10 YEARS AGO
october 29, 2008
In its first year, Marion County Toy Run attracted about 30 or 35 participants. In the years since, the event has seen crowds as large as 120 motorcycles and a dozen cars, said organizer Kim Abrahams of rural Hillsboro. “We’re trying to give as many kids a good Christmas as we can,” Abrahams said
A new digital in-car camera recently was installed in a Marion Police car. About one-half of the money for a second camera has been raised.
Callie Peterson of rural Marion is back at work at her hair salon. The accomplished equestrian and hair stylist continues to recover from a serious car accident that nearly claimed her life.
Marion High School cross country runners Ryan Jones, Louis Holt, and Camille Christensen are headed for the 1-4A state cross country meet Saturday at Wamego.
Members of Knights of Columbus Father Kapaun Council, Pilsen, recently were recognized for their charitable activities and membership growth with a Star Council award. Only 13 percent of councils in Kansas achieve this recognition.
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