10 YEARS AGO
july 30, 2003
Kansas Department of Transportation plans to change the U.S.-50/77 intersection at Florence from a two-way to a four-way stop. Work is scheduled to begin this week.
Eighty-two descendants of William and Maggie Westlake Summervill gathered at the family farm July 13 for a celebration of the family’s 100 years in Marion County. Descendants came from 11 states.
D. Eugene and Phyllis Enos will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 10 with a come and go reception at Eastmoor United Methodist Church.
The Cottonwood Valley All Stars placed fourth in the Babe Ruth Tournament held July 17-22 at Pittsburg.
Theodora and Harry Koslowsky are pictured holding produce they raised in their garden at 100 Washington Street in Marion.
A feature story tells about Lori Smith, lab technician at St. Luke Hospital, who has just returned from 5 months in the Persian Gulf area with the 226th Engineer Company, part of a National Guard unit based in Augusta.
Babies born this week at St. Luke Hospital include Campbell Wade, son of Todd and Shawna Winter of Marion, who weighed 5 pounds 14 ounces when he was born July 23.