10 YEARS AGO
September 28, 2011
Twelve law enforcement officers from Peabody, Marion, and Florence have seized approximately 2,000 marijuana plants growing in multiple plots in a heavily wooded rural area several miles outside of Peabody. The plants were reported to police after being found by a hunter.
Chris Darrow of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is pictured as he pushes his 3-year-old son, Casen, in a jogging stroller for the majority of the 2-mile race at the Marion County Lake on Old Settlers’ Day.
Andrew Topham, Peabody, was the winner of the men’s race with a time of 16 minutes, 39 seconds. Winner of the women’s race was Donna Spoonemore, Hillsboro, in 24:16.
Colten Johnson and Taylor Harms were crowned Marion High School homecoming king and queen Friday in a ceremony conducted prior to the Marion-Moundridge football game at Marion Stadium. The Warriors provided homecoming fans with a thrilling come-from-behind 21-20 win over the Wildcats.
Marion County Planning Commission recommended approving a second application for a commercial wind turbine project west of Florence Thursday night, despite the protestations of one passionate opponent.
Marion High School faculty and staff select two students each month for best overall citizenship and classroom performance. September recipients are seniors Annie Whitaker and Andrew Kjellin.
An article tells how a group of Palomino riders from the area, led by retired cavalry captain John Randolph Wheeler, organized a co-ed Golden Horse Revue that performed in four states in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Last modified Sept. 23, 2021