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october 19, 1994

When a giant oak tree in Central Park blew down several months ago, the Alden Slusser family agreed to pay for having the damaged tree carved into a thing of beauty to honor where their children and grandchildren loved to play.

Tree sculptor Gino Salerno will carve the six-foot stump into an attractive and lasting monument. It will be titled “A Child at Play.”

Marion County Commissioners purchased eight grills for the county lake from Vogel Manufacturing of Marion after discovering they were of better quality and much cheaper than those proposed by an Illinois-based company.

Florence Middle School volleyball team won the Cottonwood Valley Junior League championship Thursday, the first time for the Wildcats since 1986.

Team members throughout the season were Carrie Darrow, Sarah Crofoot, Shannon Hoffer, Natali Toupin, Jenny Christiansen, Misty Creamer, Sara Cleeton, Erika Secrest, Renee Reiswig, Lisa Buchholz, Angie Moore, and Jamie Davis.

Morse, Batt, Brookens, and Collett law firm has been joined by attorney Susan Robson as an associate in the firm. Robson will be in general practice, with an emphasis on taxation and estate planning.

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