55 years ago
february 20, 1964
Scottie Gound and his crew wondered Monday morning if they had a new kind of car buyer waiting at the door of their auto showroom. Pictured on the front page is a bewildered raccoon that had wandered into town and decided it was the place to stop.
Present undersheriff Ezra Bernhardt announces this week that he is a candidate for sheriff on the Republican ticket.
The school unification plan for Marion County now calls for four unified districts instead of three. Marion will remain principally as it is with the addition of a portion of the Aulne district. Centre will remain just as it is with the inclusion of the present elementary schools in the district. The other two proposed districts in the western and southern parts remain as originally proposed.
Ed Navrat has leased his service station “Navrat Service” in Marion and the truck stop and cafe in Florence to Phillips Petroleum Company and his Phillips jobbership to the S&S Company of Emporia. There will be no personnel changes at either station.
The Peter Pan ice cream store at 213 E. Main advertises the choice of any half gallon of its creamy, smooth ice cream for 59 cents on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
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