25 years ago
december 11, 1996
Members of the Board of Education of Marion Unified School District will meet Dec. 30 to formally approve resolutions seeking voter approval of bonds to fund additional bonds to fund additional classrooms at Marion Elementary School, and build a junior high school adjacent to Marion High School.
Santa traveled from the North Pole to Lincolnville Saturday. He is shown talking with Megan Chizek, daughter of Galen and Tammy Chizek of Lincolnville.
Mayor Jack Regnier and Central National Bank officer Larry Reiswig are pictured as they break ground for Sunrise Townhomes. Others pictured are investors Bob Navrat, Roger Morse, Gerry Harris, and Bill Meyer; consultant Peggy Blackman; and developer John Haley.
Jost Construction of Marion is the general contractor for the project.
In an effort to provide improved services to customers and non-customers alike, Marion National Bank has installed an automated teller machine. Installed Dec. 4, the ATM is accessible 24 hours a day in the lighted, enclosed bank foyer.
Marion High School junior Jennifer Savage was named student of the month by the faculty. Future plans include attending Washburn University to study law, child development, or anthropology. Jennifer is the daughter of Rex and Carolyn Savage of rural Florence.
Marion Chamber of Commerce retail sales committee is sponsoring buggy rides from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday in downtown Marion. In addition, local groups of carolers will perform from 1 to 5 p.m. in the downtown business district.
For the first time ever, Centre Junior High students gave a public performance Saturday evening of a theatrical production, a play entitled “Alvin Fernald, Mayor for a Day.”
Chuck Bina portrayed the mayor. Other leading roles were played by Ashton Kerbs as the student mayor’s secretary and Grant Garrard as his political adviser.
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