55 years ago
august 20, 1964
An open house will be held Sunday afternoon at the nearly completed Marion County Home for the Aged. The institution, which replaces the county home known as “Cedar Rest,” is located at 4th and Peabody Sts., Peabody.
Thirteen candidates competing for the Marion County Fair Queen title this year include the following four from Marion: Diane Nickel, Donna Hanschu, Judy Broadstreet, and Connie Warneke.
Marion residents called for possible jury duty during the October term of District Court include Keith Conyers, James K. Richmond, D.W. Montgomery, Lloyd Darrow, Dale Anderson, Wilbur Melcher, Robert E. Kelly, Charles Maggard, and Louis P. Vinduska.
The first day of school in Marion will be Sept. 1. Buses will run and lunches served.
The first day of grade school at Lincolnville will be Monday, August 31. The school faculty includes Mrs. Mary Haefner (1-2), Mrs. Ada Mehl (3-4), Mrs. Beth Pagenkopf (5-6), Ernest Coleman (7-8), and Abe Baerg (music).
Nationally known polka and old-time recording artist Don Peachey and his orchestra will appear August 28 at Starlite Ballroom, Pilsen.
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