30 Years Ago
The Marmaton Valley High School Marching Wildcat band has been invited to appear at the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La., on Dec. 23. For USD 256 band director Larry Lillard, the opportunity is a dream come true. Almost half the student body comprises the 57-member band. They already have begun the daunting challenge of raising the $12,369 the trip will cost.