25 years ago
october 5, 1994
Hundreds of explosives were taken from Martin-Marietta quarries, sometime between Sept. 28 and Monday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Department reports. Taken were 299 sticks of dynamite and 544 blasting caps.
Sheriff Davies warns anyone who sees anything resembling a blasting cap or dynamite stick should notify authorities immediately and move well clear of the item.
Candidates for 1994 Centre Homecoming Queen and King are Meggan Silhan, Jennea Falen, Cicely Carlson, Jill Brunner, Luke Utting, Jake Tindle, Brian Pagenkopf, and Spencer Hedstrom. Queen and king will be crowned at 6:50 p.m. prior to the football game with White City.
Joyce Duke ended 34½ years of service with the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service office in Marion on Friday. In all that time, she had only two bosses, Edward Stenzel and current director Bill Harmon.
The girls’ junior varsity volleyball tournament Saturday will be the first official event in Marion Elementary School gymnasium. The gym is designed for two matches at the same time.
Participating teams will be Marion, Chase County, Peabody, Berean Academy, Remington, and Herington.