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OCTOBER 5, 2011

Roger W. “Bud” Hannaford Jr., son of the Hannaford legacy rooted in the earliest years of the town’s 19th century beginnings, died Oct. 1 at St. Luke Hospital. His death was just a few days after he had been honored Sept. 24 as Grand Marshal of the Old Settlers’ Day parade.

Less than a day after approximately 2,000 marijuana plants were seized and destroyed in rural Peabody, another 1,000 were seized about 6 miles away in northern Butler County. Sheriff Rob Craft said the grow operation in Butler County had many similarities to the one found by a hunter near Peabody and that the KBI is working on the case trying to find the people who are running the marijuana operation.

A perfect fall day brought out a crowd Saturday to the 25th annual Lincolnville Octoberfest.

Trevor Hageberg, son of Mike and Denice Hageberg, and Theo Kassebaum, daughter of Bill and Jennifer Kassebaum, were crowned at Centre High School Friday as the school’s fall homecoming king and queen.

Bob McCurdy and Richard Wormser both finished with 100 votes for the title of Marion County Lake chili cook-off Saturday. The eventual title went to McCurdy after a judge’s taste-off. Remington Putter finished second with 55 votes. Rick Myers of Newton won the competitors’ award.

Marion High School class of 1946 was the oldest class that gathered Old Settlers’ Day. Those attending for their 65-year reunion included Virginia Hayen Downing, Ron Atkinson, Betty Weber May, Harold Conyers, Wallace Good, Howard Collett, Betty Tiemeier Coughlin, Margie Frazier Davis, Vernie Knight Beaston, Jeanne Carpenter Johnson, Wanda Hannaford Burk, and Mary Tibbetts Glidden.

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