75 years ago
dec. 23, 1948
Senator-elect Andy Schoeppel came to Marion County last Friday for a first-hand look at the situation prompting proposals for a dam situation on the North Cottonwood River. He came at the invitation of the North Cottonwood Valley Farmers group and made a complete tour of the area above where a large dam is proposed by Army engineers.
Judges for the Chamber of Commerce home decorations committee made their rounds Tuesday evening. First prize of $25 went to Dick Jantz. Second prize of $15 went to William Buethe. Edward Good took third prize of $10.
A coyote drive is planned for New Year’s Day with headquarters at Dobbs School, three miles west and two north of Marion. The hunt will begin at 12:30 p.m. No rifles or pistols are allowed.
Marion Boy Scouts filled a good-sized truck with more than 6½ tons of paper from a drive last weekend. They had to stop gathering paper before they were finished to help Santa Claus with his distribution of treats.
Ella and Herb Meier, daughter and son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Meier Jr., are members of the Bethany College a cappella choir that will present a half-hour program of Christmas music through KSAL, Salina, on Christmas Eve.
Last modified Dec. 21, 2023