10 YEARS AGO
january 11, 2006
Marion County Commission met is special session Friday to implement a burn ban to discourage open burning within the county because of extremely dry and windy conditions.
Announced in this issue are upcoming celebrations of the 60th weddings anniversary of Irvin and Pauline McPheeters of Peabody and the 40th anniversary of Dwight and Jane Gooding of Marion.
Marion Junior Girl Scout Troop 58 has organized a free baby-sitting service with donations received to go to benefit a fellow Girl Scout troop in Alabama. Scouts pictured are Monica Spachek, Ericka Herzet, Balee Shiplet, Jennifer Fruechting, Karly Hess, Cassandra McPhail, Corey Shields, Erin Meierhoff, Mattie Hiebert, Cara Martin, JayDee Schafers, and Emily Cyr.
Emmanuel Baptist Church will host a reception Jan. 22 to welcome their new pastor and family, Joshua and Lisa Wesner and Abby.
Members of Marion Chamber of Commerce presented, Jan. 3, a First Dollar of Profit plaque to Larry and Barb Smith, owners of Country Lakes Café.
Janet Bryant, Eileen Sieger, Noreen Weems, and Thelma Blosser are pictured displaying Elvis memorabilia and ’50s era clothing Monday during Elvis Day at Marion Senior Center.