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july 29, 2009

Marion City Council gave the initial nod Monday evening to the city officially owning the youth center building and paying for its insurance expense. Marion Youth Advancement Committee is in negotiations with Jim and Alice Richmond for a building at 331 E. Main.

Pictured is Jacob Harper as he pitched Saturday for the Cottonwood Valley League All Stars in a district tournament game. The Babe Ruth baseball All-Stars team won the tournament and earned a shot at state, which begins Friday in Ottawa.

Dusty Bina will bring his horse to the senior center Friday to celebrate National Day of the Cowboy.

For nearly a quarter of a century Ray Davidson of Florence has journeyed back to the 19th century, recreating wagon train experiences. His 960-acre ranch is now the official host for Flint Hills Overland Wagon Train, founded in 1979 by Ervin Grant of El Dorado.

Taylor Harms, a sophomore at Marion High School, was selected as champion senior beef showman and reserve grand champion beef showman July 11 at the Tri-County Fair in Herington. Mark and Kim Harms are her parents.

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