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december 23, 1981

J. Robert Brookens will join Roger Morse and Dean Batt as partners in the practice of law at Marion starting Jan.1. The announcement was made this week.

Brookens is moving his office into the building occupied by the present Morse and Batt firm, more particularly in space now occupied by Slusser Drilling Co.

The Slusser firm will move next door east into the building now occupied by Brookens.

Dear Santa, I am six years old. I would like a puppy, a kitten, and a Barbie Dream house and I’ll have sugar for the reindeer and fruit and milk for you. Love, Ashley Loomis. P.s. Say hi to Rudolph and Mrs. Santa. Please bring Brian a train.

Uniformed officers will be present at Marion Gymnasium at all future basketball games. Thursday night, when Marion girls hosted Solomon, several incidents were reported. There were fist fights, visiting buses were harassed, and Marion fans created disturbances which were said to be in bad taste and poor public relations for the community.

Dr. Don Hodson, Argonia, has expressed tentative plans to set up practice in Marion this summer. Hodson will complete three years of medical residency in Wichita this June. St. Luke Hospital administrator Ron Cork said Dr. Hodson will probably locate his practice at St. Luke Clinic.

Dear Santa, I want a toy BB pistol, some Star Wars people, a police car, some house shoes and a watch band. I love you Santa. Merry Christmas! Michel Soyez, age 6.

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