Compiled from newspaper files
10 YEARS AGO
august 1, 2007
At this week’s meeting of Marion County Commissioners, longtime volunteer Gene Winkler of Marion was appointed interim EMS director to replace former director Larry Larsen of Peabody, who resigned July 23.
Sam Ehrlich, son of Mike and Kathy Ehrlich of rural Marion, is pictured on the front page as he puts the finishing touches on his Hereford steer before show time at the Marion County Fair.
Twelve residents of St. Luke Living Center attended a lawn party Thursday morning at the home of Harry and Theodora Koslowsky. Cookies, cupcakes, fresh blackberries from the prolific Koslowsky garden, and pink lemonade were served.
Marion City Council, on Monday, approved agreements with Cardie Oil Company of Tampa and Hett Construction to construct a 200’ x 265’ tire retail and repair shop at the city’s industrial park.
A ceremony befitting true hometown heroes who recently returned from Iraq was given for four soldiers July 25 at American Legion Post 366. Hillsboro. The four recognized were Spc. Peter Richert of Hillsboro, Spc. Simon Makovec of Ramona, and Spec. Jeffrey Linn and Spc. Zachary Linn, both of Newton.
Arnold and Edith Regier of Marion will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the Kirby House, Abilene.