35 years ago
july 9, 1975
The Kansas Highway Commission has picked a tentative location to be surveyed for the proposed improvement of U.S.-56 in Marion. This will provide supplemental information needed in connection with the Marion flood protection project proposed by the Corps of Engineers.
John F. Wiebe, 41, will officially begin his duties as superintendent of Marion–Florence schools on August 1. He will replace Merlin “Jerry” Murray, who will assume a position as an administrator in the Junction City school system.
Richard Britain, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Britain, appeared with a singing group on the Early News TV show from Topeka Friday afternoon.
Lt. and Mrs. Ron Carpenter were guests this week of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pankratz. They are now en route to Kenitra, Morocco, where they will be stationed for the next two years.
Winners of the 17th annual Greater Ozarks 1975 Open at Springfield, Mo., was a group of Marion County bowlers. Team members included Alvin Bernhardt and Lee Unruh of Hillsboro, Kenneth Rindt of Lincolnville, Alvin Martens of Lehigh, and Lloyd Mueller of Tampa. The team took first place with a score of 3326.
Marion High School class of 1955 held a 20th anniversary reunion Saturday at the Marion County Lake Hall. Special guests were the class sponsor and his wife Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Yaussi of Longmont, Colo.