10 YEARS AGO
may 6, 2009
An interview by Rowena Plett with family matriarch 93-year-old Joan Berns of Peabody tells the history of the Thomas M. Potter family and their ranch.
April Students of the Month at Marion Elementary School are Josiah Meador, Cherokee Hurst, Dylan Carpenter, Kayla Kroupa, Brittany Hett, Corrina Crabb, Emily Schafers, Grace Overton, Emma Spachek, Joe Nickel, Alli Molleker, Emily Davis, Kiersten Modica, David Sawyer, Colton Boudreaux, and Keighlee Armstrong.
The 50th anniversary of Centre High School will be celebrated May 6 with a reunion at the high school building.
Nellie Kassebaum, 12, of Burdick has won a field trip of a lifetime. Nellie will join 14 other children, winners of the National Geographic Kids Hands-on Explorer Challenge and two teachers from throughout the U.S., on the 12-day expedition in Peru.
A men’s a cappella group, Six Appeal, will perform prior to the main acts during Marion’s Chingawassa Days June 5-6. Marion High School graduate Michael Brookens is lead vocalist and sings tenor with the group.