30 years ago
july 21, 1993
Main and Lincoln Sts. in Marion was site of construction Friday as crews installed cable for Technology Excellence in Education Network, an interactive television system linking five area high schools, The system is scheduled to be online this fall for students at Centre, Herington, Hillsboro, Marion, and Peabody-Burns high schools.
Bown-Corby School continues to be used for educational purposes, although not by the Marion school district. The building, now owned by the city of Marion, was remodeled by Butler County Community College. Classes there provide instruction daily for students from a wide area.
Dane J. Christensen, son of John and Diana Christensen of Cottonwood, Arizona, has been commissioned a second lieutenant upon graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado. His grandparents are Lynn and Wilma Christensen of Marion.
Brian Bina, 8-year-old son of Laverne and Harriet Bina of Marion, competed July 10 in the Karate Kansas Nationals tournament and won a first-place trophy for forms.
Jeff Burkholder has been named assistant vice president and bank manager of Emprise Bank in Wichita. Jeff is a 1984 graduate of Marion High School and a 1988 graduate of Emporia State University. His parents are Bill and Shirley Burkholder of Marion.
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