70 years ago
march 10, 1949
Edward J. Costello, who was born and raised in the Tampa community, returned to Marion County last week to open an office and enter into the practice of law. His office is located in the Wheeler building at the corner of Third and Main, Marion.
The first of the recent Kiwanis-sponsored donkey ball games resulted in a 0-0 tie between the junior and senior high school girls. The Kiwanis team was undismayed by the 22-12 defeat by the senior high school boys in the second game. Kiwanis players included Chester McKibbin, Capt. Max Jackson, Virgil Wiebe, Bill Meyer, Jack Summerville, Ed Sandwell, Bill Schlotz, and Max Blackwelder
The Corky Edminister’s Ark Valley Boys of radio station KFH will appear in the annual spring Tractor and Merchandise show to be held in Marion March 30 and 31.
A group of Marion High School students will put on a half-hour broadcast over KSAC, Manhattan, next Tuesday. Students Bob Klein, Donna Hobein, Bud Hannaford, Pat Brose, Mary Heath, and Kenneth Sly, will present an adapted version of their one-act contest play, “Fixers, Inc.” Musical numbers under the director of Charles Davis will include a piano solo and selections by the girls’ triple trio.