25 years ago
january 24, 1990
Marion city commissioners discussed the possibility of hiring a city development coordinator, but want more facts before any decision is made.
Bob Brookens is pictured as he gives the countdown to release a car at Monday’s annual Cub Scout Pinewood Derby. Taking first place in the contest was Daniel Buckner; second, Jeremy May; and third, David Darrow.
Athena Study Club celebrates its 75th anniversary this year and programs through the year will relate to the diamond theme.
Denise Meierhoff, a senior at Marion High School, was selected by the MHS faculty as Student of the Month for January. Denise is the daughter of Thad and Janie Meierhoff.
Lori Lalouette and Lynette Lalouette, both of Florence, and Diane Oborny of Durham have been named to the Dean’s honor roll at Fort Hays State University for the fall semester.
Martin and Sue Eddy, owners of Heartland Mixes of Marion, are pictured receiving their first dollar of clear profit from Marion Chamber of Commerce ambassadors.
Negotiations are underway to finalize the sale of the Town and Country Café in Florence to John and Karen Kline of Marion. The restaurant, a longtime favorite among truckers, travelers, and area residents, was operated for 30 years by Edith White. It closed Oct. 1. The Klines hope to re-open the café by Feb. 1.