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Compiled from newspaper files

june 1, 2020

The body of 30-year-old Justin Milne of McPherson was found Monday near Marion Reservoir by authorities conducting a search as part of the investigation of a vehicle fire Sunday evening. Following investigation, Dustin Smith, 23, McPherson, has been charged with premeditated first degree murder of Milne.

Retired Marine Corps Colonel Dick Schwartz spoke Monday at Marion Cemetery at the annual Memorial Day ceremony.

Marion High School faculty and staff choose two students each month for overall citizenship and classroom performance. Students selected for the month of May are freshman Nicholas Meyer and junior Jesse Taylor.

The Art and Music Stroll from 1 to 5 p.n. June 12 will bring artists from the Flint Hills to Marion. Local and area artists will be showcased.

Junior distance runner Jordan Hett is this week’s MHS Athlete of the Week. Jordan placed fourth in the 3200-meter run Friday and seventh in the 1600 Saturday at the 3A state championship track meet in Wichita.

An article by staff writer Ben Kleine tells how Larry, Clint, and Andrew Weber, sons of Mashawn Weber of Florence were united in mischief as children and recently united in the service as members of the National Guard.

Marion Elementary School teachers monthly choose students in kindergarten through sixth grade who exhibit three traits of success — for being responsible, respectful and doing their best.

Chosen as May’s students of the month are Madison Arocha, Sadie Lange, Jessica Arevalo, Sydney Williams, Nathan Shields, Skylar King, Emmy Hess, Lily Lundy, Lydia Kinman, Meggan Frese, Melina Valadez, Tori Shults, Ezra Darnall, and Randon Richmond.

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