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march 20, 1996
Marion County Hospital District No. 1 board of directors toured the newly completed addition to St. Luke Medical Clinic Thursday. The addition includes examining rooms, physician offices, nursing station, and medical records/business office. An elevator to the basement meeting rooms and health room also are part of the project.
Frances Turner of Marion, a certified master graphoanalyst, spoke at Marion Kiwanis during the club’s luncheon Monday at Stone City Café. Turner has been a handwriting expert since 1988.
The Rev. Rick Just of Wichita, long-time member of the Aulne Boys gospel quartet, attended a performance of the “Oak Ridge Boys” at Salina March 13 and was surprised to be asked to join the group on the stage. He is pictured singing a classic gospel song with Joe Bonsail, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban
Seventh-grader Nichole Longhofer is first prize winner of a $100 bond in the “Voice of Democracy” contest held by Ecker-Fulkerson-Slifer VFW Post Auxiliary. Second prize of a $75 bond went to Mandalee Meisner, and third prize, a $50 bond, went to Kyle Ramsey.
Despite up to an inch of rain Thursday a statewide burning ban was still in effect as of Monday. Several small trash fires have been reported. So far, only warnings have been issued. However, violation of the burning ban carries a maximum penalty of $2,500 and one year in the county jail.
Twenty-three Centre students and 28 adults took a six-day bus trip March 13 to 19, visiting many interesting and historic sites in New York City and Washington, D.C., along with a side trip through Philadelphia.
Marion High School senior Brett Sardou has been named Student of the Month by the MHS faculty, Brett’s plans to attend Butler County Community College, possibly majoring in elementary education.
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