50 years ago
january 6, 1966
At 12:05 a.m. January 1, while the New Year’s bells were still chiming and the whistles were blowing, “Little Miss 1966” was born at St. Luke Hospital. She is Adrianna Lynn Bamberger, daughter and first child of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bamberger of Marion.
B & E Café in Marion opened New Year’s Day in brand new remodeled quarters after having been closed for two weeks while work was in progress. The café, located just west of the post office is operated by Beverly Winter and her mother, Elsie Winter.
The annual 12th Night burning of Christmas trees, sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Marion will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on the lot south of the high school.
A public open house will be held Jan. 19 for the fine new office building of the Marion County Farm Bureau at the corner of East Main and Coble streets.
Marion High School basketball players pictured in this week’s “Basketball Spotlight” are guards, junior Bob Elling and senior Norman Alexander.
Dr. Glenn Hartke, son of Mr. and Mrs. T.L. Hartke of Lincolnville, has accepted a two-year appointment as head of the department of anatomy at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Ahmandu University, Zaria, Nigeria.