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july 19, 1995

Agricultural visitors from Morocco’s largest city were in Hillsboro this past week for a day of learning about what makes a good farmer. On the visit were four of Morocco’s largest feed millers, a Kansas State University administrator, and Dan Holub of Marion, chairman of the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission.

Florence Ambulance Service, which operates through the City of Florence independently of Marion County EMS, took possession Friday of a brand new ambulance. It joins 1975 and 1982 models in the town’s fleet and will be their first response vehicle.

David Impson is pictured as he prepares the soda fountain to serve customers at Olde Towne Restaurant in Hillsboro.

“Fast Eddie” Parker, model for the classic film character, “The Hustler,” will perform a pool shooting exhibition Thursday in Coneburg Inn, Peabody.

A native stone marker is in place at the Marion/McPherson county line, just north of US-56. The Chisholm and Santa Fe trails crossed just north of the marker which was funded by Marion County Economic Development Council and Cottonwood Crossing Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association.

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