25 years ago
november 25, 1992
Janet Post of Burns and Emporia State University professor Dr. Jim Hoy entertained nearly 300 area farmers and ranchers Monday at the annual Farm-City Appreciation Night, sponsored by Marion Chamber of Commerce.
Local students who were recognized by the state for academic achievement in math and reading are Justin Hett, Mandalee Meisner, Bill Shearer, Audra Waner, Matt Schuler, Molly Hanes, Stacie Hasenbank, Shawn Markley, LeAnn Hiebert, Corey Darrow, Danielle Longhofer, and Renee Goodin. Certificates of achievement were presented to the students by building principals.
Cub Scouts from Den 3, Marion, discovered that heavy fire coats were just a little oversized for them during a recent visit to the Marion Fire Department. Scouts Sohale Vu, Marion Martinez, Andy Holt, Matt Rhodes, Jason Matz, and James Davis toured the station with leaders Craig Matz and Terry Holt. Firefighter Jim Davis gave a demonstration and showed a video on fire safety.
Jim McLain, senior at Marion High School has been chosen as student of the month by the high school faculty. He is the son of Larry and Linda McLain of Marion. Jim enjoys all outdoor activities and plans to attend Butler County Community College pursuing a degree in wildlife managemen