25 years ago
august 5, 1992
Marion City Commissioners discussed a proposal Monday of acquiring the Bown-Corby school building to be used by Butler County Community College. They will meet with BCCC officials Thursday to discuss the proposal at length.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Broadstreet returned Saturday from Chicago where they attended the installation service of their daughter, Nancy Bowen, as president of the PILOT Club International.
Phyllis Melton was guest speaker at the July 20 meeting of Ourlserites EHU. The interesting program included many historical facts about Marion. She also displayed articles of interest found in the historical museum, which is located in the former Baptist church.
The latest entry in the Marion County Record Produce Derby is Irma Reznicek’s 9½-pound beet.
Gypsies, fairies, royalty, and dragons will appear on stage at Marion City Building Aug. 15 during Marion/Florence REC’s production of “The Sleeping Beauty.” The production is being directed by Cathy Whitaker, a former theater director in college. Lesley Sieger is assistant director and musical director is Anita Brookens. Characters will be portrayed by 13 third through eighth graders including Elizabeth Harrison, Josh Powers, Kristen Warnick, Kylie Williamson, Neil Thakker, Jim Helmer, Erin O’Dell, Holly Eddy, Ashley Gilbert, Dusty Sharp, Matt Powers, Arlene Tajchman, and Andrew Brookens.