Compiled from newspaper files
10 YEARS AGO
october 13, 2004
Board members of Marion County Hospital District No. 1 were informed at their Oct. 1 meeting of an anonymous $25,000 gift to St. Luke Foundation. The foundation also received an additional $500 donation.
A group met the evening of Sept. 27 at Good News Christian Fellowship Church to plan for a community Thanksgiving dinner.
A bunch of happy kindergartners from Centre Elementary School are pictured on the front page as they ride, Friday, on a flatbed trailer back to the school’s bus from Walters’ Pumpkin Patch with their treasured pumpkins.
Elderly Marion County residents lined up Wednesday at Marion Senior Center for an influenza shot. More than 160 were inoculated at the center.
Leslie and Berniece Broadstreet of Wichita will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Friday with a family celebration.
Sophomore Luke Bowers has been named MHS Athlete of the Week following his performance Thursday in the Mid-Central Activities Association cross-country meet at Marion Reservoir.
Ron Goodwin of Burns is featured in an article, “Corn stove business ‘popping’ as home heating alternative.” Goodwin Enterprises of Burns is a distributor of corn-burning heating stoves.