The following items were taken from the Dec. 28, 1963 through Jan. 3, 1964, Examiner.
• Plans for 150 units of low rent public housing for Independence were sent to the regional HHFA office in Fort Worth. Frank Mussell, chairman of the Independence Public Housing Authority, said construction would start as soon as plans were approved. The site is located near Truman and Dodgion streets.
• The big attraction at McHenry’s Appliance Store this Christmas season is the new 1964 Zenith color television. The late news is that the New Year’s Day football games are going to be televised in color, as will be the Rose Bowl Parade.
• The Independence Automobile Dealers Association held its Christmas luncheon at Tom Sawyers. The group included Johnny Griffin, Bayer Motors; Carl Rost, Rost Chevrolet; Lloyd Ketchum and Bob Young, Ketchum Oldsmobile; Bill Russell, Russell Motors; and Merlin Meier, Plaza Motors.
• Three Jackson County youths are aspiring to military careers. Lawrence McClure, 100 Lacy Road, is applying for the Air Force Academy; Larry Hill, 2904 Mason, is a West Point hopeful; and Greg Przekwas of Lee’s Summit hopes to attend the Naval Academy.
– Jillayne Ritchie