10 YEARS AGO
August 17, 2005
Marion City Commission accepted a bid Monday from Hays Fire Equipment for a new 2006 pumper truck and equipment for a total of $167,380.
Marion native and former Marion County resident Randy Just has accepted the position of public works director for the city of El Dorado. He is a graduate of Marion High School.
Joseph and Robin Arocha announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Ann, on August 5 at Newton Medical Center.
Marion High School flag corps performed a routine Wednesday evening during the annual fair parade in Hillsboro. Pictured are Amy Tajchman and Camille Christensen leading the MHS band.
Seven new teachers will be educating Marion youths this year. They are Jennifer Owen, business and computer; Sarah Waddell, language arts; Shaun Craft, physical education, assistant high school football coach and head baseball coach; Kimberley Harden, fourth grade; Autumn Priddy, fifth and sixth grade social studies, assistant MMS basketball coach; Bethany Carlson and Kathy Schmidt, special education.
An old railroad tanker was installed Tuesday in a pit at Centre High School. It will provide an underground water source in case of fire. A newly drilled nearby well will provide the water.