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Compiled from newspaper files

may 11, 2011

The unattended deaths in the county of two men are being investigated.

The KBI assisted in investigating the death of an unidentified white male found May 2 in the area of 160th and Xavier roads while local authorities were conducting a search for a missing person.

And an unattended death also is under investigation after sheriff’s deputies were summoned Sunday to 2011 Nighthawk Rd. where authorities found the body of Jeffrey S. Raskopf.

Marion Elementary School sixth grade student McKayla Oursler is pictured as she touches a snake May 4 while Josh Knolla and Nathan Baldwin watch. Steve Unruh of Marion brought various snakes to the school and explained different types of reptiles.

Never-released film footage of the devastating flood July 1951 in Florence highlights a new 21-minute video documentary about Florence. Two public screenings will be May 28 at the Florence Masonic Lodge.

Jared Smith and Jeremiah Johnson are pictured as they plant trees and plants in front of Smith’s home at 815 Main St., Marion. Smith’s yard was recognized by Marion PRIDE as part of its beautification program.

Legacy Park of Peabody was sold May 1 to Deseret Health Group of Centerville, Utah. The 55-bed skilled and 19-bed residential care facility will now operate as Peabody Care Center.

Marion High School seniors Dan Purkeypile and Derek Stuchlik will go out at the top of their class Sunday at graduation. Both students earned 4.0 grade point averages for the entirety of their high school careers. Landon Leiker is the salutatorian.

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