Child screenings wil be on June 18
A FREE screening for children birth through five years old will be held Tuesday, June 18 in Marion. Appointments will be available from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
At the screening, development will be checked in the areas of: cognitive, motor, speech/language, and social/emotional. Vision and hearing will also be screened.
This process usually takes at least one hour for a child to complete. All children are welcome, but an appointment is necessary.
Please call 620-382-2858 Ext. 7 for an appointment.
The screening is sponsored by Marion County Early Intervention Services.
12th Annual Antique Show in Goessel
The 12th Annual Antique, Classic Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show will be from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 hosted by the Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum in Goessel.
In addition, enjoy a free admission day to the museum along with the museum store sidewalk sale.
Requesting vehicles & Motorcycles 1900-1990 in any condition. If you would like to exhibit a car or truck, there is a $10 entry fee (motorcycles exhibit free).
The Mennonite Heritage & Ag. Museum is located at 200 N. Poplar, Goessel,KS. For details call 620-367-8200 or go to www.goesselmuseum.com.
Marion Co. Democrats will meet June 15
Marion County Democrats will meet at 10 am on Saturday, June 15 at the Peabody Public Library meeting room located at 214 N, Walnut.
This is the Main Street in Peabody. Refreshments will be served. All county Democrats are invited.
Commodities available in Marion Co.
Government surplus commodities will arrive at senior centers in Marion County on Wednesday, June 19.
Each site will distribute them according to their own schedule and may not distribute on the same day. Check with your local site for distribution schedule. Lehigh residents pick up commodities at Main St. Ministries in Hillsboro.
If there are no commodities left at your site please call the Marion County Dept. on Aging 620-382-3580 to find out where commodities are available.
The commodities are available to persons who are income eligible and should be picked up from your local distribution site. This institution is an equal opportunity program.
To be eligible for commodities, your household’s total monthly income must be below
Effective May 1, 2019 For each additional family member add $479.
Make and Take at MCL on July 9
Make and Take, an alien workshop will be held at the Marion City Library on Tuesday evening July 9 at 7 p.m.
Children will stuff, name and make a wish upon their own alien.
Cost is $10.00. Children need to reserve their place by June 15.
Snacks, games, crafts will be enjoyed by the children and their aliens.
For more information or to make a reservation call the Marion City Library 620-382-2442
Marion Movies will be held on Wednesdays.
Marion Movies at the Marion City Library on Wednesday afternoons at 2 p.m. beginning on June 19 though July 17 in the Santa Fe Room.
Snacks will be provided, bring pillows if you’d like.
Children under 7 must be accompanied with an adult.
For titles being shown each week call the Marion city Library 620-382-2442.
TEEN meeting will be held on June 12 in Marion
The Technology Excellence in Education Network (TEEN) will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The meeting will be held at the USD 408 District Office at 101 North Thorp, Marion, Kansas 66861.
For questions or more information, please call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237.
Cox Family Benefit Fund Established
The Cox Family Benefit Fund has been established at Emprise Bank in Hillsboro, KS.
This fund has been established to assist Demetrius and Ciara Cox of Hillsboro, with the various expenses, which they have had or will have as a result of the death of their son, Demarius Cox.
Demarius Cox passed away on Friday morning June 7.
Contributions will be greatly appreciated.
Marion Co. Dept on Aging to give checks
The Marion Co Dept on Aging is now distributing Famer Market Checks for individuals who meet the guidelines.
Individuals must be 60 years and older and gross monthly income: Family of 1: $1,926 and family of 2: $2,607.
These checks can be used to purchase locally grown fruits, vegetables and locally produced honey and herbs for human consumption.
Gayla Ratzlaff, Coordinator will be at Peabody Senior Center from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12 and from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. on Thursday, June 13 at the Hillsboro Senior Center distributing the checks.
You can call Marion Co Dept on Aging at 620-382-3580 to set up appointment to pick up checks in Department office.
Changes in Summer Schedule for USD410
The weight room will be open this week at its normal times on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Wednesday’s conditioning session has been cancelled.
The football camp scheduled for this week has been postponed.