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dec. 3, 2008

The third annual Christmas Parade sponsored by Marion Chamber of Commerce will be 2 p.m. Sunday in downtown Marion. Entries will line up at 1:30 p.m. across from Ampride on E. Main St.

Lin Slifer, Tim Christensen, Gordon Pendergraft, Duane Koehn, and John Dicks are pictured on the front page as they move Christmas decorations into position at Pendergraft’s home at Marion County Park and Lake. Others have helped him put up his sleigh and reindeer decoration for years.

Four Marion High School students were selected for South Central Kansas Music Education Association concerts Dec. 6 at Wichita State University. Students selected were Philip Gu, clarinet; Lucy Collett, choir; Landon Leiker, trumpet; and Sarah Guetersloh, trombone.

Retailers want shoppers to “go green” by purchasing reusable shopping bags through a program sponsored by the retail sales committee of Marion Chamber of Commerce. Bags are printed with “Shop Marion First” messages and encourage shoppers not only to use the cloth bags instead of plastic or paper but also to shop at home.

The 2008-’09 Marion High School boys’ basketball squad will feature seniors Luke Gordon, Mitchell Leppke, and Elliot Hett.

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