10 YEARS AGO
march 8, 2005
Stacia Williams of Florence will participate this spring with the Kansas State University symphony band in a weeklong tour of the South Pacific. Williams is a 2002 graduate of Marion High School and the daughter of Roger and Laura Williams of Florence.
Three babies whose births are announced in this issue have Marion County grandparents. They are Natalie Grace Sigel, granddaughter of the Roger Stewards of Florence; Kira Celeste Wagner, granddaughter of the Stacey Colletts of Marion; and Maria Diane Herron, granddaughter of the Jerry Rzihas of Tampa.
The former Butch’s Diner in Tampa, closed for a while, has re-opened as Granny’s Little Grill. Phyllis Branson of Tampa is the new operator.
Sara Versch of Marion is among seven Southwestern College Association of Nursing Students who will travel March 18-25 to Mexico to provide nursing and health care to indigent or chronically ill street people or children. Versch is the daughter of Jim and Judy Versch and a 2002 graduate of Marion High School.
Stu Meador of Marion recorded a hole-in-one on the par 3, number 9 green at Marion Country Club. Witnesses were Don and Brian Hess, Dave Shiplet, Steve Moore, and Josiah Meador.