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march 11. 1981

An article by reporter/photographer Karen Bradshaw tells about the “passive solar” home recently built by Mr. and Mrs. Jim Broz of rural Marion. The sun’s natural radiance has been used to heat and light the home which was completed in June.

Four sets of fathers and sons share weekend training sessions together at the National Guard Armory in Council Grove. Dean Pippin and his son Brett and Leonard Shaft and son Kelly are half of that number.

The city of Peabody has hit a snag in its search for a new city water supply. City councilmen announced last week that a plan to drill test wells northeast of town has been canceled. Officials said the land owner refused to allow the tests because of the proximity of oil wells.

Pictured as they discuss transition from high school to college at Kansas State University’s principal-counselor-student conference are Centre High School seniors Perry Gutsch, David Mueller, Brad Matz, Rob Fenske, Melinda Collett, and Dennis Fike along with principal Glenn Cunningham and counselor Jim Wyatt.

Lynn’s Farm Equipment, Inc. Marion, is hosting its annual pancake and sausage day March 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the agri-business’ new facility at the west edge of town on US-56. Customers and friends are invited to attend.

Two Marion High School seniors have been selected by the Board of Regents as “State of Kansas Scholars.” Greg Boyle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boyle, and Ron Wineinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wineinger, earned the scholarships because of high results on the ACT examination.

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