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December 25, 1996

Hannaford Abstract and Title Company is looking forward to more decades of service as the firm completes its 125th year in business.

The company was founded in 1871 by E.R. Trenner, who was soon joined by E.S. Hannaford. As Hannaford and Trenner, the firm operated until Trenner’s death in 1912.

E.S. Hannaford was the first of four generations of Hannafords to run the abstract and title business in Marion.

Marion High School concert choir, band, Swing Singers, and jazz band will be heard on 106.1 KSKU at 10 p.m. Christmas Eve and 6:20 a.m. Christmas morning.

Marion Chamber of Commerce gift certificates are a popular gift item this season, President Mike Classen says. Thousands of dollars in chamber gift certificates have been issued this season.

An article and pictures by Michael Tolzmann (publication unknown) tell how Army Specialist Michael J. Childs, son of Marion residents Mike Childs and Loretta Klose, is responsible, while deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina, for detecting chemical agents and treating soldiers after a chemical attack.

Behind a career-high 30 points from Melanie Cleeton, the Marion High School girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Chase County 59-49 Tuesday.

The game marked an important Cottonwood Valley League win to start out the season.

Those participating were Starla Riggs, Shannon Hoffer, Renee Reiswig, Maria Voelker, Erikka Secrest, Bailey Skiles, Melanie Cleeton, Kathy Vantuyl, Sara Cleeton, Carrie Darrow, Michele Davis, Carolyn Weber, and Jenny Maggard.

Dear Santa, I like you. Please bring me a tumbling baby and a stroller for two babies. Jeffrey wants a remote control car. Mom needs a new robe. Dad needs some money. Love, Lindsey

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