February 25, 2004

Liquor by the drink is proposed for November’s election ballot. If the proposal is placed on the November ballot and passes, cities could decide to adopt an ordinance allowing liquor-by-the-drink in its city limits.

An article on page 1 tells how birthdays are special ones for Grif Case of Marion and Dennis Klenda of Pilsen. That’s because both are leap year babies. Born on Feb. 29, their birth date only comes around every four years.

More than 120 people turned out Thursday night for the annual FFA hog roast and work auction

Sarah Cardone and Joshua Wildin announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The couple plans to marry March 20.

Caitlin O’Dell, Marion High School Queen of Courts, is pictured as she poses with fellow candidates, Emmy Bowers and Courtney Geis, following the crowning ceremony Feb. 17.

Marlin Buchholz, Marion pharmacist, is the recipient of the 2003 Wildlife Award from Marion County Conservation District for turning his 160-acre parcel of land in eastern Marion County into an oasis for wildlife.

Marion High School state-bound athletes include wrestlers Steven Boone, Drew Looper, and Chelsea Arnhold and musicians Michael Brookens, Erin Fruechting, and Justin Brookens.

 

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