10 YEARS AGO
june 20, 2007
The fine arts center for Marion-Florence USD 408 is more evident than ever now with the erection at the location of steel beams standing 40 feet tall. The project is due to be completed sometime in November.
Harvest began June 20 and many farmers are expecting to finish today or tomorrow, with yields far below normal.
After 25 years as an instrumental music educator in the Marion-Florence school district, Mike Connell will be leaving his post to become band director at Goessel High School. Connell will begin his job in the fall.
Two Marion County youth recently had the privilege of posing with Wichita State University head baseball coach Gene Stephenson. Tyler Arocha and Seth Savage posed with Stephenson during the WSU baseball camp at Eck Stadium. Tyler is the son of Joe and Robin Arocha of Marion and Seth is the son of Randy and Kelli Savage of Florence.
Flaming’s Inc. is the recipient of the 2007 City of Marion Outstanding Business Award recipient. Pictured employees include Ben Skeketee, Jason Harms, Josh Reese, Jody Burke, Shirley Groening, Dale Geis, owner Merle Flaming, Tyler Richmond, Tim Christensen, Joel Thomas, Wendy Steele, Johnny Gilkey, Ron Winter, Adam Trapp, Terrill Bruton.