50 years ago
august 5, 1965
A modern new building of tasteful and pleasing design is now under construction for the Marion County Farm Bureau on East Main in Marion. The building will be striking new improvement to Marion’s constantly changing appearance.
Bob Mehlinger, formerly of Marion and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Mehlinger, has been made a partner in the firm of Garrison, Gresser, Mize, Houser and Co., certified public accountants of Kansas City.
Ray Vinduska, Marion postmaster, will be president of Marion County Postmasters’ Association for the coming year. He was elected July 27 at a meeting held in Marion. Bob Bevan of Lost Springs will be secretary of the association.
Cottonwood Valley Saddle Horse Association will sponsor Melanie Hett as a candidate for Tri-County Fair Rodeo Queen August 11 and 12 at Herington. Melanie is 12 years old and attends Florence Junior High School. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hett.
Farmers Cooperative Elevator of Marion is busy this week constructing a brand new bulk fertilizer storage building capable of handling 600 tons of fertilizer.
J.B. Miesse was the successful bidder for the right to farm the land of the Marion Municipal Airport for the coming three years. The contract was awarded at the Monday meeting of the Marion City Commission.