10 YEARS AGO
December 7, 2005
Marion City Commissioners hired longtime Marion resident Jami Williams as the city’s economical development professional beginning Jan. 3.
Workers are pictured putting the finishing touches on a gazebo in Liberty Park, west of Stone City Café in Marion, in memory of longtime business owner and community leader Jack Regnier.
Robert Novak, DVM, of Lost Springs was honored Sunday with an open house at his home west of Lost Springs to celebrate his 50 years as veterinarian. The 78-year-old veterinarian continues to maintain a small animal practice.
2005-06 Marion High School boys’ basketball team will use a mix of older and younger players, but all six seniors should contribute during the year. Seniors pictured are Clayton Garnica, Jeremy Vondenkamp, David DeForest, Jeff Richmond, Josh Kelsey, and Russell Ploutz.
Fireworks for the New Year’s Eve celebration will be fired from the Concrete Products plant on South Third Street. The annual ball drop will be from the north side of the elevator owned by Cooperative Grain and Supply, instead of the courthouse since the flagpole recently was repainted.
Workers were busy at the courthouse this week stuffing envelopes with ballots for the special election regarding a casino being located in Marion County.