50 years ago
may 13, 1965
The “Reunion Center,” held for the first time last year immediately following the Memorial Day service at the cemetery, was so successful it will be repeated this year.
Eight seniors make up the 1965 graduating class of Tampa High School. They will be the last class to graduate from that school, as it will be consolidated with Centre Rural High School after this year.
The famous “Six Fat Dutchmen” are coming to Pilsen May 19 where they will be featured at Frank Svitak’s Starlite Ballroom.
Two of Marion High School’s golf stars, Mike Wood and George Jackson, led the way for some 60 young golfers Saturday at the state regional sand greens meet in Augusta, and brought home the top honors.
Miss Mary Jane Gaines, bride-elect of Warren Olson, was honored with a miscellaneous shower Friday evening at the home of Mrs. Albert Riffel in Lincolnville.
Seniors of Marion High School’s FFA chapter attended the annual FFA Day tour at Hesston Manufacturing last week. Included were Richard Robertson, Dennis Friesen, Francis Breech, Lyndon Hett, Willis Kreutziger, Carmen Wegerer, Edward Meisinger, Jerry Groening, Greg Soukup, and Mick Hett. Also attending was Jon Thole, FFA adviser, and Dwight Adams, Ag representative at Farmers & Drovers Bank.