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FEBRUARY 3, 2010

Marion County Attorney Susan Robson presented a contract proposal Friday to county commissioners that would allow TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline to pass through the county. Robson said she felt rushed by TransCanada representatives and did not like it. The county needs to be careful about the contract because of what is at stake, Commissioner Bob Hein said.

An article in this issue features Father Hien Nguyen, pastor of Holy Family Parish of Marion County, telling of his recent visit to his homeland in Vietnam. Father Nguyen is pictured as he enjoys his visit with relatives.

Trevor Troutt and Shelby Deines were crowned king and queen Friday during Centre’s winter homecoming.

Marion Elementary School students of the month for January are Kadyn Hein, Amy Gayle, Kennedy Fahey, Colton Boudreaux, Melanie Garrett, Randon Richmond, Kourtney Hansen, Maleyah Thomas, Grace Neal, Aaron Riggs, Molly Hess, Harley Britton, Colleen Steele, Tori Shults, and Jack Schneider.

A feature story tells how wounded warrior Army Sgt. Ryan Newell is adjusting to home life with wife, Carrie, and children Ethan, Skylar, and Gabby. An organization, Homes for Our Troops is building a house for the Newells in Marion.

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