15 YEARS AGO
oct. 29, 2008
In its first year, Marion County Toy Run attracted 30 to 35 participants. In the years since, the event has seen as many as 120 motorcycles and a dozen cars, organizer Kim Abrahams of rural Hillsboro said. “We’re trying to give as many kids a good Christmas as we can,” Abrahams said.
A new digital in-car camera recently was installed in a Marion police car. About one-half of the money for a second camera has been raised.
Callie Peterson of rural Marion is back at work at her hair salon. An accomplished equestrian and hair stylist, she continues to recover from a serious car accident that nearly claimed her life.
Marion High School cross-country runners Camille Christensen, Louis Holt, and Ryan Jones are headed for the Class 1-4A state cross-country meet Saturday at Wamego.
Members of the Father Kapaun Council of Knights of Columbus in Pilsen recently were recognized for their charitable activities and membership growth with a Star Council award. Only 13% of councils in Kansas achieve this recognition.
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