Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 19 February 2013 13:28‘Day for Deanna’ benefit set Feb. 23
Owners of Big Scoop, 616 E. Main St., Marion, are sponsoring a benefit from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 23 for Deanna Snyder, 6, who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is undergoing treatment.
Her parents are Jessica and Trinity Snyder of Marion.
The benefit will include cotton candy, kettle corn and a silent auction ending at 6 p.m. Donations for the silent auction and volunteers are also needed.
All proceeds will benefit Deanna and her family.
For more information, call Big Scoop owners Rusty Stenseng, at 316-251-1594; Leann Stenseng, 315-215-1592; or the store at 620-382-3838.
Lifelong Learning to feature Vincent
Steve Vincent, Hillsboro, will sing and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 12 February 2013 11:43Schroeder, Emler plan Goessel visit
Kansas Rep. Don Schroeder (R-Hesston, District 74) and Sen. Jay Emler (R-Lindsborg, District 35) have scheduled an “Eggs & Issues” stop for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the Goessel Community Room.
The purpose of the gathering is to update constituents on the work of the Kansas Legislature in Topeka and to invite comments and questions.
HHS group to host ‘Cinderella Closet’
Through the donations of new and gently used formal dresses to girls who could not otherwise afford to attend their prom, the Hillsboro High School GAP Culture Club will be hosting its inaugural “Cinderella’s Closet” for area high school girls between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 05 February 2013 13:48Chess club to meet Feb. 9 in Florence
The Florence Chess Club will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 9 at 726 Marion Street in Florence (the old Catholic school across from the Catholic church).
The group meets the second Saturday of each month and is open to all ages and skill levels.
Everyone is welcome and the event is free.
For more information, call Holly Pereillo at 316-305-1780.
American legion plans fish fry
The Hillsboro American Legion is planning a fish fry from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.
The cost is by donation with all proceeds going toward children and youth programs.
Members and guests are welcome to attend.
Annual Valentine benefit/auction set
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 29 January 2013 13:36Bible study to begin Feb. 7 in Hillsboro
Community Bible Study will begin a new study series at 9 a.m. Feb. 7 in the Hearth Room of Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.
The study is written by Beth Moore; baby-sitting is available. People interested in buying a study book can call 620-947-3411.
Mid-CAP to offer free tax services
Mid-Kansas Community Action Program Inc. will offer free basic tax services to Marion County residents starting next month.
Residents of Marion County who earned $51,000 or less in 2012 are eligible for tax assistance from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, starting Feb. 4 through March 29.
Those interested in assistance should bring a Social Security...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 25 January 2013 09:21Carol Yvonne (Tambke) Schmidt, 72, a dietary manager of Legacy Park in ?Peabody, died Jan. 8 at her home in Peabody.
The funeral was at Peabody United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Jan. 12. Burial was at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
She was born on Oct. 15, 1940, to Arnold and Eula (Hill) Tambke in Deshler, Neb.
Survivors include sons Gayle Bishop and Jona of Goddard, Steve and (Lee) Bishop of Peabody and Mark (Charla) Bishop of Florence; daughter, Vonnie (Arlen) Gfeller of Peabody; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters Marlys (John) Bowman of Ardmore, Okla., Dorothy (Jeff) Marson of Menomonie, Wis., Debra (Gary) Johnsen of Lincoln, Neb., and Mary (Tom) Rust of Holdridge, Neb.; brother Tom (Terry) Tambke of Lincoln, Neb....
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