25 years ago
november 11, 1987
Marion residents were surprised at lunch Tuesday when lawmen burst into public places and handcuffed some of the community’s most prominent citizens. The actions were part of the “Cardiac Arrest”
fundraiser that benefited the American Heart Association.
Gary Warner, state trooper, has been assigned to patrol the highways of Marion County. Warner, 24, recently moved to Marion. He graduated last week from the Kansas Highway Patrol’s academy.
Marion High School students will present the musical melodrama “Tied to the Tracks” this weekend. Kelly Linnens is the hero, Chris Hett, the villain, and Dena Connell, the damsel in distress. Two performances are scheduled this weekend.
Helen Jackson’s “homecoming” will be even more special than most. The Marionite is returning to be ordained as a Presbyterian minister in a service of ordination Nov. 15 at the Marion Presbyterian Church. Helen is an associate pastor at the First Presbyterian Church, Santa Clara, Calif., and the daughter of Pat Jackson of Marion.
Cooperative Grain and Supply sponsored a coloring contest during October. Winners at Marion Elementary school included Tyson Grimmett, Shannon Hoffer, Nick Kraus, Nathan Collett, Jerod Hett, Allison Heidebrecht, Mandy Hanson, Joshua Inlow, Ethan Good, Jodie Bernhardt, Jason Kruse, Margie Taylor, Emily Costello, and Jim Helmer.