Compiled from newspaper files
10 YEARS AGO
march 16, 2003
Andrew J. Holt received the highest honor awarded to a member of the Boy Scouts of America Sunday when he was named an Eagle Scout during a ceremony at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church. Andrew is the son of Terry and Ann Holt of Marion.
Violinist Judith Priest performed Friday during group sessions for students at Marion Elementary School. Priest also met with each class throughout the day to introduce students to the violin.
Five generations were together March 1 when the 85th birthday anniversary of family matriarch Velma Bredemeier was celebrated at the home of Cristi and Frank Soyez of Cedar Point.
Marion Middle School’s eighth grade scholars bowl team ended its regular season March 10 by winning the Cottonwood Valley Junior League meet in Herington. Team members are Kirk Hansen, Kyle Hett, Luke Bowers, Isaac Geutersloh, and Matt Kirkpatrick.
Approximately 75 members of the congregation of the Marion Christian Church enjoyed lunch at noon Sunday hosted by the membership committee. A potato bar and the program that followed featured the St. Patrick’s Day theme.
The Marion SRS office is slated for closure in the near future. The expected closure is the result of the steep shortfall in projected state revenue.