10 YEARS AGO
july 9, 2003
The three cooperatives with grain elevators in Marion County took in a large amount of wheat this season. Although the crop was large, the price is lower. The current price is $2.60 per bushel. Last year at this time, the price was more than $3.00.
Three new board members of Unified School District 408 will take their positions at Monday’s meeting. The new members are Sarah Cope of Florence, Kathy Meierhoff and Chris Sprowls.
Marion police officers Josh Whitwell and Phillip Hartsfield and David Martinez of the Sheriff’s Department were among those receiving certificates of completion Tuesday from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center.
Keith and Claudia Allison recently returned from a vacation in Hawaiian. Their son, daughter, and members of their families accompanied them.
Kiwanis Lt. Gov. Feebie Holdeman, of Marion, attended the 88th annual Kiwanis International Convention June 20-25 in Indianapolis and reported her experiences to the Marion Kiwanis Club Monday noon.
Tammie Yoder of Peabody is not sure where she was when the deer tick fastened itself to her abdomen, but she ended up taking a round of antibiotics after it was confirmed that she had a case of Lyme disease.