55 years ago
april 25, 1963
The Rock Island Railroad is again attempting to discourage passenger service through Marion by asking permission to remove their daytime service on Trains 27 and 28 that operate daily between Herington and Wichita. A hearing will be held May 16 and 17 on this application.
Ernie Barrett, assistant basketball coach at Kansas State University, will be the guest speaker next Monday at the annual athletic banquet in the City Building.
“The Animal Fair” has been chosen as the theme for this year’s Bown-Corby May Fete to be presented May 3. Paula Vinduska will be Queen of May with Freddie Nelson as her consort. Mrs. Jack Swain is musical director and Judy Pankratz will assist with the dances.
The Marion Mennonite Brethren Church will dedicate its new sanctuary this Sunday afternoon. The public is invited to attend.
Barbara Bailey and Susan Yeagley entertained all of the seventh grade girls at a backward birthday party April 20 at Susan’s home.
Cubs Scouts visited the Record office and plant Monday afternoon. They were boys of Den 4 and included Raymond Carr, Terry Plenert, Jim Bell, Mike Jackson, and Eric Meyer.
Trackmen of Marion High School, Keith Just and Jon Schimpf, are pictured as they receive medals won at the Emporia State Relays. Keith took 1st and Jon was 2nd in the discus division.
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