Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 17 October 2007 11:16Ramona’s sixth annual haunted barn and hayrack ride will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27.
This is the largest haunted experience ever created in the Ramona area.
DL Concession will be at the pick-up and drop-off location, so come early and eat supper.
Guests will be taken to the haunted barn via a hayrack ride that will pick up passengers at 100 Avenue and 370th. Another way to access the location is at Rain Road and Sunflower Road. The ride will take...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 17 October 2007 10:32A young fan listens to the band Justus perform during the first Goessel Harvest Festival on Saturday. Good weather, good food and good music helped make the event a success, according to event sponsors Rod Franzen and Anita Goertzen. The festival was sponsored by the Goessel Task Force. Franzen and Goertzen they were pleased with the crowd that showed up to enjoy the festivities. “Everyone who had a booth was pleased with the turnout,” said Goertzen. “Keith Banman of Keith’s Foods, served hamburgers and brauts and he sold out of hamburgers before the evening was over.” Franzen announced during the break that he would like to see this become a time for class reunions to plan on meeting and he hopes to expand on the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 17 October 2007 10:19K-State mascot Wllie the Wildcat poses with (from left) Brad Wildin, Jeannie Wildin, Dorothy Melcher and Gary Melcher during the KSU-Colorado game on Saturday. Following the presentation to Dorothy Melcher, crew members from KSN-Channel 3 followed her up to her seat to get some shots. They were scheduled to be in Marion on Tuesday to interview her in her home. Courtesy photo
Dorothy Melcher of Marion, who proudly wears a T-shirt that proclaims “I Bleed Purple” was selected “Fan of the Game” Saturday at the Kansas State-Colorado football game in Manhattan.
“At the first KSU home game this season, they were doing things different to recognize a ‘Fan of the Game,’” said family member Jeanie Wildin of Marion...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 10 October 2007 09:26
Hillsboro city employee Lance Booker attaches the second of two new signs last Wednesday to the “Hillsboro Home of Champions” display near the corner of U.S. Highway 56 and North Ash. State titles won last year by the Hillsboro High School girls in basketball and track necessitated the update. Booker had completed a similar assignment earlier that morning on the “Hillsboro Home of Champions” display on the south end of Ash Street. The signs are sponsored by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 10 October 2007 08:57
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Scout Master Lee Clark was honored with a plaque Monday for his leadership in the Hillsboro Boy Scout program. A group of five young men who entered the program as Cub Scouts in first grade, under Clark’s leadership, have attained the highest rank of Eagle Scouts. They are Ryan Janzen, Jon Crouse, Travis Riesen, Zach Luthi and Jimmy Clark. “I knew in the group I brought up, the parents were dedicated and the kids themselves were dedicated, so I knew as a group we were going to make it,” Clark said.
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