10 YEARS AGO
September 26, 2001
Commissioners approved a five-year agreement Monday, with KC Development, to continue providing trash disposal in Marion County. KC Development owns the transfer station at Marion to which most solid waste in Marion County is taken. From there it is shipped to a landfill near Topeka.
A large American flag will soon grace the exterior west wall of the Stone City Café in Marion. The Marion City Commission has approved co-owner Debbie Cook’s request to paint an American flag on the outside of her building.
Forrest Smith and Joyce Duckworth were married Sept. 22, 1951, at Fredonia. They have invited a few friends to share in celebrating their 50th anniversary by having dinner with them at the Hays House in Council Grove.
Gerald Wiens will provide a slide show entitled “Introduction to Birds” at the Oct. 1 meeting of Neo-Century Club.
The Paul K. Brooker Memorial Spring will be dedicated at 12:45 p.m. on Old Settlers’ Day. The natural spring in Central Park has been restored and landscaped by a contribution from the late Paul Brooker. His wife plans to be at the dedication.
Members of the Stitch and Chatter Club celebrated the club’s 61st anniversary Sept. 20 with a buffet luncheon at the Pizza Hut.