55 years ago
july 8, 1965
Santa Fe Trail Miniature Wagon Train, traveling the historic highway this summer, is due July 12 for an overnight stop at Lincolnville. They will stay overnight July 13 at Hillsboro.
Burnace C. Powell, former highway patrolman here, has been named County Clerk of Marion County. He is appointed for the unexpired term of about 18 months left open by the resignation of Fred Allen.
The annual Marion County 4-H Businessmen’s Picnic will be held Thursday in the Marion city park. The annual event is for all Marion County 4-H Club members and their guests — all businessmen who are 4-H club boosters and their families.
Neva Kelsey of Marion and Sandra Janzen of Lincolnville are listed as two contestants in the International Beauty Congress Pageant, sponsored by Wichita Business College.
Marion’s women’s softball team won the first game of the season last Friday by defeating Florence 23 to 14. Mary Ann Finke was the winning pitcher with Janet Meisinger behind the plate. Norma Kline pitched the last inning for the winners.
Members of the Class of 1950 of Marion High School held their fifteen year reunion July 3rd at the Marion city park and the Owl Car Café.
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