25 years ago
december 20, 1995
The true Christmas spirit was evident Saturday at Marion VFW post home when four lines of tables, were heavily laden with gifts for the Marion/Centre Christmas Angel program. Forty-seven adults, representing 29 families, selected gifts from the donated items.
The home of Judge and Mrs. Michael Powers, 115 Elm, was awarded first place in the Marion Chamber of Commerce sponsored Christmas lighting contest. Second place was awarded to Lou and Judy Wegerer and third went to Jim and Judy Versch.
Marion High School football player Jason Wheeler has been selected to participate in the 1996 Kansas Shrine Bowl to be held Aug. 3 at Topeka. Wheeler was selected by 40 sports media professionals across the state.
Kathryn Elizabeth Ehrlich gave her mother a great Christmas present early Thursday morning. She showed up unexpectedly. The infant was born at home between 1:10 and 1:30 a.m. while parents Mike and Kathy Ehrlich were awaiting an ambulance.
A one-hour documentary program “Christmas at War” to be shown Christmas Eve on The History Channel, will include an interview with Marion County Record editor Bill Meyer. Five veterans of the 99th Infantry Division, that bore the brunt of the initial German attack in the Battle of the Bulge, interviewed for the program included Meyer and Wichitan Rick Render whose wife is from Tampa.
Marion High School junior Michele Davis has been selected as student of the month. She is the daughter of Jim and Jannette Davis of Marion. Michele plans to major in home design following high school graduation.
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