55 years ago
december 10, 1964
Over 160 students, all members of junior classes of 10 high schools in Marion County, were at the courthouse in Marion Tuesday to take part in the annual American Legion sponsored “County Government Day.”
Cottonwood Valley Saddle Horse Association will proceed with plans to build a large, steel “exposition” building on the athletic grounds east of Marion.
Door prize winners at the Conyers Flowers open house were Jeanne Keazer of Marion, flocked Christmas tree; Mrs. Carl Ihde, Herington, centerpiece; Lysle Russell, Marion, three-bloom poinsettia; Lucy Darrow, Wichita, second centerpiece; Alice Weber, Burns, door piece; and Mrs. Menno Harder, Hillsboro, one-bloom poinsettia.
James Meisner, Marion County engineer, was one of the featured speakers Dec. 3-4 at the University of Kansas at a conference covering technical and other information about the uses of rock in road building construction. His topic was “Marginal Rock.”
Dennis Hett, Marion High senior, has received a handsome bronze medal as a 1965 winner of an award given by Bausch & Lomb as evidence of superior scientific aptitude. This award makes Dennis eligible to compete for science scholarships at the University of Rochester.
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