70 years ago
july 6, 1950
The local post of the American Legion has announced construction will start in the near future on a two story structure that will be a memorial to the soldiers of the two World Wars. It will be constructed of native cut stone and located on the north side of Main Street.
The school board and the local Parent Teachers Association have joined in plans to start a full lunch program starting during the coming school year.
Marion County’s new sanitarian is Dean Duke of Durham who will start his new duties July 10. Duke takes the place left vacant by the resignation of Dr. E.B. Coen.
The house that occupied the building site has been moved and work is scheduled to start July 10 on the new gym and vocational agriculture building.
A reminder this week notifies all residents that membership in the Marion Country Club at $10 per year is still available. Anyone interested is asked to contact C.F. Pantle.
Avon Theatre, Hillsboro, closed except on weekends for some time, has re-opened with shows daily except Monday, according to a Dickinson Theater management announcement. The Avon is managed in conjunction with the Kaw in Marion under the direction of J.B. Stewart.
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