40 years ago
march 26, 1980
Voters of Marion County will be asked to decide whether or not to continue with the county-owned Cedar Rest Nursing Home at Peabody when they go to the polls Tuesday.
This edition reports planned 50th anniversary celebrations for two couples. An open house at the Marion County Lake hall April 5 will honor Mr. and Mrs. Everett Bowman. A reception honoring Mr. and Mrs. Milt Hiebert will be April 7 at Emmanuel Baptist Church.
Seven Marion High basketball players were named to the mythical All-CVL basketball teams last week. Boys named were Brian Allen, Kevin Jirak, Greg Boyle, and Aaron Hett. Girls were Jami Shirley, Lori Hett, and Linda Williams.
Audrey Alvarez, daughter of Delora Alvarez of Lost Springs has been selected by the Howard Dickerson American Legion Auxiliary to attend Girls’ State later this spring at Lawrence. Beth Beneke was selected as alternate.
Don’t speed down S. Third St. Friday. If last year is any indication, there probably will be a line of people extending to the corner of Third and Water waiting to get into Lynn’s Farm Equipment for the 15th annual “Free Pancake and Sausage Day.”
Last modified March 26, 2020