Compiled from newspaper files
10 YEARS AGO
october 9, 2002
The bronze sculpture that will be attached to the dome of the State Capitol will ride to Topeka on a trailer belonging to Donahue Corporation of Durham. The sculpture, created by Richard Bergen of Lindsborg, features an American Indian of the Kansa tribe. When on the dome, the arrow will point to the North Star.
“Annie Get Your Gun” has been chosen as this year’s Marion High School musical. More than 20% of the high school students will be involved. The production will be directed by Janet Killough and Adam White.
Births announced this week are Elijah Edward Dold, son of Dan and Joan Dold of Harper, and Jonathan Robert Spachek, son of Kurt and Linda Spachek of Marion.
Homecoming will be Friday at Centre High School. Queen candidates are Ashlee Bowman, Chelse Brunner, Trisha Naerebout, and Stephanie Heiser. King candidates are Kyle Luna, Mark Pagenkopf, and Derek Belton.
The Paden family will present Sunday services at Aulne United Methodist Church. A carry-in dinner will follow at noon. The Padens—Janelle, Doug, Matthew, Johnathon, and Abigail—live in Newton and are missionaries to Nepal. Now on furlough, they served in Nepal for seven years.