ronald Kelsey, 34, was injured Feb. 1 in an early morning accident while attempting to clear the post office parking lot of snow. His hand became lodged in the fan of the snow blower, and he lost portions of two fingers.

Rosie Plenert entertained at Marion Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner Saturday night at Marion County Lake hall. Norma Riggs accompanied her. Chat ’n’ Dine Club members were hosts for the event.

Abstractor Norma Hannaford is subject of this week’s Personality Profile by Ruth Meyer.

Weddings reported in this issue include those of Lucia Lee Ronning and Douglas Lynn Keazer on Jan. 1 and Judith Ann Reznicek and Louis Wegerer on Jan. 21.

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