Category: Daily Life

Daily Life, May 6, 2015

HHS Fine Arts Festival is May 8 The Hillsboro High School band, vocal and art departments will be presenting their Fine Arts Festival beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 8. Sixth- through 12th-grade bands, under the direction of Bruce Major, and choirs, under the direction of Lynn Just, will be performing in the high school gym. Artwork from Dustin Dalke’s […]

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Card showers, May 6, 2015

Florence woman to celebrate 80th Betty Hanes of Florence is celebrating her 80th birthday May 29, and her family requests a card shower in honor of this milestone. After her marriage to Bob Hanes in 1951, she left Arkansas and moved to Florence. Her children include Deb Hanes-Nelson of Seneca, Neal Hanes of Florence and Phil Hanes of Eureka, Calif., […]

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Engagements, May 6, 2015

Engagements, May 6, 2015

Derksen, McCarty to wed May 29 Larry and Dixie Derksen of Goddard and Byron and Wendy McCarty of Hillsboro announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Diedre Derksen and Mason McCarty. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Goddard High School and Tabor College. She is teaching first grade at Winfield. The groom-elect is a graduate of Hillsboro High […]

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Deaths, May 6, 2015

• RAYMOND E. ABRAHAMS, 89, retired assistant postmaster in Hillsboro, died April 28 at Parkside Home in Hillsboro. The service was May 5 at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash St., Hillsboro, with pastor Susan Jantzen officiating. He was born Sept. 27, 1925, to Cornelius and Anna (Dalke) Abrahams at Goessel. On Nov. 30, 1947, he was married to Sylvia […]

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Public records, May 6, 2015

DISTRICT COURT Criminal Brandon Alan Hayes, first appearance, 10:30 a.m. May 18. Ryan William Lexow, diversion status check, 10 a.m. May 13. Marcus Daniel Elias Orear, bond appearance, :45 a.m. May 12. Kenneth Southworth, preliminary hearing, 10 a.m. May 6. Cyle Wilson, second appearance, 9:45 a.m. May 12. April 27, Levi Jason Smith, journal entry of disposition hearing. The court […]

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Senior scribbles, May 6, 2015

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER May is here and summer is just around the corner. Chair massages are offered May 6. If interested, call for more information. Footcare is May 19. Please call for an appointment. Haris Zafar is here May 20 for hearing aid checks. We want to thank everyone who donated money to our center to help with our air […]

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Daily Life, April 29, 2015

Hillsboro blood drive April 30 Trinity Mennonite Church, 211 S. Elm in Hillsboro, will host an American Red Cross community blood drive from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 30. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.   Lifelong learning final event May 1 Celebrating another semester of sessions will be the focus of the sixth and […]

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Births, April 29, 2015

Births, April 29, 2015

BIRTHRykerBurke Ryker Burke Jody and Stephanie Burke announce the birth of their son, Ryker Gage Burke, born March 5 at Newton. He weighed 8 pounds, 5.2 ounces, and was 203⁄4 inches long. Welcoming him home is brother Dalton, 9. Maternal grandparents are Pamela Abbott of Hillsboro and Donald Abbott of Salina. Paternal grandmother is Reba Burke of Grove, Okla.   […]

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Engagements, April 29, 2015

Engagements, April 29, 2015

Berglund, Wiebe plan June wedding Jay and Ardelle Berglund of Gettysburg, S.D., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Clarissa Berglund to Matthew Wiebe, son of Jon and Ellynne Wiebe of Hillsboro. The bride-to-be graduated from Tabor College in May 2012, and is currently teaching in Holton. Her grandparents include the late Kenneth and Patricia Berglund of Rapid […]

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Deaths, April 29, 2015

Deaths, April 29, 2015

• VIVIAN BLODGET HUGHES, 90, a real estate broker, died April 25 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The service is at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, rural Hillsboro, with pastor Gaylord Goertzen officiating. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Bakersfield, Calif. She was born June 28, 1924, to Percy and Zella (Allison) Archibald at […]

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