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may 27, 2009

It took 2½ years, but Jim Cloutier has reopened the historic Elgin Hotel. Visitors toured the renovated bed and breakfast Saturday during the Art at the Elgin fundraiser for Marion Youth Advancement Committee.

The committee raised more than $1,000 Saturday for a planned youth center. The fundraiser included a silent auction of elementary students’ donated artwork in the afternoon and a live auction of donated pieces in the evening.

Bridget Lundy has been chosen by the American Legion Auxiliary to attend the 67th annual Sunflower Girls State from June 7 to 12 on the University of Kansas Lawrence campus. Her parents are Bill and Mickey Lundy of Marion.

Stan Wiles, longtime physical education teacher and coach at Centre, was honored by fellow staff members Thursday at a noon luncheon and reception. He is retiring after 31 years of teaching, including 28 at Centre.

Wheelchair athlete Kenny Herriot rode his bicycle through Marion County on Thursday. He is riding across the U.S. to raise awareness of a foundation raising money for childhood cancer research.

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