55 years ago
june 30, 1966
Marion City Commission has sent a letter to the State Highway Department verifying their approval of the proposed improvement of US-56 along its present route, and through the city, and asking that plans proceed toward that end.
St. Luke Hospital in Marion this week became the 25th hospital in Kansas to be certified and approved to participate in the government Medicare program. The general hospitalization and physician services provision of the plan starts July 1.
Lyle Sanders was appointed to the position of chief of police of the City of Marion at the regular Monday meeting of the city commission. Other members of the police force are Paul Behrendt and June Jost.
Seven days filled with fun, self-planned activities, and good food will be the remembered by 61 Girl Scouts as highlights of this year’s Girl Scout District Day camp. It was “Camp Yo Ho,” on the banks of the Cottonwood River in a beautiful, natural park on Bill DuVall’s place west of Marion.
The architect’s floor plan of the proposed new stadium for Marion and the Marion school system is published in this issue. The board of education has decided to put the issue to the test of the public, by bringing it to a vote at the August primary election.
The City of Marion reminds fireworks shooters that it is unlawful to shoot firecrackers within the fire zone of town. The zone extends from Mud Creek to Walnut Street and includes the area one block north and one block south of Main Street. It also is unlawful to throw fireworks from any motor vehicle anywhere within the city limits. This also is true of throwing fireworks from bicycles.
Last modified June 23, 2021