1964, Annexation of Five Acres Sought

Annexation of Five Acres Sought by Marion Council

Elections on annexation of five territories to Marion were asked by the city council Monday.

The requests will be filed in Williamson County Circuit Court and presiding Judge John Clayton will set an election day. People will vote separately in each territory. Territories are:

A strip of 300 feet on either side of North State Street from the city limits at Patrick Street to the north property lines of William Murphy and Glenn Peugh, 1,206 feet past the “Red Row” curve, in northeast Marion. Continue reading

1973, Marion Annexes 37 Acres for Commercial Development

Commercial Development

Marion Annexes 37 Acres

Annexation of 37 acres which will be developed commercially was approved by the Marion City Council Monday.

The 26 acres of L.D. Fern and 11 acres of Paul McIntosh lie between North Carbon Street and Interstate 57 at New Route 13.

A Mohr Value Department store is being built on 6.25 acres of the site. Grading has started. A $1.2 million Rodeway Inn to be built on five acres was announced last week. Continue reading

1965, Marion Annexes 8 Lots on Old Creal Road

Marion Annexes Eight Lots Near Golf and Country Club

Eight lots in the Country Club Heights subdivision near the Southern Illinois Golf and Country Club in Marion were annexed to the city Monday night.

The city council took the action at the request submitted July 23 by the property owners, Marshall and Martha Skelcher, David and Cynthia Guard and Charles and Marilee Luckett. Continue reading

1967, City Annexes Right of Way West of Marion

City Annexes Right of Way West of Marion

State right of way along New Rt. 13 westward from Interstate 57 to Broeking Road was annexed this week to Marion by the City Council.

Robert Hall clothing store is included in the annexation.

This council action paves the way for businesses along the highway that want city service to petition for annexation into the city. Continue reading