50 years ago
march 10, 1966
Terrific winds lashed this part of the state nearly all of last week. Fortunately, snow was confined to light flurries. Warmer weather seems to be on its way.
The grocery store and filling station, operated in conjunction with the West Side Motel and Trailer Camp, will soon be remodeled and reopened for business, it is announced this week by Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Newton, owners.
Former Marion resident 11-year-old Christina Vogt appeared on the live television show, “What’s My Line?” from New York Sunday evening. She charmingly stumped the panel of experts, Arlene Francis, Mrs. John Lindsay, Henry Morgan and Bennett Cerf, who couldn’t guess that she wrote a weekly newspaper column of advice to children. Christina is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Vogt, formerly of Marion, now of McPherson.
MHS juniors selected to attend Boys State and Girls State at Lawrence in June are Ronald Kreutziger, Patrick Costello, Carol Bowers, and Helen Jackson. Alternates are Steven Heinz. Linda Loney, and Janet Varenhorst.
Patrick Loney was honored with a party March 5 to celebrate his 6th birthday. Invited guests were Jeffrey Griffith, Billy Edmunds, Jeff Richmond, Ronnie Woerz, Jerald Waner, Gary Ewert, Dean Seifert, Michael Fruechting, Scott Miesse, Timothy Vogel, and Jerry Winkley.