Category: County Wide News

Marlene Fast appointed director of development at Tabor College
Marlene Fast appointed director of development at Tabor College

Marlene Fast appointed director of development at Tabor College

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Marlene Fast has been named director of develop?ment at Tabor College.

She will be responsible for increasing membership in the Tabor Society, the annual fund at the college.

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County denies conditional-use permit for salvage yard

Daniel King was denied a conditional-use permit by the Marion County Commission Monday to continue operation of the salvage yard between Peabody and Goessel that he said he has run for 25 years.

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Marion Council delays action on city parking for semi trucks

Marion City Council member Bill Holdeman made a motion at Monday?s meeting to allow Kevin Steele to park his semi-truck on two acres he has purchased at the west end of town

The motion died for lack of a second.

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Florence council considers impact of unpaid motel bill

The Florence City Council discussed during its Oct. 1 meeting how a recent house fire was affecting a local business.

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County sales taxes revenue from state down from summer

The Marion County Commis?sion met Friday in an $866,361 paid out, payday session.

County Clerk Carol Maggard reported sales taxes received for the month from the State of Kansas at $37,374, a little down from figures that frequently have topped out at $6,000 or $7,000 higher through the summer.

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Marion County-Wide 4-H Horse Project club plans first events
Marion County-Wide 4-H Horse Project club plans first events

Marion County-Wide 4-H Horse Project club plans first events

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The Marion County-Wide 4-H Horse Project Club will be having its annual hot-dog roast and beginner?s trail ride to begin the year and welcome anyone interested in joining.

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Marion to host regional Cal Ripken tournament in 2008

Casey Case made the official announcement Monday at the Marion City Council meeting that Marion will host the annual Cal Ripken Baseball tournament for boys ages 12-15 July 25-29, 2008.

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Goessel council hears about growth of stray cats in town

The Goessel City Council discussed the matter of stray cats in town at the Sept. 17 meeting.

City Clerk Anita Goertzen said, ?There are a lot of kittens,? and wished to remind the public, ?People need to be aware that if they have a female cat that is not spayed, those kittens are their responsibility.?

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Florence considers giving lights to ranch

At a short meeting Sept. 17, the Florence City Council discussed what would need to be done before some banks of lights could be donated to Morning Star Ranch.

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Mid-Kansas Memory Walk planned for Oct. 13
Mid-Kansas Memory Walk planned for Oct. 13

Mid-Kansas Memory Walk planned for Oct. 13

HCMCmemorywalk.jpg The Mid-Kansas Memory Walk team: (from left) Karen Miles, Esther Pankratz, Lori Klein, Judi Burkett, Vicki Hoffer, Dyana Schaeffer, Marsha Hills, and Marsha Setzkorn-Meyer The Mid Kansas Memory Walk to raise funds in the battle against Alzheimer?s disease is scheduled for Oct. 13 at the Tabor College track in Hillsboro. The two-mile walk begins at 10 a.m. To register […]

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