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july 4, 2009

Marion County may need to change the names of several north-south roads, road and bridge superintendent John Summerville told county commissioners Tuesday. State law will require road signs with letters at least six inches tall beginning in May, 2012.

Marion school superintendent Lee Leiker was a popular target in a dunk tank Friday evening. He is pictured after a competitor hit the target and Leiker is about to be dunked.

The dunk tank was part of several attractions at a downtown sales promotion Friday evening.

In this week’s issue, cards are requested for the birthdays of Amelia Vinduska, who will be 103 July 10, and Agnes Bina, who will be 90 July 18, and for Peggy and Leo Blackman’s 50th wedding anniversary, which their family will celebrate July 11 in Kansas City.

Countywide activities planned for July 4 include Peabody’s 88th annual celebration and fireworks extravaganza and Redneck in Ramona, a daylong entertainment that will begin at 8 a.m. with a two-mile run/walk and end with fireworks at dusk.

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