10 YEARS AGO
january 18, 2006
Peggy Blackman, coordinator for the RAPS project at Marion Lake Watershed, spoke Thursday to the Marion Lions Club. She talked about the serious sediment problems at Marion Reservoir.
Travis Hett, Marion High School junior, led the Warriors in scoring 18 points against Ellinwood Friday and has been named this week’s Marion County Record Athlete of the Week.
Members of St. Luke Hospital recently received a first dollar of profit plaque from Marion Chamber of Commerce. Pictured at the presentation of the plaque are Nadine Iseli, JoAnn Fitzpatrick, Penelope Marler, Janie Meierhoff, Don Noller, Brenda McGinness, Roger Hannaford III, Melissa Parmley, Tom Kimbrel, Linda Kannady, Laura Legg, Paige Schneider, Gene Winkler, and Emmett Schuster.
Centre High School’s 2006 homecoming king and queen are Bryant Gutsch, son of Scott and Sharon Gutsch, Lincolnville, and Krista Heiser, daughter of Mark and Kathy Heiser, Tampa.
Marion County Lake has hosted an unusual guest this past month—and American White Pelican. The birds migrate through the Midwest, but typically live further south during the winter.