15 YEARS AGO
feb. 20, 2008
A new shelter house in memory of Marion native Mark Applegate is planned at Marion Central Park. His family has donated nearly $20,000. The shelter house is to be located in the northeast part of the park, just south of horseshoe pits.
Thursday was a big day for kindergartners at Marion Elementary School. They had their own Kinder Ball. Pictured on the front page as they danced in formal clothes are Eli Smith, Kennedy Fahey, Chloe Burkholder, and Luke Dawson.
A primary election for two Marion City Council seats will be Tuesday. Katherine DeFilippis, Gerald Henderson, Bill Holdeman, Jerry Kline, and Steven Smith have filed.
Marion High School will be well represented at the 3-2-1A state wrestling tournament this weekend. Senior Charlie Holub, sophomores Tyler Neil and Cody and Dillon Wildin, and freshman Andy Shipman all qualified by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes.
A feature story tells of a new business, Cardie Oil Tire and Service Center, that opened in mid-January in Batt Industrial Park.
The 62nd annual Marion County Conservation District meeting will be Feb. 23 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro.
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