50 years ago
february 16, 1967
Carl Covey and Harlow Warneke have started a new business here to be known as “Marion Trailer Sales.” The men now have several trailers in stock at their location at the corner of Main and Cedar.
Senior Scouts Janice Jantz, Nancy Olsen, Joyce Ford, and Susan Marler of Troop 61 are pictured as they plan how to make money for a trip to Canada the troop hopes to take in 1968.
Debbie Steinert was crowned Cougar Sweetheart Friday between games. A junior, she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Woody Steinert. Her attendants were Virginia Ronsick, Mary Schubert, Sherrie Henke and Kathy Kroupa. Their escorts were Bud Peterson, Chuck Bezdek, DeWayne Patton, Kelly Novak and Raymond Bina.
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Pavey of Marion announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Eileen, to Harry J. Sieger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Sieger of Wichita. An early summer wedding is planned.
Marion Hardware advertises a General Electric Filter-Flo Washer for $179.95, a matching GE gas dryer for $129.95, a 19-inch GE Color Television with matching roll-a-round cart for $375, a stainless steel Disposal for $33, and a GE Lakewood stereo console featuring AM/FM/FM Stereo tuner and balanced speaker system for $249.95.