55 years ago
july 9, 1964
David A. Hanson of Emporia has purchased the Phillips 66 gasoline and oil business here. The staff of the station will remain, including Allen Sangwin, Roland Klein, Max Carr Jr., and Dennis Conyers.
Almost 200 youngsters are among those enrolled in the first session of Red Cross swimming lessons this week at Marion Municipal Pool. Jean Morse is in charge of the program. Her instructors include Mary Agnes Bina, Helen Jackson, LaVonda Hett, Nancy Klenda, Mary Konarik, Judy Pankratz, Tom Tucker, and Blair Post.
Citizen band radios, a relatively new development in the radio field are increasing in number over this part of the county by leaps and bounds.
Miss Marjorie L. Gardner of Louisburg and Mick W. Summervill of Marion exchanged vows in a double ring ceremony June 14 in the First Baptist Church, Louisburg.
Carolyn Powell, Shirley Bredemeier, and Sandra Winkley, graduates of Marion High School, spent a day on the Kansas State Teachers College campus at Emporia completing entrance examinations and pre-enrollment procedures for the 1964-65 school year.
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