30 YEARS AGO
MAY 6, 1992
Bill Maher, a New York resident researching the life of Father Emil Kapaun, was in Marion and Pilsen. Maher plans to write a biography of Kapaun, an Army chaplain who died in 1951 after 202 days in a prison camp during the Korean War.
Cooperative Grain and Supply of Hillsboro has purchased Pierce Oil Co. in Marion. The sale became effective Friday.
Amy Linnens, senior at Marion High School, has been selected student of the month by the faculty. Her parents are Barry and Linda Linnens of Florence. She plans to major in sociology this fall at Friends University.
A team of Earl Wood, Mike Wood, and Jeff Wood won the championship flight Sunday at a Marion Country Club scramble. Bill Lundy, Chris Costello, and Don Bredemeier were first in the first flight. The first team in the second flight was Mike Moore, John Harbison, and Mike O’Dell.
Brad Tice, son of Martin and Margaret Tice of Marion, has been elected president of American Students of Pharmacy for 1992-’93.
A new chair lift at Aulne United Methodist Church was in constant use during dedication services Sunday. The lift was part of a $44,500 addition designed to remove architectural barriers to the sanctuary.
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