25 years ago
september 22, 1993
Displays in Central Park during Saturday’s annual Art in the Park remained during morning showers to enjoy pleasant sunshine in the afternoon. The rain didn’t deter more than 5,000 shoppers from spending the day viewing various talents from Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Texas artists and craftsmen.
Centre High School seniors Jason Hajek and Tina Ybarra received homecoming honors Friday night just before the Centre-Tescott football game. The football team, behind seven Jason Hajek touchdowns, trounced Tescott 57-8 in the game.
Irv Schroeder County Motors has been sold, but the name remains the same. Bruce and Jan Schroeder have purchased the Hillsboro automotive business from Bruce’s father, Irv Schroeder, who has retired.
Marion’s 82nd annual Old Settlers’ Day weekend celebration kicks off Friday night with a get-together at Marion Country Club. It will continue with a parade Saturday, dances, dinners, reunions, and other events throughout the weekend including an open house dedication at St. Luke Living Center Sunday afternoon. Following the band concert at the park Saturday afternoon, museum directors will present a bronze plaque to Mayor Gerry Harris. The plaque is to be mounted in Central Park, recognizing the park as the original campsite of the first settlers back in 1861.
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