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With above-average temperatures this month, Mother Nature has fooled this dandelion in Marion's north valley into blooming much earlier than usual. Tuesday's temperatures were those usually associated with March weather.
Construction to replace three sections of the bridge across Marion Dam has begun. The project isn't affected by the ongoing partial federal shutdown as its funding was approved before the closure, Assistant lake manager Kevin McCoy with the Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday. The project should be done in 1 1/2 years. Old Mill Rd. will be closed during construction; Pawnee Rd. will give access to the reservoir, camping spaces, and residents.
Marion player Brandon Nguyen, 33, maneuvers for a shot in the post during Friday's home game against Inman. Nguyen went 0 for 3 on the night, but he secured a pair of offensive rebounds in the 59-50 loss.
Kelsey Hett powers through two Warriors on her way to the basket Friday at Peabody-Burns. She scored a career-high 26 points and had 11 rebounds, four assists, and three steals.