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june 5, 1996

A housing addition proposed for Marion has received federal approval, consultant Peggy Blackman told Marion City Commission Monday. The development will feature 16 duplexes that are not designed for a specific income or age group. Each individual housing unit will have two or three bedrooms.

After 10 years of working for Flint Hills Clay works in Marion, Paula Miller is going to own a piece of it herself. Owner Les Byer has decided to sell the pottery-making portion of the shop to Miller. Byer and his wife Celia will continue to own the clay-making section which has become the main source of the business’s revenue.

“Beary Special Babies” born at St. Luke Hospital during the month of May and pictured in this issue are: Jordyn Leigh Fish born May 5; Katelynn Janice Kay Miller, born May 7; Rebecca Faye Adcock, May 10; Taylor Dean Heidebrecht, May 14; Jared Thomas Barney, May 22; and Brandon William French, May 21.

Longtime Girl Scout volunteers Eugene Enos and Eileen Sieger are pictured as they were honored Thursday by area Girl Scouts with a special “thank you” award.

Aulne United Methodist Church was the recipient of the Founding Purpose Award given annually to one congregation in each annual conference that, in creative and exceptional ways, lives out the purpose of the Heartland Network which is to develop, proclaim, and carry out vision of hope for a renewed church and community life.

Della Rittgers retired last week after 22 years of service to children in Marion School District 408 as a school bus driver. Rittgers has seen 22 new kindergarten classes, 10 of which have since graduated from high school.

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