10 YEARS AGO
August 24, 2011
Following the resignation of interim road and bridge superintendent Bud Druse Monday, the commission announced the hiring of Randy Crawford of Hillsboro as superintendent effective Sept. 6.
Pictured are Kevin Herbel of Durham and his sons, Joshua, Caleb, and Isaiah who were among more than 550 people from around Marion County who flooded Main Street in Tampa Saturday evening for the annual hog roast sponsored by Tampa State Bank.
The historic Mennonite Brethren Church on the Tabor College campus in Hillsboro is featured in an article. Rowena Plett tells the history of the historic church thought to be oldest Mennonite Brethren church building in America still being used for worship.
Kathleen and Ronald “Bunk” Ludwig of Florence will be the grand marshals of the Florence Labor Day parade. The long-lived Ludwig business, Ludwig Truck line, Inc., was a business in Florence for more than 40 years.
Marion Kiwanis Club has announced that the theme for this year’s Old Settlers’ Day parade will be “Marion — 150 Years of Progress — and Counting. The parade will be 11 a.m. Sept. 24 in downtown Marion.
Members of the Happy Hustlers 4-H Club in Marion made 45 pillows for Marion Elementary School kindergartners to use during their “brain time” naps. Participating in the project were Larry Ziemmermann, Myranda Stika, Arianna Ciero, Micayla Stika, Alex Stika, Cara Martin, Aaron Stika, Miles Olsen, and Johnny Ziemmermann.
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