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jan. 18, 1978

Yes, there are bobcats in the Marion area, and 15-year-old Danny Sherbert caught one to prove it. He estimated its weight at between 16 and 20 pounds. He plans to have the skin made into a rug. Danny’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. William J. Sherbert.

Plans are rolling for Marion’s Pride Pacemaker awards banquet March 10. Marion has been designated as the ninth city in Kansas to receive the Pacemaker designation for winning all eight ribbons in the Pride program.

Thirty-six EMT graduates were added recently to the list of qualified ambulance attendants in Florence, Goessel, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, and Tampa. Graduates from Marion are Richard Britain and Bob Matz.

County lake superintendent Dale Snelling received permission from the county commission Monday to order 1,000 northern pike for $1,900, including freight.

After more than a century of Masonic service to Peabody, Halcyon Lodge has decided to give up its status and join Centre Lodge at Marion.

This week’s Personality Profile by Ruth Meyer is about Mr. and Mrs. Joe Scharenberg and their married life.

Marion’s annual queen of courts basketball game will be Friday night when the Warriors will play Council Grove. Candidates are Barbara Costello, Kay Blackman, and Paula Vinduska. The queen will be announced at halftime. A dance honoring the queen and her attendants will be Saturday evening in the gymnasium.

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