70 years ago
april 14, 1949
The Kansas State Highway Department this week issued formal call for bids on completing the new US 77 highway cutoff through Marion County.
Marion County’s popular former sheriff, Lloyd Davies, this week went to work at his new position as Deputy Fire Marshal for the State of Kansas. Since he will be covering the entire state, he plans to remain in Marion and will headquarter here.
Two PTA groups were organized Monday night. The valley group elected Mrs. Harold Hauser as president of its unit and the hill group elected Richard Brodhead as its president.
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Ehrlich entertained at dinner last Friday evening to honor their son, Robert, on his 14th birthday. Guests were Johnny Childs, Jimmie Smith, Harold Shields, Ronnie Post, Myron Jantz, and Irvin Eitzen.
Kroger advertises Swifts Premium or Armour Star whole or half shank hams for 55 cents per pound, or the butt half for 59 cents per pound. With the purchase of a ham, you can get a 10-inch stainless steel ham slicer for 39 cents.
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