10 YEARS AGO
march 13, 2002
Area Lawn Service, Inc., workers Joey McFall and Mike Adams are pictured digging a hole for a control box Thursday in Central Park, Marion. The company is finishing installing an underground irrigation system to deliver water more efficiently in the park.
A committee at Marion Elementary School has started gathering information whether uniforms should be considered.
Mary Beth and Greg Bowers returned Tuesday from a trip to Anchorage, Alaska. The Iditarod race started the weekend they were there and they saw the last of the 64 participants start from the first checkpoint.
Marion High School will present the classic musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” Friday and Saturday at Marion Municipal Auditorium. Cast members include Andrew Brookens, Becky Taylor, Hannah Eis, Megan Helmstead, Kelsey Craig, Megan Whitaker, and many others.
Marion County EMS celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and the group recently held its annual “self appreciation dinner” for volunteers to enjoy a relaxing evening.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Marion County earned $16, 616 Sunday during “Bowl for Kids Sake.” The top team raising pledges was Marion County Peace Officers Association. The team of Dean Keyes, Michel Soyez, Jeff Soyez, Jessey Hiebert and Jerry Schmidt raised about $800.