45 years ago
nov. 22, 1978
During the past 40 years, Jackson’s has run full circle from a men’s store to a department store including ladies’ clothing. Now it is a man’s world again.
“We made the change to better serve our customers in Marion and the surrounding area by offering a complete line of clothing for men,” George Jackson’s wife, Jeannette Jackson, explained.
Marion will display the first festive signs of the Christmas holiday Sunday, the day of the grand opening of retail stores for the holiday season.
Home Box Office will be free to Marion cable television subscribers on Thanksgiving Day. Programs will broadcast that day over Channel 5, in place of the Christian Broadcasting Network.
Monette Avery, subject of this week’s Personality Profile began his career as a master printer at this newspaper when, as a freshman at Marion High School, he became our printer’s devil.
Marion High School’s basketball team has six lettermen returning to lead the squad, which has been picked to win the Cottonwood Valley League title. The lettermen are sophomore Greg Boyle and seniors Doug Heerey, Darin Helmer, Jerry Hett, Jeff Richmond, and Jay Smith.
Last modified Nov. 16, 2023