County contributes money toward lake restoration drive

More than 20 persons left the Marion City Council meeting Monday after protesters succeeded in persuading the council to research alternatives to allowing semi-truck parking in the Jex Addition.

City Attorney Dan Baldwin recommended that any new location should be discussed for potential conflicts by planning and zoning.County contributes money toward lake restoration drive

Marion patrons plead for alternative plan for truck parking

More than 20 persons left the Marion City Council meeting Monday after protesters succeeded in persuading the council to research alternatives to allowing semi-truck parking in the Jex Addition.

City Attorney Dan Baldwin recommended that any new location should be discussed for potential conflicts by planning and zoning.

HHS threesome will form a foundation for Trojan golf aspirations this season

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Five letter-winners and provisional letter-winners will be the foundation for the Hillsboro High golf team this spring. Pictured are (from left) Daniel Miller, Elliot Soyez, Darren Enns, Justin Kent and Zach Magnuson.Hillsboro opens its season April 3 at the Centre Invitational played at Herington.

For Hillsboro High golf coach Scott O?Hare, the more things change the more they stay the same.

Last season, O?Hare had the core of a strong four-man team with three pretty consistent low scorers, but also a big question mark for a fourth score low enough to vault the Trojans into medal contention.

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MHS baseball aims to improve

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Warrior veterans Aaron Burnett, Calvin Jeffrey, Zan Fine and Chase Williams (from left) will lead the 2007 Marion baseball team this season. MHS was 2-17 a year ago.

Marion Warriors baseball coach Shawn Craft has a modest goal to start the 2007 season: to improve a little every day.

?Improving every week, every game. That?s been our focus through spring training,? Craft said. ?We?re focused on getting better every day.?