Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 24 October 2007 10:08Attorney Chris Costello, representing Country Club Heights developers Doug Sharp and Roger Hannaford III at the Marion City Council meeting Monday, asked that the city assume more than $17,000 expected expense in paving the development’s access street called Country Club Heights.
City Administrator David Mayfield said this would raise the city’s total expense on the project to more than $40,000 because it already has responsibility for one side as the result of taking ownership from the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 24 October 2007 10:04The Peabody Main Street Association (PMSA) received three Governor’s Awards for Excellence Oct. 11 in Hutchinson.
Secretary of Commerce David Kerr presented the awards.
PMSA received an award for promotion/special event for the 2006 Christmas event, Peabody Prairie Christmas presents Western Wonderland; an outstanding fundraising award for the March 2007 Peabody Main Street Association to Die for Dessert Auction; and a Volunteer of the Year award to Susan Marshall, PMSA organization chair.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 17 October 2007 10:29
Members of the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce gathered Friday afternoon for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting marking the opening of Accounting & Financial Initiative LLC by Bryce Wichert, a certified public accountant. The office is located on the 100 block of East First Street. Pictured are (from left) Becky Nuss, Natalie Hoffman, Nancy Klaassen, Mike Ryan, Shelly Rooker, Lily Arthur, Kimberlee Jost, Joel Klaassen, Christy Wulf, Marcia Williams, Bryce Wichert, Gaylord Goertzen, Sara Wichert, Todd Vogt, Bruce Jost, Jayson Hanschu.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 10 October 2007 10:23Click to buy photo
Representatives from the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce and the newly opened Hillsboro Dental Care celebrated a ribbon-cutting Sunday afternoon marking the official opening of the clinic at the corner of Grand Avenue and Washington Street in Hillsboro. Pictured from left are LaDonna Langley, Becky Soyez, Todd Vogt (Chamber president), Deena Kelsey, Jennifer Silhan (holding the “First Dollar of Profit”), Dr. Austin Babcock, Dr. Bryan Kynaston (with scissors), Dr. Jon Julian, Christy Wulf, Marlene Herzet, Andie Dunagan and Brenda McGinness. Office staff actually welcomed its first patient in June, before the structure was completely finished, said Dr. Jon Julian.
He said he was pleased with the...
Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 03 October 2007 12:46Hector Cardenas said opening the Casa Azetca in Tampa fulfills a longtime dream of his.
A bit more than four months ago, on May 25, a new Mexican restaurant, Casa Azteca, opened in Tampa under the ownership of Hector Cardenas of Marion.
Cardenas, a long-time chef originally from Mexico, said owning a restaurant is a dream of his, and Tampa opened the door.
“I tried to open (a restaurant) in Marion, but I don’t have the opportunity,” he said. “I guess (Tampa) just heard about me that I know how to cook a little bit and one time I was at the gas station and this gentleman came to me and say, ‘Hector, there’s some people in Tampa that want to talk to you. They’re willing to help you to open a...
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