15 YEARS AGO
jan. 9, 2008
Marion County Commission is looking for a possible location of a proposed county jail. An architect for Marion City Council has suggested a lot along US-56. Commission chairman Randy Dallke was told the council would prefer the jail be located adjacent to a residential area of Kellison St.
After three hours of closed- door discussions spanning four days, Marion economic development director Jami Williams resigned. Williams completed two years as a contract employee for the city. Her annual pay at the conclusion of the contract, which ended Dec. 21, was $49, 968.17 per year.
Brandon “Luke” Kimbrel of Marion, a lieutenant in the Kansas Army National Guard, left Jan. 1 for training before his second deployment to Iraq. Legion Riders Post 22, Marion, took to the streets Dec. 30 to give the local soldier a proper send-off.
The family of Jackie Hett met Dec. 26 at a Wichita motel for its annual Christmas celebration.
One of the voices in an a cappella group “Six Appeal” at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, is Michael Brookens, a 2006 Marion High School graduate and current music major at Concordia.
The group, which originally had six members, consists of seven Concordia sophomores whose voices flow on stage like fine wine.
Last modified Jan. 4, 2023