55 years ago
june 24, 1965
The first meeting of board of education of the new Unified District No. 408 will meet July 1 in the board room of the administration building for Marion public schools. Members of the board are Ralph Popp, Ronald Widler, Dorothy Magee, Roy Hett, Larry Jost, and Bill Meyer.
A major business change took place at Tampa this past week when the Murphy Lumber Co. was sold to L.E. Havlik. The yard was operated by the late Francis Murphy for many years prior to his untimely death. It recently has been operated by Mrs. Murphy and son Tom.
Local government employees receiving “length of service awards” from the Soil Conservation and Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation departments include Kenneth Muse and Robert Hoover, 20 years each; John Toevs and Hugo Hiebert, Hillsboro, Homer Hett Marion, and Herman Meyer, Lincolnville, 10 years each.
Jack Applegate, who has been superintendent of schools at Marquette, has been hired as superintendent of Marion’s school system for the coming year. Mr. and Mrs. Applegate have three children, one in junior high and two in high school.
A visit to Marion July 13 of the unique “Miniature Caravan” that is traveling the length of the Old Santa Fe Trail, will also mark a “Kid’s Day” in Marion with many activities especially planned for the youngsters.
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