55 years ago
january 14, 1965
Three Marion High School senior girls, Becky Berry, Barbara Christensen, and Connie Jost, are candidates for the 1965 “Queen of Courts.” A dance will be held in the band room following the game. High school students and graduates are invited.
Re-opening of Cumpton’s Ladies Wear store will be Jan. 23 in the former Jackson’s location just east of the Marion National Bank.
Bill Coats of St. Joseph, Missouri, will open an all-new farm supply store, Marion Farm Supply, Inc., within a couple of weeks in the Merrill building recently occupied by Cumpton’s.
A widespread hunt for a lost 9-year-old boy took place Wednesday evening east of Florence. The boy, Herbert Schambron, was found some three hours after his disappearance, 2½ miles from home, asleep at the underpass on US-50 at the east edge of Florence.
New county commissioners sworn in at noon Monday are Ed Navrat, O.H. Hiebert, and Herb Hiebert, commission chairman. Also taking the oath of office were Viola Jost, Lenora Klose, Kathryn Schimpf, Geraldine Seibel, Alma Wiebe, Fred Allen, Ezra Bernhardt, Henry Loveless, and Dean C. Batt.
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