60 years ago
march 21, 1963
Marion Creamery Co., an important Marion institution for more than 65 years, was sold this week, it is announced by Gordon Wolf, operator and one of the three family owners of the business. Purchaser is Tip Top Dairies Company of Hillsboro. The transfer will be effective April 1.
The Durham Hornets completed an unblemished season Saturday night at Dodge City when they captured the Class BB state tournament with a resounding 56-39 victory over Corning. The north Marion County team became the only team in the state to finish with a 26-0 season record.
Mike Schwemmer of Marion was the top scorer in Cottonwood Valley League this season, according to statistics released this week. He averaged 21.7 points per game, tops in the league.
Dave Greenemeyer is busy this week remodeling his property in the 300 block of E. Main St. The ceiling and interior of Hayward’s Beauty Shop and Lee’s Grill will be remodeled and a new type of “floating” ceiling will be installed.
Two Marion High School seniors, Jeannine Skibbe and Cheryl Caselman, are recipients this year of $100 scholarships being awarded by the Marion Parent Teacher Association. The awards are made in cash, $50 for each semester, and can be used at any school.
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