25 years ago
jANUARY 18, 1989
Before a packed gymnasium Marion school superintendent John Burke awarded Coach Marion “Oggie” Ogden a commemorative ball in honor of his 150th victory at Marion High School. The landmark win came Friday with the Warrior victory over Cottonwood Valley League rival Chase County.
Erna Mae Yeagley doesn’t remember the first time she gave blood. She just knows it was 17 gallons ago.
The following births are announced this week: Katie Lynn, daughter of Harry and Cherri Brandenberger of Sedgwick born Jan. 11; Megan Elizabeth, daughter of Scott and Sharon Gutsch of Lincolnville, born Jan. 12; and Laura Elizabeth, daughter of Terry and Ann Holt of Marion, born Jan. 15.
Homecoming King and Queen for Centre High School are David Schneider and Kim Erickson.
Two Marion High School teams earned second place at a scholar’s bowl held Saturday in Great Bend. The varsity team was made up of Lane Allison, Phil Hanes, Lori Lalouette, Ed Zeller and alternate Robin Summervill. The second team was made up of Mike Greene, Mike Meisinger, Julie Sellers, and Eric Thies.
1989 is starting with blazes for the Marion Fire Department. The downtown veterinary clinic business of Dr. Earl Wood suffered between $2,500-$3,000 damage started by a wall heater. Volunteer firemen also fought two local fires earlier this month.