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september 18, 1996

Hilltop Manor, a low-rent federal housing project for the elderly at E. Lawrence St., Marion, was completed in the spring of 1971 and an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday will celebrate its 25 years of service.

Clover Cliff Ranch Bed and Breakfast had a unique group stay there this past week when the United Arab Emirates endurance horse race team spent the week preparing for the World Cup race Saturday at Rock Springs Ranch near Junction City.

The group included the riders, led by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, crown prince of Dubai. An American support team who provided the horses also stayed at the ranch.

Warrior Boosters will sponsor a “Fifth Quarter Friday” after the Marion High School football game against Council Grove. Food, activities, and music will be provided for MHS students until 11. Food is free, soft drinks are 25 cents each.

After extensive research and many walks through the cemetery, Jack Swain believes he has located most of the graves of veterans and has made a list of those needing markers and flags. He has started placing flag holders at graves where none were found and plans to replace missing markers and install new flags in all of them.

Jason Kruse of Marion won the large project division, FFA Ag Mechanics Division, at the Kansas State Fair with a 42-foot trailer that features a beaver-tail end with ramps which can be placed in four positions for hauling and loading equipment or bales.

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