25 years ago
march 23, 1988
A white blanket of snow covered Central Park in Marion after Thursday’s storm. With a lack of wind, Mother Nature created a picturesque scene of snow-covered park benches, gazebo, and trees. The last blast of winter was short-lived, followed by a balmy weekend which destroyed all evidence of the storm and welcomed spring.
Shirley Bowers treated her grandsons, Todd and Eric Just and Ben Bowers, to a trip to Wichita Saturday. They enjoyed seeing the production of “Jack and the Beanstalk” at Crown-Uptown dinner-theatre.
The county appraiser’s office goes on line this week with a new $32,000 digitizing system of making maps. The system will be able to produce a map of almost anything in Marion County, appraisers say.
Marion High School seniors in Pat Jackson’s government class attended the March 2 Legislative Work Day in Topeka. Pictured in Gov. Mike Hayden’s office are Mark Meisinger, T.J. Johnson, Mike Ottensmeier, Leonard Champness, Greg Tice, John Smith, Brad Tice, Dean Baldwin, Randy Brock, Carol Laue, Steph Summerville, Denise Sellers, Christi Steward, Larry McLain, Dena Connell, Jason Bina, Chris Vinduska, Kristi Enos, Mary Mills, Kathy Collett, and Tricia Maag.
Marion County Home Care Services announces a new health support system, TeleAssist, designed for elderly or convalescing patients who live at home and may need emergency care.