60 years ago
NOV. 8, 1962
Selected by the Marion United Traffic Safety Commission as the October adult safe driver was the Rev. Elton Kirstein. Pam Domke is the teenage safe driver. Marion Kiwanis Club will furnish gasoline for the winners.
Groundbreaking services for the new Marion Mennonite Brethren Church building soon to be under construction on S. Coble St. will be Nov. 11.
A new Brownie Troop has started in Marion. The troop consists of these second grade girls: Nancy Bennett, Teresa Case, Deborah Douglas, Debra Heidel, Roxannne Helmer, Lisa Holmes, Dotty Lentz, Susie Lundgren, Cathy Newlin, Karen Pankratz, Deanna Roberts, Cynthia Swain, Teresa Turk, Deborah Vogel, Christie Vogt, Jeannie Widler, Cindy Wedel, Cynthia Wedel, Becky Wood, and Cheryl Cox.
Joyce Wall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Wall of Florence, was named homecoming queen at Florence last week. Her attendants were Barbara Walker and Carol Fetrow, both of Cedar Point.
Groundbreaking services for the new office building for the Marion County welfare department will be Nov. 13 on the southwest corner of courthouse grounds.
Marion County students enrolled for the fall semester at Southwestern College include Dennis Schroeder and Naomi Stenzel of Marion.
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