60 years ago
jan. 10, 1963
Jan. 31 will be the date of the annual Cottonwood Valley Poultry Barbecue and Jamboree in Marion.
Marion County next week will again join more than 90 other counties in the state in a massive campaign to stop polio. A series of clinics have been set up over the county where Type II of the Sabin oral vaccine will be administered to all who participate — young and old.
The City of Marion this week sealed all cracks and did repair work on tennis courts in the park. The courts will be flooded, and when the weather gets cold, they will be ideal skating rinks for young people in the community.
Marion High School’s basketball queen will be crowned this Friday night at traditional homecoming ceremonies. Finalists are Cheryl Caselman, senior, and Donna Hanschu and Mary Konarik, juniors. The girls will be escorted by Mike Schwemmer, Lowell Ensey, and Max Jackson.
Roger Morse was installing officer Monday at Owl Car Café when Kiwanis officers for 1963 were sworn in. Bob Musgrave will be president; Les Griffith and Elton Kirstein, vice presidents; Roger Hannaford, secretary; and Alex Case Jr., treasurer.
Cleo Herman has announced free bowling lessons at MarBowl Lanes beginning Jan. 11. Lessons will be 1 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday for the remainder of January.
Last modified Jan. 5, 2023