Effective Tuesday, Marion County’s trash is now being deposited in a new landfill at Perry. Until Monday, waste from the county-owned transfer station was being dumped at Rolling Hills landfill located outside Topeka.
Ethan Scott Plenert, son of Jeff and Nichole Plenert of Hillsboro, made his appearance at 8 a.m. Jan. 28 and was deemed the 2003 New Year baby at St. Luke Hospital.
Mary Ann Wiens is pictured on the front page as she reads Monday to children in the afternoon class of Marion Headstart as part of the school’s Kansas Day activities.
The 32nd annual meeting of St. Luke Hospital Auxiliary was held Jan. 21at Eastmoor United Methodist Church. Officers installed for the coming year were Janice Case, president; Randee Loomis, vice president; Lavonne Hannaford, secretary; and Eileen Sieger, treasurer.
Spelling Bee winners at the Marion schools were seventh grader Zach Helmstead, Marion Middle School, and Jaclyn Deforest, fifth grader, Marion Elementary School.
Marion morning kindergarten teacher, Lana Fahey, is pictured as she shows Erik Hageman how to waltz Friday during the Kindergarten ball.