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County's Straub plans squashed Plans county commissioners had to use the former Straub building in Marion for a new shop and offices got a resounding thumbs down from Marion city council Monday, as members unanimously rejected a conditional use permit for the property. County commissio
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 26, 2017 7:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Who will get city's $25,000? Shifting Peabodys $25,000 commitment from Peabody Main Street Association to the countys new economic development corporation could have a chilling effect on the associations future, according to comments made at Mondays city council meeting. Morgan and S
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 26, 2017 7:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County changes vote on health insurance Despite an April 10 vote to purchase employee health insurance from United HealthCare, commissioners on April 12 held a special meeting to reconsider, ultimately voting to rescind Mondays decision and stick with Blue Cross Blue Shield. The change-of-mind
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 19, 2017 10:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Violent offender returns to jail A Peabody man, who bonded out of jail in March shortly after being arrested on suspicion of multiple charges during a violent domestic disturbance, is back in jail at least until his next court appearance. Marion County Sheriffs deputies arrested Mathew K
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 19, 2017 9:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Damaged sheriff's car pulled from road A squad car, damaged when Deputy Derek Calvert struck a deer, is being pulled from use early, but that wont leave the sheriffs office short on cars. Sheriff Robert Craft told county commissioners Monday that the cost of repairing the damage to the headlam
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 19, 2017 8:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy and wealthy, but wise? This week we have two examples of how mixing health care and government officials can lead to questionable decisions. We could take county commissioners to task for how they reached a decision on health insurance for employees and then reversed themselves
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 19, 2017 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Historical society seeks intern Museum directors in the county are banding together to re-activate Marion County Historical Society as an organization that reaches out to promote all of the historical sites in the county. At another reorganizational meeting Monday, the group agreed to a
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 19, 2017 7:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sesquicentennial to be observed on Chisholm Trail Fifteen Marion County horseback riders will meet riders from Abilene at Diamond and 360th Roads on April 29 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. At 6 p.m., they will receive a hand-off from the Abilene riders of the governors proclama
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 19, 2017 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Activities and outings keep seniors entertained Senior communities, assisted living centers, and nursing homes provide a plethora of activities and opportunities to keep their residents from feeling isolated. Robyn Radtke, activities and social services director at St. Luke Living Center, said one acti
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 19, 2017 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senior center volunteers are highly valued but hard to find Some Marion County senior centers are experiencing a basic rule of economics right now: Scarcity Value. Volunteers seem to be in short supply, and the desire for their help is increasing. Oh heavens, we couldnt do it without them. Janet Bryant, nutrition
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Apr 19, 2017 5:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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