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may 5, 2010

St. Luke Hospital board members and CEO Jeremy Armstrong broke ground Monday afternoon on the hospital’s $6 million renovation project. Tentative time for completion is October 2011.

Two mothers share stories of adopting children in an article honoring Mother’s Day. Featured are Nadine Smith of Tampa and her daughter Megan and Dorothy Melcher of Marion and her son Gary.

Anita Hancock is pictured as she receives two bouquets of flowers Thursday at the USD 408 Performing Arts Center after directing her final musical performance of a 21-year teaching career.

A 15-minute documentary being filmed in Florence will be part of the 2011 celebration of the years of Kansas statehood. The filmmaker, from Lawrence, said he has been interested in small towns in Kansas for years.

Marion Elementary School students of the month for April are Preston Schneider, Campbell Winter, Madison Hinton, Skylar Creed, Noah Slater, Rebecca Sawyer, Catie Black, John Knolla, Corbin Wheeler, Noah Kukuk, Ali Boyd, Lydia Kinman, Jacob Smith, Chase Becker, and Regina Noonan.

There is no rocking chair for octogenarian Aldina Martens of Lehigh who maintains five city lots, three gardens, and about a dozen chickens and sees no reason to slow down at 80.

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