25 years ago
july 20, 1988
Gov. Mike Hayden will be in Marion Aug. 1 for the two dedications. Hayden will dedicate the new U.S.-56 highway at 11 a.m. at the Canada corner. After the highway ceremony and lunch at Kingfisher’s Inn, he will dedicate the sewer project at Marion County Lake.
Marion and Florence summer students will visit Wichita July 28 and be the audience for “Kansas Today.” In addition to “Kansas Today,” students will tour KAKE-TV and the Wichita Omnisphere and Science Center.
Pictured with some of her handmade bonnets is Millie Vinduska, co-owner of The Pilsen Gift Shop. In addition to crafts, the shop has antiques, religious items and copies of Msg. Arthur J. Tonne’s books. Tourists, who come to see St. John Nepomucene Church, often drop by the shop.
JoAnn Good, foreign language teacher in the Marion school district, is traveling with a group of 17 other junior and senior high school Spanish teachers from Kansas. They left for Mexico on Tuesday. The trip is sponsored by a program at Pittsburg State University and will last for three weeks.
Foreign exchange students Cedric Mancel and Florence Chavatte of France are spending two weeks visiting in Marion County. Mancel is a guest of the Valentine Klendas and Chavatte is staying with the Gale Lowrys.