10 YEARS AGO
july 27, 2005
A request was made Monday asking Marion City Commission to change its form of government from a three-member commission (two commissioners and a mayor), to mayor-council, (a mayor and four council members). The commission said they would take the request under advisement and confer with the city attorney.
Pictured on the front page are Andrew Hampton, Austin Pederson, Morgan Hiebert, Landon Pederson, Braden Fahey, and Mason Pederson. The children are selling lemonade in front of Central Park to raise funds for the Marion Advancement Campaign’s proposed community center and movie theatre.
Pastor Phil Smith began his ministry at Marion and Lincolnville United Methodist churches July 3.
Area students recently named to the spring semester honor roll at the University of Kansas include Karson Craig, daughter of Kevin and Debbie Craig, and Melissa Moffitt, daughter of Frank and Jan Moffitt, all of Marion.
A special feature, with pictures, tells how Shad Winter, son of Earl and Joan Winter, is taking care of his two sons while his wife, Staff Sgt. Tracy Winter, serves in Iraq. Shad, also a staff sergeant in the Air Force, expects to be deployed to Iraq in December, three months after Tracy is scheduled to return home.