55 years ago
january 20, 1966
O.F. Herbert, Peabody, was elected last week to be chairman of the county commissioners. He will succeed Herb Hiebert of Hillsboro. Edward Navrat, Marion, was re-elected as chairman of the board of social welfare.
Riddle Quarries, Inc., producer of agricultural limestone, rock aggregate, and other limestone product, has been sold lock, stock, and barrel to Hallett Construction Company with headquarters in Crosby, Minnesota.
Suzanna Carmichael, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carmichael of Lindsborg and Jon Thole, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Thole of Marion, were married Dec. 28 in a ceremony performed at Trinity Methodist Church, Lindsborg.
Paul Mayginnes, Marion County 4-H Club Agent, has resigned his position and has accepted a position with the Missouri Extension Service. Mayginnes has been Marion County 4-H Agent for the past 10½ years.
Births announced in this issue include a daughter, Kimberly Kay, born Jan. 16 to Mr. and Mrs. Don Buethe; a son, Jeffrey Alan, born Jan. 18 to Mr. and Mrs. Bill Burkholder; daughter, Melanie Dawn born Jan. 19 to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Conyers; son, Rodney Dean, born Jan. 18 to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jirak; and daughter, Brenda Marie, born to Mr. and Mrs. Roger Hiebert.
This week’s Basketball Spotlight features 5’7” MHS junior Jim Magee. Aside from his excellent playing, Jim’s good sportsmanship and high spirits are evident throughout any game. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles R. Magee.
There was only one winner in this week’s Marion Cash Days drawing. Mrs. Jerry Harrod, Marion, received $20 while Mrs. Maurie Frazier missed $35 and Jerald Schwemmer and David H. Bowers, each missed $10.
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