25 years ago
july 7, 1993
In an effort to make the US- 56/77/K-150 highway junction less dangerous, the Kansas Department of Transportation has installed red blinker lights on the eastbound and westbound lanes, stopping traffic crossing the north/south US-77 lanes.
Marion County Commission met June 28 and heard some bad news about the roof on the courthouse. The “new” 22-year-old roof is leaking. And, that’s not the entire story. The roof on the county shop building, on North Coble, also is leaking.
The municipal building basement was dry this week, despite almost four inches of rain in five hours Tuesday morning. Heavy rain also brought harvest to a standstill, and will definitely affect wheat quality.
Jim Bredemeier, a 1957 graduate of Marion High School, was injured Sunday at Wichita. A motorist being chased by police crashed his car into Bredemeier’s vehicle causing extensive injuries to him. He had a crushed right leg, severely damaged knee, damaged left hand, and other injuries but is in stable condition following surgery Sunday.
“Beary Special Babies” born at St. Luke Hospital during the month of June include Christina Mae Philips, born June 2; Michael James Montgomery, June 11; Heather Shanea Fine, June 12; Matthew Allen Sprowls, June 14; and Bryan Dean Leith, June 21.
The Bob Smiths hosted their annual Fourth of July picnic at their home Saturday evening. Approximately 175 relatives and friends attended.
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