55 years ago
May 5, 1966
The Marion County Elementary Music Festival, participated in by the smaller grade schools of the county and co-sponsored by the Tabor College Music Department, was held Friday evening. Due to unification of many of the schools, this will be the final festival.
Viola Jost was given a surprise honor when Sister M. Catherine of Pilsen, representing teachers of the participating schools, presented her with a corsage in recognition of her years of effort with the elementary music students of the county.
Plans are rounding into shape for Marion’s annual combined Spring Show to be held May 21. A sidewalk sale will be held throughout the business section. Other activities of the day will be held at the show grounds east of town. Included will be the farm implement and equipment show followed by a beef barbecue and horse show.
A photo on the front page shows St. Luke Hospital candy stripers Cathy Costello and Jan VanBuren as they deliver a tray of food to Benjamin Ehrlich who has been a patient at St. Luke for many months. Others in the candy striper program include Becky Coe, Maurita Deines, Debra Glover, Rita Hein, Shelly Hett, Jan Herrick, Joyce Maltbie, Linda Oldham, Nancy Olsen, Connie Thompson, Roxy Zerger, and Joyce Ford.
A large group of members and their families joined Tuesday evening to take part in the annual meeting and 50th anniversary celebration of the Tampa Cooperative Association held at the Tampa Grade School.
Last modified April 29, 2021