Marion County is among the top counties in the matter of miles of road construction under the secondary road program, according to figures released this week by the State Highway Department. Since the program started in April 1946, a total of 147 miles of grading and surfacing has been done in this county, which is fifth highest in the state
The big day, long awaited by members of St. Mark parish — the formal dedication of their new church building — will be held this Sunday, May 11. Rev. Mark K. Carroll, bishop of the Wichita Diocese, will officiate at the dedication ceremonies.
Final naturalization papers, granting full citizenship rights, were awarded this week to three residents of this area. They went to Alfred Messerly, Florence, from Switzerland; Irene Rumsey, Council Grove, from England; and Katheryn Wiebe Vogt, Hillsboro, from Canada.
The 25th anniversary of Chapter DB, P.E.O. was celebrated May 5 at a luncheon at the Methodist church. Charter members present were Mrs. Ray C. Walker of Missouri Valley, Iowa; Mrs. Wallis Hoch of Medicine Lodge; Mrs. J.P. Hoffman, Mrs. A.L. Richardson, Mrs. E.D. Hauser, and Mrs. G.J. Goodsheller.
Youngtown News by Mrs. Walter Hayen—The Batemans have put out 600 trees this week as a windbreak around the north and west sides of their place.
The fifth grade at Hill Grade School is planning an all-day sightseeing trip to Abilene May 9. They plan to visit the Eisenhower home and other places of interest.