25 years ago
august 19, 1992
The Toronto Sun, one of the major Canadian newspapers, featured Canada, Kansas, as part of a feature on United States communities named after the northern nation. The article appeared in the June 30 issue. Two full-color photos appearing with the article were taken by Marion County Record photographer, Matt Newhouse.
Pictured on the front page is assistant school superintendent Eugene Enos as he adds a fresh coat of paint to the weather-beaten flagpole in front of Marion High School. The annual chore requires a hydraulic lift to reach the top of the pole.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Darrow hosted a “back to school” breakfast on their deck Saturday morning. Guests were the Jim Darrow family, the Bill Darrow family, and Betty Mull.
Centre High School cheerleaders attended the National Cheerleaders Association summer camp at Fort Hays State University. Cougar cheerleader Meggan Silhan received top recognition by being selected for the NCA All-American squad. She is the daughter of Terry and Kathy Silhan of rural Marion.
Pictured are Benard and Helen Stromberg of rural Florence with two of the almost-two-pound tomatoes raised in their garden. Better Boy tomatoes have responded well to this summer’s wet weather, they say.
Tampa people are looking forward to the hog roast Saturday evening sponsored by the Tampa State Bank.
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