25 years ago
april 4, 1990
Sixty square miles of land in eastern Marion County is included in a proposed expanded training area for Fort Riley. The area is one of four possible sites if the land acquisition alternative is accepted. It is the second most populated of the four sites.
Marion residents were tossed in a paper hoosegow Thursday during the American Heart Association’s Cardiac Arrest event. About $1,790 was raised to combat heart disease. Arrestees were Barry Allen, Clyde Ames, Don Bredemeier, Marlin Buchholz, Jim Chamberland, Florence Fender, Johelen Fincham, Charles Heerey, Leland Heidebrecht, Hoppy Line, Inc., Eloise Mueller, Rudy Nicely, Greg Regier, Clinton Roberts, Elora Robinson, Harvey Sanders, Gerry Sharp, Bob Sprowls and Dr. Khanh Vu.
Jamey Cooper, son of Ron and Bev Cooper, was seven years old Friday and was guest of honor at two parties, one with friends and the other with family. Boys present for the first party were Andy Crofoot, Mark Hanson, Ryan Thomas, Jess Whiteman, and Stacey Longhofer.
Marion native Beverly Hoch and Glenn Litke, assistant professor of music at Tabor College in Hillsboro, will be featured soloists at a performance of Handel’s Messiah at 3 p.m. Sunday in Hutchinson. Hoch, of New York City, is a soprano soloist and Litke is a bass soloist.