55 years ago
may 21, 1964
Contracts for the initial work for Marion Reservoir were let this week. It is hoped work will start within the next three weeks.
Dr. Emory Lundquist, president of the University of Wichita, will be the commencement speaker in Marion May 26 when 45 Marion High School seniors receive their diplomas. The baccalaureate service will be held May 24 at the gymnasium.
George Jackson and Chris Hauser, Marion’s qualifying two-man golf team, finished third in the Kansas State High School sand greens tournament held Saturday at the Marion Country Club course. A total of 56 players from 16 cities took part in the meet.
Births announced this week include a daughter Kimberly Mae to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Klenda, Marion; a daughter Renae Marie born to Mr. and Mrs. Coy Giles, Rockford, Ill.; and a boy Rodney Verlene, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. Eugene Just, Marion.
Margaret Ann Weber, bride-elect of Ora Hett, was honored May 17 at a luncheon and bridal shower at the home of Mrs. Lawrence Travis, Wichita, and May 19 at a grocery shower in the parlors of the E.U.B. Church hosted by Barbara Helmer, Linda McElwain, Sherry Knoblock, Janie Hett, and Frances Sanders.
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