Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 26 June 2007 17:07Lowell Peachey of Hillsboro has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Mennonite Manor in South Hutchinson.
He began his duties June 25.
“The board and supporting churches are very pleased to have Lowell's leadership experience, vision for the future and passion for the ministry of Mennonite Manor,” said board president Leroy Hershberger.
“We are confident that he will strengthen our tradition of care.”
Peachey most recently served as vice president of business...
Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 20 June 2007 08:04Mike Thomas (pictured above), manager of the elevator in Marion, said the new grain bin there will make transporting grain during harvest a less onerous task for farmers and elevator workers. “It’s going to cut our stress load in half,” he said. Below is a schematic drawing of the new bin in proximity to the existing storage facility. Click images to enlarge.
Cooperative Grain & Supply, headquartered in Hillsboro, announced this week it will add a major grain-storage facility on the east side of its elevator in Marion.
The 60-foot-by-120-foot, 300,000-bushel concrete grain bin will increase Marion’s capacity 75 percent.
Lyman Adams, CG&S general manager, said he could not release a specific...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 20 June 2007 07:50
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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 20 June 2007 01:49Ty Goossen, Hillsboro, will exhibit Angus cattle at the 2007 National Junior Angus Show at Tulsa (Okla.) Expo Square, July 1-7.
Goossen, a junior member of the American Angus Association with headquarters in St. Joseph, Mo., is one of 817 young Angus breeders from 37 states who have entered a total of 1,773 head in the show.
The National Junior Angus Show is the largest single-breed registered beef cattle show in the world.
This year’s event will host a beef cook-off, team sales competition, public speaking, photography, graphic design, writing and poster contests in addition to the traditional cattle show.
The National Junior Angus Show is sponsored by the American Angus Association and the National Junior Angus Association, which...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 20 June 2007 01:47Congressman Jerry Moran recently introduced legislation to increase hunting opportunities for sportsmen and stimulate rural economies in Kansas.
The “Open Fields” legislation provides incentives for farmers and ranchers to voluntarily make their land accessible for outdoor activities like hunting and fishing.
“Anyone who has driven through a rural community in the fall has seen the ‘Welcome Hunters’ signs in front of main street restaurants and local motels,” Moran said. “But more and more, reduced access to hunting ground is threatening the future of the sport and the dollars it brings to rural America.
“This legislation will help continue our nation’s outdoor heritage, boost rural economies and provide additional...
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