25 years ago
august 21, 1996
Marion County Pilots Association has presented two scholarships for free flight instruction to winners in a drawing held during the county fair.
One hour of free flight instruction has been awarded, each, to Mike Haniger and Pam Riesen, both of Hillsborol
The certified flight instructor will be Loren Koehn, Hillsboro.
Morgan Jones, a senior at Centre High School, is participating in work-study opportunities at three Marion businesses this semester. She will work weekday afternoons at St. Luke Hospital, Central National Bank, and the Marion County Record.
A new ramp is open at the courthouse south entrance. Stairs from the east and west sidewalks also lead down to the door. When the elevator and restrooms are completed the courthouse will be fully accessible to the disabled.
Heartland Wireless has announced the winners of door prizes awarded during the firm’s open house in Marion. Peggy Blackman of Marion was awarded a night’s stay for two at Country Dreams bed and breakfast. Ralph Popp of Marion was awarded a free portrait sitting at Owens Photography, Lincolnville. Lori Tajchman and Chris McFadden, both of Marion, received T-shirts.
Virginia Downing purchased seed for burpless cucumbers at Marion True Value Hardware and planted them in her garden in Marion. She is pictured holding one she entered in this week’s Produce Derby. The cucumber is 15 inches long and measures 9 inches around.
Marion Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Mike Classen, Charles Kannady, and Brenda McGinness are pictured as they present a welcome plaque to Tom and Audrey McLinden who own the Powder Keg and Custom Threads in Marion.
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