25 years ago
may 26, 1993
A sign of the times, perhaps, but the Sears sign was removed from Main Street in Marion this week after that franchise was canceled by the company. Margaret Sellers Harris, who has operated the catalog store successfully for many years, watched as the sign came down.
Marion High School Class of 1993 graduates should remain active in their community, 70th District Rep. Duane Goossen said Sunday at commencement ceremonies. Ashley Loomis was named valedictorian and Traci Darrow was salutatorian of the class. Outstanding senior girl awards were given to Jennifer Hanson and Lesley Sieger. Outstanding senior boy was Thurston Thies.
Tom Lahey, aka “Major Astro” enjoyed a Sunday meal at the Owl Car Café in Marion. He enjoyed celebrity status at the Owl Car, with many present who had watched him during their impressionable years. He was generous with autographs.
Sherry Lange has been selected as student of the month for May by the Marion High School faculty. She graduated Sunday with honors. Sherry is the daughter of Larry and Ruth Lange of Marion. She plans to attend Tabor College and major in occupational therapy.
Stacey Long graduated Saturday from the registered nurse program at Newman’s School of Nursing in Emporia. Following graduation, she is employed as a nurse at St. Joseph Medical Center in Wichita.
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