60 years ago
june 20, 1963
The five-digit ZIP code number for Marion is 66861, Postmaster Paul Shahan announced today. “Everyone will use this ZIP code on all their correspondence to speed mail deliveries and reduce the chance of mis-sent mail,” the postmaster said.
Six units of Girl Scouts from Marion County are attending Windy Hollow Day Camp this week. The camp is at the southwest edge of Marion, along Spring Creek, on land owned by Mr. and Mrs. Norman Plenert, Dean Batt, and Edward Costello.
One of four contestants entered in the annual Marion County Dairy Princess contest this year is Anita Schlehuber of Marion. She is sponsored by Marion Kiwanis Club.
Mrs. Clayton Hamm was hostess at a birthday party Wednesday afternoon honoring the ninth birthday of her daughter, Shirley Ann. Guests were Donna Anderson, Debbie Bell, Donna Douglas, Jean Holt, Sherrie Howell, Jeannie Kirstein, Jane Lentz, Sherri Ottensmeier, Joanne Popp, Diane Weber, Sherrie Weddell, and Linda Wray.
Prize winners in a Cub Scout fishing derby Saturday afternoon at Marion County Lake were: first place, Doug Keazer with a 12½-inch bass; second place, James Druse with a 7½-inch crappie; third place, Mark Rathert with 50 assorted fish; and fourth place, Billy Finke with a 2½-inch perch.
Last modified June 15, 2023