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may 30, 2007

Trick Pony fans will not be disappointed Saturday when the band takes the stage during Chingawassa Days in Central Park. The Callahan Band will perform at 7 p.m., and Trick Pony will take the main stage at 9 p.m. A fireworks show will follow.

Two couples announcing celebration of their 50th wedding anniversaries are Royal and Mary (Sangwin) Smith of Marion and Dwight and Donna (Williams) Fruechting of Salina.

The Greensburg tornado has brought the Chris and Lanissa Hammond family to Marion. The family recently lost its home and all of its belongings in the tornado, which hit Greensburg on May 4. The family now resides on E. Denver St. in Marion.

A concrete rhinoceros at Mike and Judy Powers’ home is all decked out in an Elvis Presley jumpsuit and ready for Chingawassa Days. The glitzy rhino, complete with black pompadour, won a decorating contest for local rhinos in preparation of the community festival.

Accomplished craftsman Mark Wilcox of rural Marion has shifted his focus from making furniture to making violins. Wilcox will demonstrate his playing ability and the beauty of the violin during Chingawassa Days.

Marion High School’s girls track team finished fourth at the state track meet in Wichita this past weekend. The boy’s team finished seventh.

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