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august 12, 1976

Marion Centre Library Association Inc. was founded in 1881. In 1893, the collection of books was housed in the YMCA building. Two years later the library closed, and stayed that way until 1902 when it was restarted. The library moved to its present location in the City Building upon completion of that building in October 1938. Today, Marion City Library is thriving with many services available.

The Gerry Harris family was honored Monday night at a Kiwanis picnic in Central Park. They will be presented the Kiwanis “Family of Builders” award for the state of Kansas later this month at the district Kiwanis convention in Hays.

Marion Senior Scout Troop 61 returned recently from a weekend trip to Branson, Mo. Those on the trip were Molly Ferrell, Lori Harris, Kay Blackman, Barbara Costello, Ann Christensen, Carol Colburn, Julie Zerger, and Terri Enos. Leaders are Sue Harris and Margaret Wilson.

The Marion girls softball team won the recent Hesston Invitational Tournament. Players on the team include Cindy Friesen, Debbie Enos, Wava Ireland, Janice Bowers, Sandy Bridges, Bev Bezdek, Carol Colburn, Lori Schmidtberger, Sandy Marler, Marty Beaston, and Jandee Smith.

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