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april 14, 1993

Carlsons’ Grocery, Marion, will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to celebrate becoming a member of the Independent Grocers Association (IGA). Marion Chamber of Commerce will serve coffee and cookies from 9:30 until 11 a.m.

Debbi Darrow has received the Direct Service Provider Award the Kansas Division for Early Childhood, which works with disabled children from birth to school age. Darrow works with Marion County Special Education Cooperative, which provides services and coordinates assistance for families who have children facing delayed development.

Marion County emergency medical services director JoAnn Knak is pictured as she presented county commissioners Leon Suderman, Linda Peterson, and Charles DeForest the Lyle Eckhart traveling trophy, a plaque presented to Knak for her outstanding work with emergency medical services.

Ern Hett of the Copper Shed is pictured as he demonstrates using a welding torch to craft attractive novelty items from bits of farm metal. Watching are visiting youths from Germany and Peggy Blackman, Marion community coordinator of the student visits.

Marion High School students are preparing for Friday when they will assist the public with various projects in Marion and Florence. Projects include spring cleaning, working at the county lake and Central Park, and clean-up around downtown business places.

Last modified April 5, 2023