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Oct. 24, 2007

Members of the community participated in a fall festival Saturday at Central Park as part of fund-raising for new playground equipment. The afternoon’s games and activities added about $4,000 to the $26,000 raised so far toward a goal of $40,000.

A surprise twister, destroying a large machine shed and several trees, touched down Wednesday on property east of US-56/77 from the Lost Springs corner and a mile south.

Marion Ministerial Alliance and community volunteers are preparing for an annual community dinner scheduled for Thanksgiving.

Reunions reported in this issue include those of the Centre High School class of 1967, the family of Henry and Carrie Collett, and the Padgett sisters and brothers.

Being afraid will be a good thing this weekend when Marion High School Key Club and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Marion County will sponsor “Terror at the Lake,” a haunted house and hayrack ride for sixth graders and older this weekend at Marion County Lake hall.

Former Marion High School cross-country runners Danielle Cope and Gavin Moore reunited Friday at Butler Community College. Cope was running for Cloud County Community College, and Moore was a part of the Butler cross-country team. Both finished in the top 10.

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