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JULY 28, 2010

The state fire marshal’s office has received a complaint against the Marion County Jail, currently so crowded that inmates are sleeping on the floor. An investigation is planned.

Sharon Kelsey displays huge tomatoes picked from her garden. Tomatoes range from 1.75 to 2 pounds each.

Amy Kjellin of rural Marion is the new director of Butler Community College’s Marion and Council Grove campuses. She took over July 12 for retiring director Pauline Holub. Kjellin previously worked at Hutchinson Community College’s McPherson campus and Tabor College in Hillsboro.

Marion Boy Scouts Justin Barr and Dylan Goebel are attending the 2010 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. The jamboree celebrates the 100th anniversary of scouting in the United States.

Centre graduate Alex Hajek won a John Deere all-terrain vehicle during the 82nd Kansas FFA convention.

Much space is devoted to the arrival of the first carnival in two years to be held at the Marion County Fairgrounds. Pride Amusements is the latest addition to the fair lineup because of a cancellation elsewhere.

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