55 years ago
february 18, 1965
Marion County Commissioners met with the architect for the new Cedar Rest Home at Peabody Thursday and came to an agreement on a number of unfinished items concerning the home. The home now has 52 occupants, two over the number for which it was designed
The Junior class of Marion High School is hard at work preparing for their play, “A Man Called Peter,” to be presented March 12. The lead roles, Peter and Catherine Marshall, will be portrayed by Darold Longhofer and Toni McElwain.
The former Tasty Grill will be known as the B & E Café starting Monday when Beverly and Elsie Winter take over ownership and operation of the popular eating establishment formerly operated by Mr. and Mrs. Walt Hayward. The café will be open 6 days a week, 6 a.m. to midnight, but closed on Sunday.
In recognition of National Pencil Week, Rendel Newsom, an avid pencil collector, is inviting the public to Newsom Greenhouse Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 24. He will display about four thousand of his pencils and ball pens and will trade for unsharpened advertising pencils or ball points that must have complete addresses.
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