25 years ago
june 18, 1994
Wheat harvest ’94 is neither a bumper crop nor a poor one, perhaps bountiful. Marion’s Cooperative Grain and Supply reported Mick Summervill brought in the first load at 3:06 Monday.
Rebecca Collett, Mandy Inlow, and Kay Lynn Summervill represented Marion High School at Girls’ State, held June 5-11on the campus of the University of Kansas at Lawrence.
Fishing and hunting columnist Bill Harmon reports in his “Fish Tales” that after 32 years, Charles Schmidtberger has retired from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. Schmidtberger was supervisor over 13 counties for 10 of those years.
The Marion Police Department reminds everyone that sidewalks on Main Street between Lincoln and Walnut are to be used only for walking. Bicycles, skateboards, or any other vehicle are banned from operating on sidewalks in the downtown business district.
Bill Edmunds of Marion is Amy Smith’s choice this week for the person who “made a difference” in their community. In addition to other occupations, he was sexton for 27 years at Marion Cemetery, keeping the grounds immaculate and attractive.